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After 6 long years, the Cross Island MRT’s route has been finally announced, 70m under Singapore’s biggest nature reserve
The direct route is six minutes shorter, has 15 per cent lower fares, a S$2 billion construction cost reduction, and will be more environmentally-friendly in the long run, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) said.
SMRT's losses hit $155 million - almost double from a year ago.
2 in 3 commuters plan to use their credit or debit card to pay for bus or train fares in Singapore, UOB study finds
UOB said it has seen an increasing use of contactless credit and debit card payments for transit since SimplyGo was piloted in 2017.
Forget ez-link cards: You can soon use your Mastercard contactless bank card to pay for bus or train fares in Singapore
You no longer need to carry a separate travel card, and make top-ups upfront before travelling.
CRL1 will serve residential and industrial areas such as Loyang, Tampines, Pasir Ris, Defu, Hougang, Serangoon North and Ang Mo Kio.