Platform screen doors at Yio Chu Kang MRT Station / Photo: Wikipedia

Train delay along NSL on Monday morning due to track improvement work

A train disruption occurred along the North South Line during peak hours this morning (19 Feb), this time with an official tweet posted by the Singapore Mass Rapid Transport (SMRT).

At 8:29am a tweet from SMRT announced a track improvement work, advising commuters to add 5 minutes train travel time from Ang Mo Kio to Raffles Place:

Leo Koh informed it took 20 minutes from Dholby Ghaut to Raffles Place, while asking the SMRT to announce the delay earlier next time:

A commuter informed that the trains stopped about 5 minutes at all stations between Yio Chu Kang to Jurong East:

Other commuters complained on the delays that had been going on and on:

Another passenger asked why SMRT planned the track improvement work during peak hours:

And Lyana tweeted that she always avoid taking the NSL because of the disruptions every few minutes, describing it as a painful journey:

At 10:01 SMRT tweeted again that the track improvement work needed 10 more minutes: