18 Dec '11, 12pm

SMRT values its property over the well-being of commuters?

SMRT values its property over the well-being of commuters?

Does SMRT value its property over the well-being of commuters? December 18, 2011 by admin Filed under: Current Affairs and Politics Written by Ng E-Jay 18 December 2011 Does SMRT value its property over the well-being of its commuters? That is the impression I got when reading media reports about Thursday’s major breakdown along the North-South MRT line. Firstly, SMRT has stated that emergency ventilation and lighting should have come on when power supply to the train was cut off. The reality however, as reported by the mainstream media, is that commuters were left gasping for air inside the train carriages, which were plunged into darkness. So what has happened here? Why were the emergency systems not in operation? The health and safety of commuters was evidently jeopardized. The Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS), according to SMRT, is supposed to last at least 45 minutes,...

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