SMRT Trains Introduces “SMRT’s Music in Community” to Enrich the Commuter Experience

Singapore Train
2 min readAug 6, 2023

Singapore’s extended, convenient, and seamless public transportation system has made the life of people simple and affordable. Specifically, SMRT Corporation (SMRT) mobility solutions provide widespread and interconnected means of conveyance wide across the area. Every single day, numerous individuals travel via comfortable, cost-effective, and innovative modes of transportation system under the SMRT.

To make daily travel pleasant and even entertaining, SMRT Trains has launched the ‘SMRT’s Music in the Community’ project fostered by the SMRT Chairman, Seah Moon Ming. Under this project, a specially commissioned piano has been set up at the Bayfront MRT station on the Circle Line. SMRT’s Music in Community is one of the significant parts of the Communities in Station program. This community works relentlessly for the comfort of commuters and makes their daily travel experience unforgettable and memorable.

With the support of SMRT Chairman, this special initiative has been implemented to make the travel experience of individuals more vibrant, soothing, and enriching. Since SMRT Corporation always endeavors to bring something in the realm of extensive public transportation means, this unique project aims to entertain the mindset of commuters and bring out the special musical talent in front of many people around.

Aesthetically Designed Piano Designed By Students

One of the significant attractions of the attractive-looking piano placed at the Bayfront MRT station on the Circle Line is the customized decoration done by more than 200 students. All the learners aged between four to 13 years from leading five schools in Singapore, namely APSN Chaoyang School, APSN Katong School, My First Skool Chin Swee, PCF Sparkletots Preschool @ Punggol Coast Blk 410A (EY), and Skool4Kidz Preschool @ Sembawang Sunbreeze, have showcased their creative talent. Additionally, commuters will also find intuitive artwork done by students on the piano’s frame with close coordination with Mrs. Josephine Teo, Minister for Communications and Information and Second Minister for Home Affairs, who attended the launch as its Guest-of-Honour.

Enriching Commuter’s Experience

SMRT’s President, Mr. Lam Sheau, prioritizes the focus of SMRT transportation means to provide safe, efficient, and sustainable commuter comfort to all people. At the same time, an initiative like SMRT’s Music in Community is another way of enhancing the overall travel pleasure, best infused with rich melodies of music. It is because music is something that everyone can relate to playing a public piano or listening on the station will provide a soothing and tempting experience to all.

Conclusion

SMRT Corporation (SMRT) is an integral part of Singapore’s safe, effective, and affordable mobility solution for all people. For years, SMRT has been at the forefront of offering comfortable and technically advanced transportation means to bridge the gap between different pathways. The corporation has taken another initiative of SMRT’s Music in Community by placing pianos at an important station and offering a vibrant commutation pleasure.

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