After the recent flooding incident and the MRT fails. Many questions the SMRT during a media briefing on the flooding incident.
He responded to a question from Worker’s Party MP Leon Perera in a written reply:
Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan wrote “There is no evidence of shortcomings or lapses in regulatory oversight by LTA or MOT staff.”
He also mentioned that the anti-flooding pumps are not considered high-risk components as compared to the railway systems. He also mentioned diligent maintenance is still required.