Mrt: Live Updates : Vimarsana.com

Mrt : Live Updates Every Minute from 25K+ News Agencies Across the Globe

SMRT to distribute Singapore-made electric motorcycles


SMRT to distribute Singapore-made electric motorcycles
The range of two- and three-wheelers SMRT will be distributing are targeting food delivery and logistics applications.
Electric motorcycle maker EuroSports Technologies has teamed up with SMRT-owned Strides Transportation to develop, market and supply smart electric motorbikes.
In an announcement to the Singapore Exchange on 19 April 2021, EuroSports Technologies said the two local companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will see Strides appointed as the sole distributor of commercial electric motorcycles in Singapore and the Asia-Pacific region.
Strides Transportation's range of two- and three-wheelers will target food delivery and logistics applications
This range of two- and three-wheelers will be separate from EuroSports' Scorpio brand of premium electric motorbikes. They will be targeted for food delivery and logistics applications.

Construction on 4 Jurong Region Line stations to start in Q2

Card image cap


Construction on 4 Jurong Region Line stations to start in Q2
Toggle share menu
Advertisement
An artist's impression of upcoming Jurong Region Line trains. (Photo: Facebook/Land Transport Authority)
06 Apr 2021 11:43AM
(Updated:
06 Apr 2021 11:50AM)
Share this content
Bookmark
SINGAPORE: Construction works on four MRT stations on the Jurong Region Line (JRL) will start in the second quarter of this year, said the Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Tuesday (Apr 6).
Two of the stations, tentatively named Jurong Hill and Jurong Pier, are in the Jurong Town Corporation (JTC) industrial area. The other two stations are Nanyang Gateway and Nanyang Crescent, both located in the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) area. 

Next time you're on the MRT, get ready to create poetic moves and grooves

Card image cap


Orang Orang Drum Theatre’s new public performance art piece titled
In Transit-ion) introduces a cultural adventure for MRT commuters.
In Transit-ion, a collaborative effort with 20 artists from various disciplines, started in March and will continue until the end of the year to brighten up the mood of urban commuters.
“The MRT is a mass rapid transit service in a space where people move very quickly in cities. Not many would pause to contemplate the people and things that they pass.
“Everyone bows their heads and pokes at their phones. With the pandemic, fear and anxiety between people have been aggravated, making public spaces cold and depressing, ” offers Zyee Leow, one of the curators of the project.

Major railways to limit operations as personnel get tested for COVID-19


By JON VIKTOR D. CABUENAS, GMA News
Published April 4, 2021 4:33pm
Major Philippine railways will resume operations this week, albeit on a limited scale, as personnel undergo testing for COVID-19 amid the continued surge in the daily cases being reported across the country.
In a virtual briefing on Sunday, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said it will continue to enforce strict health measures in all of the facilities and trains of major railways starting Monday, April 5, 2021.
Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT3)
Only 10 to 12 trains will be dispatched with a limited capacity of 372 passengers per train set or 124 passengers per car, in compliance with the pre-determined number of passengers per station.

Tighter security checks begin at MRT stations


The Straits Times
Enhanced screening goes smoothly during random checks at selected stations
A commuter at the X-ray scanning machine at Bukit Gombak MRT station yesterday. From 10.20am to 10.30am, eight commuters, all carrying bags, were approached at random to undergo the enhanced screening. After crossing a walk-through metal detector, they were scanned by an officer using a handheld metal detector. For most of them, the entire process took under 30 seconds.ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH
Signs (above) informing commuters of the enhanced security screening at Bukit Gombak station, which included being scanned by a security officer using a handheld metal detector.ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH

A New Era for The Inventors of the PLB


Offshore Working wearing MRT's Man Overboard Equipment
Marine Rescue Technologies changes its identity to MRT, building on over 60 years of history.
HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM, March 18, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ -- In 1960, Hull-born, David Marshall went overboard and after spending hours in the water of the South Pacific Ocean he was rescued, purely by chance, by a passing vessel.
Having experienced the trauma of a man-overboard situation first-hand, he embarked on a personal mission to improve personal safety at sea and in January 1979 he launched the first commercially manufactured Personal Locator Beacon (PLB).
After many years of hard work developing the Sea Marshall brand across the globe and receiving numerous awards, in 2001, David expanded and reformed his Hull-based business and Marine Rescue Technologies was born.

