Teck Whye LRT Station

 BP4 
Teck Whye
Station Exit
Languages 德惠 | டெக் வாய்
Lines   Bukit Panjang LRT
Operators SMRT
Structure Elevated
Platforms Side
Opened 6 Nov 1999

Teck Whye LRT Station (BP5) is a light rail station along the Bukit Panjang LRT (BPLRT). Located within the Choa Chu Kang estate, the station is overground and located at the junction of Choa Chu Kang Way, Choa Chu Kang Road and Bukit Batok Road.

Named after the nearby Teck Whye Heights housing estate, the station largely serves ITE College West and residential estates in the vicinity.


First / Last Train Timings

Bukit Panjang LRT – BP4 Teck Whye
Destination First Train Last Train
Weekdays
& Sat
Sun &
Public Holidays
Daily
Platform 1
(towards CCK)
5.08am 5.27am 12.50am
Platform 2
(towards BPJ)
5.17am 5.36am 12.59am*

* = The last train daily is a Service A that terminates at Bukit Panjang, via Senja and Bangkit


Station Layout

L2 BPLRT Platform 2 Service A to  BP1  NS4  Choa Chu Kang via  BP13  Senja
Service B to  BP1  NS4  Choa Chu Kang via  BP7  Petir
BPLRT Platform 1 Service A & B to  BP1  NS4  Choa Chu Kang
L1 LRT Concourse Street level | Faregates, Ticketing machines, Shop

Platforms

Bukit Panjang LRT (L2):
Platform 2: (Alternate services)
Service A to  BP1  NS4  Choa Chu Kang via  BP5  Phoenix and  BP13  Senja (→)
Service B to  BP1  NS4  Choa Chu Kang via  BP5  Phoenix and  BP7  Petir (→)
Platform 1: (Alternate services)
Service A & B to  BP1  NS4  Choa Chu Kang via  BP3  Keat Hong (←)

The Bukit Panjang LRT station is overground with two side platforms, used for trains travelling in either direction.

Services A and B operate out of Teck Whye station and are staggered one after the other. From Platform 2, both services run till Bukit Panjang, thereafter Service A plies the clockwise route (via  BP13  Senja), while Service B plies the counter-clockwise route (via  BP7  Petir), before returning to Bukit Panjang and back to Choa Chu Kang. Platform 1 serves both Services A and B heading back to Choa Chu Kang.

Passenger Information Systems, which are LED displays located at each platform, display expected train arrival times 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. Staircases and lifts connect both platforms to the ticket concourse, which leads to street level.

Concourse

The station concourse 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.

A General Ticketing Machine at the concourses allow commuters to purchase tickets for single or multiple journeys, and perform contactless card transactions. As with other BPLRT stations, the concourse only has one ticketing machine 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 BPLRT Operations Control Centre for assistance.

Exits

Teck Whye LRT station has a single exit at street level. Barrier-free accessibility is offered via wheelchair ramps.

Exit Disabled access Location Nearby
A Yes Teck Whye Lane Choa Chu Kang Neighbourhood Police Post, ITE College West, Methodist Church of Incarnation

Station Amenities

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 BPLRT Operations Control Centre
  • Fire Extinguishers in various locations

Transport Connections

Teck Whye station connects to two bus stops in the vicinity. Bus stops near LRT stations are not numbered.

Bus stop Exit Bus Routes
44131 – Choa Chu Kang Rd (Blk 26) A 67, 160, 180, 187, 982E, 983, 985
44139 – Choa Chu Kang Rd (Opp Blk 26) A 67, 160, 180, 187, 982E, 983, 985

Rail Bridging Services

In the event of a MRT/LRT service disruption affecting Teck Whye station, rail bridging services may be activated to ply affected stretches of the Bukit Panjang LRT. In which case, the buses can be boarded from the following locations:

Towards Pick up point Exit
Bukit Panjang LRT
LRT A (via  BP13  Senja)
LRT B (via  BP7  Petir)
Along Choa Chu Kang Way (Eastbound), opposite ITE College West A
LRT A & B (to  BP1  NS4  Choa Chu Kang) Along Choa Chu Kang Way (Westbound), outside ITE College West A

The shuttle buses will stop along the main road near Teck Whye Station (Choa Chu Kang Way) and not at nearby bus stops.


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