15 Oct '11, 1am

East West Line #delay: Train broke down and had to be pushed out of station

East West Line #delay: Train broke down and had to be pushed out of station

shares a video recorded by a commuter of the train which broke down at Kallang station yesterday (Oct 14). The train was later pushed from behind by another train. Wrote the creator of the video, uncleyap : "At 5.53pm, on Oct 14, the train I was in failed to move after stopping at Kallang station, trapping us for 5 minutes. "Later the doors were eventually opened and a train fault was announced. "We were told to alight. "Another train behind was stuck outside the station, on the track, because of the train which had broken down."Thus the passengers from the train behind were unable to alight, for at least 25 minutes. "Later the train behind pushed the broken train out of the station so that its passengers could alight." It was also chaos at Tanjong Pagar MRT during rush hour, reported STOMPer Rachel . The ticket gantries were closed. STOMPer Dee was also stuck at City Hall...

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/this_urban...

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