20 Dec '11, 11am

Delay along North-East MRT line due to signalling fault

Delay along North-East MRT line due to signalling fault

Commuters alighting at Woodleigh MRT station, which finally began operations on 20 June 2011. The 20-minute delay along the North-East line on Tuesday morning was due to a fault in sending a control signal to a switch that turns the trains around at HarbourFront Station, SBS Transit has found. -- PHOTO: BT By Poon Chian Hui The 20-minute delay along the North-East line on Tuesday morning was due to a fault in sending a control signal to a switch that turns the trains around at HarbourFront Station, SBS Transit has found. Ms Tammy Tan, senior-vice president for corporate communications at SBS Transit - which runs the line - explained: 'As a result, it caused the two trains to stop as part of the system's safety design feature." The trains stalled in the tunnel between Outram Park and Harbourfront stations at around 7.45am as engineers worked to re-set the system. Services r...

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