With the opening of the Downtown Line 3 last year in Oct 2017, I have noticed that my train journeys on the EastWest Line from the East to the city office area on weekday mornings have become less unpleasant. The trains are less packed and I can usually get into the first train that arrives.

I wasn’t sure whether this was due to lower commuter traffic from office workers being on leave so I didn’t want to get my hopes up. But it seems like the situation on the EastWest Line has improved and I find myself less agitated going into work.

Don’t get me wrong. SMRT still screws it up now and then but I’m happy just to be able to get to the office on time. That’s what happens when you set the expectations bar low I guess. Let’s hope our transport infrastructure continues to progress forward from …