Monday, October 11, 2010

Singapore MRT Maps, Old and New

This is what I grew up with:

This is what is what we've got now:

This is what's been planned:

This is what's been rumoured to be planned:

It's a map dated to a July 2008 upload on Kong Wen Bin's blog, and the Downtown Line names are all wrong. But who'd go to so much trouble to forge something so realistic? (Well, many an Internet nerd, I guess.)

But that person really thought it would be a good idea to have an LRT station named Kling? (It's JS9.) And whoever it was seriously running out of names. S/he just started naming important figures at random: Winsemius, Parameswara, Sang Nila Utama, all the dead Presidents... And Mayflower? Tavistock???

1 comment:

cosmicbaby said...

The last MRT map is madness! cool post BTW!