The Mumbai Metro promptly responded on Twitter, apologising for the situation and assuring that it would be corrected soon.
We regret the inconvenience caused to our passengers today. (1/2)— Mumbai Metro (@MumMetro) July 2, 2014
(2/2) Technical issue witnessed today is not uncommon. It already has been rectified and the train is ready to serve tomorrow morning.— Mumbai Metro (@MumMetro) July 2, 2014
#MumbaiMetro is committed to provide world class service. We are witnessing a few teething problems and trying to fix these things. (2/2)— Mumbai Metro (@MumMetro) July 2, 2014
The Mumbai Metro was launched on June 8 and is yet to reach its first-month anniversary.
There was no stopping the Twitterati and it didn't take much time for the issue to trend on Twitter.
Ever stand there in the shower, naked, vulnerable, drenched & feel like someone's watching you? Then realise you're just on the MumbaiMetro?— Vir Das (@thevirdas) July 3, 2014
Welcome to Mumbai Metro Rain. The platform will be on the left bank. Mind the gap between the door and the river bed.— Rituparna Chatterjee (@MasalaBai) July 3, 2014
But GUYS. Buy one #MumbaiMetro ticket, and get a water park ride free! YAY! pic.twitter.com/1TM8KUMejs— Aniruddha Guha (@AniGuha) July 2, 2014
Dear Pakistan, please buy more and more Chinese arms!! We had a glimpse of Chinese engineering brilliance yesterday in #MumbaiMetro— Alien Lama ? (@Damru_) July 3, 2014