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LTA: The first batch of US-made trains also had cracks
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

LTA (Land Transport Authority) said that the entire first batch of US-made trains which arrived here in 1999 also had cracks due to “normal wear and tear”, and 12 of them had been fixed here in Singapore. LTA had earlier confessed in its press Read More

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LTA: Trains on North-South and East-West Lines safe for service
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has issued a press release on Wednesday evening to address some of the issues relating to the 26 North-South and East-West Lines (NSEWL) trains that had defects found on them, emphasizing that the trains on NSEWL are safe for service. Read More

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Cause of mass train disruption identified, could have been prevented
By Ariffin Sha Published on by Ariffin Sha 0

SMRT Pte Ltd and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) has identified the massive train disruption that occurred last month on 7 July to be caused by a water leak into weakened electrical systems. The disruption crippled both the North South Lines and the Read More

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Spare the rod and spoil the child – LTA and the recent MRT breakdown
By DollarandSense Published on by DollarandSense 0

It has been two weeks since the most severe MRT breakdown in Singapore’s rail history. A total of 55 stations in the North-South and East-West line were affected during peak period, leaving hundreds of thousands of commuters stranded and facing difficulties in getting Read More

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SMRT advises commuters to make alternative travel plan on Wednesday morning
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

On Tuesday evening, 58 stations were put out of service due to power trips along the entire North-South and East-West Lines, affecting the trip back home for many commuters as the disruption took place during the evening rush hour. Free shuttle buses along with free Read More

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Sengkang LRT trains stuck on tracks due to power fault
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 9

By Failrail.sg On Friday, more than one train stuck due to power fault at Sengkang LRT West Loop (8 May). According to hear-say from local residents, passengers were detrained from the train which was stuck on the tracks. There was also a mention Read More

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LTA: Summons should have been issued to illegally parked cars
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 4

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:49 pm The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has concluded through its investigations that the cars parked illegally outside of Siglap South Community Center should have been issued with summons as the community centre did not apply for special parking Read More

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ERP rate increase for 3 gantries along AYE
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 5

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) will be revising the Electronic Road Pricing rates for three ERP gantries along Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) from 2 February onwards. All three gantries will now charge $1.00 for the period between 9.00 am to 9.30 am. Previously, the Read More

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LTA: Higher fines, more CCTVs in 2015 to deter illegal parking
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 13

By Terry Xu The Land Transport Authority (LTA) is introducing new measures to deter and reduce illegal parking by imposing higher fines for repeat offenders who park illegally. LTA said in its media release that about half of all illegal parking traffic notices Read More

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Why is the SSA standard lowered for transport operators?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 1

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:50 pmBy Dayan, Failrail.sg Interestingly, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) uses different measures of train service availability for the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) and Light Rail Transit (LRT) transportation system, even though both fall under the Rapid Transit Read More

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