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TE15
Great World
大世界
கிரேட் வோர்ல்ட்
*Graphic From SGTrains/Wikipedia/LTA
Statistics
Address 351 River Valley Road
Singapore 238384
Line(s) Thomson–East Coast Line (Future)
Structure Underground

Great World (TE15) is a future Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the Thomson–East Coast Line[1].

History[edit]

Fibre broadband disruption[edit]

On 11 June 2015 at 10.40am, nearby residents were affected by an internet outage due to construction works inadvertently damaging a section of fibre optic cables while carrying out piling works at Kim Seng Road. The disruption lasted more than eight hours and affected all the major internet service providers. In a separate statement, the Land Transport Authority apologised for the disruption.[2]

Construction accident[edit]

On 19 December 2015 at about 5.30pm, a Bangladeshi construction worker was killed when the excavator's bucket dislodged and fell on him. The victim had been guiding an excavator prior to the accident. He was taken to Singapore General Hospital and was pronounced dead on arrival.[3]

References[edit]

  1. "Thomson-East Coast Line". Land Transport Authority.
  2. "Singtel, StarHub, M1 and MyRepublic customers affected by NetLink Trust's fibre infrastructure damage". Chitra Kumar (Straits Times, 11 June 2015). Archived on 4 January 2016.
  3. "Worker dies after excavator bucket falls on him". Straits Times (23 December 2015). Archived on 1 January 2016.
Thomson–East Coast Line [ VTE ]
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