Green Corridor Run 2014

News

11 structures near former Bt Timah railway station being demolished

By Lip Kwok Wai, Channel NewsAsia, 25 Dec 2012. Since last month, demolition works have been carried out on 11 small buildings... 

Removal of structures along Rail Corridor [Announcements]

By SLA, 26 Nov 2012. The Singapore Land Authority will be demolishing unsound buildings and structures along the rail corridor... 

Tanjong Pagar Railway Station marks anniversary of its closure

By Melissa Chong, Channel NewsAsia, 1 Jul 2012. It has been one year since the closure of the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station. On... 

Revisiting the Rail Corridor, a year later…

By Lisa Oon, my paper, 2 Jul 2012. For Mr J. Tang, 57, a technical officer, going to Tanjong Pagar Railway Station yesterday... 

Clementi gardeners get to stay

By Grace Chua, The Straits Times, 16 May 2012. A compromise has been reached between the Government and the people farming... 

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Events

The Green Corridor Run [27 Jan 2013]

The Green Corridor Run is the first running race to be held on Singapore’s most unique course. The 10.5km course, starting... 

Heritage Connects @ Tanjong Pagar Railway Station [8-9 Sep 2012]

Venue: Tanjong Pagar Railway Station Day and Date: Saturday, 8 Sept 2012 and Sunday, 9 Sept 2012 Time:... 

The Rail Corridor Open Day [1 July 2012]

The Rail Corridor Open Day is held on 1 July to allow the public to enjoy the biodiversity and heritage of the Rail Corridor,... 

Re-Imagining the Rail Corridor – Traveling Exhibition

The Re-imagining The Rail Corridor exhibition showcases some early ideas from students and design professionals for what... 

Re-Imagining the Rail Corridor

Re-imagining The Rail Corridor is envisioned as a series of events dedicated to enhancing the public awareness and understanding... 

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Community Stories

Good Work on The Green Corridor by UWCSEA Students

On Monday 5th December 2011, 200 Grade 8 students from United World College of South East Asia, Dover Campus, Singapore, walked the Green Corridor from Bukit Timah Rail Mall to Ghim Moh. It was a great day out for everyone involved. The students loved having the opportunity to do something active in... 

Examples of Rails to Trails

A reader shares these examples of former railways converted into multi-purpose trails for cycling and walking, and at the same time serving as a wildlife corridor. Australia: http://www.railtrails.org.au/ http://www.visitmelbourne.com/Activities-and-attractions/Outdoor-activities/Cycling/Cycling-trails.aspx New... 

Breaking the link – cutting and removing the KTM railway line

By N. Sivasothi, 22 Jul 2011. A symbolic scene greeted me on my field trip yesterday morning. The Malaysian (Keretapi Tanah Melayu or KTM) railway I crossed each time I ventured into Mandai mangroves since 1987 has been cut. The fastening clips have been removed and collected in canvas bags along... 

A Walk Down the Tracks Part 2

By David Teo, 18 Jul 2011. In the previous post, I talked about my walk along the tracks from Bukit Timah railway station to Ghim Moh Estate. CK and I took a well deserved breakfast break together with the rest of the group. For many of them, this is their final stop for the day while CK and I decided... 

A Walk Down the Tracks – The Green Corridor

By David Teo, 17 Jul 2011. Bukit Timah Station at 645am on 10th July – now fenced up and closed.  When I started documenting the KTM railway closure in Singapore, I had decided I would do no more than a series of 5 postings documenting the closure, the people and of course, the trains.... 

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