|Languages||马西岭 | மார்சிலிங்|
|Lines||North South Line|
|Opened||10 Feb 1996|
Marsiling MRT Station (NS8) is an above-ground station along the North South Line (NSL). It is located within the Woodlands West planning subzone, (near the border of the Woodgrove subzone), and located next to Woodlands Avenue 3, near the junction of Woodlands Centre Road / Woodlands Avenue 1 and Woodlands Street 11.
Named after the nearby housing estate to the north, Marsiling station was opened in February 1996 a part of the NSL (Woodlands Extension), and is one of three stations serving the Woodlands New Town (alongside Woodlands and Admiralty stations). It serves residential areas around the Woodlands West areas (Neighbourhoods 1, 3 and 4), along with schools and community amenities.
First / Last Train Timings
|North South Line – NS8 Marsiling
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|NS28 Marina South Pier||5:24am||5:24am||5:41am||11:09pm|
|NS27 Marina Bay||–||–||–||11:12pm|
|NS19 Toa Payoh||–||–||–||11:48pm|
|NS16 Ang Mo Kio||–||–||–||12:37am|
|NS1 Jurong East||5:41am||5:40am||6:04am||12:38am|
|L2||Platform A||North South Line towards Jurong East|
|Platform B||North South Line towards Marina South Pier|
|L1||Concourse||Faregates, Ticketing machines, Passenger Service Centre|
|Street Level||Bus stops, Taxi stand, pick-up/drop-off point, Retail Shops|
North South Line (L2):
|Platform B: North South Line towards Marina South Pier via Woodlands (→)
Platform A: North South Line towards Jurong East via Kranji (←)
Marsiling station has two elevated North South Line platforms in an island platform arrangement. Half-height Platform screen doors are installed at the platform edge for commuters’ safety, and High Volume, Low Speed (HVLS) fans keep passengers cool. Similar in design to many other North-South Line elevated stations, a double pitched roof shelters the platform level, supported by two rows of columns. A set of escalators, stairs and lifts connect to the concourse level below.
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.
The station has a ticket concourse located at ground level. They feature 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 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 station, at ground level.
Marsiling MRT station has four exits at ground level (A, B, C and D), all of which (except Exit D) offer barrier-free accessibility for the disabled.
|A||Yes||Neighbourhood 1||Woodlands Neighbourhood 1, Marsiling Primary School, HDB Marsiling Greenview|
|B||Yes||Woodlands Street 11||Woodlands Street 11, Woodlands Stadium & Swimming Complex, Woodlands Sports Hall, Woodlands Town Park East|
|C||Yes||Woodlands Avenue 3||Woodlands Avenue 3, Woodlands Neighbourhood 3 & 4, Fuchun Community Centre, Fuchun Primary School, Fuchun Secondary School, Metta Home, Orange Valley Nursing Home, Sembawang Town Council (Woodlands Office), Woodlands Polyclinic|
|D||No||Woodlands Centre Road||Woodlands Centre Road|
- Public toilets at concourse level (unpaid areas)
- Bicycle racks at station exits
- ATMs and Self-service Machines at concourse level (unpaid areas)
- 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
Marsiling station connects to several bus stops in the vicinity, as well as a taxi stand and passenger pick-up point, and a designated Park & Ride carpark.
There are two official bus stops linked to Marsiling station.
|No.||Bus stop||Exit||Bus Routes|
|B/s 1||46521 – Woodlands Ave 3 (Marsiling Stn)||C||187, 856, 925, 925C, 926, 950, 960, 961, 961C, 963, 963E, 963R, 966|
|B/s 2||46529 – Woodlands Ave 3 (Opp Marsiling Stn)||C||187, 856, 925, 925C, 926, 950, 960, 961, 961C, 963, 963E, 963R, 966|
Taxi stands and pick-up/drop-off points are located next to station exits:
|C||Woodlands Avenue 3 (Eastbound)||Taxi stand, Pick-up/Drop-off point|
Rail Bridging Services
In the event of a MRT service disruption affecting Marsiling station, rail bridging services (also called MRT breakdown shuttle buses) may be activated to ply affected stretches of the North South Line. In which case, the buses can be boarded from the following bus stops:
|North South Line|
|Jurong East||B/s 2: 46529 – Woodlands Ave 3 (Opp Marsiling Stn)||C|
|Marina South Pier||B/s 1: 46521 – Woodlands Ave 3 (Marsiling Stn)||C|
In addition, passengers can board regular bus services at bus stops officially linked to Marsiling station depending on the situation on the ground.
Passenger Usage Patterns
Located within the Woodlands estate, Marsiling station benefits community amenities and residential developments in the vicinity. It is also a key transport node for Woodlands West residents, encountering moderate demand throughout the day.
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