Republic Poly grad joins veteran dad in growing rail industry

Republic Polytechnic (RP) graduate Muhammad Syahirul Annuar Musa in the RP-LTA Rail Operations Management Lab yesterday. RP signed an MOU with LTA, SMRT and SBS Transit to commit to developing the local land transport industry workforce and to growin
Republic Polytechnic (RP) graduate Muhammad Syahirul Annuar Musa in the RP-LTA Rail Operations Management Lab yesterday. RP signed an MOU with LTA, SMRT and SBS Transit to commit to developing the local land transport industry workforce and to growing the pool of professionals as Singapore moves towards a car-lite future.ST PHOTO: KHALID BABA

His diploma course aims to address sector's manpower needs as Singapore goes car-lite

Mr Muhammad Syahirul Annuar Musa, 28, grew up wanting to follow in his father's footsteps and work in the rail sector.

His father, Mr Musa Bari, 52, a rail services manager in SMRT, has been working in the industry for about two decades now.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 12, 2019, with the headline 'RP grad joins veteran dad in growing rail industry'. Print Edition | Subscribe