Train Depots

Changi Train Depot - Open-air stabling area
Changi Train Depot – Open-air stabling area

A train depot is where trains are stabled and maintained. In Singapore, train depots support the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) and Light Rail Transit (LRT) lines which form the backbone of the local rapid transit network. They are essential facilities for train operations, with every train line being served by at least one depot.

Train Depots usually come with the following facilities:

  • Train stabling areas
  • Train maintenance workshop
  • Locomotive stabling & workshop
  • Administrative offices
  • Train wash
  • Paint shop
  • Test track

Here is a list of train depots in Singapore:

Depot Year started Location
North South Line
Bishan Depot 1987 Bishan Road
Ulu Pandan Depot 1988 Toh Tuck Avenue
East West Line
Ulu Pandan Depot 1988 Toh Tuck Avenue
Changi Depot 1989 Koh Sek Lim Road
Tuas Depot 2016 Tuas West Road
East Coast Integrated Depot (Future) 2024 New Upper Changi Road
North East Line
Sengkang Depot 2003 Sengkang East Avenue
Circle Line
Kim Chuan Depot 2008 Kim Chuan Road
Downtown Line
Gali Batu Depot 2015 Woodlands Road
Tai Seng Facility Building 2013 Bartley Road East
East Coast Integrated Depot (Future) 2024 New Upper Changi Road
Thomson-East Coast Line
Mandai Depot (Future) 2019 Mandai Road
East Coast Integrated Depot (Future) 2024 New Upper Changi Road
Bukit Panjang LRT
Ten Mile Junction Depot 1999 Woodlands Road
Sengkang & Punggol LRT
Sengkang Depot 2003 Sengkang East Avenue