Heavy visitors at land crossings as a consequence of bilateral train at Tuas Second Hyperlink on Wednesday

SINGAPORE – Motorists planning to cross into Malaysia on the Tuas Second Hyperlink could wish to postpone non-essential journey on Wednesday when solely two lanes might be open throughout a bilateral emergency response train.

In a Fb submit on Tuesday, the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) mentioned the train will contain the Nationwide Surroundings Company, Malaysia’s Division of Surroundings and several other different companies.

It would happen from 6am to 2pm.

The train will simulate a street visitors accident involving a lorry carrying drums of chemical compounds and different automobiles, leading to chemical spillage on the street. 

Solely two lanes on Tuas Second Hyperlink might be opened through the train – one for motorists getting into Singapore and the opposite for these leaving Singapore. All different lanes might be closed.

ICA mentioned visitors diversion might be carried out at Tuas Second Hyperlink and suggested motorists to comply with instructions supplied by visitors marshalls on-site.

As heavy visitors is anticipated at Woodlands Checkpoint, ICA might be deploying extra assets to handle the surge. It urged motorists to plan their journey and consider extra ready time for immigration clearance.

“Motorists can examine the visitors situations by way of the Land Transport Authority’s One Motoring web site or ICA’s Fb web page earlier than embarking on their journey,” ICA added.

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