|Languages||勿洛 | பிடோக்|
|Lines||East West Line|
|Opened||4 Nov 1989|
Bedok MRT Station (EW5) is an above-ground station along the East West Line (EWL). It sits along the boundaries of the Bedok North and Frankel planning subzones, and is physically located along New Upper Changi Road, just next to the Bedok Town Centre.
The station is named after the Bedok estate, likely named after the Malay word bedoh referring to a large drum used at mosques to call worshippers to prayer. Bedok station is a transport node for residents of Bedok New Town, serving adjacent shopping malls (Bedok Mall), community amenities (Bedok Hawker Centre, Bedok Polyclinic, etc.), schools and housing developments in the Town Centre area, as well as light industries at Bedok South. Bus services are offered from Bedok Bus Interchange, which connect to other parts of the estate.
First / Last Train Timings
|East West Line – EW5 Bedok
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|EW1 Pasir Ris||6:18am||6:18am||6:46am||12:29am*|
|EW29 Joo Koon||5:39am||5:39am||6:05am||11:34pm*|
* = Revised Last Train timings
From Sunday to Thursday nights (except eves of public holidays), the Last Train to Pasir Ris and Joo Koon will depart earlier, after which train services will terminate at Tanah Merah or Jurong East. The last train to Pasir Ris and Joo Koon will depart at 12:08am and 11.19pm respectively. To allow for more track maintenance time, this arrangement will last from 14 February 2016 till end August 2016.
|L2||Platform A||East West Line towards Pasir Ris|
|Platform B||East West Line towards Tuas Link|
|L1||Concourse||Faregates, Ticketing machines, Retail Shops|
|Street Level||Bedok Bus Interchange, Bus stops, Taxi stand, pick-up/drop-off point, Station exits|
|B1||Underpass||Public underpass underneath New Upper Changi Road, Exit to Bedok Mall (B2)|
East-West Line (L2):
|Platform A: East West Line towards Pasir Ris via Tanah Merah (→)
Platform B: East West Line towards Tuas Link via Kembangan (←)
Bedok station has two elevated East-West Line platforms in an island platform arrangement. Half-height Platform screen doors are installed at the platform edge for the safety of commuters, and retrofitted High volume, low speed (HVLS) fans keep passengers cool. Similar to most platforms along the Eastern side of the East West Line, a barrel vault roof design allows for a spacious interior that is easily navigated.
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 station exits. Escalators, lifts and stairs connect the Platform level to the Ticket Concourse level below.
The station has a ticket concourse located at ground level. It features faregates for automatic fare collection and provides access between paid and unpaid areas of the station, with at least 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 TransitLink Add Value 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 TransitLink Ticket Office is also located at this station, operating from 12:00pm to 8:00pm daily.
Toilets and retail shops are located in the unpaid areas of the ticket concourse, at ground level.
Built in-between two carriageways of New Upper Changi Road, Bedok MRT station has two exits on either side of the road, and a third exit within the station underpass, leading to Basement 2 of Bedok Mall. All exits offer barrier-free accessibility for the disabled. Passengers for Bedok Bus Interchange should use Exit B.
|A||Yes||New Upper Changi Road (Westbound)||New Upper Changi Road (Westbound), Bedok South Avenue 3, Bedok Community Centre, Fujitec Singapore, HCA Hospice Care (Bedok Centre), Opera Estate, Panasonic AVC Network, Panasonic Refrigeration Device, SCS technology, Technopark @ Chai Chee, Temasek Junior College, Yokogawa|
|B||Yes||Bedok Town Centre||New Upper Changi Road (Eastbound), Bedok Bus Interchange, Al-Ansar Mosque, Bedok Public Library, Bedok Hawker Centre, Bedok Point, Bedok Polyclinic, Bedok Post Office, Bedok Stadium / Swimming Complex / Tennis Centre / Sports Hall, Sepak Tekraw & Silat Centre, Heartbeat @ Bedok, HDB Bedok Branch, Princess Theatre, Sheng Shiong Supermarket, HDB Linear Green @ Bedok|
|C||Yes||Bedok Mall||Bedok Mall (Basement 2)|
- Retail shops and Public toilets at Concourse level (unpaid areas)
- ATMs and Self-service machines at Concourse level (unpaid areas)
- Bicycle racks at station exits
- TransitLink ticket office
Operating Hours: 12:00pm to 8:00pm daily.
- 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
Bedok station connects to a bus interchange, several bus stops in the vicinity, as well as taxi stands and passenger pick-up points.
There is a bus interchange and two official bus stops linked to Bedok station.
|No.||Bus stop||Exit||Bus Routes|
|Bedok Bus Interchange||B||7, 9, 14, 16, 17, 17A, 18, 25, 26, 30, 30e, 32, 33, 35, 35M, 38, 40, 60, 66, 69, 87, 168, 196, 197, 222, 225G, 225W, 228, 229, 401, 854, 854E|
|B/s 1||84031 – New Upp Changi Rd (Bedok Stn)||B||2, 9, 24, 28, 31, 35, 35M, 67, 222|
|B/s 2||84039 – New Upp Changi Rd (Bedok Stn)||A||2, 4N, 9, 24, 28, 31, 35, 35M, 67, 222|
Taxi stands and pick-up/drop-off points are located near station exits:
|A||New Upp Changi Rd (Westbound)||Taxi stand, Pick-up/drop-off point|
|B||New Upp Changi Rd (Eastbound)||Taxi stand, Pick-up/drop-off point|
Rail Bridging Services
In the event of a MRT service disruption affecting Bedok station, rail bridging services (also called MRT breakdown shuttle buses) may be activated to ply affected stretches of the East West Line. In which case, the buses can be boarded from the following bus stops:
|East West Line|
|Pasir Ris||B/s 1: 84031 – New Upp Changi Rd (Bedok Stn)||B|
|Tuas Link||B/s 2: 84039 – New Upp Changi Rd (Bedok Stn)||A|
In addition, passengers can board free regular bus services at Bedok Bus Interchange and bus stops officially linked to Bedok station depending on the situation on the ground.
Passenger Usage Patterns
Serving Bedok Town Centre, Bedok station encounters high demand throughout the day as a transport node for Bedok Town residents.
Bedok station opened on 4 November 1989 along with all other EWL stations from Bugis to Tanah Merah.
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