In 2012, the SHS initiated a research and documentation project of the railway heritage of Singapore at the former KTM Rail Corridor. As part of this exercise, a team of architectural conservators, photographers and geographer undertook a systematic photo-documentation and GIS mapping of the former railway line (the main north-south line from Tanjong Pagar to Woodlands). This fieldwork establishes a baseline visual record and inventory of the railway landscape at this point in time prior to future developments. SHS hopes that making the railway heritage interactive map available as an online resource will stimulate public interest and discourse, inform sensitive development plans, and spur further research into this important part of Singapore’s history.
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