Robust measures to tackle any power issues in Cross Island Line

Ongoing works at the site of Thomson East Coast Line’s Bright Hill MRT station, which will be an interchange station of the new Cross Island Line.
Ongoing works at the site of Thomson East Coast Line’s Bright Hill MRT station, which will be an interchange station of the new Cross Island Line.PHOTO: ST FILE

The upcoming Cross Island Line (CRL) will be designed such that any power supply issues will be addressed swiftly, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said yesterday.

A 2km stretch under the nature reserve will have tunnels going 70m below ground level, or the height of a 25-storey Housing Board block.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 06, 2019, with the headline 'Robust measures to tackle any power issues in CRL'. Print Edition | Subscribe