Tag Archives: Defective Trains

LTA REBUKES MEDIA REPORTS, CLAIMS TRAIN DEFECTS DO NOT AFFECT SAFETY & PERFORMANCE

The Land Transport Authority has been working closely with train manufacturer, Kawasaki Heavy Industries & CSR Sifang, on defects that were found on trains purchased under C151A. These defects, found on the train body, are not safety-critical and do not affect the train’s systems or performance. The train manufacturer will be required to make good the defects as part of their warranty.

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SDP: WERE SPATE OF MRT BREAKDOWNS CAUSED BY DEFECTIVE PRC-MADE TRAINS?

Our train system has been plagued by breakdowns and malfunctions in recent years due to mechanical and electrical problems. There were even occasions when the trains have broken down in the middle of the track and passengers have had to walk back to the stations, endangering their safety. The question on the people's minds is: Were these problems caused by the defective Chinese-made trains?

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