MRT Jakarta links arms with start-ups for greener commuting

Card image cap


Indonesia
16 Mar 2021
PT MRT Jakarta president director William Sabandar (right) accompanies Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan (second left, front) on a visit to the Asean MRT Station in Jakarta on Jan. 22, 2020. - JP
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN): City-owned PT MRT Jakarta, which operates Indonesia’s first mass transit service, has joined hands with three local green start-ups to launch a number of innovative services and encourage passengers to adopt more eco-friendly commuting habits, as well as pursue a more environmentally responsible lifestyle.
MRT Jakarta has collaborated with Jejak.in to add the tech company’s carbon calculator to its MRT-J mobile application.

Inherent manufacturing defect or installation mishandling likely caused power cables to fail in October MRT disruption

Card image cap


3-line MRT disruption: Inherent manufacturing defect or installation mishandling likely caused power cables to fail
Toggle share menu
Advertisement
3-line MRT disruption: Inherent manufacturing defect or installation mishandling likely caused power cables to fail
Crowds at Buona Vista MRT station after a power fault disrupted train services on several lines on Oct 14, 2020. (Photo: Christy Yip)
18 Mar 2021 09:26AM)
Share this content
Bookmark
SINGAPORE: An inherent manufacturing defect or mishandling during installation had likely caused power cables to fail, resulting in last October's three-line MRT disruption that affected more than 120,000 commuters.
Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung on Wednesday (Mar 17) announced the Land Transport Authority's findings into the Oct 14 disruption that halted train services on the North-South Line between Woodlands and Jurong East stations, the East-West Line between Queenstown and Gul Circle stations and the Circle Line between Serangoon and Harbourfront stations.

Several EWL stations to be closed on Sundays to facilitate cable replacement works

Stations between Pioneer MRT station and Tuas Link station will be affected between March 7 and May 16.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Extra barriers put up to stop MRT track intruders


The Straits Times
Concertina wire coils installed near Kallang station where fatal incident occurred last Thursday
Coils of concertina wire now deter people from climbing onto the MRT viaduct near Kallang MRT station where a man was killed on the tracks last Thursday night.ST PHOTO: YONG LI XUAN
https://str.sg/JVnJ
They can read the article in full after signing up for a free account.
Share link:
Or share via:
Sign up or log in to read this article in full
Sign up
All done! This article is now fully available for you
Read now
Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month for the first 3 months.

SMRT working closely with police in train track death investigations: Ong Ye Kung

Card image cap

SINGAPORE: Transport operator SMRT is working closely with the police in investigations into the death of a man who was run over by a train near ...

1 dead on track near Kallang MRT station; East-West Line train service partially suspended

Card image cap

SINGAPORE: A 31-year-old man died after he was run over by a train in Kallang on Thursday night (Feb 25). "At about 9pm, a train captain reported ...

1 killed in MRT tunnel near Lavender, train services on East-West Line disrupted


SINGAPORE - Service along the East-West MRT Line was disrupted on Thursday evening (Feb 25) after a person who entered the tracks between Lavender and Kallang stations was killed.
Operator SMRT tweeted at 9.48pm that the disruption between Bugis and Aljunied was due to a "train incident".
The Straits Times understands a person had intruded into the eastbound tracks from a portal area – a tunnel opening – emerging from Lavender.
It is unclear how the person – which the police later said was a 31-year-old man – had accessed the tracks. ST understands high fences are in place to prevent unauthorised access, but there are parts which can be scaled.

Design of JB-S'pore RTS station unveiled


It will have natural lighting and self-cleaning glass, which will reduce maintenance costs.
The winning design for the station was unveiled in Malaysia yesterday, with architect Chin Yee Chong from Johor-based firm SM Architects bagging RM250,000 (S$82,330) in prize money in the Facade Design Ideas Competition.
Mr Chin's design - titled Integration Of Two - signifies Johor and Singapore's relationship and history, said Malaysia's Mass Rapid Transit Corporation (MRT Corp) chief executive Mohd Zarif Hashim.
"It is very modern and futuristic. It will be... an iconic landmark in Johor once it's completed," Datuk Zarif said when announcing the design at a virtual press conference yesterday.

