LTA Media Statement: NSEWL Service Disruption

News Releases 07 Jul 2015 train breakdown Media Statement train service disruptions

Train service on the North South East West Lines (NSEWL) was disrupted this evening due to a power fault. Preliminary investigations indicate that the incident was caused by a power trip. 

Free bus boarding was activated at all stations at around 7.23pm. Bus services were also beefed up. Announcements were made at all MRT stations to inform commuters. Information was also disseminated via LTA Traffic News, LTA’s Facebook and Twitter accounts; and PTO’s social media channels.

Commuters are advised to avoid the NSWEL, and use buses and other Lines - North East Line, Circle Line and Downtown Line.

LTA will carry out a full investigation into the cause of this incident. We apologise for the inconvenience caused to commuters.

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