A major train breakdown affected thousands of commuters islandwide today morning (April 17). Commuters at multiple stations were delayed by up to 45 minutes due to the fault.
Said STOMPer Oceanfish:
"I was amused by SMRT for putting no effort to prevent train disruption, especially during peak hours.
"I boarded the train at Pioneer to head to Buona Vista.
"The whole journey took 1 hour and 15 minutes as there was at least three occasions when the train came to halt at Lakeside and Chinese Garden.comes.
"It eventually came to complete stop at Jurong East for 45 minutes.
"The final call for passengers to leave the train at 8am by the train operator was totally rude and unprofessional.
"I was disgusted by SMRT. "
Pictures from today's breakdown were provided by STOMPers Oceanfish, Why like tat, JT, Sharon, Ad and Aaron.