Tag Archives: breakdown

MRT SERVICE DISRUPTED FROM YEW TEE TO JURONG EAST, SMRT STAYS SILENT

Early Monday morning, social media was awash with a severe train disruption along the North-South Line between Yew Tee to Jurong East MRT. The MRT disruption was said to have started just before 7am. However, SMRT's official social media accounts failed to update the public on the disruptions causing more commuters to be unnecessarily affected by the disruption.

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ENGINEER: BLAMING MOBILE NETWORK IS A BULLSH*T EXCUSE BY SMRT

As a trained engineer working with radio transceivers, this excuse by SMRT is bullshit. Even if there is an interference of the same frequency band, the source has to come from a similar industrial-grade emitter and it is impossible for it to be operated via a portable miniaturized device powered with DC batteries (SMRT can blame alien technology if otherwise).

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MAN NEARLY DIES AFTER MOVING CCL MRT DOOR OPENED WHEN HE LEANED ON IT

On Thursday night (3 November 2016), netizen serverxeon posted on the popular hardwarezone forum that he nearly died after he leaned against the the MRT door which opened during a trip on the Circle Line between Buona and Holland. He uploaded a video of the purported partially opened MRT door on YouTube as evidence of his claims.

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UBER ADVERTISES IN MRT STATIONS TO PROFIT DURING FREQUENT BREAKDOWNS?

After the Circle Line broke down today, netizens on twitter complained about the crazy prices they had to pay for Uber rides out of the area. A few users complained that they had to pay more than double for rides which usually do not cost more than $20. Now do you know why Uber advertises within MRT stations? Because they know that in the event of breakdowns, Uber and their drivers will make a killing and huge profits at the expense of MRT commuter's misfortune.

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LADY’S CAR BROKE DOWN IN JB, RESCUED BY A FELLOW S’POREAN WHEN OTHERS IGNORED HER

Its a super hot afternoon & i seek help from the petrol kiosk staffs if check if they know any mechanics. Its either they dun answer me or replied me. I almost wanted to cry as both me & my helper felt helpless. 1 guy whom was making payment at the counter ask me what happen, i told him my car breakdown. He help me by checking my car without any hesitation, i felt so touched at that very moment as my own country people is lending a helping hand to 2 helpless woman. He even help me to call a Malaysia's workshop mechanics to assist me. He left after informing the mechanic my car number & location. I was in a pathetic state & i forgot to ask for his hp number or car number so that i can say thank you to him.

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WILL SMRT’S CIRCLE LINE COME TO A COMPLETE STANDSTILL?

Commuters are furious with a constantly breaking down MRT system which has set a new record: train delays 4 days in a row. But this record will not stand for long because the system was not designed for the current population..Worse, it is increasing. From 2010 to 2015, the population increased by an average of about 90,000 annually. This has forced the MRT system to run at max speed and frequency. Stress testing?

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