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SMRT Trains and Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) Partnership Redefines Urban Mobility

SMRT Trains and Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) have embarked on a transformative partnership, ushering in a new era for urban mobility. This collaboration, rooted in over three decades of shared experiences, signifies a joint commitment to excellence, sustainability, and innovation, reshaping the landscape of public transportation.

Central to this partnership is a shared dedication to enhancing rail reliability, a cornerstone of modern urban transportation. Drawing inspiration from TRTC's impressive record of 16 million train car-km between delays in 2022, SMRT Trains is poised to elevate its own service standards. This collaboration marks a pivotal moment, aligning with Singapore's governmental initiatives to fortify rail reliability standards.

At the core of this collaboration lies the exchange of knowledge and best practices in operations, maintenance, and engineering. By pooling their expertise, SMRT Trains and TRTC set to explore cutting-edge technologies, ensuring their services not only meet but exceed global benchmarks. More than just operational efficiency, this partnership embodies a profound commitment to environmental sustainability. Through shared insights on commuter safety, staff well-being, subcontractor management, and enhanced cyber security, SMRT Trains and TRTC are setting new standards for eco-conscious urban transport.

Additionally, this collaboration places a strong emphasis on promoting Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) initiatives. Aligned with global sustainability goals, SMRT Trains and TRTC are fostering responsible corporate practices that benefit society at large. Furthermore, the partnership aims to enhance shopping experiences for commuters and promote tourism in each city, leveraging their collective strengths to create unique and engaging opportunities.

This partnership transcends the boundaries of conventional rail collaborations; it stands as a testament to shared vision and mutual growth. More than just shaping the future of urban mobility, this partnership is redefining what it means to be truly sustainable in the modern world.


“We will cherish our connection and collaboration and look forward to progressing towards our shared vision of a vibrant, greener, and more sustainable future for transport."

— SMRT Trains Chairman, Seah Moon Ming