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Singapore LTA revises JRL MRT route alignment, passenger services to commence in 2026 [free access]

May 10, 2018

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore has announced the revised route alignment of the Jurong Region Line (JRL), a planned mass rapid transit (MRT) line in Singapore. The line will span 24 km and cover 24 stations, including interchanges with other MRT lines at Boon Lay, Choa Chu Kang and Jurong East.

 

JRL will be a fully elevated line and is planned to be developed in three phases. Phase I will connect Choa Chu Kang to Boon Lay, covering 10 stations and is expected to commence operations in 2026; Phase II will connect Tengah to Pandan Reservoir, covering seven stations and is expected to commence operations in 2027 and Phase III will connect Nanyang Technological University (NTU) to Jurong Pier, covering seven stations and is expected to commence operations in 2028. The expected daily ridership is 200,000 passengers in the initial years of operation.