18 Dec '11, 5am

#SMRT #delays: We should appreciate the work of the #shuttle bus captains

#SMRT #delays: We should appreciate the work of the #shuttle bus captains

feels we should give a round of applause for those behind the steering wheel -- the drivers who were called back to operate the SMRT shuttle bus services. Wrote the STOMPer: "Amid the recent SMRT saga that took place on the tracks, the real 'victims' are those behind the steering wheels. "I can only sympathise for the hundreds of 'mobilised' drivers that have to do their parallel shuttling services from the respective MRT stations with unfamiliar routes and facing frustrated commuters. "I wonder if they manage to have their fair share of rest. "Took my routine bus ride on a Sunday afternoon. Hopped on bus 187 from Jurong East Ave 1, the driver seemed pretty distracted. "The 1st tell-tale sign was that he alighted a passenger at a taxi stand along Jurong West Ave 1 to everyone's surprise. "At 12.20pm, instead of turning left into Jurong West St 52, he went straight and took...

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