Photo: Kitaro Kawasaki Twoosixtwo's post onTATA SMRT Facebook

Friday morning train delay along the NSL due to power fault

A train delay occurred this Friday (7 June) morning along the North South Line.

According to a commuters’ post on TATA SMRT Facebook,, it was said to be due to a power failure between Braddell station and Novena station.

There was no official information given by SMRT on its social media platforms, but station announcements said the travel time would take additional 10 minutes in both directions. There was no free bus service mentioned.

Ang Hwee Ling posted an information from Land Transport Guru on TATA SMRT Facebook:

Ang Hwee Ling wrote at 9:53am: “Power fault on NSL.”

Other passengers also posted their information and comments on the Facebook:

Kitaro Kawasaki Twoosixtwo wrote at 9:54am: “All SB trains are terminating at Bishan. My train got held up at Khatib.”

Kitaro Kawasaki Twoosixtwo added at 10:04am:


And at 10:31am Kitaro Kawasaki Twoosixtwo informed:

“Resumed as of now. Thank you!”

On the Twitter platform passengers also posted their information and complains:

A commuter wrote that train at Somerset towards Raffles Place was stuck:

Other passengers tweeted more complains:

It seemed the effect on the train service disruption was still experienced by passengers around 11:30am: