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Harsher actions needed to stop MRT faults from recurring

SINGAPORE – Rail systems are fairly robust. They are built to withstand harsh environments brought about by high frequency runs of trains each weighing between 50 and 100 tonnes when full.

In Singapore, rail systems and components must also be specified, designed and built to take into account local conditions, such as humidity, moisture in tunnels, and exposure to the heat and rain.

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