Train commuters grappled with delays and crowded platforms on the North-South Line (NSL) during last Thursday’s (Nov 9) morning rush hour due to a train fault.
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Khaw says projects to replace old components on N-S and E-W lines are at the halfway mark.
SMRT investigating the teams responsible for their maintenance, says minister.
SMRT group chief executive Desmond Kuek called on staff to take the lessons from the recent tunnel flooding incident seriously, and to emerge “stronger and better”.
The proposed new off-peak fare scheme is laudable, but it remains to be seen whether the discount will be sufficient to encourage more commuters to change their travel patterns.
The new off-peak discount will apply to all stations from 29 Dec 2017.
Transport experts said the new scheme has a better chance of getting people to travel earlier than the existing free pre-peak period initiative, which is only for city area stations.
Stop the finger-pointing adversarial approach. Instead, the Government should get LTA, transport operators, commuters and the media to work together to tackle MRT problems.
Commuters travelling during the off-peak periods could see a permanent reduction in their fares in the future. However, regular fares may go up given the rising costs.
Commuters who exit MRT stations to transfer from one line to another will soon not have to pay a second boarding charge.