Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
[News Article] 15,000 rail workers needed by 2030
#1
15,000 rail workers needed by 2030
From: Straits Times
Date: 23/02/17

The rail sector here will need to grow to 15,000 workers by 2030, as Singapore expands its MRT network and works to improve rail reliability, said Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan yesterday.

Speaking at the launch of the Singapore Rail Academy (SGRA) at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) in Dover Drive, Mr Khaw said more than 15,000 workers may be needed.

About 10,000 are currently employed by the Land Transport Authority (LTA), as well as rail operators SMRT and SBS Transit, in the engineering, operations and maintenance fields.

[Read More]
Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  [Press Release] Raffles Country Club Site Identified for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail A380Lover 0 5,225 05 February 2017, 07:16 PM
Last Post: A380Lover
  [Press Release] The Rail Report: Higher Reliability and Expanded Network in 2017 A380Lover 0 4,773 05 February 2017, 07:08 PM
Last Post: A380Lover
  [Press Release] SMRT’s first Singapore Rail Technology Conference promotes rail reliability with shar A380Lover 0 1,406 26 November 2016, 01:59 PM
Last Post: A380Lover
  [Press Release] The Rail Report: New Signalling System, Rail Line and Extension and Trains Next Year A380Lover 0 1,270 26 October 2016, 07:40 PM
Last Post: A380Lover
  [News Article] Wanted: 1,000 rail engineers A380Lover 0 1,115 17 October 2016, 08:59 PM
Last Post: A380Lover
  [News Article] Deal reached for Govt to take over SMRT’s rail assets A380Lover 5 5,294 07 October 2016, 09:00 AM
Last Post: A380Lover
  [Press Release] SMRT reports lower profit of $15.5 million in 1Q FY2017 as losses in the Rail busines A380Lover 0 1,344 08 August 2016, 11:56 PM
Last Post: A380Lover
  [News Article] SMRT and NTU set up S$60m research lab to look into rail reliability A380Lover 1 1,670 22 May 2016, 12:58 PM
Last Post: A380Lover
  [News Article] Long way to catch up with Hong Kong's rail reliability A380Lover 0 1,273 19 May 2016, 09:02 AM
Last Post: A380Lover
  [News Article] Rail breakdowns: Where does the buck stop? A380Lover 1 1,348 07 May 2016, 10:25 AM
Last Post: A380Lover

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)