Delays on East-West Line on Tuesday morning due to train fault

A train fault on the East-West Line has caused delays for commuters on Tuesday (April 11) morning.
A train fault on the East-West Line has caused delays for commuters on Tuesday (April 11) morning. PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - A train fault caused delays on the East-West Line (EWL) during morning rush hour on Tuesday (April 11).

SMRT first warned commuters in a tweet at 7.44am to expect an additional 25 minutes travel time between Joo Koon and Queenstown stations.

It added that free regular bus services are available.

The fault was cleared at 8.08am, according to SMRT. 

This is the second day in a row that commuters have experienced delays on the EWL.

On Monday afternoon, there were delays of up to 15 minutes between Bugis and Tanah Merah stations due to a platform screen door fault at Bedok station.