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Commuters give more time for MRT trips: Survey    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

11 Dec 2017

Commuters give more time for MRT trips: Survey

In a survey conducted between 30th November and 4th December, MRT commuters were found to provide themselves more buffer time when planning for journeys.

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Shorter service hours at selected stations on East-West and North-South lines    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

09 Dec 2017

Shorter service hours at selected stations on East-West and North-South lines

Shorter MRT operating hours at selected stations on the East-West and North-South lines have started yesterday, until 31st December.

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All SMRT buses will be wheelchair accessible on 17th December    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

09 Dec 2017

All SMRT buses will be wheelchair accessible on 17th December

On top of its 75 bus services that are wheelchair friendly, SMRT will be introducing 11 new wheelchair accessible bus services from 17th December.

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More paw patrols to make festive season safer    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

07 Dec 2017

More paw patrols to make festive season safer

There will be more trained dogs that will accompany police to step up checks at MRT stations and bus interchanges during this festive period.

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Pavilion Energy CEO stepping down to focus on SMRT role    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

06 Dec 2017

Pavilion Energy CEO stepping down to focus on SMRT role

Temasek Holdings unit Pavilion Energy's CEO Seah Moon Ming will be stepping down to focus more on his role as SMRT Chairman.

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MRT tunnel flooding entirely preventable, says LTA report    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

06 Dec 2017

MRT tunnel flooding entirely preventable, says LTA report

The Land Transport Authority said yesterday that the flooding of the Bishan MRT station tunnel on 7th October was 'entirely preventable'.

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PUB, LTA form committee to look into tunnel flood prevention    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

05 Dec 2017

PUB, LTA form committee to look into tunnel flood prevention

The Land Transport Authority has formed a standing committee with water agency PUB to look into the prevention of floods in tunnels.

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Ride into the Christmas season    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

05 Dec 2017

Ride into the Christmas season

Three MRT trains have been decorated for the festive season, with a 'Tropical Christmas' theme, and feature the Land Transport Authority's graciousness mascots.

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SMRT bus driver fined $2,500 for injuring 14 people through negligent driving    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

01 Dec 2017

SMRT bus driver fined $2,500 for injuring 14 people through negligent driving

A negligent SMRT bus driver who caused injury to 14 people when he failed to keep a proper lookout and hit another bus has been fined $2,500.

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Rail operators required to inform commuters of delays exceeding 10 minutes    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

30 Nov 2017

Rail operators required to inform commuters of delays exceeding 10 minutes

For delays exceeding 10 minutes, rail operators must now inform commuters through train and station announcements, as well as mainstream and social media.

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SMRT's legal options depend on staff contracts    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

29 Nov 2017

SMRT's legal options depend on staff contracts

SMRT's legal options against its employees linked to last month's MRT tunnel flooding will depend on the terms of their staff contracts.

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SMRT sacks eight over falsification of records in wake of tunnel flooding    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

28 Nov 2017

SMRT sacks eight over falsification of records in wake of tunnel flooding

SMRT has fired eight staff and taken disciplinary action against three others involved in the falsification of maintenance records for an anti-flooding system.

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Four bus services during shorter train hours    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

28 Nov 2017

Four bus services during shorter train hours

Four shuttle bus services will be made available for commuters affected by the shorter MRT station operating hours starting next month.

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LTA, SMRT to pay for extra buses as train hours are cut    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

25 Nov 2017

LTA, SMRT to pay for extra buses as train hours are cut

The Land Transport Authority said that it will share the costs of operating additional bus services due to shorter hours on the East-West Line with SMRT.

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Taxpayers to pay part of cost of additional buses deployed    |    Powered By: The Straits Times

24 Nov 2017

Taxpayers to pay part of cost of additional buses deployed

Taxpayers and rail operator SMRT will pick up the tab for additional buses rolling out to ferry commuters displaced by shorter hours on the East-West Line.

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