|Languages||红山 | ரெட்ஹில்|
|Lines||East West Line|
|Opened||12 Mar 1988|
Redhill MRT Station (EW18) is an above-ground station along the East West Line (EWL). It sits within the Redhill planning subzone, adjacent to the Alexandra Hill subzone, and is physically located along Tiong Bahru Road, at the junction with Jalan Tiong.
The station and surrounding areas are named Redhill after red-couloured lateritic soil found on the hill. It is a transport node for residents of Redhill and Alexandra, serving clusters of HDB housing developments, condominiums and schools around the Redhill and Alexandra area, along with businesses in the vicinity of Leng Kee Road.
First / Last Train Timings
|East West Line – EW18 Redhill
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|EW1 Pasir Ris||5:49am||5:49am||6:17am||11:59pm*|
|EW29 Joo Koon||6:09am||6:09am||6:35am^||12:08am*|
* = 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 11:39pm and 11.47pm 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|
|Street Level||Bus stops, Taxi stand, pick-up/drop-off point, Station exits|
East-West Line (L2):
|Platform A: East West Line towards Pasir Ris via Tiong Bahru (→)
Platform B: East West Line towards Tuas Link via Queenstown (←)
Redhill 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 Pro-Jet fans keep passengers cool. Similar to many older stations along the Western side of the East West Line, a simple flat roof shelters the platform level, and the station is painted with a single base colour, which is Pink for this station.
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.
Toilets and retail shops are located in the unpaid areas of the ticket concourse, at ground level.
Redhill MRT station has two exits on the north and south side of the station. Only Exit A offers barrier-free accessibility for the disabled.
|A||Yes||Tiong Bahru Road||Tiong Bahru Road, Automobile Association of Singapore, Borneo Motors, Bukit Merah Community Centre, Bukit Merah Secondary School, Cycle & Carriage, Delta Hockey Pitch, Delta Sports Complex, Delta Swimming Complex, Employment And Employability Institute (E2i), Ferari Showroom, Gan Eng Seng Primary School, Harley Davidson, Harvest Automobile (Skoda Auto) / Trans Eurokars (SAAB), Kah Motor (Honda), Komoco Motors (Hyundai), Kwan Yam Theng Buddhist Temple, Leng Kee Community Centre, Ling San Teng Temple, Masjid Jamiyah Ar Rabitah, Premium Automobile / Euro Automobile, SIS Building, SM Motors (Volvo), Stamford Tyres, Tan Chong International, The Alexcier, The Green, The Metropolitan Condominium, Thye Hong Centre, Volkswagen Centre (Alexandra), Wearnes Automotive (Renault), WyWy House|
|B||No||Alexandra View||Alexandra View, Alexandra Post Office, Alex Residences, Tanglin Regency, APSN (Tanglin School), Tanglin Regency, Tanglin View|
- 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
- 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
Redhill station connects to several bus stops in the vicinity, as well as taxi stands and passenger pick-up points.
There are two official bus stops linked to Redhill station.
|No.||Bus stop||Exit||Bus Routes|
|B/s 1||10209 – Tiong Bahru Rd (Redhill Stn)||A||32, 33, 64, 120, 132, 145|
|B/s 2||10201 – Tiong Bahru Rd (Opp Redhill Stn)||A||32, 33, 64, 120, 132, 145, NR5|
Taxi stands and pick-up/drop-off points are located near station exits:
|A||Tiong Bahru Road (Westbound)||Taxi stand, Pick-up/drop-off point|
Rail Bridging Services
In the event of a MRT service disruption affecting Redhill 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: 10209 – Tiong Bahru Rd (Redhill Stn)||A|
|Tuas Link||B/s 2: 10201 – Tiong Bahru Rd (Opp Redhill Stn)||A|
In addition, passengers can board free regular bus services at bus stops officially linked to Redhill station depending on the situation on the ground.
Passenger Usage Patterns
Serving residential developments and schools in the Redhill and Alexandra areas, the station encounters moderate demand throughout the day.
Redhill station opened on 12 March 1988, along with other East West Line stations between Outram Park and Clementi (except Dover).
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