Tag Archives: Singapore Bus Services

From Old Woodlands to New

The Woodlands of the early 20th century was an entirely rural area, filled with forest and mangrove swamps with clusters of attap huts, rubber plantations and farms. Over at Malaya, across the Straits of Johore, all that its residents could … Continue reading

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Flashback 30 Years Ago… Singapore in 1986

30 years have passed in the blink of an eye. Do you still remember the major events happened in Singapore in 1986? Singapore’s First Recession In early 1986, Singapore was still recovering from its first ever post-independence recession, which began … Continue reading

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Singapore Trivia: The Firsts and Lasts (in Everyday Life)

A brief record of Singapore’s firsts and lasts of common things that are associated with our everyday life. 1821 – First General Hospital The history of Singapore’s first general hospital was almost as old as the country’s colonial history. The … Continue reading

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Those Years When We Waited For Our Buses Together

The bus interchange, as well as the bus terminal, is a busy transiting point for many of us to make our way to work, schools or home everyday. Those were the days when many waited anxiously for their buses that … Continue reading

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Taking an Old Bus Ride

Bus 178 of Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) is the oldest public bus in Singapore, taking the daily route to and fro Woodlands and Boon Lay. The Nissan U31RCN bus, running on diesel and has a body made by Fuji … Continue reading

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