Daily Archives: 2018-07-20

Evening train delay along CCL and brief morning delay along EWL on Thursday

A train disruption occurred on Thursday (19 Jul) evening around 11pm along the Circle Line (CCL), caused by a signal fault. SMRT posted an official tweet on the delay at 12:03am, informing that train services along the CCL will be operated slower than normal; free regular bus services were available: [CCL]: Due to signalling fault, train services along the Circle …

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Local netizens split on Benjamin Davis’ NS deferment affair

In a statement on 15 July, the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) announced that young midfielder Benjamin Davis’ application for NS deferment due to his signing with newly-promoted English Premier League club, Fulham FC, was not approved, as he “does not meet the criteria for long-term deferment from full-time NS”. Ben Davis’ father, Harvey Davis, stated that his son will be carrying out …

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ComfortDelGro first to trial fast-charging fully electric taxis in Singapore

ComfortDelGro Taxi is putting two fully-electric Hyundai Ioniq taxis on trial on Thursday (19 July). In a press release, the company stated that this electric Ioniq taxi – the first of its kind here – charges fully in just under 30 minutes, unlike existing electric taxis in Singapore that take a couple of hours to charge. It stated that the DC …

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Traveller raises complaints regarding “eternal closure” of washroom for people with physical disabilities, “confrontational cleaners” at Woodlands Checkpoint

A reader has contacted The Online Citizen regarding the “eternal closure” of a washroom for persons with physical disabilities at the Woodlands Checkpoint after receiving what appears to him as unsatisfactory feedback from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers. In an email to the ICA, he specified that “the toilet situated next to the bus queues (for SBSTransit Services …

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