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New hand rails on the North East Line MRT

Post by Barnsley » Thu, 26 Sep 2013 7:17 pm

Blimey they are.low.....

They have added a piece that sticks out sideways and the metal bar for this cannot be above 1.6m. What a very odd design change.

Just cracked my head... was completely unaware of this new addition... Lucky I was ducking to sit or it would have hit me on the nose.

something hanging in the eye line would have been useful. :???:
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Post by durain » Thu, 26 Sep 2013 7:54 pm

hard hat require :D

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Post by Barnsley » Thu, 31 Oct 2013 10:31 am

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Post by Barnsley » Thu, 31 Oct 2013 10:36 am

If I use URL then it posts link ......

How do I just get the picture embedded?
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Post by iloverice » Thu, 31 Oct 2013 1:24 pm

Even before they installed the hanging hand grips (not sure how to call it) I already feel that I have to prepared a helmet, now even worst, the bar right in front of my eyes. :???:
guess, no more high heels for me if i want to take the train.

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Post by the lynx » Thu, 31 Oct 2013 1:35 pm

iloverice wrote:Even before they installed the hanging hand grips (not sure how to call it) I already feel that I have to prepared a helmet, now even worst, the bar right in front of my eyes. :???:
guess, no more high heels for me if i want to take the train.
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 31 Oct 2013 1:39 pm

Me too! :x

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Post by PrimroseHill » Thu, 31 Oct 2013 1:56 pm

I am a giant here :oops: this sentence sounds so wrong :)

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Post by Barnsley » Thu, 31 Oct 2013 3:18 pm

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Circle Line

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North East Line

Why didnt they just fit them the same on the Circle line!!!
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Post by nakatago » Thu, 31 Oct 2013 6:13 pm

Barnsley wrote:
North East Line

Why didnt they just fit them the same on the Circle line!!!
I never understood why Singapore acts as if there were no tall people in the country. I've seen seats on buses where an average Singaporean had to sit sideways simply because of not enough leg room.
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Post by iloverice » Thu, 31 Oct 2013 6:37 pm

the lynx wrote:
iloverice wrote:Even before they installed the hanging hand grips (not sure how to call it) I already feel that I have to prepared a helmet, now even worst, the bar right in front of my eyes. :???:
guess, no more high heels for me if i want to take the train.
I envy your height... :P
:lol: Try to go shopping for a top/dress/skirt with my height, in Singapore it's a pain, oh also shoes... I don't have enough budget to go for high-end brand (some brands from the West apparently "shrink" when they arrived in Singapore). :cry:

And now with the "hazards" on the public transport...gosh ... I better prepare my chinese herbs potion for anti bruises :D

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Post by nakatago » Thu, 31 Oct 2013 7:03 pm

iloverice wrote: I better prepare my chinese herbs potion for anti bruises :D
Or, you know, keep your eyes up and duck. :P

Surely, you have better spatial awareness than the local wildlife.

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Post by iloverice » Thu, 31 Oct 2013 7:10 pm

nakatago wrote:
iloverice wrote: I better prepare my chinese herbs potion for anti bruises :D
Or, you know, keep your eyes up and duck. :P

Surely, you have better spatial awareness than the local wildlife.
Yeah, so far the hazard as on Barnsley's post not yet hit my forehead, keep alert once I step in the train or bus. :lol:
I just worry someday in one fine day someone with "special item" on their hand will shove me and voila - a lump on my forehead.

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Post by Barnsley » Thu, 31 Oct 2013 8:08 pm

nakatago wrote:
Barnsley wrote:
North East Line

Why didnt they just fit them the same on the Circle line!!!
I never understood why Singapore acts as if there were no tall people in the country. I've seen seats on buses where an average Singaporean had to sit sideways simply because of not enough leg room.
The bus thing is a pain in the knees!!!

I am not the tallest but not many seats are in my comfort zone , thats why I mainly stand unless the bus is empty
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Post by ecureilx » Thu, 31 Oct 2013 8:35 pm

the new bars are an attempt by SG govt to tell people to "MOVE IN .. " ..

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