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Are MRT disruptions “normal accidents”? - TODAYonline

Singapore's Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system has suffered disruptions of increasing frequency and severity in recent years. The latest one occurred on Oct 7 on the North South line, caused by the dramatic flooding of the tunnel between the Bishan and ...and more »

SMRT to form special inspection teams, hire more rail engineers - The Straits Times

To boost train reliability, SMRT will grow its ranks of rail engineers by 40 per cent in the next three years, and form special inspection teams whose key job will be to audit maintenance works. A chief maintenance officer - a new position - was also ...and more »

SMRT to hire 200 more engineers by 2020 - TODAYonline

Rail transport operator looks to boost engineer pool as train network expands. SINGAPORE — Public transport operator SMRT will increase its pool of rail engineers to 700 by 2020, up from 500 currently, in its latest move to boost rail reliability ...and more »