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LRT breaks down, emitting smoke, on first day of Chinese New Year

A light-rail train at the Seng Kang LRT network broke down this afternoon (16 Feb), forcing passengers to detrain and a temporary suspension of service.

About 10 passengers were on board the train when the train broke down at 11.05am. According to Channel 8, passengers report, hearing a sudden sound of explosion and noticed smoke fuming from the rear of the vehicle.

The video taken by Mr Samual Tiew shows the passengers walking along the tracks.

No passengers were said to be hurt and staff assisted the evacuation of passengers when they arrived at the stranded vehicle.

Service along the track was recovered at 12.30pm.