MRT trains designed not to move if any door is not closed properly

Videos on social media showed that a door on one side of a carriage was open fully as the train was moving from Ang Mo Kio station towards Yio Chu Kang station.
Videos on social media showed that a door on one side of a carriage was open fully as the train was moving from Ang Mo Kio station towards Yio Chu Kang station.PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM TWITTER / HADY MATYNN

SINGAPORE - MRT trains are designed in such a way that when any of the doors is not closed properly, the train cannot move off.

This is because the electrical circuitory of the doors is interlocked with an electrical system which controls the train propulsion system.

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