Commuters who exit MRT stations to transfer from one line to another will soon not have to pay a second boarding charge.
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Cheaper fares for off-peak public transport commuters could become a permanent feature.
Overtures to appease public must be coupled with steps to ensure flooding does not recur.
Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan had strong words for SMRT, saying that it “has failed us”. SMRT’s chairman Seah Moon Ming and chief executive Desmond Kuek said the culture of the company needs to change.
The SMRT maintenance team, which failed to properly maintain a flood-prevention system at Bishan MRT station, will have their bonuses cut, SMRT chairman Seah Moon Ming said on Monday (Oct 16).
Downtown Line’s final stage will pass through places that have never been served by MRT.
Downtown Line stations have barrier-free access, more intuitive maps and more open spaces to benefit commuters.
A senior officer of SMRT Trains was fined $55,000 on Friday (Sept 29) for failing to take necessary measures to ensure the safety of its employees over a fatal track accident near Pasir Ris MRT station in March 2016.
SMRT studying ways to beef up system after faulty switch led to tunnel flooding.
Last Saturday’s massive rail disruption caused by a torrential downpour is yet another reminder of how crucial it is for Singapore to prepare itself for climate change.