SMRT Trains

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SMRT Trains
Industry Public Transport Operator
Founded Singapore (1987 (1987))
Headquarters City Hall, Singapore
Area served
Key people
Desmond Kuek (President & CEO)
Koh Yong Guan (Chairman)
Services Railways
Parent SMRT Corporation
Slogan Moving People, Enhancing Lives
Website SMRT Trains

SMRT Trains Limited (Chinese: 新加坡地铁有限公司) is a rail operator in Singapore and a wholly owned subsidiary of SMRT Corporation. Then known as Mass Rapid Transit Corporation (MRTC) when it was incorporated on 6 August 1987, it was renamed as Singapore MRT Limited before taking on its current name, SMRT Trains, in the year 2004.

On 7 November 1987, MRTC started services on Singapore's first MRT section, consisting of five stations from Yio Chu Kang to Toa Payoh. SMRT Trains currently manages most of the MRT services in Singapore except the North East Line and Downtown Line. On 11 December 2001, SMRT merged with TIBS Holdings. On 10 May 2004, all of the subsidiaries under the SMRT Corporation adopted the SMRT logo and brand officially. 5 trains – C151, C651, C751B, C151A and the upcoming C151B are operating on the North South Line and the East West Line. The C830 and the latest C830C trains are operating only on the Circle Line.

The main colour scheme for all the trains are black with red stripe, excluding C651 with the only exterior with white and red stripes and C801 with green and red stripes. Future SMRT trains and refurbished trains will bear the new SMRT livery, which consist of white, red, black and yellow colours with pixel livery. Current fleets with the new liveries are the C801A and the C151B trains.

Fleet details[edit]

Class Image Type Maximum Speed (km/h) Trains Cars Line(s) served Built on Debut on
Design Service
C151 Accessibility-directory.svg Kawasaki C151 refurbished.jpg electric multiple unit 90 80 66 396 North South Line
East West Line
1986 – 1989
2006 – 2009
7 November 1987
C151A Accessibility-directory.svg C151a.jpg electric multiple unit 90 80 35 210 North South Line
East West Line
2010 – 2014 27 May 2011
C151B Accessibility-directory.svg Contract151B.jpg electric multiple unit 90 80 45 270 North South Line
East West Line
2014 – 2018 N/A
C651 Accessibility-directory.svg SMRTJE-Front.JPG electric multiple unit 90 80 19 114 North South Line
East West Line
1993 – 1994
2016 - 2018
20 September 1994
C751B Accessibility-directory.svg Kawasaki c751 eunos.jpg electric multiple unit 90 80 21 126 North South Line
East West Line
1999 – 2001
28 January 2000
C830 Accessibility-directory.svg C830 in KCD.JPG electric multiple unit 90 78 40 120 Circle Line 2005 – 2008 28 May 2009
C830C Accessibility-directory.svg Insert image electric multiple unit 90 78 24 72 Circle Line 2012 – 2015 26 June 2015
C801Accessibility-directory.svg Bukit Panjang LRT Bombardier CX-100.jpg electric multiple unit 60 55 19 19 Bukit Panjang LRT 1990s – 1999 6 November 1999
C801AAccessibility-directory.svg Insert image electric multiple unit 60 55 13 13 Bukit Panjang LRT 2014 – 2015 19 November 2014