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[PHOTOS] Singapore Rolls Out First Diwali-Themed Train

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As the photos depict, the train features elegant motifs such as intricate rangolis, the lotus and the peacock, a symbol of good luck.

Diwali, the festival of lights is celebrated across the world by the Indian Diaspora. This year, the Singapore Government has launched a special ‘Diwali’ themed train on its North Eastern Line (NEL) which also has a ‘Little India’ Station – which is home to thousands of Indian-origin Singaporeans.

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As the photos depict, the train features elegant motifs such as intricate rangolis, the lotus and the peacock, a symbol of good luck.

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The Land Transport Authority (LTA), which manages its Mass Rapid Transit system (MRT), said, “It is an effort to celebrate the Festival of Lights in a whole new illuminating way this year. We have launched our first Diwali-themed train and now people can experience the stunning decorations at Little India right inside the MRT.”

To celebrate the occasion, LTA has collaborated with the Little India Shopkeepers and Heritage Association (LISHA) to launch the Diwali-themed train, which was launched by Singapore Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan and will run run on NEL till mid-November.

Online Source: SBS Hindi.

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