Singapore: MRT to start new train service on Tuas West extension from Jun 18

Members of the public can visit the official website of SMRT (SMRT's website) and Connect app for more information.

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SMRT Corporation, a public transport operator in Singapore, announced on Monday that train service will begin at four new MRT stations on the Tuas West extension of the East-West Line on June 18. The new stations are Tuas Link, Tuas West Road, Tuas Crescent and Gul Circle.

In a press release, the train operator said that service on the Tuas West extension would operate at an interval of four to five minutes during the peak hours and at eight to 10 minute intervals during the non-peak hours.

SMRT added that every alternate train would proceed to Tuas after Joo Koon station. However, there is no change to the service timings for the rest of the stations along the East-West Line.

The authorities added that it would monitor the demand and ridership along the Tuas West extension jointly with the Land and Transport Authority. Based on the report, it would increase the train service frequency.

Members of the public, who are interested to know more travel information, may visit the official website of SMRT (SMRT's website) and Connect app.