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Cause of rail disruption eludes operator, regulator

No anomalies found and no reason to suspect sabotage, says LTA chief; more time needed, says SMRT CEO

Desmond Kuek Group CEO SMRT (right) and Chew Men Leong, Chief Executive of LTA giving press conference.


THE cause of Tuesday night's rail breakdown - the first time both the North-South and East-West Lines went on the blink together - is still unknown, although train services went back to running on normal schedules, at full speed and at normal peak-hour intervals on Wednesday.