Train ticketing overhaul in motion

Card image cap


Train ticketing overhaul in motion
3
Automated system to reduce fares by 30%
published :
13 Feb 2021 at 11:00
3
The Transport Ministry is aiming to speed up the implementation of a common ticketing system for Bangkok's electric trains in a bid to reduce fares by 30%.
Pisak Jitviriyavasin, deputy transport permanent secretary, said under the short-term plan, the common ticketing system, or Automated Fare Collection (AFC), is expected to begin at the end of this year, covering the BTS Skytrain and the MRT's Blue and Purple lines.
Once in place, holders of Rabbit cards for the Skytrain, MRT cards, MRT Plus cards for the MRT's Blue and Purple Line and the Mangmoom, or Spider card, will be able to travel on the train routes without having to buy separate tickets for each journey.

Mountain Rescue Team trains J&K Police to help victims of natural disasters

Card image cap

Samba (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], February 11 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir police personnel are currently undergoing 15-day training by Mountain Rescue Team (MRT) near Nad village, Samba. The training being imparted to 50 police personnel aims at equipping them to help victims of natural disasters.

EZ-Link launches account-based cards that allow top-ups through mobile app

Card image cap


EZ-Link launches account-based cards that allow top-ups through mobile app
Toggle share menu
Advertisement
EZ-Link launches account-based cards that allow top-ups through mobile app
A public transport user tapping her travel card on a bus. (File photo: TODAY/Robin Choo)
28 Jan 2021 12:39PM
(Updated:
28 Jan 2021 02:00PM)
Share this content
Bookmark
SINGAPORE: EZ-Link on Thursday (Jan 28) rolled out new account-based cards that will allow commuters to make top-ups through a mobile application.
Commuters can also choose to update their existing cards and charms to the account-based ticketing system at various ticketing machines and TransitLink Offices islandwide, according to EZ-Link.
Advertisement
Advertisement
The new cards have a sticker on the back, indicating that the card is to be used with the EZ-Link app.

Prasarana denies claims of overcrowding in monorail

Card image cap

PETALING JAYA: Prasarana Malaysia Bhd has denied a report by a news portal with photos purportedly showing the packed condition inside a monorail train during peak hour.

Hume MRT shell station to be fitted out by JSM Construction Group at $34m


The Straits Times
Hume MRT station already has a shell structure constructed since 2015. PHOTO: LOW YEN LING/FACEBOOK
When the station becomes operational, it will serve more than 20,000 residents in the area between Hillview and Beauty World MRT stations.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO
PublishedJan 14, 2021, 11:42 am SGT
https://str.sg/Jzwg
They can read the article in full after signing up for a free account.
Share link:
Or share via:
Sign up or log in to read this article in full
Sign up
All done! This article is now fully available for you
Read now
Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month for the first 3 months.

LTA awards civil works contract for Downtown Line's new Hume MRT station

Card image cap


LTA awards civil works contract for Downtown Line's new Hume MRT station
Toggle share menu
Advertisement
Artist impression of Hume MRT station on the Downtown Line. (Image: LTA)
14 Jan 2021 04:41PM
(Updated:
14 Jan 2021 04:56PM)
Share this content
Bookmark
SINGAPORE: A civil works contract has been awarded for the new Hume MRT station on the Downtown Line, which is slated to open in 2025, said the Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Thursday (Jan 14).
The contract, valued at S$34.3 million, was awarded to JSM Construction Group, said the authority in a news release.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Located along Upper Bukit Timah Road between Hillview and Beauty World stations, Hume station will serve existing homes along Hume Avenue and provide more convenient access to the Rail Corridor (Central) and the Former Ford Factory, said LTA.

