Tag Archives: SBS Transit

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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PUBLIC TOILETS IN MRT STATIONS – PROFITEERING IN ACTON?

Because if a commuter were to travel from Novena to Orchard MRT for instance (which are 2 stations apart) one would need to pay between $0.70-$0.80/$0.90. But if one has to urgently use the toilet at Newton Station and taps back in to continue his/her journey to Orchard his/her fare would add up to an estimated cost of $1.40. In short SMRT would be making on average a minimum of 50% profit on the commuter just for using the toilet. And even if one manages to beat the 15 mins grace period to tap in to the Blue line to continue the journey to Orchard, it would mean a circular route will have to be used which would lead to travel fares of at least $1 or more, again a minimum of $0.30 profit by SBS/SMRT just for using the toilet.

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MRT STAFF DID NOT HELP MY 3 YR OLD NEPHEW WHO GOT HURT BY THE GANTRY!

A reader complained about MRT staff at Hougang station who did not help her 3 year old nephew when he got hurt from the closing gantry. "This kind of service standard is totally unacceptable. No matter what they were doing at that point in time, after they were informed, shouldn't they just come out to check on a child who could possibly be injured when the gates closed on him unexpectedly? They were given enough response time but they did nothing".

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LTA: STRAITS TIMES FALSELY REPORTED ABOUT LRT COLLISION AT SENGKANG

Orh hor, the Straits Times anyhow report that two LRTs collided at Sengkang! In its clarification today, the Land Transport Authority explained that ST's article was "erroneous" and "misleading" as there was no collision on the LRT line. It said the two LRTs were actually coupled and travelling as one train when it suddenly stalled, causing passengers to lose their balance. LTA believed people may have gotten the wrong impression that the trailing train-car collided with the one in front. It assured the public that all passengers were alright as the staff manually drove them to another station safely.

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