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Trains, buses and land checkpoints to halt for minute's silence

SINGAPORE - On Sunday, trains will pull to a stop at stations, buses will be held back at bus interchanges, and all checks at Tuas and Woodlands checkpoints will be stopped to observe the minute of silence for the state funeral of Mr Lee Kuan Yew.

"At the two land checkpoints, all persons and vehicle checks will be stopped to observe the minute of silence," said the State Funeral Organising Committee in a statement.

"In addition, prior to the minute of silence, all MRT trains will pull to a stop at stations and open their doors. Similarly buses scheduled to depart from bus interchanges or terminals will be held back during the one minute of silence. Passenger Information Displays in the MRT network and bus interchanges will show "One minute of silence for Mr Lee Kuan Yew". Announcements will also be made at stations and onboard trains."