15 Dec '11, 12pm

Thousands of commuters stranded due to MRT breakdown

Thousands of commuters stranded due to MRT breakdown

Thousands of commuters were stranded at Orchard MRT station and other Marina Bay-bound stations due to train faults. -- ST PHOTO: TAN DAWN WEI By Elizabeth Soh Thousands of commuters were stranded at Orchard MRT station and other stations on the North-South Line after train services were disrupted from Bishan to Marina Bay station on Thursday evening. SMRT said the disruption was caused by a 'traction power fault'. It has started evacuating passengers on board trains in the tunnel and shepherded people out of the stations. SMRT has temporarily closed the stations from Braddell to Marina Bay while it addresses the problem. The operator also said it has activated its bus bridging service between Bishan and Marina Bay. If you were one of those commuters affected by the train disruptions, call The Straits Times' hotline at 63195397 if you would like to give an account of your ...

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