Singapore’s LTA leverages 3D printing, robotics and VR to improve rail reliability

Singapore's LTA leverages 3D printing, robotics and VR to improve rail reliability

We reported recently on the expansion of the UAE’s ongoing Dubai 3D Printing Initiative into the area’s transport infrastructure , with additive manufacturing technology being used to construct new roads and railway bridges. Over in Singapore, another pioneering region in the use of 3D printing, a similar development will soon be taking place. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and private rail operators will be implementing 3D printing technology, as well as robotics and virtual reality, to improve the reliability of the rail system in the East Asian city state. Continuous maintenance is important in keeping a train network functional […]

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