Train Services

The Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) is the metro system of Singapore, providing daily rail service across the island with an extensive network of lines. Currently, there are 5 MRT lines in Singapore covering over 152.9 km of route together with 113 stations in service, with more MRT lines and extensions under planning and construction by the Land Transport Authority.

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  • Mass Rapid Transit (MRT)
  • Light Rail Transit (LRT)
  • Monorail
  • Intercity Train Services

Mass Rapid Transit (MRT):
Jump to North South Line, East West Line, North East Line, Circle Line or Downtown Line

The Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) is the main form of train service being offered in Singapore, providing daily train connections across the island with an extensive network of MRT lines. Currently, there are 5 MRT lines in Singapore covering over 152.9 km of route together with 113 stations in service, with more MRT lines and extensions under planning and construction by the Land Transport Authority.

Currently, MRT services are offered by public transport operators (PTOs) SBS Transit and SMRT Trains. They usually operate between 5:30am to 1:00am the next day, with the occasional extended operating hours during eves of Public Holidays and special events such as the Standard Chartered Marathon.

Light Rail Transit (LRT):
Jump to Bukit Panjang LRT, Sengkang LRT, Punggol LRT or Changi Airport Skytrain

The Light Rain Transit (LRT) is the feeder service for the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT), providing daily train connections for residents living in residential estates to the nearest MRT station, as well as for transportation within the estate. There are 3 LRT lines in Singapore covering over 28.8 km of route, serving 43 stations in 4 residential estates. Currently, the Land Transport Authority has no public plans to build new LRT lines or extend current LRT lines.

LRT services are offered by public transport operators (PTOs) SBS Transit and SMRT Light Rail, as well as the national aviation authority Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore. They usually operate between 5:00am to 1:00am the next day, with occasional extended operating hours during eves of Public Holidays.

Monorail:
Jump to Sentosa Express

Monorail lines in Singapore are usually built for tourism purposes. Currently, there is 1 monorail line in operation, the Sentosa Express, operated by the Sentosa Development Corporation. There are 2 defunct monorail lines, the Sentosa Monorail (1982-2005), and the Jurong Bird Park Panorail (1991-2012).

Intercity Train Services
Jump to KTM Intercity or Eastern & Oriental Express

Intercity Train Services are express train services that cover longer distances and serve multiple cities. Currently, there is 1 railway line in Singapore with 1km of route and serving 1 station. Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) operates the KTM Intercity which provides regular intercity train service to Peninsular Malaysia and beyond, and Belmond Ltd which runs the luxury train service Eastern & Oriental Express.

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