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Rail operators told to run collective train breakdown exercise

Khaw wants regular dry runs of contingency plans to be sure they work well

Mr Khaw, in his first month as custodian of the Transport ministry, also wants the top management to be present when breakdown exercises are run, so the staff don't just go through the motions.


TRANSPORT Minister Khaw Boon Wan has asked the Land Transport Authority (LTA) to conduct a collective breakdown exercise with rail operators SMRT and SBS Transit (SBST) this month, to test the contingency plans that have been enhanced since July 7, when the North-South and East-