Singapore's bus enthusiasts: His study room is like an 'old bus cafe'

Student Santhosh Kumar’s room has old bus seats which have been repurposed into desk chairs and booth seats. ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
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SINGAPORE - From an old bus stop sign to a ticket machine-turned- cabinet, the study room of Mr Santhosh Kumar's five-room Housing Board flat is a testament to the 21-year-old student's obsession with buses.

The room is decked out in orange and yellow furnishings, which pay homage to the colours of the former Trans-Island Bus Services. Old bus seats have been tastefully repurposed into desk chairs and booth seats.

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