22 Jul '11, 2am

#MRT so packed that commuters have to wait for 3rd train before getting on

#MRT so packed that commuters have to wait for 3rd train before getting on

says she has to wait for the second to third train each day on her way work, simply because the first train is far too full to board. She asks why fares are rising when public transport services are not up to standard. Her concerns follow in the wake of a proposed fare hike of 2.8 percent by SMRT and SBS Transit, the largest increase put forward in recent years. Their proposal is currently pending review by the Public Transport Council, and results are expected in September. The STOMPer explains the situation she faces daily: "Before one can consider raising our transport fares, they should first convince us that their service is superb. Otherwise we should have a right to find another service provider. "This is Lakeside MRT today at 8.30am. Both sides of the platform are all packed and people needed to wait at least for two to three trains before they can get on board. St...

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