|Languages||友诺士 | யூனுஸ்|
|Lines||East West Line|
|Opened||4 Nov 1989|
Eunos MRT Station (EW7) is an above-ground station along the East West Line (EWL). It sits on the edge of the Geylang East planning subzone, and is physically located near the junction of Sims Avenue and Jalan Eunos.
The station and surrounding estate is named after Mohammad Eunos Abdullah who set up the Malay village in the area, formerly known as Kampong Melayu but renamed to commemorate its founder. Malay influences are remain strong in the area, with streets named after Muslim community and national leaders. The station architecture differs from other eastern East West Line stations, with a traditional Malay-style pyramid roof instead of the conventional barrel vault roof design, similar to other western East West Line stations (Boon Lay – Chinese Garden) and northern North South Line stations (Bukit Batok – Khatib).
Eunos station is a transport node for residents of Eunos, Geylang Serai, Joo Chiat, Telok Kurau and parts of Kembangan, while also serving the nearby Eunos Industrial Estate and light commercial areas along Changi Road.
Bus services are offered from Eunos Bus Interchange, which connect to other parts of nearby estates.
First / Last Train Timings
|East West Line – EW7 Eunos
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|EW1 Pasir Ris||6:13am||6:13am||6:41am||12:24am*|
|EW29 Joo Koon||5:44am||5:39am||6:10am^||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 12:03am and 11.23pm respectively. To allow for more track maintenance time, this arrangement will last from 14 February 2016 till end August 2016.
^ = Revised First Train timings
On Sundays, train services between Joo Koon and Queenstown along the East-West Line will commence late. The first westbound train for Joo Koon departs Queenstown at 6:49am; earlier trains will terminate at Queenstown. To allow for more track maintenance time, this arrangement will last from 5 June 2016 to 18 December 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, Station exits|
|Street Level||Eunos Bus Interchange, Bus stops, Taxi stand, pick-up/drop-off point, Retail Shops|
East-West Line (L2):
|Platform A: East West Line towards Pasir Ris via Kembangan (→)
Platform B: East West Line towards Tuas Link via Paya Lebar (←)
Eunos 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. The station architecture differs from other eastern East West Line stations of the same era, with a traditional Malay-style double-pitched roof instead of the barrel vault roof design, similar to other western East West Line stations (Boon Lay – Chinese Garden) and northern North South Line stations (Bukit Batok – Khatib), reflecting Malay influence in the nearby Gelang Serai area.
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 7:30pm on Weekdays and 12:00pm to 6:00pm on Saturdays. It is closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.
Toilets and retail shops are located in the unpaid areas of the ticket concourse, at ground level.
Eunos MRT station has three exits facing all four cardinal directions except north. Passengers for Eunos Bus Interchange should use Exit B.
|A||Yes||Sims Avenue||Sims Avenue, Great Eastern @ Changi, Guthrie Building, Sian Keng Tong Temple, Fragrance Building, Darul Aman Mosque, MDIS Headquarters, PKMS Building|
|B||Yes||Bus Interchange||Sims Avenue, Eunos Bus Interchange, Eunos Industrial Estate, Great Eastern Life Changi Centre, Guthrie Building, Kampong Ubi Community Centre, Kampong Ubi Neighbourhood Police Post, Kembangan-Chai Chee Community Hub, Sri Geylang Serai, Joo Chiat Complex, HDB Eunos Court|
|C||Yes||Jalan Eunos||Eunos Crescent Market and Food Centre, Mangala Vihara Buddhist Temple, Kwan-In Welfare Free Clinic, The Moral Home For The Disabled, Eunos Primary School|
- 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 7:30pm on Weekdays, 12:00pm to 6:00pm on Saturdays. Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays..
- 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
Eunos station connects to a bus interchange, several bus stops in the vicinity, as well as taxi stands and passenger pick-up points and a designated Park and Ride carpark.
There is a bus interchange and one official bus stops linked to Eunos station. Bus stops 2 to 4 are added to this list to better represent bus connections.
|No.||Bus stop||Exit||Bus Routes|
|Eunos Bus Interchange||B||60, 61, 63, 63M, 76, 93, 94, 150, 154|
|B/s 1||82061 – Sims Ave (Eunos Stn)||A||2, 7, 13, 21, 24, 26, 28, 30, 30e, 51, 60, 61, 63, 63M, 67, 93, 94, 150, 155, NR7|
|B/s 2||83101 – Jln Eunos (Eunos Stn)||C||2N, 15, 21, 25, 51, 55, 60, 61, 63, 63M, 93, 94, 854, 966, NR7|
|B/s 3||83109 – Jln Eunos (Opp Eunos Stn)||C||15, 21, 25, 51, 55, 60, 61, 63, 63M, 93, 94, 854, 966|
|B/s 4||82069 – Changi Rd (Aft GE Life Ctr)||A||2, 7, 13, 21, 24, 26, 28, 30, 30e, 51, 60, 61, 63, 63M, 67, 93, 94, 150, 155|
Taxi stands and pick-up/drop-off points are located near station exits:
|B||Eunos Cres||Taxi stand, Pick-up/drop-off point|
Park and Ride
Eunos station has one carpark in the vicinity designated under the Park & Ride (P&R) Scheme:
|Blk 31A Eunos Crescent||B||Multi-Storey Car Park. P&R parking at Deck 4B, 5A and 5B only.|
Rail Bridging Services
In the event of a MRT service disruption affecting Eunos 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||Eunos Bus Interchange (Berth B6)||B|
|Tuas Link||Eunos Bus Interchange (Berth B5)||B|
In addition, passengers can board free regular bus services at Eunos Bus Interchange and bus stops officially linked to Eunos station depending on the situation on the ground.
Passenger Usage Patterns
Serving residential and industrial areas around Eunos, the station encounters high demand throughout the day as a transport node for commuters heading in and out of the area.
Eunos station opened on 4 November 1989 along with all other EWL stations from Bugis to Tanah Merah.
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