16 Dec '11, 12am

MRT breakdown chaos leaves thousands stranded

MRT breakdown chaos leaves thousands stranded

'I was supposed to have dinner with my family and catch a movie in Ang Mo Kio but now they have gone ahead without me. I thought I could catch the bus bridging service but all the buses that have come are full. This is the worst breakdown I've seen.' Mr David Sim, 26, a finance executive, who waited for about an hour and a half at Newton MRT station before he managed to get a cab NO VENTILATION 'It was quite stuffy, first the train jerked, then we smelled something strange and the aircon and lights went off. There was a mini commotion when it went totally dark and there was no ventilation. The aircon was already off at that point, but when the ventilation stopped, people were discussing the next steps they should take. A lady felt faint and the other passengers had to help her along. Some people were offering her sweets too.' Ms Lim Hwei Lee, 33, a market researcher who wa...

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