New LRT trains to undergo tests

The first two of 16 new train-cars for the Sengkang-Punggol LRT line were delivered on Wednesday morning to the Sengkang depot, where they will undergo tests before being put into operation next year. The 16 train-cars, which will boost the fleet siz
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The first two of 16 new train-cars for the Sengkang-Punggol LRT line were delivered on Wednesday morning to the Sengkang depot, where they will undergo tests before being put into operation next year. The 16 train-cars, which will boost the fleet size by 40 per cent, will be welcomed by commuters, who can look forward to more spacious rides. Manufactured in Mihara, Japan, the two train-cars arrived here earlier this week by ship.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 27, 2015, with the headline 'New LRT trains to undergo tests'. Print Edition | Subscribe