Train services on three MRT lines were disrupted by a power fault in the evening of Oct. 14.
The power fault occurred at around 7pm, affecting over 30 stations along North-South line, East-West line and Circle line.
SMRT provided prompt real-time updates on Twitter, and free bus services were activated to ferry affected passengers.
Preliminary investigations suggest disruption was caused by a power trip
The Land and Transport Authority (LTA) updated on Facebook that the incident was likely caused by a power trip.
The agency is also working with SMRT on rectification works and will be conducting a full investigation of the causes subsequently.
Circle line resumed operation by 8:40pm
According to SMRT, power has resumed at Circle Line and the company has ceased its free bus services at these stations.Affected parts on North-South and East-West lines have yet recovered as of 9:45pm.
[EWL] UPDATE: Due to a power fault, there is no train svc between #Dover and #TuasLink. Free regular bus services & free bridging bus services are available btwn #Queenstown and #TuasLink. For alternative travel options, please refer to https://t.co/H0JXeZvUHA.— SMRT Corporation (@SMRT_Singapore) October 14, 2020
[NSL] UPDATE: Due to a power fault, there is no train svcs between #JurongEast and #Marsiling. Free regular bus svcs & free bridging bus svcs are available between #JurongEast and #Woodlands. For alternative travel options, please refer to https://t.co/H0JXeZvUHA— SMRT Corporation (@SMRT_Singapore) October 14, 2020
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