|Languages||勿洛南 | பிடோக் தெற்கு|
|Lines||Thomson-East Coast Line|
Bedok South MRT Station (TE30) is an underground station located along the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) Stage 5. It is built just off Upper East Coast Road, near the junction with Bedok South Road, bringing rail connectivity to schools and residential developments around the area.
Despite being named Bedok South, this station is located some distance away from the many housing estates around Bedok South Road that are more commonly associated with the name.
The station is located in the vicinity of Temasek Primary School, Temasek Secondary School, Yuan Ming Si temple, and many other private houses and condominiums.
The station is targeted for completion and opening in Year 2024.
First / Last Train Timings
|Thomson-East Coast Line – TE30 Bedok South
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|TE1 Woodlands North||—||—||—|
|TE31 Sungei Bedok||—||—||—|
|L1||Street level||Bus stops, Taxi stand, pick-up/drop-off point|
|B?||Concourse||Faregates, Ticketing machines, Passenger Service Centre|
|B?||Platform A||Thomson-East Coast Line towards Woodlands North|
|Platform B||Thomson-East Coast Line towards Sungei Bedok|
Thomson-East Coast Line (B?):
|Platform A: Towards Sungei Bedok (→)
Platform B: Towards Woodlands North via Bayshore (←)
Bedok South station has two platforms in an island platform arrangement. Full-height Platform screen doors isolate the air-conditioned station from the tunnel environment, enhancing commuter safety and station comfort. A set of escalators, stairs and lifts connect to the concourse above.
Passenger Information Systems, which are plasma display screens located at each platform, display expected train arrival times and key messages. Tactile flooring helps to guide the visually-handicapped from the platform to the station exits.
The concourse features faregates for automatic fare collection and provides access between paid and unpaid areas of the station, with at least one bidirectional wide-swinging gate for the benefit of passengers-in-wheelchairs and those carrying bulky items or travelling with prams.
General Ticketing Machines allow commuters to purchase tickets for single or multiple journeys, and along with Top-up Machines, offer contactless card transactions. The station office functions as a Passenger Service Centre, and is staffed during operating hours, where commuters may make travel inquiries or perform card transactions using cash payment.
A public toilet is located in the unpaid area of the station concourse.
Civil Defence shelter
Bedok South station is one of seven stations along the Thomson-East Coast Line (East Coast stretch) designated as Civil Defence (CD) shelters, which will be activated in times of national emergency. Apart from reinforced construction, the stations are designed and equipped with facilities to ensure the shelter environment is tolerable for all shelterees during shelter occupation. These facilities include protective blast doors, decontamination facilities, ventilation systems, power and water supply systems and a dry toilet system.
The other CD shelters are Tanjong Rhu, Marine Parade, Marine Terrace, Siglap, Bayshore and Sungei Bedok stations.
Art in Transit: TBC
Bedok South MRT station will likely have five exits leading to ground level. More details will be confirmed closer to the opening of the station.
- Public toilets at station concourse
- Emergency Train Stop buttons on the station platform, when activated, will prevent approaching trains from entering the station, and any train already stopped at the platform will be prevented from moving off.
- Emergency telephones at station platforms and the intercom system inside the lifts enable commuters to communicate with station staff in the Passenger Service Centre.
- Emergency door handles allow the platform doors to be opened manually from the train-side in the event of failure.
- Fire Extinguishers in various locations
- All escalators equipped with Emergency Stop buttons
Transport Connections (TBC)
Rail Bridging Services (TBC)
Passenger Usage Patterns
Contract T311 for the Construction of Bedok South Station and Tunnels for Thomson-East Coast Line was awarded to China Jingye Engineering Corporation Ltd (Singapore Branch) at a contract sum of S$188.3 million in April 2016.
China Jingye Engineering Corporation Limited (Singapore Branch) is a subsidiary of Metallurgical Corporation of China Ltd (MCC Group) which is one of the largest construction corporations in China. China Jingye Engineering Corporation Limited (Singapore Branch) previously completed a number of local projects such as the Universal Studios, Singapore in Resorts World Sentosa and some residential projects.
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