A gradual reopening of the Rail Corridor: #OurRailCorridor @greencorridorsg

A gradual reopening of the Rail Corridor: #OurRailCorridor @greencorridorsg

While the stretch of the corridor is being opened, the SLA has advised that the Bukit Timah Railway Station building will remain closed, while possible use of the building is being considered due to concerns of damage and vandalism, which the bridges and the tracks have also been been subject to. The station has been stripped of items belonging to the railway, including signalling equipment and signal levers (except for six that remain). The station sign on the north end has also been returned to Malaysia, with Singapore retaining the one on the south end. The longer term plans for Bukit Timah Railway Station will be part of the URA’s comprehensive review of development plans for the former railway land and their surrounding areas and as part of its review, the URA will study the possibility of marrying development and greenery, such as applying innovative strategies to ma...

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