18 Dec '11, 10am

#SMRT 61 Rail defects. 13 defective trains. What have they been doing all this time?

SINGAPORE - MRT trains will now run slower along certain stretches - mostly in the city area - and the frequency will be reduced, as the authorities take steps to prevent more disruptions. At a press conference today, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said it has directed SMRT to apply a temporary speed restriction of 40kph at the affected stretches and to monitor the train vibration in these areas. The slower speeds will translate to an additional travelling time of about five minutes for a train ride from one end to the other on the North South Line and East West line. For morning commuters, the waiting times for the trains will also go up by about 10 per cent - as a result of the removal from service of damaged trains. Staff from the LTA and SMRT have conducted an overnight inspection. The inspection team found several instances of dislodged "claws" that secure the thi...

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todayonline.com 18 Dec '11, 9am

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todayonline.com 19 Dec '11, 1am

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channelnewsasia.com 19 Dec '11, 2am

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MRT trains delayed again: commuters

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channelnewsasia.com 19 Dec '11, 11am

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Trains to slow down at city centre #Singapore

Trains to slow down at city centre #Singapore

sg.news.yahoo.com 18 Dec '11, 5pm

Trains will slow down when passing Singapore's city centre after a team of engineers found that equipment securing a rail ...

Trains on N-S line slow, stalling #Singapore

sg.news.yahoo.com 19 Dec '11, 4am

Southbound trains on the North-South Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line were slow and stalling at times on Monday morning amid ...

MRT breakdown: Dislodged rail claws found by SM...

straitstimes.com 18 Dec '11, 9am

Parts of the casing for the third rail as well as the rail itself were damaged between City Hall and Dhoby Ghaut stations ...

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straitstimes.com 20 Dec '11, 1am

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todayonline.com 20 Dec '11, 2am

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sg.news.yahoo.com 22 Dec '11, 8am

(SMRT) says that a train fault on its North-South Line on Thursday morning that caused service delays was an isolated one ...

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LTA, SMRT to consider raising speed limit of tr...

todayonline.com 21 Dec '11, 11am

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