Common questions

How much does it cost to tap out of MRT?

How much does it cost to tap out of MRT?

There is a boarding charge of 77 cents for tapping in and out of any station, even without any travel.

How much does the MRT cost?

MRT fares

Fares (as of 28 December 2019)
Adult Senior citizen / Persons with disabilities Student1
$0.92 – $2.17 $0.59 – $0.92 $0.42 – $0.63

How is MRT fare calculated?

Commuters are charged a fare according to the total distance travelled on each mode of transport. With the introduction of distance fares, fares are calculated based on the shortest travel path. From 28 December 2019, bus and train fares will be adjusted.

How can I get cheaper MRT fare?

Tips to save on your daily commute

  1. Take advantage of the pre-peak rail fares. If you take the MRT to work regularly, one way to cut your cost is to get to work earlier.
  2. Buy a monthly concession pass.
  3. Get discounted fares with a cashback credit card.
  4. Earn rewards on your daily commute spend with credit card.

How long can we stay in MRT?

Is there a time limit for MRT/LRT travel? Yes, the maximum time allowed is 120 minutes. Your stored value travel card/Standard Ticket will be rejected by the faregate if you exceed this duration.

What time is MRT free?

7.45am
Free travel before 7.45am Commuters must exit at any of the 16 designated stations in the city area by 7.45am on Mondays to Fridays (excluding public holidays) for the train portion of their journey to be free.

What time is free MRT ride?

Starting June 24 this year, SMRT is giving Free MRT rides in Singapore to commuters if you travel before 7.45am on weekdays into city and exit via the 16 specific MRT stations. Commuters travelling at 7:45 and 8am will be given a discount of up to 50 cents on their fare.

Can we drink water in MRT?

Can I eat and drink in trains and stations? No, it is not permitted. In 1987, the Rapid Transit Systems (RTS) Act was established by Parliament and it was declared that no food or drink was to be consumed in MRT trains and stations.

Is MRT free in Singapore?

Free travel before 7.45am Commuters must exit at any of the 16 designated stations in the city area by 7.45am on Mondays to Fridays (excluding public holidays) for the train portion of their journey to be free.

What time does MRT services start?

Train Operation Hours and Frequency 5.30am to around midnight daily. Operating hours are usually extended during festive periods.

Where is the North East MRT line in Singapore?

North East MRT line. The North East line is coloured purple in the MRT system map. The North East line (NEL) is a high-capacity Mass Rapid Transit line in Singapore. It runs from HarbourFront in the south-west to Punggol in the north-east.

Is the North East MRT Line operated by SBS?

The North East Line is also the first line to feature Art in Transit across all 16 stations and full [email protected] coverage in all 16 stations. It is the first MRT line to be operated by SBS Transit.

How many stations does the north east line have?

The 20km line has 16 stations, and connects to six interchanges. NEL is the world’s first fully automated underground driverless heavy rail rapid transit line. It is also the first MRT line to take accessibility into account, with the most number of lifts at the time and the first tactile guidance system.

Who was the main contractor for the North East MRT line?

French company Alstom was chosen as the main contractor and manager of the project. The operating license was given to new rail operator Singapore Bus Service (present-day SBS Transit) on 20 May 1999 to foster competition with SMRT Trains.

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