19 Dec '11, 1am

It was just a 'common sense thing to do', says man who smashed #SMRT train window

Mr C.W. Teh smashed a window in the cabin to let in more air nearly 40 minutes after his train stalled. -- PHOTO: NURUL AINA By Lim Yan Liang When the cabin lights of the train he was on began flickering last Thursday, Mr C.W. Teh quipped to his wife that SMRT was 'importing the London Tube experience' here. 'In hindsight, perhaps that was a warning sign we should have taken note of,' he said. Trains in London tend to lose power momentarily when they cross a junction or a neutral section without electrical contact because of the way they are built. But last Thursday's loss of light in his cabin was not an engineering design, and the 31-year-old assistant manager in a marine insurance firm was to find himself in a less than jocular moment half an hour later. Mr Teh is the man who smashed a window in the cabin to let in more air nearly 40 minutes after his train stalled. Pho...

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