In pictures: MRT trains and buses dressed up for Deepavali

In pictures: MRT trains and buses dressed up for Deepavali

deepavali ratin
A Deepavali-themed train featuring the rangoli motif which symbolises good luck. (Photo: Land Transport Authority)

SINGAPORE: It's still a month to go before Deepavali but some trains and buses are already dressed up for the Hindu festival of lights. 

Two Deepavali-themed trains - one on the North East Line and another on the Downtown Line - will run from now until Nov 9, said the Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Saturday (Oct 6). 

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A rangoli motif on a Deepavali-themed train. 

MRT trains and buses dressed up for Deepavali
Commuters can catch these festive themed trains until Nov 6, 2018. 

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A festive motif of an Indian celestial swan, or Annapatchi. (Photo: Land Transport Authority)

Deepavali falls on Nov 6 this year. 

Little India MRT station, too, got a festive pop of colour. 

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The Deepavali decoration at Little India MRT station. (Photo: Land Transport Authority)

Deepavali Little India station
Little India station. (Photo: Land Transport Authority)

In addition, Boon Lay Integrated Transport Hub as well as five buses - service numbers 23, 64, 65, 147 and 166 - have also been decorated in a similar theme.

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Five bus services also feature the Deepavali decorations.  (Photo: Land Transport Authority)

deepavali bus interchange
(Photo: Land Transport Authority)

LTA said the themed trains and buses were launched in collaboration with the Little India Shopkeepers & Heritage Association.

Source: CNA/nh/(gs)

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