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SMRT Trains
Type Public
Industry Public Transport Operator
When it was created Singapore (1987 (1987))
Headquarters City Hall, Singapore
Area served Singapore, Malaysia
Key people Saw Phiak Hwa, CEO
Koh Yong Guan, Chairman
Services Railways
Parent SMRT Corporation
Website http://www.smrt.com.sg

SMRT Trains Limited (Chinese: 新加坡地铁有限公司) is a rail operator in Singapore and a wholly owned subsidiary of SMRT Corporation. It was first known as Mass Rapid Transit Corporation (MRTC) when the company was founded in 6 August 1987. It was renamed Singapore MRT Limited before becoming its current name, SMRT Trains in 2004.

Fleet details

SMRT Trains Ltd. currently operates a fleet consisting of six rolling stocks builds on its two heavy rail lines (the North South Line and the East West Line) – namely C151, C651, C751B, C151A, C151B, C151C and CR151, identified by the relevant build contracts. In addition, it operates the C830, C830C rolling stocks, which serves the Circle Line. SMRT Trains Ltd. is also licensed to operate the CT251 stocks, which will be operate on the upcoming Thomson-East Coast Line from 2020. SMRT Light Rail operates the C801 and the C801A stocks on the Bukit Panjang LRT Line. The C851E will be added to SMRT's fleet in tendem with the opening of the CCL6.

The main colour scheme for all the trains are black with red stripe, excluding C651 with the only exterior with white and red stripes, C801 with green and red stripes, C151B and C801A will bear the new SMRT pixelated livery, which consist of white, red, black and yellow pixel livery. The new LTA livery, which is black with green and red stripes, will be visible on C151C and CR151 trains.

Contract* Image Type Maximum Speed (km/h) Trains Cars Line(s) served Built on Introduction into service Withdrawn from service
Design Service
C151 Accessibility-directory.svg Kawasaki C151 refurbished.jpg electric multiple unit 90 80 66 396 North South Line
East West Line
1986 – 1989
2006 – 2009
7 November 1987 ~2021
C151A Accessibility-directory.svg C151a.jpg 35 210 2011 – 2014 27 May 2011 N/A
C151B Accessibility-directory.svg EWL (SMRT) - C151B arriving at Tuas Link MRT Station (Kawasaki Heavy Industries & CSR Qingdao Sifang C151B (KSF)).jpg 45 270 2015 – 2017 16 April 2017
C151C Accessibility-directory.svg 151c.jpg 12 72 2017 – 2019 30 September 2018
CR151 Accessibility-directory.svg 66 396 2019 onwards 2021 onwards
C651 Accessibility-directory.svg SMRTJE-Front.JPG 19 114 1993 – 1994
2016 – 2018
2 May 1995
C751B Accessibility-directory.svg Kawasaki c751 eunos.jpg 21 126 1999 – 2001 28 January 2000
C830 Accessibility-directory.svg C830 in KCD.JPG 78 40 120 Circle Line 2006 – 2008 28 May 2009
C830C Accessibility-directory.svg C830C-Interior.JPG 24 72 2014 – 2015 26 June 2015
C851E Accessibility-directory.svg 11 33 2019 onwards ~2025
C801 Accessibility-directory.svg Bukit Panjang LRT Bombardier CX-100.jpg 55 48 19 Bukit Panjang LRT 1998 – 1999 6 November 1999 ~2020
C801A Accessibility-directory.svg Contract801a.jpeg 13 2014 – 2015 19 November 2014 N/A
CT251 Accessibility-directory.svg CT251 Mandai Depot.png 100 90 91 364 Thomson-East Coast Line 2015 – 2020 2020 onwards

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