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Cross Island MRT: A unique line with great potential

Besides increasing connectivity, new Cross Island Line could be used to transport freight

News of any new MRT line cannot come sooner. So it is too with the Cross Island Line, which was announced six years ago, in the 2013 Land Transport Master Plan.

Stretching 50km from Changi to Tuas, it was to be up by 2030.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 26, 2019, with the headline 'A unique MRT line with great potential'. Print Edition | Subscribe