17 Oct '11, 2pm

5,570 passengers affected by SMRT train fault this morning

SINGAPORE - Some 5,570 passengers were affected by this morning's disruption on SMRT's southbound train service, said a SMRT spokesperson. The SMRT said: "At 10.27am on Oct 17, a southbound train experienced a train fault between Ang Mo Kio and Bishan MRT stations. Passengers were detrained at Bishan MRT Station so that the train can be withdrawn from service. To maintain southbound train service, some northbound trains were turned around at Toa Payoh MRT Station. "Announcements were made in all stations and on affected trains to inform passengers of the delay. Southbound train service resumed at 11.10am." the SMRT said in a statement. The SMRT also said "a northbound train travelling towards Ang Mo Kio MRT Station was also delayed by about an hour, by the faulty train in front of it that was being hauled back to Bishan Depot via Ang Mo Kio MRT Station". About 1,800 passen...

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