TRANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS
Ports: Port of Singapore, world's busiest port
serves more than 36,000 ships per year. Five port
specializing in different type of cargo; fifteen
wharf; extensive warehouse and oil storage facilities.
has fifteenth largest merchant fleet in world.
Railroads: Malayan Railways provides service to
Singapore. Main station in central business district and
serving Jurong Industrial Estate. Major public transport
kilometer mass rapid transit system serving 800,000
daily scheduled for completion in 1990.
Roads: 2,810 kilometers of roads in 1989, mostly
five expressways, totalling 95 kilometers, with total 141
kilometers by 1991.
Airports: Two major airports, Singapore Changi
for international flights and Seletar for charter and
flights, and three smaller fields.
Telecommunications: Excellent telecommunications
facilities. Domestic telephone system with optical fiber
26 exchanges, and 48.5 telephones per 100 residents. Two
ground stations and submarine cable connections to
Data as of December 1989