A Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Crystal Mover on the East Loop
Sengkang LRT Line is a 10.7 km light rail line which partly opened on 18 January 2003. It is the second LRT system in Singapore and is fully automated. The line uses the Crystal Mover rolling stock supplied by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. This line connects the residential districts and suburbs of Sengkang to the Sengkang Town Centre, which is also served by the North East Line and the Sengkang Bus Interchange.
History [ edit ]
Timeline of opening
18 January 2003
East Loop completely opened in both directions throughout the day.
29 January 2005
West Loop (except for
Cheng Lim, Farmway and Kupang LRT stations) opened in uni-directional manner.
15 November 2007
Farmway LRT station was opened for passenger service.
4 January 2010
West Loop operated in both directions during the morning and evening peak hours on weekdays.
1 January 2013
West Loop operated in both directions throughout the day and
Cheng Lim LRT station was opened for passenger service. [1 ]
Improvements [ edit ]
On 31 October 2012, LTA announced that by 2016, Sengkang and Punggol LRT systems will be upgraded to a two-car system for 16 of the 41 existing train cars, allowing double the number of passengers to board at any one time. Each train car can take up to 105 passengers. Hence, there is also the need to modify the signalling and communication system.
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