ST Scroll Back: Playing music at MRT stations - is it a sound idea?

Commuters at a train station, possibly marching to the rhythm of soothing instrumental music.
Commuters at a train station, possibly marching to the rhythm of soothing instrumental music.ST FILE PHOTO

Does playing music at train stops hit the right notes?

MRT commuters here may find themselves transported to an oasis of calm while waiting for their trains to arrive.

Since September, rail operator SMRT has been playing soothing instrumental music at some of its stations as part of a pilot initiative.

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