Crowds at Pasir Ris Station / Photo: Twitter post of Keen

Train delays along EWL and NSL on Tuesday morning

The train commuters on East West Line (EWL) and North South Line (NSL) experienced delays again this morning (Tuesday, 30 Jan) with no official explanation from Singapore Mass Rapid Transport (SMRT).

At 8:06am Keen posted a photo showing that Pasir Ris Station was crowded; No information was provided for the cause of the delays.

Jimmy Seah wrote to TOC, noting that there was a train fault at commonwealth station towards Pasir Ris at 0842am. Passengers were forced to alight from the train.

And another tweet from pok informed it took 20 minutes to get to Raffles Place from Dhoby Ghaut:

Other tweets posted by commuters showed complains on the crawling speed of the trains along NSL and EWL:

Other tweets complained of the long stops at and between stations, ‘due to the train in front not moving’:

Tweets from Rin questioned the obligation of the SMRT to issue an alert on social media concerning the delays: