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SBS TRANSIT: PART OF NEL TRAIN SERVICE STILL DOWN SINCE MORNING

Train services on North East Line between the Punggol and Sengkang stations are still unavailable since the disruption began around 6am this morning, said SBS Transit in a statement today (Aug 21). SBS Transit expects full service to resume this afternoon, and has deployed more than 20 engineers to conduct recovery works on track. It said the disruption was caused by the dislocation of parts supporting a power supply line, resulting in power being cut between the Punggol and Sengkang stations.

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LTA FINES SMRT $1.6 MILLION FOR 4 SERVICE DISRUPTIONS IN 2013

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) said it intends to fine train operators SMRT and SBS Transit a total of S$1.65 million for five separate incidents between October 2013 and May this year which led to disruptions in service. SMRT will incur a S$1.6 million penalty for four separate incidents on the North-South and East-West Lines, while SBS Transit will be fined S$50,000 for an incident on the North East Line (NEL), the LTA said in a statement on Monday (July 21).

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EXTENDED BUS & TRAIN SERVICES ON EVE OF HARI RAYA PUASA

SBS Transit will be extending the operating hours of its train and bus services on the eve of Hari Raya Puasa. Train services on the North East MRT Line and the Punggol and Sengkang LRT systems will run until later in the early hours of the Public Holiday, which falls on July 28 (Monday), the transport operator said. In tandem, the last bus timings of 26 services will also be extended at their respective bus interchanges.

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SBS TRANSIT TO RAISE FARES FOR NON-BASIC BUS SERVICES

SBS Transit will raise fares for its non-basic bus services from Aug 3 (Sunday), after the Public Transport Council (PTC) gave the greenlight. In a statement on Friday (July 11), SBS said its non-basic bus services - Nite Owl, Parks, Chinatown, Direct and Premium - will have their fares revised from Aug 3. Senior citizen and student concession fares for some of the services will go up as well.

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RACIST PRC SBS BUS DRIVER CHASES HEAVILY PREGNANT MALAY WOMAN OFF THE BUS

This stupid bus driver of 269 @ Ang Mo Kio bus interchange really heartless. I am 7 months pregnant alone. I am carrying a 9 months old baby, with a small bag and a light weight pram.The bus driver uncle chased me out of the bus just because I never fold the pram I was hurrying myself to board bus 269 at 12.40pm. He shouted at me in hokkien asking me to fold the pram.

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6 APRIL 2014: ADULT CARD FARES WILL INCREASE BY 4 TO 6 CENTS PER JOURNEY

With effect from April 6, 2014, adult card fares for buses and trains will increase by 4 to 6 cents per journey . Senior citizen concessionary fares will increase by 2 to 3 cents per journey, while student concessionary fares will increase by 2 cents per journey .Cash fares for train and adult bus rides will increase by 20 cents per trip , while senior citizen and student concessionary cash fares for bus rides will increase by 10 cents per trip .

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PRC SBS driver ignores man’s plea for help as he gets beaten up on bus

Kumar had asked the driver for help around four to five times throughout the journey as the man had continued threatening him to a fight, but was repeatedly ignored by the bus driver, who simply continued driving even though Kumar was standing right next to him. The man then started raining punches on Kumar suddenly.According to Kumar, he had fallen onto the floor during the fight and saw a hand phone lying on the floor. He presumed it to be the attacker’s hand phone and picked it up to hand it over to the police. He asked the bus driver if he could stop the bus at Pasir Ris Police Centre, which is along the bus route but was told the bus could only stop at designated bus stops. Kumar alighted the bus two stops later and made a police report at the Pasir Ris Police Centre before going to Changi General Hospital for treatment.

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Will Bus Service Reliability Framework Work?

Land Transport Authority ("LTA") will introduce the Bus Service Reliability Framework ("BSRF") in a two-year trial to improve en-route bus regularity, and reduce instances of bus bunching and prolonged waiting times. Twenty-two bus services, which include a mix of long and short trunk services and feeder services, have been selected for the trial.

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