Kupang LRT Station

 SW3 
Kupang
Station Exit A
Languages 古邦 | கூப்பாங்
Lines   Sengkang LRT
Operators SBS Transit
Structure Elevated
Platforms Island
Opened 27 Jun 2015

Kupang LRT Station (SW3) is a light rail station along the Sengkang LRT (SKLRT)’s West Loop. Located within the Sengkang New Town, the station is overground and built along Fernvale Street.

The station is named after Kupang fishing in the past, a source of livelihood for the villagers. Opened on 27 June 2015, it is the last station to be opened along the Sengkang LRT network.


First / Last Train Timings

Sengkang LRT – SW3 Kupang
Destination First Train Last Train
Weekdays
& Sat
Sun &
Public Holidays
Daily
Platform 1
(West Loop Outer to Sengkang)
5.42am 6.02am 12.57am
Platform 2
(West Loop Inner via Renjong)
5.20am 5.42am 12.18pm

Station Layout

L3 SKLRT Platform 1 West Loop Outer to  NE16  STC  Sengkang
SKLRT Platform 2 West Loop Inner to  NE16  STC  Sengkang
L2 LRT Concourse Faregates, Ticketing machines, Shop, Linkbridge across Fernvale Street
L1 Street Level Station exits

Platforms

Sengkang LRT (L3):
LRT_rail (2)
Platform 1: Sengkang LRT (West Loop Outer) towards  NE16  STC  Sengkang via  SW2  Farmway (→)
Platform 2: Sengkang LRT (West Loop Inner) towards  NE16  STC  Sengkang via  SW4  Thanggam  (←)
LRT_rail (2)

Kupang station is overground with an island platform serving LRT services in both directions of the West Loop. Outer and Inner loop services run clockwise and counter-clockwise around the loop respectively.

Passenger Information Systems, which are LED displays located at each platform, display the route of the next train and scrolls through messages, while an analog clock gives the time. Tactile flooring helps to guide the visually-handicapped from the platform to the station exits. A staircase and lift connect the platforms to the ticket concourse at Level 2, one floor below.

Concourse

Concourse level
Concourse level

The station concourse at Level 2 features faregates for automatic fare collection and provides access between paid and unpaid areas of the station, with a bidirectional wide-swinging gate for the benefit of passengers-in-wheelchairs and those carrying bulky items or travelling with prams.

A General Ticketing Machine at the concourse allow commuters to purchase tickets for single or multiple journeys, and perform contactless card transactions. As with other SKLRT stations, the concourse has two ticketing machines: one located within unpaid areas and the other serving both paid and unpaid areas, with a swing gate that allows either side to access the machine at any one time. Since the station is not staffed, an intercom system near the faregates allows commuters to speak with SKLRT Operations Control Centre for assistance.

The concourse leads to an overhead bridge that spans across Fernvale Street, with lifts, escalators and stairs connecting to street level.

Exits

Built in-between two carriageways of Fernvale Street, Kupang LRT station has an exit on each side of the road. Barrier-free accessibility is offered via lifts.

Exit Disabled access Location Nearby
A Yes Fernvale Street (Eastbound) Sengkang Riverside Park
B Yes Fernvale Street (Westbound) Sengkang Riverside Park, Sengkang Floating Wetland, HDB Fernvale Rivergrove, HDB Fernvale Lea

Station Amenities

  • Retail shop at concourse level
  • Sheltered walkways connecting to adjacent HDB estates

Safety Features

  • Emergency Train Stop buttons at station platforms, 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 communication with SKLRT Operations Control Centre
  • Fire Extinguishers in various locations

Transport Connections

There are no bus stops in the vicinity of Kupang station.


Rail Bridging Services

In the event of a LRT service disruption affecting Kupang station, rail bridging services may be activated to ply affected stretches of the Sengkang LRT. In which case, the buses can be boarded from the following bus stops:

Towards Bus stop Exit
Sengkang LRT
West Loop Inner Along Fernvale St (outside Exit B) B

There are no bridging services for West Loop Outer. Free regular bus services may be offered at bus stops connected to LRT stations.


Passenger Usage Patterns

History

Kupang station opened on 27 June 2015, the last station along the Sengkang LRT to open. The station remained closed ever since train services along the Sengkang LRT West Loop first began on 29 January 2005, owing to limited developments in the area.

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