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Written Reply by Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan to Parliamentary Question on the Mean Kilometres Between Failure (MKBF) for N-S, E-W, Circle and Downtown Lines for 2018

11 Feb 2019 In Parliament

Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong asked the Minister for Transport for 2018, what is the Mean Kilometres Between Failure (MKBF) for (i) the North-South Line (ii) the East-West Line (iii) the Circle Line (iv) North-East Line and (v) the Downtown Line respectively.

Reply by Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan:

1.      The Mean Kilometres Between Failure (MKBF) for the MRT network increased from 181,000 train-km in 2017 to 690,000 train-km in 2018. The 2018 MKBF performance for each of the rail lines is in the Table below.

Table: MKBF by Rail Line, 2018

Rail Line

MKBF (trains-km)

North East Line

1,369,000

Downtown Line

928,000

North-South Line

894,000

Circle Line

728,000

East-West Line

408,000

MRT Network

690,000