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SBS Transit will be extending the operating hours of its train and bus services on the eve of Hari Raya Puasa. Train services on the North East MRT Line and the Punggol and Sengkang LRT systems will run until later in the early hours of the Public Holiday, which falls on July 28 (Monday), the transport operator said. In tandem, the last bus timings of 26 services will also be extended at their respective bus interchanges.

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PRC Scholar wants to return home to make his fortune

Chen Jian, a rail transit development research fellow at the National University of Singapore, wants to return to China to make his fortune. Chen attended the 14th Conference on Overseas Chinese Pioneering and Developing in China this week in Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province. The Conference is an annual event for overseas Chinese to exchange business ideas and projects. “My expertise on building information modeling will come to its own if I move back to China, given the rail transit boom,” Chen said. He launched his own engineering consultancy in Singapore in 2012, but has yet to make much money.

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SMRT Blames Train Driver for Causing Train Fault on East-West Line

SINGAPORE — A service disruption on the East West Line that lasted for more than an hour yesterday (Jan 22) occurred after a train captain “bypassed a signal point without authorisation”, triggering automatic safety measures, SMRT said in a press release today. “A trackside fault developed at 10.12pm on Jan 22 after a train captain bypassed a signal point without authorisation. Safety measures kicked in and as a result, train service was disrupted between Tanah Merah and Pasir Ris stations,” it said in its statement.

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