17 Dec '11, 5am

MRT system has some \\"instability\\", says Transport Minister

SINGAPORE: In response to questions on concerns over the MRT system's reliability, Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew on Saturday said there is some instability in the system. Mr Lui, who was at several stations on Saturday morning, told reporters at Newton station that he is still talking to engineers to get an assessment of how extensive the problem is. He again stressed that SMRT will need to do "complete health checks" of all the trains and make sure that this won't happen again. But he can't tell how long this will take. SMRT believes the cause of Saturday's breakdown is similar to the problem that disrupted service on the North-South Line on Thursday night. Its senior vice-president of Communications and Services, Mr Goh Chee Kong said this in an interview with Channel NewsAsia at about 1.00 pm. Mr Goh said one train is still being hauled back to Ang Mo Kio station and ...

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