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Bukit Panjang LRT Power Fault

7 November 2018 @ 11:20 PM - 8 November 2018 @ 2:00 AM UTC+8

SMRT Mercedes-Benz OC500LE (SMB41S) - LRT Shuttle A

A power fault on the Bukit Panjang LRT disrupted train services on the night of 07 November 2018.

Commuters vented their frustrations on social media, where some users claimed to have been trapped inside the stationary trains for over 20 minutes.


07 Nov

2247hrs – First social media reports of a power fault and stalled trains on the Bukit Panjang LRT.

2315hrs – Commuter reports of station announcements reporting a “Technical Fault” and a 10 minute delay

2345hrs – LRT Bridging Buses sighted at Bukit Panjang Integrated Transport Hub

2356hrs – SMRT reports Power Fault on Twitter, over an hour since the disruption began.

08 Nov

0051hrs – SMRT announces that train services will not resume this evening
0515hrs – SMRT announces that regular Bukit Panjang LRT services will be available.



7 November 2018 @ 11:20 PM UTC+8
8 November 2018 @ 2:00 AM UTC+8
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