Inspiration stories of Singaporeans reaching out to help one another have emerged following yet another islandwide MRT breakdown this morning.Read More »
Tag Archives: MRT Disruption
DOWNTOWN LINE DOOR FAULT WAS THE THIRD IN SEVEN MONTHS
One of the doors is still currently inoperable. The disruption affected about 10,000 commuters between the start of service of the trains and lunch hour. The MOE is also checking whether any students were affected by the disruption and as a result, were late for their exams. Apparently, this was not the first time the doors malfunctioned. Wednesday's malfunction was the third door-related fault on the Downtown Line in the past seven months.Being the newest MRT line that was opened not more than two years ago, this is indeed worrying. Why has it taken only a short time for things in the relatively brand new stations to malfunction? Poor quality workmanship, or poor quality materials?Read More »
NOT ONLY ARE THE MRTS BREAKING DOWN, EVEN BUS INTERCHANGES BLACKOUT!
While everyone is busy getting angry over SMRT's MRT disruption, we have failed to realise that even our bus interchanges have been experiencing blackouts throughout the year.Read More »
UGLY S’POREANS CUTTING QUEUES WORSEN CONGESTION DURING MRT DISRUPTIONS
It just shows how unprepared we are, over and over again. Is this the first time that there is a train disruption? Is this the first time we are put on the spotlight for not being civic-minded enough? What displeased me the most is what happens next - inconsiderate commuters trying to board the buses available without queuing. Some may blame that the staff at the train station (Jurong East) were at fault for not maintaining order, but do you expect them to be able to predict that the train service would be disrupted today and make plans to increase their manpower on the ground? Excuse me, shouldn't you be responsible for yourself to line up properly? Why do you need to be guided to queue when you are trained to do it since elementary school?Read More »