21 Dec '11, 3pm

No defects found on MRT lines, SMRT to run trials

No defects found on MRT lines, SMRT to run trials

SMRT has found no further visible impairments on the track in its daily inspections, and is working to restore the operation of the North-South and East-West lines back to normal. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN By Royston Sim SMRT has found no further visible impairments on the track in its daily inspections, and is working to restore the operation of the North-South and East-West lines back to normal. In a statement, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said trains have been running smoothly on both lines. The rail system has stabilised and SMRT is actively looking into raising the temporary speed limit at certain sections of the track to above 40kmh. Related Links SMRT's update on North-South East-West lines SMRT will conduct trial runs of trains on the floating slab tracks at different speeds over the next few days after revenue service ends. Depending on trial results, the...

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