17 Aug '11, 12pm

SMRT train found vandalised, second incident in two years

An SMRT train was found vandalised on Wednesday morning, in the second such incident in two years. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN By Royston Sim An SMRT train was found vandalised on Wednesday morning, in the second such incident in two years. In a statement, operator SMRT said a train officer discovered graffiti on a northbound train and it was pulled out of service. Initial investigations indicate a breach in the fence at Bishan Depot where the train was parked. SMRT said the breach occurred at a location where upgrading works to the security measures were being scheduled. It added in a statement on Wednesday night: 'We are very concerned that despite stepped-up patrolling of the perimeter of our depots, this incident took place.'

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