MRT's East West Line hit by track fault; delays expected

AFP file photo.
AFP file photo.

UPDATE: According to a Tweet from SMRT at 12.28pm, the delay had been cleared and train services from Jurong East to Redill had resumed.

The East West Line of the MRT was hit by a delay due to a track fault on Wednesday morning (30 August), according to SMRT’s Twitter at 8.13am.

Commuters were initially advised to add 10 minutes of train travel time from Jurong East to Redhill stations, with that delay subsequently extending to 15 minutes.

According to SMRT, train service is still available.

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Last week, the North South Line was hit by a similar delay of 15 minutes train travel time. That delay came days after a massive delay of up to 45 minutes train travel time, on multiple lines.

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