Signal glitch hits Metro Line 9 during morning rush hour

A signal glitch hit Metro Line 9 during morning rush hour on Wednesday, causing massive delays and stranding a large number of passengers.
Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

Passengers wait to exit Lujianbang Road Station of Line 9 in Shanghai on May 30, 2018.

Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

Passengers wait to exit Lujianbang Road Station of Line 9 in Shanghai on May 30, 2018.

A signal glitch hit Metro Line 9 during rush hour on Wednesday, causing delays and stranding a large number of passengers.

The malfunction happened at 7:30am, the Metro operator said on its Weibo account.

Trains ran at a limited speed from Songjiang South Railway Station to Guilin Road Station and restrictions were imposed at stations along Line 9 to control passenger flow.

The problem was fixed around 8:20am and normal order is being slowly restored.

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