Tag Archives: Track Fault

SMRT TRAINS BREAK DOWN 3 TIMES IN LESS THAN A DAY ON EAST-WEST LINE, RELIABILITY IMPROVED?

On Friday morning, 3 train breakdowns happened on SMRT's East-West line during the peak hour travel. In the past 24 hours, SMRT reported an hour long track fault between Aljunied and Eunos MRT and a traction power fault at Bugis MRT cause disruptions between Outram and Aljunied MRT. At 730am this morning, another track fault occured between Tanah Merah and Eunos and it caused delays of up to 20 minutes even though SMRT only reported an extra 10 minutes of waiting time.

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WP MEMBER: FREE RIDES FOR COMMUTERS UNTIL SMRT GETS THEIR ACT TOGETHER

Until our transport companies and the Ministry get their act together, Singaporeans should be granted free travel on our entire transport network. #justsaying #notsocrazyanidea. #onlyfair. Why should consumers made to pay for a system that is so unreliable and inefficient? I pay a fare to get from point A to point B, not to be stuck on the platform, or in between stations. If the service is not rendered, only fair that consumers need not pay. And why must I pay for your provision of "free bus services" whenever the trains don't run. #mightaswelldontbuildraillines.

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TRACK FAULT CAUSES DELAY ALONG NORTH-SOUTH MRT LINE

A track fault along the north-south line near Bishan Station caused a spate of delays for commuters heading northwards towards Ang Mo Kio and Jurong East. The fault took place during evening rush hour today, leading to long queues and frustrated commuters, again.

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