Getting stuck at the MRT station or on the train for over an hour and receiving scarce updates on the situation can be very frustrating for many commuters.
That was likely the case for those affected by the over one-hour disruption that occurred along the East-West line Tuesday evening – the fifth subway disruption in over a week and the second in the day.
According to train operator SMRT, the disruption was caused by a “track fault”.
The Land Transport Authority reacted by saying that the disruptions were “unacceptable” and directing SMRT to investigate the incidents and give an accounting.
While some commuters would easily kick up a fuss and complain about it on social media, others have decided to have fun by tweaking movie titles to reflect their plight and posting it on Twitter.
It all started with @mrbrown, who tweeted, “The Fault in Our Tracks. #SMRTmovies (props to @sarahcoldheart),” after corresponding with the latter on Twitter.
@sarahcoldheart later tweeted “Frozen.Read More »from Singaporeans get witty with #smrtmovies tweets inspired by SMRT train disruptions