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SBS Installs New CCTV To Catch People Who Never Wear Mask

Yesterday, SBS Transit announced on their Facebook page that they have installed a new surveillance technology at 5 MRT stations (Chinatown, Outram, Dhoby Ghaut, Serangoon, Little India). The technology can catch those who never wear mask. Do they expect that mask wearing is here to stay? If not, how long …

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Student Found Standing On MRT Tracks At Yio Chu Kang Station

Earlier today at about 1:55PM, train services between Ang Mo Kio and Yishun were halted because a student was found on the train tracks. Commuters at Yio Chu Kang MRT Station activated the emergency stop plunger upon seeing the girl. According to a Facebook post by SMRT, the police escorted …

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Covid19: Staff of Bedok Reservoir Pre-School Asked to Go to Khatib MRT Pick-Up Point for Swab Test

A pre-school in Bedok Reservoir has registered its staff for a slot at Khatib MRT to be picked up for swab test. This is strange as there is a pick-up point at Tampines West which is much nearer to where most of the staff are staying. It takes 1.5 hours to travel from Bedok to Khatib by MRT. During this covid-19 situation, doesn't it make sense to shorten travel distance to minimise risk of exposure to viruses?

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POLICE ARRESTS MAN FOR LEAVING BAG UNATTENDED AT MRT STATION

Yet another case of a stupid man leaving his bag unattended in a public place. This time, it happened on Wednesday at Admiralty MRT Station, where the 34 year old man left his luggage bag unattended, while he went to make a purchase at a convenience store. According to police reports, they were alerted to the case at 8:45am, where they found the unattended luggage bag at the MRT bicycle bay. The luggage bag contained personal items like clothing, medication and toiletries. The police officers at the scene traced the owner of the luggage bag and arrested him at the station. Police are still investigating the case.

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WATER LEAKAGE CAUSE OF DTL GLITCH, IS IT DANGEROUS?

It is concerning that the cause of the faulty platform screen door at the Botanic Gardens MRT Station was caused by a water leakage. Investigations by the SBS Transit had found that water seepage had damaged the electrical components of a screen door at the Botanic Gardens Station. The leak was apparently caused by natural groundwater seeping in from a space above the screen door - believed to be the tunnel ceiling. The leak has since been repaired. SBS Transit confirmed that they had filled it filled with a polyurethane chemical to prevent water from getting through again. Checks were also done at all North East Lines and Downtown Lines station, and it was found that minor water seepage was present at two doors at the Downtown Line's King Albert Park station.

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NETIZEN: LTA SHOULD HAVE WATER POINTS FOR US TO DRINK IN MRT STATIONS

Yes, it is an offence to drink on MRT train according to Rail Transist System regulation. But there are people who are sick and suffer from sore throat who needs to be constantly hydrated while on their way home to rest. The reason for the ban is to avoid inconvenience or injury to other passengers caused by spills. If the person drinking did not cause any spills, is there a reason to kick up a fuss? If such a ban is to be enforced, the LTA should provide a water point inside every station so that a thirsty passenger can drink without exiting the station midway through an arduous train journey. Then any spills should be limited to a small corner inside the train station where consumption is allowed.

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RAT SPOTTED AT EATERY IN ANG MO KIO, NOT THE FIRST TIME IT HAPPENED

Rat alert at Ang Mo Kio station! Our reader sighted a rat scurrying around in an eatery inside the MRT station and said it is not the first time this happened. He said NEA was already aware of a similar problem last year and tried taking precautions. However, the problem has obviously not improved. He was concerned that the problem will only worsen, like how the rats may chew on MRT cables or cause other hygiene issues, and hope for authorities to take action. Do you think the problem will be resolved quickly? Next time rats cause train disruption then how?

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MAN THROWS HIMSELF ON WOMAN @ JURONG EAST & GROPE HER BREASTS

A local Indian woman became the victim of a dirty molest trick on Thursday evening after she was groped by an Indian male while alighting from the MRT at Jurong East MRT platform. According to the netizen, the incident took place at about 7.10PM after she alighted from the East-West MRT line at Jurong East. She was walking over to the North-South MRT line platform when she almost knocked into a man, who had abruptly stopped in the middle of the path of the already congested walkway.

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PUB TAKING ACTION AGAINST CONTRACTOR FOR CAUSING THOMSON FLOOD

National water agency, PUB, will be taking action against the contractor of the MRT station construction site, Sato Kogyo, for causing the flash floods that hit Upper Thomson Road on Christmas Eve. According to the reports, an investigation taken by the PUB indicated that the construction of the nearby Upper Thomson MRT Station had affected the public drainage system, which in turn caused the flood to happen. A temporary diversion drain constructed by the company within the worksite was found to be undersized. PUB was also not informed of the temporary drainage system. PUB had ordered the contractor to carry out rectification works immediately Can businesses that suffer losses due to the floods claim against the contractor too?

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