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SMRT fined a record S$5.4m for July train breakdown

LTA says maintenance lapses caused the disruption, and SMRT is "fully responsible"

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The crowd at City Hall MRT station during the disruption on July 7, 2015. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has fined SMRT Corp S$5.4 million - the largest penalty so far - for the massive breakdown of its North-South and East-West lines on July 7.

Singapore

THE Land Transport Authority (LTA) has fined SMRT Corp S$5.4 million - the largest penalty so far - for the massive breakdown of its North-South and East-West lines on July 7.

The transport regulator has concluded that the disruption, which affected 413,000 commuters, was

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