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Second train delay hits EWL commuters on Wednesday morning


In a second train delay on Wednesday morning (15 November), commuters were advised to add 30 minutes travel time between Jurong East and Joo Koon on the East West Line (EWL) due to a train fault at Joo Koon.

[EWL] UPDATE: Pls add 30mins train travel time btwn #JurongEast and #TuasLink due to a train fault at #JooKoon. Train svc is available.

— SMRT Corporation (@SMRT_Singapore) November 15, 2017

The delay was announced by SMRT on Twitter at 8:25am. The announcement came two hours after SMRT announced there was a signal fault on the Circle Line at 6:29am.

The rail operator tweeted at 8:35am that free regular bus services were available between Jurong East and Tuas Link.

Free regular bus services were also available between Paya Lebar and HarbourFront for those affected by the Circle Line signal fault.


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