16 Dec '11, 6am

The Great SMRT Cockup of 2011

The Great SMRT Cockup of 2011

Where do I even begin? Just a day after the Circle Line fiasco on the morning of Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011, the SMRT outdid themselves with the chaos on Thursday 15 December 2011 , probably its worst breakdown in its 24 years of running trains. Many commuters sat in darkness in trains stalled in the tunnels; some commuters had to walk the tunnel tracks in darkness to get out; and a window was smashed with a fire extinguisher to let the air into the stuffy train carriage. And a friend heard this ACTUAL MRT announcement: "Due to a slight delay, there will be delay." Brilliant. I will just let the photos do the talking (taken from various Facebook sources, if the shot is yours, please let me know and I will credit you). SMRT's latest power-saving scheme: The Manual Air-con. The SMRT's latest route: the Scenic Route Line. Zombies not included in ticket price. SMRT informs their ...

Full article: http://www.mrbrown.com/blog/2011/12/the-great-smrt-cockup...

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apologised to the 127,000 commuters who were affected by one of the worst rail disruptions in Singapore to date. "Very, ve...