SMRT Rail Sleeper Replacement: A Race Against Time | Digital Features | Channel NewsAsia Connect

Each night, SMRT’s Rail Sleeper Replacement Team gets only 3 hours to get their job done. Men and machines work in tandem to swap out timber rail sleepers for concrete ones, so that train rides are smoother. Target: to replace a total of 188,000 timber sleepers installed back in the 1980s, and are now at the end of their lifespan, before the end of 2016.

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