The Bukit Panjang LRT Line (BPLRT) is the first light rail line in Singapore. Spanning 7.6 km and consisting of 13 stations, the entire line opened in 1999 and is the first and only LRT line to be operated by SMRT Trains.
What is Singapore LRT?
MRT stands for Metro Rail Transit or Mass Rapid Transit, while LRT stands for Light Rail Transit.
Is MRT only in Singapore?
As a fully-automated system, the MRT is the most extensive driverless rapid transit system in the world.
Mass Rapid Transit (Singapore)
|Daily ridership||3.4 million (2019)|
|Annual ridership||1.2 billion (2019)|
|Website||Land Transport Authority SMRT SBS Transit|
Is MRT faster than LRT?
The full form of MRT is Mass Rapid Transit. LRT trains are slower than MRT carriages. The MRT system is faster than the LRT system. LRT system trains comprise of 2-4 cars each.
How good is Singapore MRT?
The MRT is a fantastic transport system. The trains are spotlessly clean, safe, its reliable and punctual. As a tourist it is a great way to see the city at your own leisure. It is very cheap to travel on.
How old is Singapore MRT system?
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.