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16 major MRT delays last year

The number of major MRT delays remained high last year, even as the distance clocked by trains before faults occurred improved considerably.

There were 16 delays which were longer than half an hour each last year - four of which were glitches related to a signalling upgrade - according to newly released data from the Land Transport Authority.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 08, 2018, with the headline '16 major MRT delays last year'. Subscribe