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ANOTHER MRT BREAKDOWN DURING FIRST DAY OF F1 WEEKEND

Just for this weekend, you can't even get the trains working right. When all the world's focus is on us. Latest news is, the trains are up and running again by 10.10 pm. maybe just in time for the F1 spectators to make their way home without train disruptions?

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MASSIVE DISRUPTION ON CHOA CHU KANG LRT BUT SMRT & LTA STAY SILENT

A disruption occurred on the Choa Chu Kang LRT with one platform rendered out of service this evening at about 7 pm. This resulted in massive crowds on the platform with many hoping to head home after a tiring day at work unable to enter the station. The disruption was not reported by SMRT or LTA on their Twitter accounts.

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POWER TRIP THE NEW CULPRIT IN MRT TRAIN BREAKDOWNS

SMRT said they are still investigating how the power trip occurred. What they did not say however, was that they have been blaming signal fault, track fault, train fault, and now power trip for their woes, but not themselves for all the recent breakdowns.

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STRANDED COMMUTERS DUE TO POWER FAULT LAST NIGHT BUT SMRT DUN GIVE A DAMN

A power fault late last night disrupted train services late last night on the NS Line with many hapless commuters taking to Twitter and FB to blast SMRT for not deploying staff to direct many who were stranded at the affected stations. Last night's fault was at least the second in one single day following a late morning track circuit fault on the EW Line.

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OK TO TEST MRT SIGNAL DURING SCHOOL HOLIDAY, DON’T MAKE A FUSS

I guess everyone have been warned that there will be more train disruptions coming up as they need to test signal during the peak hours too. The reason they are doing this in June is because there many typical Singaproeans that will overseas during this period and all commuter ought to understand this. A temporary inconvenience is essential for long term convenience it's better to disrupt or even close the entire system now than during school term days. Now, I understand that during disruption is extremely difficult to get a taxi and grab and uber will surge, please understand that everyone wants to get home quickly and needs a cab, so those that are not in the bad rush, like students, singles and army boys please take the bus so that they don't add on to the surge. So please, stop complaining about train disruptions and move on, be positive.

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JINXED BIRTHDAY FOR LEE HSIEN LOONG AS MULTIPLE TRAIN DISRUPTIONS OCCUR

Lee Hsien Loong's birthday is turning out to be a jinx for many S'poreans as they experienced three train disruptions in one day. Just an hour ago, the Sengkang LRT East Loop was put out of service after being hit by a power disruption. Residents near Bakau station reported hearing a "very loud thunder-like sound" and saw smoke billowing out of the station. SBS Transit has confirmed that the loud sound was caused by a power fault. This latest disruption follows two breakdowns on the NS line and the Bukit Panjang LRT earlier in the day and sets a new record for our PTOs. We are waiting for the day when all lines break down simultaneously - like when Ho Ching celebrates her birthday?

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CIRCLE LINE SIGNAL FAULT WAS SOLVED BY DATA SCIENTISTS NOT ENGINEERS

In modern battles, the opponent who rules the airwaves has the decisive advantage. We have many professionals in DSTA Defence Science and Technology Agency and DSO National Laboratories who spend a good part of their careers becoming experts in this field. So when our Circle Line had problems with signal interference, it presented an opportunity for them to help and put their expertise to good use.

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