17 Dec '11, 5am

[TOC] That smashed train door window…

[TOC] That smashed train door window…

Recalling the incident on Thursday, Ms Chan said she was terrified when the train jerked and stopped in the tunnel between City Hall and Dhoby Ghaut stations. She had finished work at Raffles Place and was going to meet her husband to attend an Isetan sale in Orchard Road. ‘The train wasn’t moving smoothly so I was worried something was going to happen,’ she said. The train stopped, the lights went out and, after 20 minutes, she heard the driver talking to a passenger on the intercom. ‘The passenger asked the driver to open the door, but he said he wasn’t allowed to, for safety reasons. He kept reassuring us, and there was still ventilation, so it was okay,’ she said. It was not – the ventilation soon stopped and power was cut off. In the darkness, and with no more news from the driver, Ms Chan started to panic. It was getting hotter and she could feel herself growing brea...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2011/12/that-smashed-train-do...

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