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Factsheet: Status of Construction of the Thomson-East Coast Line
Press Release 10/11/17

The 43km Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) will add 31 new stations to the existing rail network, with seven interchange stations linking the TEL to all five existing MRT lines. Besides enhancing connectivity between the north, central and eastern parts of Singapore, the TEL will strengthen the resilience of our rail network by providing alternative travel routes for commuters on other lines.

The construction of TEL is progressing well, commuters can start enjoying the TEL in stages from 2019. When fully operational in 2024, the TEL will be the 6th MRT line, and is expected to serve approximately 500,000 commuters daily in the initial years, with the figure rising to about one million commuters in the longer term.

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