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November 9, 2017 2:00 AM Commuters report delays on NSL

SINGAPORE — Commuters reported delays at various sections of the ageing North-South Line (NSL) on Thursday (Nov 9) morning, even though the SMRT has yet to make any official announcement regarding track or train faults. Marketing communications executive Charlene Liu told TODAY that she was on her way to work when an announcement was made for commuters 17

October 31, 2017 9:01 PM Maintenance team signed off on work not done: SMRT

Staff in charge of pump system that failed may have falsified records Train operator SMRT has found that the team responsible for maintaining a pump system that malfunctioned may have falsified documents by signing off on work that they had not done. It is suspected that such falsification of quarterly maintenance records could stretch all the way back to December 11

October 31, 2017 9:01 PM SMRT must take tough action, say observers

The fact that work neglect went undetected for a year 'suggests problem is deep-seated' If SMRT personnel did, indeed, falsify maintenance records, then tough action should be taken against them, observers said. The lapse resulted in flooding that led to a 20-hour breakdown of the North-South Line last month. The rail operator revealed yesterday that though 4

October 31, 2017 9:00 PM ST forum writers seek more space to air views

Forum page serves to reflect views across a range of positions: ST editor Is The Straits Times averse to publishing Forum letters that are critical of the Government or government policies? How are Forum letters selected for publication? Why should people continue to pay for newspaper content? Questions like these dominated a lively question-and-answer 2

October 31, 2017 3:22 PM Negligence by SMRT crew tantamount to criminal offence, analyst says

SINGAPORE — The negligence of the SMRT crew responsible for the maintenance of a water pump system borders on a criminal offence, Dr Park Byung Joon said. The urban transport expert from the Singapore University of Social Sciences was commenting on the preliminary findings of rail operator SMRT’s internal investigation into the flooding of MRT train 4

October 31, 2017 11:00 AM SMRT flooding incident: Maintenance team signed off on work that was not done; staff suspended

SINGAPORE - Preliminary investigations by train operator SMRT have found that a maintenance team in charge of a pump system, which eventually failed and caused a massive 20-hour disruption, signed off on work that they had not done. The manager and staff responsible for the maintenance of the Bishan pump system have been suspended and are assisting in investigations 3

October 31, 2017 10:56 AM MRT tunnel flooding: Pump maintenance work not carried out on 3 occasions

SINGAPORE: Maintenance works for the Bishan portal sump pump system were not properly carried out since December last year, SMRT investigations into a train tunnel flooding incident have found. Preliminary investigations show that quarterly maintenance works for Dec 2016, March and June this year were not conducted as prescribed in SMRT's manual, the train 3

October 30, 2017 9:02 PM Cheaper MRT rides for pre-peak weekday travel

From Dec 29, commuters who start their journeys at any of the 157 MRT and LRT stations before 7.45am on weekdays will see their fares discounted by up to 50 cents. The Public Transport Council (PTC) announced this yesterday as part of its annual transport fare review. It also said other transport fares will not be adjusted for now. Under the new initiative 5

October 30, 2017 1:02 PM Public transport fares largely unchanged after review, 2 off-peak trials to end

SINGAPORE — Public transport fares will remain largely unchanged, the Public Transport Council (PTC) announced on Monday (Oct 30) after its latest review. The Council also announced that free morning pre-peak hour travel will cease from Dec 29. But discounts of up to 50 cents will be given to this group of commuters. The discount will apply to commuters 3

October 26, 2017 10:15 PM Train services between AMK and Bishan resume after track fault

SINGAPORE: Train services between Ang Mo Kio and Bishan MRT stations along the North-South Line have resumed following a track fault on Friday (Oct 27) morning. In the latest tweet at 7.07am, SMRT said that free regular bus services have ended. In an earlier tweet at 5.56am, SMRT had advised commuters travelling from Ang Mo Kio to Bishan MRT stations 8