Root cause behind Downtown Line glitch still unknown

The root cause of Thursday's full-day glitch on the Downtown line - Singapore's newest MRT line - remains a mystery.

The line was affected by a fault with the signalling system - which determines the safe distance between trains - which lengthened journey times by up to half an hour.


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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 03, 2018, with the headline 'Root cause behind Downtown Line glitch still unknown'. Print Edition | Subscribe