(sna) SBS Transit blames little child for Friday's Downtown Line service breakdown

"The power fault that caused service to be disrupted on the Downtown Line 1 on Friday night could have been triggered by a child who had accidentally activated the detrainment door device, said operator SBS Transit. This caused the emergency brakes to be automatically applied, resulting in a tripping of the power supply to the line which is a safety feature of the system, it added. "Based on CCTV footage, we note that there were some children playing around the detrainment door area. A small girl appears to have accidentally activated the detrainment door device," said SBS Transit. "We are still investigating the incident and apologise to all affected.""

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