17 Dec '11, 2am

Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew says he is disappointed with #SMRT.

Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew says he is disappointed with #SMRT.

AsiaOne Saturday, Dec 17, 2011 Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew expressed his disappointment on Friday with how SMRT handled Thursday's massive breakdown of the North-South line, saying that it is an 'extremely serious disruption that comprised commuters' safety.' Speaking to reporters at Changi Airport after cutting short a work trip to Cambodia, he made clear that he wanted no effort spared in getting to the bottom of what has been called the worst MRT shutdown in 24 years. "I don't see this as a typical service lapse. This is a very, very serious disruption and better take heed, learn the lessons improve on the systems. RELATED STORIES SMRT CEO apologises, will consider resigning if necessary Second train disruption in two days draws ire SMRT explains reason for train disruption "Therefore, I've told SMRT chairman Koh Yong Guan when I spoke to him that I hold the board a...

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