20 Aug '11, 4am

Vandalised train: Transport Ministry asks SMRT for full account

Vandalised train: Transport Ministry asks SMRT for full account

Train operator SMRT has to take immediate action to fill up any security gaps, said Mrs Josephine Teo, Minister of State for Transport on Saturday. -- PHOTO: ST RAZOR TV By Royston Sim Train operator SMRT has to take immediate action to fill up any security gaps, said Mrs Josephine Teo, Minister of State for Transport on Saturday. The Transport Ministry has asked SMRT to give a full account of the incident to police and the Land Transport Authority, she added. It was the Transport Ministry's first comments since an SMRT train parked at Bishan Depot was found vandalised on Wednesday morning. Speaking on the sidelines of a Circle Line emergency preparedness exercise at Buona Vista MRT station, Mrs Teo said: 'Our message to SMRT is please take security very seriously. Don't leave things to chance.'

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