Singapore digest news (23.10-27.10)

New train fleets, track circuit, power supply systems: North-South, East-West MRT lines complete renewal works
Works are being carried out on 6 important systems of North-South and East-West lines. Four items have already been completed - sleepers, conductors, signalling system have been replaced; the power supply system has been improved. Work is underway to replace the system that ensures traffic safety and to replace trains. Seven of the planned 106 trains are already in operation. The cost of the project is $2.6 billion.

Central gas company to be set up to help ensure stable supply, energy security

The aim of the project is to reduce dependence on price changes. For the time being, each energy producer determines where and how much gas to buy for its generators.

Trifecta Sports Park opens on 28 October

The park is located next to Somerset tube station. Surfing, snowboarding, skateboarding, alpine ski simulator; cafe, film screenings on the theme. There will be coaches and classes for everyone.

Para-swimmer Toh Wei Soong clinches silver in 2023 Asian Para Games

Para-swimmer Toh Wei Soong clinched silver in the men's 400m freestyle, Singapore's first medal in the 2023 Asian Para Games.