By Maria Almenoar
TRAIN operators will now have to meet a new operating standard requiring that their trains arrive at stations on time, on pain of a fine.
The Land Transport Authority (LTA), which has till now checked only that the trains pull out of the depot on time, will now also monitor stations to ensure that trains run at their prescribed frequencies.
While experts welcomed this change, they raised questions on how crowdedness - another factor in the commuter's experience - was being measured.
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