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ROOT CAUSE OF MRT GLITCH FOUND, SOLUTION NOT FOUND

However, despite the discovery of "root causes" and imminent software patching work, Mr Lee made no commitment on when the new signalling system would settle down. LTA had said that it would take up to six months, or by November for the signalling system to be tweaked. So, despite SMRT happily announcing the discovery of the root cause of the problems, the solution is still far from being reached. Expect more delays.

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MRT DELAYS THING OF THE PAST? MRT LINES GETS NEW SIGNALLING SYSTEM AND SLEEPER REPLACEMENT

Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan just officiated on the completion of the replacement of the MRT sleeper replacement programme. This is for the East West Line and the North South Line. The project, which involved replacing timber track sleepers with hardier, concrete ones, started in August 2013 and was completed in December last year. Minister must be happy, his project finally completed. The LTA also took the opportunity to announce that they will implement a new signalling system on the North-South Line progressively from March this year. This will ensure trains run at faster intervals. Could this be the solutions to packed MRT trains during peak hours? So, will we see any more teething problems on our old and creaking MRT lines? If not wrong, the newer MRT lines which are not supposed to be creaking also have many many problems. Delay due to MRT is almost a normal thing now.

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