Telok Blangah MRT Station

 CC28 
Telok Blangah
Station exit A
Languages 直落布兰雅 | தெலுக் பிளாங்கா
Lines   Circle Line
Operator SMRT
Structure Underground
Platform Island
Opened 8 Oct 2011

Telok Blangah MRT Station (CC28) is an underground station along the Circle Line (CCL) Stage 5, located at the boundaries of the Telok Blangah Drive and Maritime Square planning subzones. It is built near the junction of Telok Blangah Road and Henderson Road.

The station is named after the nearby Telok Blangah estate, which was derived from Blanggah in Malay meaning a stopping place, or Blanga referring to an Indian cay cooking pot in reference to the shape of the bay behind Keppel Harbour. It serves residential developments in the Telok Blangah Drive and Telok Blangah Heights area.


First / Last Train Timings

Circle Line – CC28 Telok Blangah
Destination First Train Last Train
Weekdays
& Sat
Sun &
Public Holidays
Daily
CC1 Dhoby Ghaut 5:32am 5:54am 11:06pm
CC7 Mountbatten 11:43pm
CC12 Bartley 12:06am
CC29 HarbourFront 5:44am 6:08am 11:46pm

Station Layout

L2 Overhead bridge Across Telok Blangah Road
L1 Street level Bus stops, Taxi stand, pick-up/drop-off point
B1 Concourse 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

Platforms

Circle Line (B2):
MRT_rail (2)
Platform A: Circle Line towards  CC29  NE1  HarbourFront (→)
Platform B: Circle Line towards  CC1  NS24  NE6  Dhoby Ghaut via  CC27  Pasir Panjang (←)
MRT_rail (2)

Telok Blangah 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, stairs and a lift connects the platform level to the concourse level one floor above. The concourse wraps around the platform, creating a large interior space which gives the station a spacious feel.

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.

Concourse

Faregates and PSC
Faregates and PSC

The station concourse at Basement 1 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 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.

Toilets are located at concourse level, near the Passenger Service Centre. There are no retail shops within this station.

Art in Transit: “Notes Towards a Museum of Cooking Pot Bay” by Michael Lee

Notes Towards a Museum of Cooking Pot Bay investigates Telok Blangah as a site of ever-evolving ideas. Beginning with archival research about Telok Blangah, this work takes a literary leap of faith to weave different episodes taking place all at once: It draws links among the neighbourhood’s past, present and future, while stumbling on things here, there and nowhere. The outcome of this exercise is a hypothetical museum for the community of Telok Blangah. As with any institution that studies, collects and displays artefacts of lasting interest, this proposed museum has 5 galleries that highlight key points about the places, people, events, objects both movable and immovable, and ecology of Telok Blangah. Presented here is a mind map about such a museum.

Exits

Telok Blangah MRT station has just one exit leading to ground level (A).

Exit Disabled access Location Nearby
A Yes Telok Blangah Road
(Westbound)
Ting Kong Beo, Yeo’s Building, Telok Blangah Neighbourhood Police Post, Skyline Residences, Harbour View Towers, Blangah Court estate, Telok Blangah Community Club, Kong Hock Keng Temple, West Coast Town Council (Telok Blangah Service Centre), Telok Blangah Towers, Blangah Rise Primary School, Koon Seng Ting Temple, Ban Siew San Kuan Imm Tong, Telok Blangah Hill Park, Henderson Waves, SAFRA Clubhouse Mount Faber, Moral Welfare Home, Telok Blangah Soka Centre, Christian Community Chapel, PSA Club, Keppel Golf Links, Reflections at Keppel Bay

An overhead bridge connects Exit A to the Eastbound side of Telok Blangah Road.

Station Amenities

  • Public toilets at concourse level
  • Bicycle racks at station exits

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

Telok Blangah station connects to several bus stops in the vicinity, as well as a passenger pick-up/drop-off point, and two Park and Ride scheme carparks.

Bus

There are two official bus stops linked to Telok Blangah station.

No. Bus stop Exit Bus Routes
B/s 1 14161 – Telok Blangah Rd (Telok Blangah Stn) A 10, 30, 57, 61, 93, 97, 97e, 100, 120, 143, 166, 176, 188, 188R, 963, 963R
B/s 2 14169 – Telok Blangah Rd (Opp Telok Blangah Stn) A 10, 30, 57, 61, 93, 97, 97e, 100, 120, 143, 166, 176, 188, 188R, 963, 963R

Road

A Pick-up/drop-off point is located next to Station exit A:

Exit Road Provisions
A Telok Blangah Road (Westbound) Pick-up/drop-off point

Park and Ride

Telok Blangah station has two carparks in the vicinity designated under the Park & Ride (P&R) Scheme:

Carpark Exit Remarks
Blk 52A Telok Blangah Drive A Multi-Storey Car Park
Blk 78A Telok Blangah Street 32 A Multi-Storey Car Park

Rail Bridging Services

In the event of a MRT service disruption affecting Telok Blangah 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: 14161 – Telok Blangah Rd (Telok Blangah Stn) A
 CC29  NE1  HarbourFront B/s 2: 14169 – Telok Blangah Rd (Opp Telok Blangah Stn) A

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


Passenger Usage Patterns

Serving residential estates in Telok Blangah, the station encounters low to moderate demand across the day.

Construction

Circle Line Stage 5 (CCL5) Contract C856 for the construction of West Coast, Pasir Panjang, Alexandra, Telok Blangah and HarbourFront stations and associated tunnels was awarded to local company Sembawang Engineers & Constructors Pte Ltd.

Future Developments


Major Incidents


Gallery


External Links & References

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