17 Dec '11, 7am

Breakdowns And Breaking Points: Alex Au, Yawning Bread This tells us something else about our overall transport...

Breakdowns And Breaking Points: Alex Au, Yawning Bread This tells us something else about our overall transport...

The chief talking point this weekend would certainly be the breakdowns in our metro network. There were three this week. First, the Circle Line came to a halt between 06:00h and 06:40h Wednesday morning, with partial service for the next four to five hours. Full service resumed only around 11:00h. Many people were late for work; huge crowds built up at various stations. Then the North-South Line seized up at 18:56h on Thursday evening, with even bigger crowds affected. Four trains stalled completely, and in the train stuck near Dhoby Ghaut station, about a thousand commuters were stranded in a dark, warm and stuffy carriages for about 40 minutes before they were led down to the tracks and walked all the way to the station through the tunnel. About the half the North-South Line, from Marina Bay Station to Braddell, was down for hours; full service did not resume until the n...

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