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[News Article] No trains for runners: Organisers told in May, says SMRT
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No trains for runners: Organisers told in May, says SMRT
From: Straits Times
By: Adrian Lim
Date: 26/11/16

Three weeks before Singapore's largest running event next month, organisers told participants that, unlike previous years, they would not be able to take the MRT to the Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore (SCMS).

SCMS said on Facebook on Nov 14 that it was informed only "recently" of this development, despite discussions with the authorities that started months earlier.

However, SMRT said it gave ample notice that it would not be able to provide train services due to rail engineering works on Dec 4, the day of the race. It had informed organisers of its decision in May, it said.

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