Tag Archives: SMRT CEO

THE FAULT LIES IN TRAIN OWNERSHIP AND NOT TUCK YEW

As someone who takes the public transport daily, I can feel the improvements that Lui Tuck Yew has tried to make to the transport system. The higher frequency of trains and buses and distance based fares where commuters do not have to pay the penalty for multiple transfers. Unfortunately, he inherited a rotting apple from his predecessors such as Raymond Lim and Yeo Cheow Tong, both of whom are known to be just happy taking their million dollar salary and virtually doing nothing.

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SMRT CEO: WE CAN’T DETECT EVERY FLAW IN THE SYSTEM

In the wake of the largest MRT breakdown in Singapore's history, SMRT's highest paid CEO Desmond Kuek is still giving excuses for the MRT's poor performance. He says that even if SMRT stepped up its maintenance, it would not be able to catch every potential flaw.

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NETIZENS CALL ON LUI TUCK YEW AND DESMOND KUEK TO RESIGN

In the wake of the massive MRT breakdown along the North-South (NS Line) and East-West (EW Line) MRT lines, netizens have taken to Lui Tuck Yew and SMRT Corporation's Facebook pages to vent their anger at being trapped outside for hours with no means of transport to get them home.

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THANKS TO SMRT, MY UBER RIDE HOME COST ME OVER $100

Have you ever travelled home in Singapore this expensive? Only when you are desperate to get home while the country's main train lines are down during the peak hour, the free buses are no where in sight, the public buses are packed to the neck, and the taxi queues are as long as buying Hello Kitty, that you'll have no choice but to book a taxi. Then again, using the Grab Taxi app failed as there was no available taxis so i had to use Uber.

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COMMUTERS EXPERIENCE MOTHER OF ALL MRT BREAKDOWNS DURING EVENING RUSH HOUR

SMRT CEO Desmond Kuek's worst nightmare has just come to pass: A massive island-wide MRT disruption has taken place along the North-South (NS Line) and East-West (EW Line) MRT lines during evening rush hour today. Netizens have flooded in with angry complaints and reports about their experiences of being stuck in unpowered, dark MRT cabins for close to 30 minutes or having to endure long, snaking queues outside of the MRT stations along the NSEW lines.

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