Train fault on Circle Line causes delay of up to 30 minutes on Monday morning
SINGAPORE – Commuters travelling on the Circle Line during the morning rush hour experienced train delays of up to 30 minutes due to a train fault on Monday (Sept 11) morning.
At 9.25am, rail operator SMRT tweeted: “Pls add 15mins additional travelling time from #PayaLebar to #BuonaVista due to a train fault.”
The delay extended to 30 minutes at 9.40am.
SMRT said: “Pls add 30mins additional travelling time from #PayaLebar to #BuonaVista due to a train fault.”
Twitter user Zecline Lin was travelling to work on the circle line when her train stopped at Botanic Gardens at 9:07am. She said she was still "stuck at Marymount station" at 10:04am, adding that there were no bus services provided.
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Normal train services resumed about an hour later.
At 10:27am, SMRT updated commuters, saying "Train services are running normally now."
It added that free regular bridging bus services between Paya Lebar and Buona Vista stations are available till 10.30am.