Singapore's rail corridor offers an escape from city living and a nostalgic view of the past

At present, a 5km stretch in the central section of the rail corridor is open after refurbishment.
At present, a 5km stretch in the central section of the rail corridor is open after refurbishment.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
The rail corridor is set to be completed in 2025.
The rail corridor is set to be completed in 2025.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
The rail corridor is set to be completed in 2025.
The rail corridor is set to be completed in 2025.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

SINGAPORE - While the sound of passing trains is but a memory and the tracks have been removed, a different kind of travel is now possible on the trail formerly occupied by the KTM railway in Singapore.

At present, a 5km stretch in the central section of the rail corridor - with a short detour halfway through - is open after refurbishment, said the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) in response to queries from The Straits Times.

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