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Public inquiry to look into MRT disruptions: PM Lee: Source: CNA SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has o...

Public inquiry to look into MRT disruptions: PM Lee December 18, 2011 by admin Filed under: Media articles Source: CNA SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has ordered a public inquiry, after trains on the North-South Line broke down on Saturday morning – the third MRT disruption in four days. Speaking to reporters on Saturday afternoon, Mr Lee said the committee of inquiry will be similar to that formed after the Nicoll Highway collapse in 20 April 2004. More immediately, a thorough check of the rail system will begin on Saturday after, after the train services end. Train services on the North-South and East-West Lines will be delayed on Sunday, and will begin only at 10am, after checks are complete. The consecutive breakdowns concerned the prime minister so much that he has cut short his vacation to attend to the matter. Mr Lee said: β€œIt will be a public inquiry, th...

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