21 Dec '11, 4am

Peak-hour SMRT trains operating at close to pre-breakdown level: Lui Tuck Yew

The intervals between trains were 'largely satisfactory' at about two to three minutes, said Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO By Royston Sim Train service on the North-South Line was running smoothly on Wednesday morning, said Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew in a Facebook post. In a post on his Facebook page on Wednesday morning, Mr Lui said he was at Sembawang, Yishun and Bishan stations between 7.40am to 9.25am. He observed that in general most commuters could get onboard the first train. The intervals between trains were 'largely satisfactory' at about two to three minutes, he said, apart from a stretch between 8.15am to 8.30am at Yishun when trains came at about four minute intervals. Mr Lui said SMRT has worked hard to fix the damages to 13 trains, and 11 of those 13 have been repaired as of this morning. 'Hence, they are now able to operate t...

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