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.
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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.
Seven managers, including two V-Ps, under probe; top management’s remuneration may take hit.
Pump system being improved, pay of top staff to be reviewed and Taipei experts to conduct audit.
Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan says a positive corporate culture starts from the top, putting paid to SMRT chief executive Desmond Kuek’s refrain about some workers in his company.
Khaw says projects to replace old components on N-S and E-W lines are at the halfway mark.
Embattled rail operator SMRT has called for reinforcement from the defence sector to help review its maintenance work processes in the wake of serious lapses.
SMRT investigating the teams responsible for their maintenance, says minister.