SNA - OPINION: Transport minister Lui makes shocking statement on MRT breakdowns - SDP

Singapore Democrats, 16 Dec 2011 Following the latest train breakdown last night aloing the North-South Line Transport Minister Mr Lui Tuck Yew posted this statement yesterday on his Facebook : "There have been a number of train disruptions in recent days. I do not know if these are isolated incidents or whether there are systemic and more serious underlying issues causing these breakdowns." The statement shows a disturbing inability of the minister to come to grips with reality. First, the train disruptions did not just occur in recent days. They have been happening at an astounding regularity over recent months and years. Some of the key disruptions in the last five years include: 15 Dec 2011: North-South Line between Marina South and Bishan 14 Dec 2011: Circle Line between Marymount and One-North 17 Oct 2011: North-South Line between Ang Mo Kio and Bishan 17 Oct 2011: C...

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