|Languages||丹戎加东 | தஞ்சோங் கத்தோங்|
|Lines||Thomson-East Coast Line|
Tanjong Katong MRT Station (TE25) is an underground station located along the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) Stage 4. It is built underneath Tanjong Katong Road South, at the junction with Meyer Road and Amber Road, bringing rail connectivity to condominiums and landed houses around Meyer Road and Amber Road.
The station gets its name from Tanjong Katong Road South on ground level, although the region of Tanjong Katong is more commonly associated with Tanjong Katong Road up north . It is also located near the Chinese Swimming Club and Big Splash across the ECP.
The station is targeted for completion and opening in Year 2023.
First / Last Train Timings
|Thomson-East Coast Line – TE25 Tanjong Katong
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|TE1 Woodlands North||—||—||—|
|L1||Street level||Bus stops, Taxi stand, pick-up/drop-off point|
|B?||Concourse||Faregates, Ticketing machines, Passenger Service Centre|
|B?||Platform ?||Thomson-East Coast Line towards Woodlands North|
|Platform ?||Thomson-East Coast Line towards Sungei Bedok|
Thomson-East Coast Line (B1):
|Platform ?: Towards Sungei Bedok via Marine Parade (→)|
Thomson-East Coast Line (B3):
|Platform ?: Towards Woodlands North via Katong Park (←)|
Katong Park station has two platforms in a stacked side platform arrangement, with both platforms utilized for trains travelling in either direction. Owing to land constraints arising from building the station next to existing developments, the stacked platform design was adopted.
Full-height Platform screen doors isolate the air-conditioned station from the tunnel environment, enhancing commuter safety and station comfort. A set of escalators, stairs and lifts connect to the concourse above.
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 the station exits.
The concourse features 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 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 public toilet is located in the unpaid area of the station concourse..
Art in Transit: TBC
Tanjong Katong MRT station will likely have three exits leading to ground level. More details will be confirmed closer to the opening of the station.
- Public toilets at station concourse
- 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 (TBC)
Rail Bridging Services (TBC)
Passenger Usage Patterns
Contract T306 for the Construction of Construction of Tanjong Katong Station for Thomson-East Coast Line was awarded to Woh Hup (Private) Limited at a contract sum of S145.6 million in March 2016. The working name for the station was Amber Station.
Woh Hup’s legacy of landmarks and buildings include MacDonald House, Centrepoint, World Trade Centre (now Habourfront Centre, Clifford Pier (now The Fullerton Bay Hotel), TEL’s Woodlands South station and Changi Airport’s Project Jewel.
To make way for station construction, six semi-detached houses along Amber Road and nine walk-up apartments along Tanjong Katong Road were acquired.
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