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Train more reliable, says Khaw, echoing LTA’s 2016 claims; few are impressed

Train more reliable, says Khaw, echoing LTA’s 2016 claims; few are impressed

The claim by Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan on Thursday that the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system’s “reliability has improved by three times” has been met with incredulity. Many are questioning if his assertion is true, or whether the calculation used to make the claim […]

6 years of SMRT train breakdowns, and no end in sight

6 years of SMRT train breakdowns, and no end in sight

[Headline photo from TODAY] In December 2011, Singaporeans experienced the biggest breakdowns of the trains since the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system became operational in 1987. That month, two outages happened within three days of each other on the North-South Line. Later, a Committee of […]

New SMRT displays have serious design flaws, says visual designer

New SMRT displays have serious design flaws, says visual designer

[Headline photo: Straits Times] “[The] actual execution of the display was so bad it makes for a perfect case study of how bad design can destroy a great idea,” says Visual Designer Teo Yu Siang of the new SMRT LCD displays in its new trains. […]

It is shameful & disgusting, Mothership

It is shameful & disgusting, Mothership

In a blog post on its website, Mothership reports a man molesting a girl on the MRT train. It even linked the report to the video taken by one Winna Chin. “A bespectacled man on the MRT train travelling along the East-West line was caught […]