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[Mothership] New Circle Line MRT stations’ shortlisted names have many stories behind them https://t.co/zh1qj70D71

In case you missed it, work on Stage 6 of the Circle Line loop will be starting in end-2017. The full Circle Line is expected to open to the public in 2025, closing the loop between Harbourfront and Marina Bay. Advertisement Stage 6 comprises three stations — tentatively named Keppel, Cantonment, and Prince Edward. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) is currently seeking a public survey to choose the final names of the three stations after shortlisting 2,000 suggestions from an exercise earlier this year. The public is able to choose from three shortlisted names for each station. We explain the stories behind these names: Keppel Station Artist impression of the design of Keppel MRT. Via LTA. Choose one of the three: Keppel Keppel Harbour Keppel Port When William Farquhar came to Singapore in 1819, he discovered the presence of a ‘New Harbour’, inhabited by sea people (orang...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2017/11/mrt-circle-line-stage-six-c...

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