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Limited access to Bukit Timah Nature Reserve from September due to repair works

Published on Jun 2, 2014 2:48 PM

SINGAPORE - The popular Bukit Timah Nature Reserve in central Singapore will be closed for six months from September for repair works.

After this, there will be limited access to the reserve for the next 18 months - nature enthusiasts will only be able to trek on its main route on weekends.

These arrangements were made for the safety of visitors when works are ongoing, the National Parks Board (NParks) said on Monday afternoon.

This is the first time that the 163ha reserve will be closed for repair, as trails, slopes and amenities in the park need to be repaired and upgraded, said Dr Leong Chee Chiew, commissioner of parks and recreation and deputy chief executive of NParks.

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