15 Dec '11, 1pm

‘Someone took a fire extinguisher to break open the glass’ - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

‘Someone took a fire extinguisher to break open the glass’ - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

Commuters were hit by a peak hour train disruption yet again on Thursday evening due to a fault on the north-south line. In a statement, SMRT said that train services between Marina Bay and Bishan stations will be closed and will not be up any more this night. Preliminary investigation shows that around 40m of power rail has been damaged between City Hall and Dhoby Ghaut stations, it said. The transport operator said that its staff are now on site attending to the fault. It pledged to work round the clock to repair the damage and hoped to get the north-bound train service for this stretch up by Friday morning. Meanwhile, north bound service from Ang Mo Kio to Jurong East stations, as well as all south bound train services are still running, said SMRT. It advised passengers to take alternative modes of transport or the bus bridging service available between Bishan and Marin...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/train-faults-on-north-south-line...

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Train services along North-South line down

Train services along North-South line down

channelnewsasia.com 15 Dec '11, 12pm

SINGAPORE: Train services along the MRT North-South line are down. Channel NewsAsia is getting reports that services are a...

Train services on northbound North-South MRT Line resume

Train services on northbound North-South MRT Li...

channelnewsasia.com 15 Dec '11, 6pm

SINGAPORE: Train services on the northbound North-South MRT Line - between Marina Bay and Bishan stations - resumed at 11....

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singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 15 Dec '11, 11am

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Desperate commuters at Bishan MRT rush to get on sole train #SMRT

Desperate commuters at Bishan MRT rush to get o...

straitstimes.com 15 Dec '11, 2pm

The bus stop across the road from Bishan MRT station which had buses traveling towards Ang Mo Kio was filled with desperat...

#Commuters stuck in tunnel forced to evacuate #train and walk along track

#Commuters stuck in tunnel forced to evacuate #...

singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 15 Dec '11, 12pm

sent in photos showing commuters being evacuated on foot from a train stuck in the tunnel due to an MRT service breakdown ...

NEWSFLASH: Another disruption hits North-South MRT line on Saturday morning (17 Dec 2011):

NEWSFLASH: Another disruption hits North-South ...

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Circle Line resumes train services

Circle Line resumes train services

channelnewsasia.com 14 Dec '11, 8am

SINGAPORE: Train services on some Circle Line stations were disrupted at 6am on Wednesday, affecting 1,400 passengers. SMR...

Thousands of commuters stranded due to MRT breakdown

Thousands of commuters stranded due to MRT brea...

straitstimes.com 15 Dec '11, 12pm

Thousands of commuters were stranded at Orchard MRT station and other Marina Bay-bound stations due to train faults. -- ST...

Train services on north-south line back to norm...

straitstimes.com 16 Dec '11, 2am

Train services on the north-south line were back to normal on Friday morning after a five hour disruption on Thursday nigh...

Video on explanation of the MRT train disruption

Video on explanation of the MRT train disruption

channelnewsasia.com 16 Dec '11, 8am

Singapore 16 Dec 2011 Khoo Hean Siang, Exec Vice President (Trains) explains SMRT breakdown Singapore 16 Dec 2011 "Sorry" ...

SMRT FAIL: Commuters forced to break window for...

alvinology.com 15 Dec '11, 1pm

SMRT FAIL: Commuters forced to break window for ventilation after train broke down underground http://t.co/AjPEgjmq #smrtr...

MRT breakdown: Don't break the windows, says SMRT

MRT breakdown: Don't break the windows, says SMRT

straitstimes.com 17 Dec '11, 1am

If you are stuck inside a train, never smash the windows or force the doors open. -- PHOTO: TWITTER If you are stuck insid...

Public anger mounts over train disruptions - Ya...

sg.news.yahoo.com 16 Dec '11, 4am

The problem will never ever be solved. I see more serious problems croppping up very near us and the next time it might ev...

Hundreds of commuters stranded due to MRT break...

straitstimes.com 15 Dec '11, 12pm

Hundreds of commuters were stranded at Orchard MRT station and other Marina Bay-bound stations due to train faults. -- ST ...