Train delay on East West Line causes crowds at stations

Train delay causes long queue at Tampines MRT on 19 Sept. Photo: Gabriel Choo

Commuters along the East West line were caught in a train delay on Tuesday morning (19 Sept).

Several commuters posted photos on social media showing long queues at stations along the East-West Line including Pasir Ris, Tampines, and Tanah Merah since 8:30am. Some claimed they waited up to 30 minutes before boarding a train. According to Yahoo News Singapore intern Gabriel Choo, who was at Tampines MRT, the crowds began forming before 9am.

There were no announcements on SMRT’s social media pages.

This story is developing.

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