29 Dec '11, 1am

LTA gives details of what it will focus on in their investigation of #SMRT train breakdowns

LTA gives details of what it will focus on in their investigation of #SMRT train breakdowns

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Wednesday released more details on what it will focus on when investigating the recent spate of train breakdowns. -- ST PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM By Maria Almenoar, Transport Correspondent & Royston Sim THE Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Wednesday released more details on what it will focus on when investigating the recent spate of train breakdowns. An LTA spokesman told The Straits Times that it will set out the facts and chronology of the disruptions, determine why the faults happened, and recommend ways to prevent them from recurring or to reduce the impact of similar incidents. It will also look at whether the way operator SMRT responded to the emergency was adequate, and recommend improvements. Mr Colin Lim, group director of LTA's vehicle and transit licensing division, will head the investigation team, which will comprise officers...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/The-Big-Story/The-Big-Story-3...

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