21 Oct '17, 3am

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The public scolding that Singapore ’s public transport tsars handed down this week to a handful of rail maintenance workers over a large-scale breakdown is raising questions about where the buck stops in the management of the Lion City’s metro network, as rival Asian metropolises like Hong Kong and Taiwan pull ahead with superior train reliability. In a rare move, transport minister Khaw Boon Wan on Monday criticised workers in charge of anti-flood measures at the metro operator SMRT Corp, after an October 7 flood in a underground tunnel near the suburban Bishan station caused a near 20-hour disruption to parts of the rail network. It was one of Singapore’s worst ever rail breakdowns. Shinkansen: India and Japan’s silver bullet for a rising China A mechanism designed to remove stormwater from the tunnel failed to work because it was poorly maintained. Khaw said the mainten...

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