17 Dec '11, 10am

LTA orders full train line inspection, will delay service #Singapore

Train service on the North South East West Line (NSEWL) will start at 10am on Sunday, 18 December, instead of 5:30am to allow for a full inspection of tracks and trains on Saturday evening, the Land Transport Authority announced. The move follows three train disruptions this week which have sparked public outrage. The latest two disruptions were on the North-South line while the earlier one was on the Circle Line. In a press statemen t, LTA said that it has directed transport operator SMRT to conduct a full inspection of the tracks and trains after end of revenue service on Saturday night "to determine if any obvious impairment are visible arising from the two incidents resulting in train service disruptions on Thursday and Saturday." LTA said initial investigations point to misalignment between the train track and "collector shoes" causing a fault in the power rail. The g...

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NS-EW Line train service may be delayed

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