There was a train disruption along the East West Line (EWL) this morning (3 Apr) allegedly due to a track fault. According to commuters’ information trains between Tuas Link and Clementi were affected in both directions.
No official information was given by SMRT on its social media pages.
Affected commuters questioned about the delay on the Twitter platform:
@SMRT_Singapore walao eh whats wrong again today why train so slow wtf keep stopping
— WJ™ (@GrudgeGriefer) April 2, 2019
— Vv (@ChasteGaymer) April 2, 2019
Other passengers tweeted their concern and shared information:
So I'll definitely miss my transport at this rate. Thanks SMRT
— suhaidah!! (: (@SuhPiccoliSuh) April 2, 2019
— Johnny Koh (@huahuang83) April 2, 2019
Some passengers commented on the lack of an official statement from SMRT:
On TATA SMRT Facebook platform members also informed on the EWL delay:
Dante Yuxuan wrote at 7:23am: “Jam at Bishan St 22 towards Sin Ming Rd.”
Sunny Tan H C wrote at 7:33am: “Announced track fault ahead, train traveling at slow speed from Jurong East towards Clementi.”
Paul Lee wrote at 8:06am:
⚠️ “East West Line – Track Circuit Fault”
? “Tuas Link – Clementi (Both Bounds)”
? “Additional 10 minutes travelling time due to Track Circuit Fault (Station announcement)”
“Info from LTG Telegram app.”
Matthias Goh shared a photo at 8:12am, he wrote: “Hi all, please take note thanks.”
Tommy Soon wrote at 8:15am: “After clementi is okay however is more then 10mins travelling time.”
Sean Goh shared a photo at 8:57am, he wrote: “0845 hours at Bedok Station.”
At 9:00am Ong Chee Kuan informed: “It seems to be fixed already. Otw to clementi, seems fine.”
No other post about the EWL delay on social media platform after about 9am.