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Train on the NEL decked out for Chinese New Year

Train windows have been dressed up in designs of the Monkey - the Chinese zodiac for the upcoming Lunar New Year – and the advertising panels above its seats, have been replaced with Chinese horoscope predictions for the 12 zodiacs.

SINGAPORE: As part of the Chinese New Year festivities, one six-carriage train on the North-East Line has been specially decked out.

Part of a collaboration between the Land Transport Authority (LTA), SBS Transit and the Kreta Ayer-Kim Seng Citizens' Consultative Committee, the decoration is part of the Land Transport Authority's social initiatives that aim to foster positive commuter culture and improve transport experiences

Train windows have been dressed up in designs of the Monkey - the Chinese zodiac for the upcoming Lunar New Year – and the advertising panels above its seats, have been replaced with Chinese horoscope predictions for the 12 zodiacs.

There's also a "Prosperity Spot" in the middle of each cabin, aimed at encouraging commuters to move in.

This train is set to run for three weeks, until Feb 22.