19 Dec '11, 2am

Opposition parties express concern over #SMRT train breakdowns

Opposition parties express concern over #SMRT train breakdowns

Singapore's opposition parties have expressed concern over the recent MRT breakdowns. In statements at the weekend, both the Workers' Party (WP) and Singapore People's Party (SPP) asked if the train disruptions reflected deeper structural problems in the 24-year-old MRT system. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN By Cai Haoxiang Singapore's opposition parties have expressed concern over the recent MRT breakdowns. In statements at the weekend, both the Workers' Party (WP) and Singapore People's Party (SPP) asked if the train disruptions reflected deeper structural problems in the 24-year-old MRT system. They were also concerned that the lack of preparedness for the breakdowns bode ill for the management of worse crises like a terrorist attack or a train collision. The WP, which has called for public transport to be nationalised in two past general elections, asked in a statement o...

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