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[News Article] Long way to catch up with Hong Kong's rail reliability
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Long way to catch up with Hong Kong's rail reliability
From: Straits Times
By: Christoper Tan
Date: 19/05/16

Last month in Parliament, Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan declared a bold target for Singapore's rail system.

He wanted operators to slash the number of disruptions by 50 per cent - from an average of one for every 133,000 train-km clocked last year to one for every 200,000 train-km - by the end of the year.

But, even at 200,000 train-km, Mr Khaw acknowledged that Singapore would still be "way below" Hong Kong's MTR, which was reported to have registered 300,000 train-km before a delay.

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