SG TRANSPORT MINISTER : MRT IS 3 TIME AS DEPENDABLE AS IN 2015, SETS NEW RAIL NETWORK RELIABILTIY

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Since the moved of Mr Khaw Boon Wan to the Transport Ministry in 2015, the MRT system’s reliability has enhanced by three times but the minister wants to increase the standard even higher.

On 27/7/2017, being a speaker at the fourth joint forum on groundwork preservation prearranged by SMRT.

He said that Singapore’s MRT trains journeyed an typical of 133,000km between interruptions of more than five minutes.

This is known as mean km between failure (MKBF).

Excluding the delays that came up from the test-run of new signalling system on the North-South line. In the first 6 months of the year it has went up to approximately 400,000(393,000) train-km basing on the initial data.

The star performer is North-East line clocking nearly 1 million(978,000) train-km between failure with 5 line improved.

Taipei Metro has already value-added themselves by attainment of 1 million MKBF.

KBW declared:” So I am upping our 2020 target from 800,000 to 1,000,000 train-km,”  with LTA (Land Transport Authority) and the operatives are at work carefully to this objective.”

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