31 Oct '17, 12pm

Bishan MRT station pump maintenance works not conducted since Dec. 2016

Serious lapses have reportedly been uncovered following preliminary investigations by SMRT into a train tunnel flooding incident. Advertisement No maintenance for almost 10 months According to Channel News Asia on Oct. 31, maintenance works for the Bishan portal sump pump system were discovered to not have been properly carried out since December last year. Quarterly maintenance works for December 2016 and March and June 2017 were not conducted as prescribed in SMRT’s manual. However, maintenance records were still duly signed off and submitted. Moreover, the investigation revealed there were no track access approvals issued for preventive maintenance of the Bishan portal sump pumps for the maintenance dates. The pumps were also not activated on those days that the maintenance procedure had been carried out, pump records for the same dates showed. Had the maintenance work ...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2017/10/bishan-mrt-pump-maintenance...

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