08 Jan '12, 5am

How safe are our trains? Doors suddenly open while #MRT is moving

How safe are our trains? Doors suddenly open while #MRT is moving

was shocked when the doors on the train he was on suddenly opened when the train was on the move. He questions the safety of our trains, especially after the recent problems with the MRT system . Said the STOMPer: "A recent trip on the circle line helped reiterate the fact that SMRT's service standards still deviate way below acceptable standards. "My friends and I were one of the first few to enter the already packed cabin, we were immediately pushed to the far end of the cabin, near the non-functioning door. "What took place next left us flabbergasted. Just as the train left the station, the non-functioning door opened (as a commuter was leaning on the door) by almost a foot, letting in a strong gust of wind and revealing much of the tunnel interior that housed the MRT tracks. "Soon after our initial shock had died down, curiosity took over and those near the door tried ...

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