Thursday, December 15, 2011

North South MRT Line breakdown in Singapore again

North South MRT Line breakdown in Singapore again, Breakdown of trains in North-South Line: Some trains are still stuck in the tunnel. No electricity or ventilation in some trains.

A scoop on delays and a breakdown of underground train services landed Singapore radio personality Hossan Leong in trouble. He had reported ... It is not clear whether the warning came from MediaCorp, which owns the station, or SMRT. DJ censured for reporting SMRT breakdown faster than SMRT..

Train services on both directions of the North-South Line from Marina Bay to Braddell stations were disrupted on Thursday evening.

Emergency services were spotted outside MRT stations, and peak-hour traffic on the roads was also affected.

Traffic congestion was reported on Orchard Road between Dhoby Ghaut and City Hall MRT stations, as many who were out of the stations opted for taxis.

Services on southbound trains resumed at around 9pm.

An SMRT statement says north-bound train services between Marina Bay and Bishan stations will be closed and will not be up for the rest of the night.

However, north-bound services from Ang Mo Kio to Jurong East stations, as well as all south-bound train services are still running. The East-West and Circle Line train services are continuing as normal.

SMRT says a dedicated one-way bus bridging service will run from Bishan to Ang Mo Kio stations. Circle Line passengers alighting at Bishan and travelling north towards Woodlands are advised to take this bus bridging service or other modes of transport.
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