How to Singaporean build subway systems

Oct 24,2016
With LED lighting systems, cooling and air conditioning power-saving mode of transportation and does not create dust and emissions from the subway.

Every year about 73 300 Singapore cut electricity and keep the density MWh CO2 always maintain absolutely not harmful to health and the environment.

Subway (MRT) is the public transport network to move most of the time on the ground at high speed. In Singapore, the network has a length of up to 170.7 km with 102 stops and only 12% of the total land area of ​​the island precious tiny.

The system is equipped with LED lighting, cooling and air conditioning to save electricity. Thus, Singapore annually estimated approximately 73 300 MWh cut electricity, including electricity used for air when the cut was 0.3%, electricity to operate the cooling system is also saving 0.4% and 50% electric lighting is reduced. Singapore's CO2 density thus maintained at below 1000pmm.

Vehicles do not pollute the most popular in Singapore

 
MRT running around the area in the city and suburbs with ticket prices extremely reasonable. Every day, nearly 150 electric trains. Since this is public transportation is not smog, help protect the environment and extremely convenient to a lot of people choose to move. Roughly 3 to 8 minutes there is a train stop in landing any level to serve more than 3 million passengers daily use.


Section rails are built on the subway high in Singapore


 
Subway system in Singapore operate from 5:30 am to 1 am the next day. Particularly with the holidays such as New Year's Eve, Chinese New Year, Deepavali, Hari Raya holidays, Christmas and special occasions such as Lee Kuan Yew's death (2015), the metro will operate 24/24.

Therefore, the personal transportation in Singapore becomes no longer necessary. This contributes to limiting CO2 emissions in the island nation and make it a model green country of Asia and the world.

Map of Singapore subway lines


 
There are three main lines of Singapore's North-South line from Marina Bay to Jurong East, the East-West line from Changi Airport / Pasir Ris to Boon Lay, and the North-East line from Harbour Front to Punggol. To make it easy for the train regardless, each line has a different color: the North - South is red, East - North purple and East - West with green.


Space inside of a subway compartment


 
Electrical railway system mostly sinking underground, some others are built on high and only the railway was built in Bishan equal pavement. Reportedly, part of the underground railway was built under the structure certainly helped it to stand firm even in the event of a bomb explosion on the ground. So this is also regarded as the bunker of Singaporeans when terrorism.

In addition, the wave of 3G phones and services are available for the train used. Air conditioning system is also arranged in the carriages full and stops. All stations are restrooms, public telephones and many retail shops and mini supermarket customers always welcome. The system's escalators transport stations moving at a speed of 0.75 m / s, faster than conventional escalators 50% capacity but save power use.

By: Gray Ramirez