Saturday, 7 May 2011

Tanjong Pagar Railway Station, Singapore.

Tanjong Pagar railway station (also called Keppel Road railway station or Singapore railway station, is a owned by Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM), the main railway operator in Malaysia.. The land on which the station and the KTM railway tracks in Singapore are situated is held by KTM on a 999 year lease.

Following an agreement between Malaysia and Singapore which was reached on 24 May 2010, railway operations into the station will cease by 1 July 2011, after which the building will be conserved.

A historic landmark opened in 1932, It consist of a very fine Central Waiting Hall with a domed roof, the walls being paneled with typical Malaysian scenes. In front are the letters FMSR (Federated Malay States Railway) and sculptures symbolizing Agriculture, Commerce, Transport and Industry.

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