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Train delay along EWL on Tuesday late afternoon

There were train disruptions along East West Line (EWL) again on Tuesday late afternoon (13 Mar) around 6pm, without official information from the Singapore Mass Rapid Transport (SMRT).

Yong Jian Rong informed on Tata SMRT Facebook there were delays for train services between Paya Lebar and Outram Park, and advised commuters to take the North South Line (NSL) to Raffles Place to continue their journeys towards Joo Koon:

Yong Jian Rong:2 hrs

10 min delay for westbound train services between Paya Lebar-Outram Park.

Faulty train taken out of service.

Yong Jian Rong:2h

Westbound EWL platform has a crowd of 300 currently.

Take NSL to Raffles Place before continuing your journey towards Joo Koon.

Gasy Amp post confirmed there was no train for 15 minutes at Raffles Place to Joo Koon, all passengers still waiting:

Gasy Amp: 2 hrs

No train for 15mins at raffles to joo koon.. all passengers still waiting

And John Robert Lee shared a post from MRT Singapore Service Information post, informing that trains along EWL between Pay Lebar and City Hall were going to be delayed:

John Robert Lee:2 hrs

Because of faulty train, EWL trains will be slightly delayed between Paya Lebar and City Hall. Expect heavy delays and consider alternative transport instead.

J also posted a complain on Twitter: