Train fault reported by commuters on Circle Line during Tuesday morning rush hour

A huge crowd on the Circle Line platform at Serangoon MRT station on Tuesday (March 15) morning.
A huge crowd on the Circle Line platform at Serangoon MRT station on Tuesday (March 15) morning. PHOTO: @BOYKEWIJONO/TWITTER

SINGAPORE - A train fault on the Circle Line apparently caused widespread congestion at MRT stations during morning rush hour on Tuesday (March 15).

While there were no updates on the train fault on operator SMRT's Twitter page, the first complaints started appearing on Twitter at around 8.10am.

Several commuters complained of slow trains and being stuck at stations.

A photo tweeted by user Boyle Wijono at 8.22am showed a huge crowd at Serangoon station.

The Straits Times has contacted SMRT for comment.