Midland Driving 101: Right-hand turns


Midland Driving 101: Right-hand turns
Jan. 11, 2021
FacebookTwitterEmail
The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office
posted the following advice on Facebook: "Wide crossings require a crisscross and you turn through normal medians just as you do when turning at an intersection: passenger door to passenger door."
Click through the slideshow for more traffic rules you probably aren't following correctly.Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office/FacebookShow MoreShow Less
2of33
The space between these yellow lines, known as a turn lane, is not for driving in. It is only for slowing down and stopping to make a left turn.Google EarthShow MoreShow Less
3of33
4of33

MRT 'priority pin' sees general welcome, but critics point to passenger education

Card image cap


Passengers of Indonesia’s first MRT service have welcomed the issuance of a new pin that identifies priority passengers on board, like senior citizens, pregnant women and people with disabilities.
City-owned operator PT MRT Jakarta is providing the pins for free to priority passengers to help them access the service's facilities, such as elevators.
MRT Jakarta corporate secretary Muhammad Kamaludin said that the pin also permitted priority passengers to pass through the wider turnstiles and to sit in the prioritized seats on the trains.
Hafiz, 32, who traveled with his 64-year-old father Mad Soleh from Tangerang to Lebak Bulus on Thursday, welcomed the policy, saying that his father would benefit from the new pin, even though he rarely took public transport.

Fare of MRT Purple Line to be set at a maximum Bt20

Card image cap


Fare of MRT Purple Line to be set at a maximum Bt20
THE NATION
The Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) governor Pakapong Sirikantaramas said on Wednesday (December 25) that the Cabinet has approved the Ministry of Transport’s proposal to reduce the fare of Metropolitan Rapid Transit Chalong Ratchadham Line (MRT Purple Line) from Bt14-Bt42 to Bt14-Bt20.
“The new fare will be applicable for both holders of general public pass and buyers of tokens at station kiosks from 5.30am to midnight,” he said. “The fare for going onto the platform is Bt14, for travelling to the first station Bt17, then Bt20 for the next station to the terminus.”

