Rail reliability: Who pays and when?

Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan told Parliament last week that bringing Singapore's rail network back to reliability has taken a financial toll on operators.

The revelation raises questions about the long-term sustainability of the rail system, and what Singapore can do to ensure both commuters and taxpayers share the burden of ensuring that sustainability equitably.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 18, 2019, with the headline 'Rail reliability: Who pays and when?'. Print Edition | Subscribe