The NSL was opened on 7 November 1987, with the first MRT stations being Yio Chu Kang to Toa Payoh. Toa Payoh Station is also the oldest MRT station in Singapore. On 12 December 1987, service from Novena to Outram Park began.
What is the first MRT station?
The MRT system began its inaugural service on 7 November 1987 with just five stations – Yio Chu Kang, Ang Mo Kio, Bishan, Braddell and Toa Payoh.
What is the first train in Singapore?
First/Last train service terminating at NS1 EW24 Jurong East
|First Train||Last Train|
|Monday – Thursday||05:35||00:37|
Which company built Singapore MRT?
The MRT Corporation, now Land Transport Authority, was established on 14 October 1983, taking over the roles and responsibilities of the former provisional Mass Rapid Transit Authority. On 6 August 1987, it set up SMRT Corporation. Construction began in various areas: October 1983: Yio Chu Kang – Outram Park (Phase I)
Why is Toa Payoh MRT yellow?
Singapore’s first MRT station
Toa Payoh Station was completed on 5 August 1985 and still boasts its iconic yellow walls. Rumour has it that the reason the walls are yellow is so that those who were illiterate could identify the station.