Train service on the North-East Line resumed after a disruption lasting more than an hour due to a train fault on Wednesday night (Aug 17).
This affected train services in both directions, according to the Land Transport Authority (LTA).
Seven stations - from Woodleigh to Punggol - were affected by the disruption, but services progressively resumed.
Commuters said on social media that the disruption began as early as 8.50pm. As of 9.54pm, train service at three stations - Punggol, Sengkang and Buangkok - were still down, according to SBS Transit's Twitter account. At about 10.25pm, SBS Transit informed commuters via Twitter that services were running at all stations.
Channel NewsAsia understands that there was a train stuck between Sengkang and Buangkok stations.
LTA first informed commuters of the fault via Twitter at about 9.26pm.
Channel NewsAsia understands that that the disruption began at about 9.10pm.
SBS Transit told commuters that free bus services were available at designated bus stops near affected stations. Crowds were seen waiting for free buses outside Serangoon and Woodleigh stations.
Staff members were seen directing commuters at Serangoon station following the disruption.
Irate commuters took to social media to express their frustration over the disruption.