16 Dec '11, 12am

MRT breakdown: Damaged power rail the cause, says SMRT (via ST iPhone App)

MRT breakdown: Damaged power rail the cause, says SMRT (via ST iPhone App)

Commuters being guided out of a tunnel yesterday at Dhoby Ghaut MRT station by SMRT staff. They had been on board a train that broke down between Dhoby Ghaut and City Hall. -- PHOTO: LIM HWEI LEE By Royston Sim Train service resumed at 11.40pm on North-South Line on Thursday, said operator SMRT in an updated statement. SMRT also apologised for the inconvenience caused. They said the MRT disruption was caused by a damaged third rail, or power rail, between Dhoby Ghaut and City Hall MRT stations. The faulty power rail damaged the collector shoes of four trains, which caused all of them to stall. One train was at Braddell station, another before Orchard, and the final two at Dhoby Ghaut station. SMRT said its engineers immediately went on site to attend to the fault and repaired the faulty rail by 9.52pm. They conducted a full inspection of it thereafter. Passengers in a trai...

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