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SMRT, SBST to be fined $1.1m for rail incidents

Money collected will be used to help needy families with transport fares

Disruptions: SBST's North East Line service between Woodleigh and Punggol was disrupted on June 19 for two hours and 20 minutes and SMRT's service between Marina Bay and Toa Payoh was disrupted on Feb 13 when direct current cables caught fire (above). - ST FILE PHOTO

RAIL operators SMRT and SBS Transit (SBST) will be fined a total of $1.11 million for five rail incidents.

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) yesterday said it intends to impose total financial penalties of $860,000 on SMRT for four separate incidents on the North-South and East-West...

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