Image: Farah Daley Tweeter Account

Disruptions and delays along East-West Line: SMRT stays silent

Again commuters had to endure train delays this Tuesday morning (24 October) along the East-West Line (EWL).

At 8:44 Nurul/Izyan‏ tweeted SMRT asking why is the train stuck between Simei and Tampines:

And Ashrina tweeted at 8:45 that she was stuck at Tanah Merah:

Many other commuters report that other stations along the East-West Line had large crowds, informing the trains they were on have not moved between 15 to 25 minutes.

Some mentioned that the fault experienced is due to signalling fault.



At 9:13 SMRT‏ @SMRT_Delays tweeted that EWL is slowly resuming its service:

SMRT gave no updates on its official pages, there were only announcement in the trains and stations:

TODAY reported they had approached SMRT for comments, but there’s no news yet.

Some commuters complained they were late for their assignments: