16 Dec '11, 2am

It's like magic how ST finds happy customers about the #SMRT breakdown

The Straits Times checks on north-bound trains along the North-South line between 7am and 9am on Friday morning showed the line is running mostly smoothly . Passengers travelling between City Hall and Sembawang said that while they knew of the breakdown on Thursday night , they were not worried as there were no updates on the morning news and transport problems are generally fixed quite quickly. Ms Karen Tan, 52, a clerk who was on her way from City Hall to Braddell, said: 'I usually take the train to work so I wasn't worried it would be a problem. Machines do break down and last night was a one off problem, so I don't think it's risky taking the train.' Some commuters were unaware of what had happened on Thursday night. Assistant teacher Saroja Saro, 50, said she was not aware of the breakdown but would have taken the train anyway even if she had known. 'The bus route is ...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/The-Big-Story/The-Big-Story-3...

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