Lightning causes electrical failure on North-South Line, leads to 35 min delay

Lightning causes electrical failure on North-South Line, leads to 35 min delay
Train services on the North-South Line was delayed on Sunday morning after a southbound train had an electrical failure.

Train service on the North-South Line was delayed on Sunday morning after a southbound train had an electrical failure.


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In a statement on Facebook SMRT said:

"A south bound train experienced an electrical failure as a result of a lightning that struck somewhere in around Kranji station area during this morning's thunderstorm. The affected train stalled at Woodlands MRT at about 0640 hr and was later pushed back to the depot by another empty train.

"The incident caused an approximate delay of 35 minutes, affecting approximately 3,500 passengers."

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