Breakdown at Bukit Panjang LRT

Train services on the Bukit Panjang Light Rail Transit (LRT) were disrupted for about an hour on Sunday morning. -- ST FILE PHOTO: WALTER SIM
Train services on the Bukit Panjang Light Rail Transit (LRT) were disrupted for about an hour on Sunday morning. -- ST FILE PHOTO: WALTER SIM

Train services on the Bukit Panjang Light Rail Transit (LRT) were disrupted for about an hour on Sunday morning.

The SMRT said that a power fault occurred between Fajar and Bangkit stations at 9.19am, causing a train to stall between both stations.

Another train was sent to push the stricken train to the Bangkit LRT station, where the affected passengers got off.

The train operator said that it made announcements to keep passengers informed and normal services resumed at 10.05am.

The last breakdown on the Bukit Panjang LRT occured in April 2012, where 11 passengers walked the tracks to safety after the train they were in stalled.