Chinese Garden MRT Station

 EW25 
Chinese Garden
Station Exit A
Languages 裕华园 | சீனத் தோட்டம்
Lines   East West Line
Operator SMRT
Structure Elevated
Platform Island
Opened 5 Nov 1988

Chinese Garden MRT Station (EW25) is an above-ground station along the East West Line (EWL). It sits within the Lakeside planning subzone, adjacent to the Yuhua West subzone, and is physically located along Boon Lay Way, near the junction with Jurong Town Hall Road.

The station is named after the Chinese Garden, one of many attractions within the Jurong Lake district that this station serves. It also serves clusters of condominiums and HDB housing developments around the Yuhua area.


First / Last Train Timings

East West Line – EW25 Chinese Garden
Destination First Train Last Train
Weekdays Sat Sun &
PHs
Daily
EW1 Pasir Ris 5:40am 5:40am 6:10am 11:42pm
EW29 Joo Koon 5:17am 5:17am 5:47am 12:27am

 


Station Layout

L2 Platform A East West Line towards  EW1  Pasir Ris
Platform B East West Line towards  EW33  Tuas Link
L1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing machines, Passenger Service Centre, Retail Shops
Street Level Bus stops, Taxi stand, pick-up/drop-off point, Station exits

Platforms

East-West Line (L2):
MRT_rail (1)
Platform A: East West Line towards  EW1  Pasir Ris via  EW24  NS1  Jurong East (→)
Platform B: East West Line towards  EW33  Tuas Link via  EW26  Lakeside (←)
MRT_rail (1)

Chinese Garden 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 High Volume, Low Speed (HVLS) fans keep passengers cool. Similar in design to Lakeside station, the station’s straight inclined roof with structural beams on the inside is influenced by Chinese architecture, and supported by two rows of columns.

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.

Concourse

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.

Toilets and retail shops are located in the unpaid areas of the ticket concourse, at ground level.

Exits

Chinese Garden MRT station has three exits at ground level. Exits A and B offer barrier-free accessibility for the disabled.

Exit Disabled access Location Nearby
A Yes Boon Lay Way (Westbound) Boon Lay Way, Jurong East Street 31, Canadian International School (Lakeside Campus), Jurong East Sports Complex, Jurong East Stadium, Jurong East Swimming Complex
B Yes Chinese Garden Chinese Garden, Japanese Garden, Jurong Lake
C No Boon Lay Way (Eastbound) Boon Lay Way. Jurong Town Hall Road, Parc Oasis Condominium

Station Amenities

  • 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

Safety Features

  • 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

Chinese Garden station connects to several bus stops in the vicinity, as well as taxi stands and passenger pick-up points.

Bus

There are two official bus stops linked to Chinese Garden station.

No. Bus stop Exit Bus Routes
B/s 1 28341 – Boon Lay Way (Chinese Gdn Stn) A 180, 335
B/s 2 28349 – Boon Lay Way (Opp Chinese Gdn Stn) C 180, 335

Road

Taxi stands and pick-up/drop-off points are located near station exits:

Exit Road Provisions
A Boon Lay Way (Westbound) Taxi stand, Pick-up/drop-off point

Rail Bridging Services

In the event of a MRT service disruption affecting Chinese Garden 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:

Towards Bus stop Exit
East West Line
 EW1  Pasir Ris B/s 2: 28349 – Boon Lay Way (Opp Chinese Gdn Stn) C
 EW33  Tuas Link B/s 1: 28341 – Boon Lay Way (Chinese Gdn Stn) A

In addition, passengers can board free regular bus services at bus stops officially linked to Chinese Garden station depending on the situation on the ground.


Passenger Usage Patterns

Serving residential developments in Yuhua and attractions in the Jurong Lake district, the station encounters moderate demand throughout the day.

Construction

Brief History

Chinese Garden station opened on 5 November 1988, along with Jurong East and Lakeside stations along the East West Line.

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