21 Jul '11, 6am

(ST|blog) Gone Too Soon

(ST|blog) Gone Too Soon

Alphonsus Chern Photojournalist Gone Too Soon July 21, 2011 Thursday, 01:47 PM Alphonsus Chern explores the length of the KTM railway tracks in Singapore One of the things I really wanted to do in my teens was to walk the length of the KTM railway tracks from Woodlands to Tanjong Pagar. It seemed, at that time, a daunting task. The discomfort of walking on large pieces of gravel for over twenty kilometres, the searing noon-day heat, and the possibility of getting hit by a train coming round a bend were thoughts that made me put aside this challenge. Then, the train service came to an end, and I was left with a two-week window to make the 23-kilometre pilgrimage along the railway corridor before it was forever changed. In the crisp morning air last Tuesday, three photojournalists from The Straits Times started walking toward Tanjong Pagar from the head of the now-defunct li...

Full article: http://blogs.straitstimes.com/2011/7/21/gone-too-soon

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