HE LAST TRAIN
A railway used to run the corridor between Tanjong Pagar and Woodlands, with one stop at Bukit Timah Station. The train crossed the truss bridge in front of the Rail Mall. On 30 June 2011, the last train travelled this rail corridor and ceased operation thereafter. The train’s number plate was 6543.
9TH MILE FUYONG ESTATE
Philanthropist Mr Lee Kong Chian developed the Fuyong estate in 1950s to provide affordable modern housing. Mr Lee named it “Fuyong “(芙蓉) after his birthplace village in China. The estate was at the “9th Mile Stone”. In early the days, Singapore had a milestone system of marking places leading to the General Post Office (present day Fullerton Building).