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World's Most Crowded Subways

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Prepare to jostle with millions of tourists and locals when you head underground in these big cities.

No. 14 Singapore

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Annual Ridership: 794 million

Singapore Mass Rapid Transit is notably energy efficient, with escalators that stop moving when not in use—reducing energy consumption by 20 percent—and technology that recovers energy from braking. The attractive Changi Airport station connects two terminals and links to the Singapore Expo, the largest local convention center. It features tall glass atriums that allow sunlight to infiltrate the lower levels.

Source: World Metro Database, 2011

World's Most Crowded Subways

No. 14 Singapore

Annual Ridership: 794 million

Singapore Mass Rapid Transit is notably energy efficient, with escalators that stop moving when not in use—reducing energy consumption by 20 percent—and technology that recovers energy from braking. The attractive Changi Airport station connects two terminals and links to the Singapore Expo, the largest local convention center. It features tall glass atriums that allow sunlight to infiltrate the lower levels.

Source: World Metro Database, 2011

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