Train service on East West Line briefly disrupted from Boon Lay to Joo Koon

A track fault halted train service between Boon Lay and Joo Koon stations for about 20 minutes on Thursday (Aug 11) night.
A track fault halted train service between Boon Lay and Joo Koon stations for about 20 minutes on Thursday (Aug 11) night. PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - There was no train service between Boon Lay and Joo Koon stations on the East West Line for about 20 minutes on Thursday (Aug 11) night.

The disruption was due to a track fault, SMRT said in tweet at 10.34pm.

It first said that additional 20 minutes of travelling time was required between the three stations at the west-most end of the East West Line.

SMRT announced that service had resumed at 10.46pm. However, there was additional travelling time of 15 minutes due to the earlier track fault.

Free regular bus service was available for affected commuters until about 11.20pm.