SMRT Trains facts for kids
|Industry||Public Transport Operator|
|When it was created||Singapore (1987)|
|Headquarters||City Hall, Singapore|
|Area served||Singapore, Malaysia|
|Key people||Saw Phiak Hwa, CEO
Koh Yong Guan, Chairman
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.
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|Contract*||Image||Type||Maximum Speed (km/h)||Trains||Cars||Line(s) served||Built on||Introduction into service||Withdrawn from service|
|C151||electric multiple unit||90||80||66||396||North South Line
East West Line
|1986 – 1989
2006 – 2009
|7 November 1987||~2021|
|C151A||35||210||2011 – 2014||27 May 2011||N/A|
|C151B||45||270||2015 – 2017||16 April 2017|
|C151C||12||72||2017 – 2019||30 September 2018|
|CR151||66||396||2019 onwards||2021 onwards|
|C651||19||114||1993 – 1994
2016 – 2018
|2 May 1995|
|C751B||21||126||1999 – 2001||28 January 2000|
|C830||78||40||120||Circle Line||2006 – 2008||28 May 2009|
|C830C||24||72||2014 – 2015||26 June 2015|
|C801||55||48||19||Bukit Panjang LRT||1998 – 1999||6 November 1999||~2020|
|C801A||13||2014 – 2015||19 November 2014||N/A|
|CT251||100||90||91||364||Thomson-East Coast Line||2015 – 2020||2020 onwards|
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