14 Nov '17, 11pm

Signal fault delays trains on Circle Line; East-West Line hit by train fault

SINGAPORE - Commuters were affected by two separate faults on the Circle Line and East-West Line during morning rush hour on Wednesday (Nov 15). A signal fault held up train service in both directions on the Circle Line for more than two hours. Rail operator SMRT first tweeted at 6.28am, warning commuters that trains are moving slower between Buona Vista and HarbourFront stations. "We are investigating the fault," it added. Less than 15 minutes later, SMRT said to add 20 minutes' travel time between the stations. Free regular bus services were made available along the affected stretch. [CCL]: Due to a Signal fault between #Farrer Road and # Buona Vista .Pls add 20mins train travel time between #Buona Vista and HarbourFornt on both bounds. — SMRT Corporation (@SMRT_Singapore) November 14, 2017 More than two hours later at 8.35am, it announced that the fault was cleared but ...

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