Rail operator makes an effort to improve services after major disruptions, collision.
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SMRT forked out about $2 million on repairs and replacements to rail equipment after a flooding incident in October 2017.
SMRT’s work culture and staff accountability in spotlight after train collision, tunnel flooding.
The Land Transport Authority’s (LTA) investigations into the 0ct 7 tunnel flooding have found that the incident was entirely preventable had train operator SMRT carried out proper maintenance.
LTA, PUB committee to assess flood protection measures for critical transport infrastructure.
Company’s earlier mojo had much to do with the fact that it was led by seasoned transport engineers.
The rail operator could also sue for damages caused by negligence, although this will be a challenging course of action, said legal experts.
The enhancements to SMRT’s travel app – called SMRT-Connect – will be rolled out in three phases, starting from next month until next September, when they are targeted to be fully launched.
Beleaguered rail operator SMRT has sacked staff members found to have falsified maintenance records pertaining to an anti-flooding system, and demoted others in the wake of unprecedented flooding incident last month.
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.