25 Dec '11, 5am

47 minutes, just for a bus?

47 minutes, just for a bus?

got a rude shock when the SBS IRIS app on his phone indicated that the bus he was waiting for would take 47 minutes to get to the bus stop. The STOMPer wrote: "I was at a bus stop in Tampines waiting for bus number 34 last night (Dec 24), which is my usual way of going home. "When I went into the IRIS app on my phone, I got a shock when I noticed the long waiting time of 47 minutes for the bus to arrive. "I'm ok with a longer-than-usual waiting time for bus number 34 as the waiting time is usually around 15 to 20 minutes for one bus but 47 minutes just cracked me up. "I ended up taking another bus instead. "I think it could either be the heavy rain earlier which caused a delay in the bus schedule or maybe the IRIS system malfunctioned. "Either way, it was a funny sight."

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/this_urban...

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