Stadium MRT Station

 CC6 
Stadium
Station exit A
Languages 体育场 | ஸ்டேடியம்
Lines   Circle Line
Operator SMRT
Structure Underground
Platform Island
Opened 17 Apr 2010

Stadium MRT Station (CC6) is an underground station along the Circle Line (CCL) Stage 1, located in the Kallang planning area. Situated within the Singapore Sports Hub, it serves many different sports infrastructure and lifestyle destinations such as Kallang Wave Mall, Leisure Park Kallang and Singapore Indoor Stadium. It is also the terminus of Marina Bay shuttle train services operating during the off-peak hours.

The station is aptly named after the adjacent National Stadium, which is the centrepiece of the Singapore Sports Hub and used for major events. It is also the terminating station for the Marina Bay shuttle, where Circle Line train services operate as a shuttle service to Marina Bay.

The station was designed by renowed local architectural firm WOHA, whose design was selected through the Marina Line Architectural Design Competition, an open design competition organised jointly by the Land Transport Authority of Singapore and the Singapore Institute of Architects. Conceived as a massive underground sculpture, the station contains a large indoor space from surface to platform level that gives the public a moment of spatial grandeur. A continuous central skylight creates a dramatic naturally-lit interior, and journeying into the station is like descending into a giant shimmering grotto that draws crowds to its interior.


First / Last Train Timings

Circle Line – CC6 Stadium
Destination First Train Last Train
Weekdays
& Sat
Sun &
Public Holidays
Daily
CC1 Dhoby Ghaut 5:45am 6:13am 11:54pm
CC29 HarbourFront 5:47am 6:15am 10:58pm
CC26 Pasir Panjang 11:28pm
CC23 one-north 11:44pm
CC17 Caldecott 12:12am
CC11 Tai Seng 12:20am
Circle Line Extension
CE2 Marina Bay 6:10am 6:30am 11:43pm

Station Layout

L1 Street level,
Concourse
Bus stops, Taxi stand, pick-up/drop-off point
Faregates, Ticketing machines, Passenger Service Centre
B2 Platform A Circle Line towards  CC29  NE1  HarbourFront
Platform B Circle Line towards  CC1  NS24  NE6  Dhoby Ghaut and  CE2  NS27  Marina Bay

Platforms

Circle Line (B2):
MRT_rail (2)
Platform A: Circle Line towards  CC29  NE1  HarbourFront via  CC7  Mountbatten (→)
Platform B: Circle Line towards  CC1  NS24  NE6  Dhoby Ghaut via  CC5  Nicoll Highway (←),
Circle Line (Marina Bay shuttle)  towards  CE2  NS27  Marina Bay via  CC5  Nicoll Highway (←)
MRT_rail (2)

Stadium station has two platforms in an island platform arrangement. Full-height Platform screen doors isolate the air-conditioned station from the tunnel environment, enhancing commuter safety and station comfort. A set of escalators and stairs connect each end of the station to the surface level, where there are two station concourses at either end of the station. Disabled access to surface level is provided via a single lift at the middle of the station.

During the off-peak hours, Circle Line train services to Marina Bay are operated as a shuttle service between Stadium and Marina Bay stations. Every alternate train arriving at Platform A will terminate at this station, then perform a turnaround and stop at Platform B before continuing its journey towards Marina Bay. A third middle track known as a cripple siding facilitates the turnaround of trains.

Passenger Information Systems, which are plasma display screens located at each platform, display expected train arrival times, destinations, and key messages. Tactile flooring helps to guide the visually-handicapped from the platform to the station exits.

Concourse

The station concourses are located at street level, situated at both ends of the station. To accommodate surge crowds from the Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang Theatre and the National Stadium,  the station has been designed with an at-grade, open-air concourse and entrance plaza. The open-air concourse prevents crushing and panic situations that could occur with crowds squeezing into confined, below-ground spaces. The ground-level entrance plaza also creates opportunities for the surrounding developments, currently inward-looking, to create and enhance external, ground-level activities.

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 Top-up Machines, offer contactless card transactions. The station office at the West exit 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. At the East exit, the station office is not staffed.

Toilets and retail shops are located at street level.

Art in Transit: “The Perfect Moment” by Roy Zhang

The Perfect Moment is a series of images of the human form in a surreal dreamscape. These stylized silhouettes, located strategically at each end of the station, present the beauty and simplicity of the human body during sporting movement. Each human figure is woven together to create a series of synergic images depicting the moment where beauty, grace and energy are harmonized and captured in flight, frozen in time. Viewed collectively, these individual sporting movements are made to appear like a choreographed modern dance recital.

Exits

Stadium MRT station has two exits at ground level (A and B).

Exit Disabled access Location Nearby
A Yes Stadium Walk / Cres Kallang Theatre, National Stadium, Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang Wave Mall, OCBC Aquatic Centre, Singapore Sports Museum, Sports Hub Library, Water Sports Centre, Kallang Water Sports Centre, Tanjong Rhu Estate
B Yes Stadium Boulevard Leisure Park Kallang, National Stadium, OCBC Arena, Kallang Practice Track, Kallang Squash & Tennis Centre, Kallang Netball Centre, Kallang Field, Singapore Cricket Association

Station Amenities

  • Public toilets at ground level
  • Retail shops at ground level

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

Stadium 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 Stadium station. With a bit of walking, a pair of bus stops along Nicoll Highway can also be accessed.

No. Bus stop Exit Bus Routes
B/s 1 80199 – Stadium Cres (S’pore Indoor Stadium) A 11
B/s 2 80191 – Stadium Walk (Opp S’pore Indoor Stadium) A 11

Road

Taxi stands and pick-up/drop-off points are located next to Circle Line station exits:

Exit Road Provisions
A Stadium Walk (opposite Singapore Indoor Stadium) Taxi stand
B Stadium Boulevard (near OCBC Arena) Taxi stand, pick-up/drop-off point

Rail Bridging Services

In the event of a MRT service disruption affecting Stadium station, rail bridging services (also called MRT breakdown shuttle buses) may be activated to ply affected stretches of the Circle Line. In which case, the buses can be boarded from the following bus stops:

Towards Bus stop Exit
Circle Line
 CC1  NS24  NE6  Dhoby Ghaut B/s 1: 80199 – Stadium Cres (S’pore Indoor Stadium) A
 CC29  NE1  HarbourFront B/s 2: 80191 – Stadium Walk (Opp S’pore Indoor Stadium) A

In addition, passengers can board regular bus services at bus stops officially linked to Stadium station for free rides.


Passenger Usage Patterns

Serving sports and lifestyle developments in the vicinity, Stadium station encounters moderate to high demand throughout the day, complementing relatively weak bus connections in the area.

Construction

Circle Line Stage 1 (CCL1) Contract 824 for the design and construction of Nicoll Highway and Stadium stations and tunnels was awarded to Japanese and local companies Nishimatsu-Lum Chang Joint Venture.

Future Developments


Major Incidents


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