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Train operators must tell commuters of any delays exceeding 10 minutes through train and station announcements as well as via mainstream and social media, said the Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Thursday (Nov 30).
Like the New York City subway, Singapore’s MRT system was derailed after years of bad decisions. It has been getting back painfully on track.
SMRT said it would not have been able to complete the change out of all the power rails and 188,000 sleepers if staff count had indeed been cut.
Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan proved last Tuesday that he is a master communicator, but needs his transport bureaucracy to do the same on a daily and weekly basis, so the message gets out.
Commuters were affected by two separate faults on the Circle Line and East-West Line during morning rush hour on Wednesday (Nov 15).
More engineering hours are needed to allow for ageing rail assets to be quickly upgraded, said Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan.
Khaw rebukes staff who failed in their duties, says they “brought disrepute” to other transport workers.
SMRT halted train services from 11.15pm until the end of service after a series of train faults last Friday (Nov 10) night.
Train commuters grappled with delays and crowded platforms on the North-South Line (NSL) on the morning of 9 November due to a train fault.