30 Nov '17, 11pm

The strain of taking the train: Changing commuter habits

SINGAPORE: Delays on Singapore's train network have become frequent enough for some commuters to change their routines to accommodate them. On Thursday (Nov 30), passengers reported delays at Raffles Place station because of a train fault. This was the latest in a series of problems over the past couple of months. However, such incidents are no longer a problem for tax practitioner Paul Lee, who took the MRT to his workplace on Orchard Road for about nine years, but then switched to travelling by bus. Mr Lee, who lives in Serangoon, said that he decided to switch after finding the trains a bit too unpredictable. He said that he was given a warning by his employer after delays caused him to be late to work six times in three years. Before he stopped taking the MRT, he tried taking a different route by train, he said. But this did not help. The final straw for him was a dela...

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