Daily Archives: February 23, 2017

Developing the Rail Workforce

1. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and the Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the launch of the Singapore Rail Academy (SGRA) this morning. The MOU affirms the commitment of both parties to attract, retain, and develop the local rail industry workforce.  2.  As LTA works towards doubling our MRT network to 360km by 2030, demand for railway operations and maintenance jobs will increase significantly. With the MOU, SGRA and e2i intend to develop targeted programmes to enlarge and professionalise Singapore’s local rail engineering core. The MOU reaffirms SGRA’s function to partner public transport industry stakeholders to deepen the knowledge and skills of the local workforce in rail engineering, operations and maintenance.  It also enables e2i to collaborate with SGRA to attract, retain, and develop the local rail industry ...

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