Refurbished North East Line train to enter service from Feb 28; first of 25 to get mid-life upgrade

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SINGAPORE - The train has plied the North East Line (NEL) since 2003 and, after a three-year pause for upgrading, it is back on track to serve commuters again from Monday (Feb 28).

It is the first of the 25 first-generation Alstom Metropolis trains that were earmarked for mid-life refurbishment in 2018, with work done at SBS Transit's (SBST) train depot in Sengkang.

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