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[News Article] Burst pipe causes flooding at Bencoolen MRT station
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Burst pipe causes flooding at Bencoolen MRT station
From: Straits Times
By: Christoper Tan
Date: 06/03/17

SINGAPORE - All new MRT stations are protected against floods caused by freak storms. But the Bencoolen MRT station on the yet-to-open Downtown Line 3 was partially submerged last Friday (March 3) by water that came from within.

The Straits Times understands a water pipe had burst in what appeared to be a pump room, sending water cascading down to the platform area.

Video clips showed the water falling like rain in the facility, with close-ups of the defective pipe.

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