Channel NewsAsia

New Punggol West LRT system to run next Sunday

Three stations - Nibong, Sumang and Soo Teck - will begin operations at 11.15am next Sunday (June 29), says SBS Transit.

SINGAPORE: Residents in Punggol West can look forward to stepping onboard the new Punggol West Light Rail Transit (LRT) system next Sunday, according to SBS Transit.

In a statement, the transport operator said three stations - Nibong, Sumang and Soo Teck - will start ferrying commuters at 11.15 on June 29. This will provide residents with convenient access to the Punggol MRT Station and bus interchange, it said.

It said its Light Rail Vehicles will operate at a frequency of between seven and eight minutes throughout the day, and the public transport distance fare structure will be applied on its LRT system. The remaining four stations on the system will be opened at a later date as more developments become operational, it added.

Tweet photos, videos and updates on this story to  @channelnewsasia