Opening of the former Tanjong Pagar Railway Station on Vesak Day

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Press Release

The former Tanjong Pagar Railway Station (TPRS) will be opened to the public on Vesak Day, 1 June 2015.

2          With the long weekend, members of the public can take the opportunity to visit the historic site to take photos or even sketch their impressions of the national monument. We welcome the public to deposit their drawings at the former ticketing counter of the station. The drawings may be displayed at our next opening.

3          The opening of TPRS during public holidays, starting February this year saw close to 12,530 visiting the station. Visitorship hit a record 7,200 on Good Friday.

4.         More information about the Open House can also be found on SLA’s website.


Issued by:
The Singapore Land Authority
29 May 2015

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Singapore Land Authority (SLA) is a statutory board with the Ministry of Law. Its mission is to optimise land resources for the social and economic development of Singapore. SLA manages some 13,500 hectares of State land and about 5,000 State buildings, which have largely been tenanted out for a variety of uses. It also manages land sales, leases, acquisitions and allocation, developing and marketing land-related information, and maintaining the national land information database through digitised land information services. Being the national land registration authority for property transactions, SLA issues and guarantees land titles in Singapore. It also manages and maintains the national land survey system, where boundaries or legal limits of properties are defined, based on a coordinated cadastre survey system. The use of geospatial information is also spearheaded by SLA through a national collaborative environment where geospatial data, policies and technologies are established and defined, thereby fostering innovation, knowledge and value creation for the Government, enterprises and community.

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