22 Dec '11, 3am

In 2010 Minister for Law K Shanmugam said that the SMRT was a private entity and onus is on the company - not the...

In 2010 Minister for Law K Shanmugam said that the SMRT was a private entity and onus is on the company - not the...

said that the SMRT was a private entity and onus is on the company - not the government - to ensure that their premises are safe and secure. The Minister was responding to criticisms that the PAP Government had not done a proper job in ensuring adequate security in the MRT system after a Swiss national had broken into a train depot and painted graffiti on one of the carriages. He said: "When it comes to private sector organisations, like the SMRT depot, it has been gazetted as a protected place, but the actual security of the premises is within the control of the company, as it should be, and SMRT has accepted that its responsibility is to provide for the security." Fast forward to 2011. Following the series of breakdowns in train services over the last several days, Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew has effectively assumed control of the SMRT recovery process. This is waht ...

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