Related Keywords

Singapore

Melvin Goh

Kian Heong

Toyota

Road Holdings

Singapore Exchange

Eurosports Technologies

Strides Transportation

Eurosport Scorpio

Sports Technologies

Eurosports Global

Eurosports Chief Executive Melvin Goh

Scorpio Electric

Holdings President Tan Kian Heong

South East Asia

Mrt

Lectric Motorcycles

Ood Delivery

Ogistics

Istributor

Ews

Utomotive

Ars

Ar

Edia

Otoring

Jurong

Singapore General

Jurong East

Jurong Hill

Jurong Town

Tengah

Choa Chu Kang

China

Jurong Industrial Estate

Boon Lay

Nanyang

Henan

Nanyang Technological University

Jurong Town Corporation

Land Transport Authority

Jurong Region Line

Jurong Pier

Nanyang Gateway

Nanyang Crescent

China Civil Engineering Construction

Hwa Seng

Jurong West

North South Line

East West Line

Public Transport

Lta

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

Klang River

Malaysia General

Zyee Leow

Pasar Seni

Program Penjana Malaysia

Cultural Economy Development Agency Cendana

Orang Drum Theatre

Bandar Tun Hussein Onn

Cultural Economy Development Agency

Mycreative Ventures

Orang Drum

Arts

Performance Art

Poetry

Train Station

Philippines

Philippine

Benguet

Metro Manila

Philippines General

Rizal

San Carlos

Negros Occidental

Santolan

Bulacan

Kamuning

Nueva Ecija

Camarines Norte

Cavite

Cavite City

Harry Roque Jr

Arthur Tugade

Philippine National Railways

Department Of Transportation Dotr

Major Philippine

Rail Transit Line

North Avenue

Quezon Avenue

National Railways

Secretary Arthur Tugade

Spokesperson Harry Roque

Holy Week

News

Novelcoronavirus Covid 19 News Philippines

Covid 19 Public Transportation

Lrt

Coco Wong

Muhd Fauzi

Straits Times

Bukit Gombak

Madam Coco Wong

Madam Wong

Farrer Park

North East Line

Good Friday

Security Issues

United Kingdom

Yorkshire

North Yorkshire

Ryan Pettit

Pacific Ocean

David Marshall

Sea Marshall

Offshore Working

Rescue Technologies

South Pacific Ocean

Personal Locator Beacon

Marine Rescue Technologies

Indonesia

Jakarta

Jakarta Raya

Indonesian

Anies Baswedan

William Sabandar

Dyaning Pangestika

Jakarta Post Asia News Network

Institute For Transportation

Development Policy

Blokm Station

South Jakarta

Jakarta Bike Hub

Lebak Bulus Station

Jak Lingko

Blokm City Hall

Transport Award

Southeast Asia

Asia News

Green

Initiatives

Tuas

Singapore General

Serangoon

Ong Ye Kung

Alstom

Train Testing Centre

Minister Ong Ye Kung

Gul Circle

Circle Line

Integrated Train Testing Centre

Tuas West

Tuas West Extension

Tuas Depot Intake

Tuas Link

Smrt

Train

Twitter

Facebook

Tuas West Road

Public Transport Disruptions

Bukit Panjang

Security Association Singapore

Ikhsan Suri

Accidents

Transport Policy

Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung

Transport Minister

Kallang

Aljunied

Care Team

Singapore Civil Defence Force

Pasir Ris

Jordan

Singapore Civil Defence

Bessie Tan

Jordan Lim

Sng Ler Jun

Bukit Chagar

Johor

Pakatan Harapan

Johor Baru

Johor Bukit

Mohd Zarif Hashim

Chin Yee Chong

Datuk Zarif

Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia Malaysian Institute Of Architects

Malaysia Mass Rapid Transit Corporation

Johor Baru Singapore Rapid Transit System

Link Station

Facade Design Ideas

Integration Of Two

Mass Rapid Transit Corporation

Mohd Zarif

Facade Design Ideas Competition

Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia

Malaysian Institute

Woodlands North

Railways

Bangkok

Krung Thep Mahanakhon

Thailand

Pisak Jitviriyavasin

Railway Of Thailand

Mastercard

Visa

Thailand Consumer Council

Transport Ministry

Automated Fare Collection

Purple Line

Red Line

State Railway

Airport Rail Link

Traffic Policy

Account Based Ticketing

Cost

Bts

Jammu

Jammu And Kashmir

India

Amarnath

Maharashtra

Uttarakhand

Uttaranchal

Mohammad Salim

Ram Singh

Ayash Khaider Constablejk Police

Mrtjk Police

Mountain Rescue Team

J Amp Ampk Police

Transitlink Offices

Electronic Road Pricing

Ez Link

Bus

Transport

Technology

Ampang

Malaysia General

Petaling

Kelana Jaya

National Security Council

Health Ministry

Prasarana Malaysia Bhd

Sri Petaling

Covid 19 Watch

Monorail

Prasarana

Sop

Mco

Covid 19

Japan

Botanic Gardens

Japanese

Construction Group

Downtown Line

Upper Bukit Timah Road

Beauty World

Hume Park

Parc Palais

Rail Corridor

Former Ford Factory

Japanese Occupation

Janil Puthucheary

Hume Avenue

Senior Minister

Transport Janil Puthucheary

Bukit Timah Fire Station

Gateway Node

Texas

United States

Fort Bend County

Midland Police Department

Fort Bend County Sheriff Office Facebook

Fort Bend County Sheriff Office

Texas Transportation Commission

Fort Bend County Sheriff

Telegram

Midland Driving 101

Mpd Transportation Code 545 101

Malaysian

Singaporean

Ilo

Devin Pan

Cate Blanchett

Yeo Yann

Meryl Streep

Maggie Chung

Golden Horse Award Winning

Wet Season

Automated Dialogue Replacement

People

Child

Money

Theatre

Moving

Actress

Television

Series

Tears

Cry

Lucky

Hbo

Popular

Online

2020

Production

Drama

Autism

Autistic

Save

Shout

Bruises

Malaysian Trades Union Congress

Meltdown

Everyday

Episode

Golden Horse

Award Winning

Regular

Invisible Stories

Lian

Adr

Uncontrollable

Muhammad Kamaludin

Mad Soleh

Lebak Bulus

Mrt Jakarta

Passenger

Priority Train

Disabled People

Elderly

Pakapong Sirikantaramas

Rapid Transit Authority Of Thailand

Rapid Transit Authority

Trending Now