Boon Lay MRT Station

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Station Exit C
Station exit C
Address 301 Boon Lay Way, Singapore 649846
Lines Served   East West Line
  Jurong Region Line (Future)
Operator SMRT Trains (EWL)
Structure Elevated
Platform Island
Opened on 6 July 1990 (EWL)
Year 2027 (JRL)

Boon Lay MRT Station (EW27) is an above-ground station along the East West Line (EWL). It is located along Boon Lay Way, bordered by Jurong West Central 2, Jurong West Central 3 and Jurong West Street 64.

The surrounding residential estates and MRT station take their name from Chew Boon Lay, a prominent businessman who owned large tracts of land used for pepper, gambier, and later rubber cultivation. Boon Lay station is now a transport node for residents of Jurong West and parts of the Jurong Industrial estate.

Boon Lay station serves the adjacent Jurong Point shopping mall, Jurong West Community Building, SAFRA Clubhouse (Jurong) along with schools and housing developments in the Town Centre area. Bus services are offered from Boon Lay Bus Interchange, which connects to other parts of the Jurong West residential and industrial estate.

By Year 2027, Boon Lay station will be an interchange station with the Jurong Region Line Phase 1, with the new station code EW27JS8.

First / Last Train Timings

East West Line – (EW27) Boon Lay
Destination First Train Last Train
Weekdays & Sat Sun & Public Holidays Daily
EW1 Pasir Ris 5:34am 6:04am 11:34pm
Connecting to CG2 Changi Airport 10:49pm
EW33 Tuas Link 5:21am 5:51am 12:32am


Station Layout

L2 Platform A East West Line towards EW1 Pasir Ris
Platform B East West Line towards EW33 Tuas Link
L1 Concourse Faregates, Top Up Kiosks, Passenger Service Centre, Retail Shops (Boon Lay Xchange)
Street Level Boon Lay Bus Interchange, Bus stops, Taxi stand, pick-up/drop-off point, Station exits


East-West Line (L2):
MRT_rail (1)
Platform A: East West Line towards EW1 Pasir Ris via EW26 Lakeside (→)
Platform B: East West Line towards EW33¬†Tuas Link via EW28¬†Pioneer¬†(‚Üź)
MRT_rail (1)

Boon Lay station has two elevated East-West Line platforms in an island platform arrangement.



Jurong Region Line (U/C)

MRT_rail (2)
Jurong Region Line (West) towards JS1NS4BP1 Choa Chu Kang via JW2 Tawas and JS7 Bahar Junction (‚Üź)
Jurong Region Line (West) towards JS1NS4BP1 Choa Chu Kang via JW2 Tawas and JS7 Bahar Junction (‚Üź)
MRT_rail (2)

Boon Lay JRL station has two above ground Jurong Region Line platforms in an island platform arrangement, expected to open for passenger service in Year 2027.

The opening was announced to be delayed by about one year in a Written Reply by Minister for Transport Ong Ye Kung to Parliamentary Question on Prioritising Early Completion of Jurong Region MRT Line on 1 Feb 2021, with COVID-19 cited as a reason.

The station platforms are built to four-car length to cater for future expansion, although trains will only operate in a three-car formation.

For JRL Phase 1, trains from Choa Chu Kang will turnaround at Boon Lay station and head towards Tawas, turning around again before heading back to Choa Chu Kang.

Station Amenities

  • Retail Shops (Boon Lay Xchange)
  • Public Toilets at Concourse level (unpaid areas)
  • ATMs and Self-service machines at Concourse level (unpaid areas)
  • Bicycle racks at station exits
  • Top Up Kiosks


Boon Lay MRT station has six exits at ground level. Exits B and E offer barrier-free accessibility for the disabled.

Passengers for Boon Lay Bus Interchange should use exits C, D or E.
Faregates at Exit D are for commuters exiting the station only.

Four more exits will be built as part of the Jurong Region Line station.

Exit Location Nearby
A Jurong West Street 64 Jurong West Street 64, Jurong West Street 63, SAFRA Clubhouse (Jurong), Jurong West Secondary School, HDB Blks 659 Р662D, HDB Blks 663 Р666B
B Boon Lay Way Boon Lay Way, Jalan Boon Lay, River Valley High School, Jurong Central Park, HDB Jurong West Blossom
C Jurong Point Jurong Point Shopping Centre, Boon Lay Bus Interchange, The Centris Condominium, Jurong West Public Library, The Frontier Community Club, Jurong Medical Centre, HDB Blks 687 Р696
F Jurong West Street 64 SAFRA Clubhouse (Jurong)

Transport Connections

Boon Lay station connects to a bus interchange, several bus stops in the vicinity, as well as taxi stands and passenger pick-up points.


There is a bus interchange and one bus stop officially linked to Boon Lay station. Other bus stops are added here to better represent bus connections.

No. Bus stop Exit Bus Routes
Boon Lay Bus Interchange C / D 30, 79, 154, 154B, 157, 172, 174, 174e, 178, 179, 179A, 180, 180A, 181, 181M, 187, 192, 193, 194, 198, 198A, 199, 240, 241, 242, 243G, 243W, 246, 249, 251, 252, 405
B/s 2 22571 – Boon Lay Way (Opp Boon Lay Stn) B
22579 – Boon Lay Way (Boon Lay Stn) B CW6
22499 – Jurong West St 64 (Opp Blk 662C) A 79, 172, 178, 180, 180A, 187, 240, 240M, 251, 252, 258, 974, 974A
22491 – Jurong West St 64 (Blk 662D) A 79, 172, 178, 180, 187, 240, 251, 252, 974


Taxi stands and pick-up/drop-off points are located near station exits:

Exit Road Provisions
B Boon Lay Way (Eastbound) Taxi stand (J13), Pick-up/drop-off point
B Boon Lay Way (Westbound) Taxi stand (J14), Pick-up/drop-off point
B Boon Lay Way (outside Jurong Point) Taxi stand (J15)

MRT Bus Bridging Service

In the event of a MRT service disruption affecting Boon Lay station, MRT Bridging Buses may be activated to ply affected stretches of the East West Line. In which case, the buses can be boarded from the following bus stops:

Towards Bus stop Exit
East West Line (EWL Bridging Bus)
EW1 Pasir Ris 22579 РBoon Lay Way (Boon Lay Stn) B
EW33 Tuas Link B/s 2: 22571 РBoon Lay Way (Opp Boon Lay Stn) B

In addition, passengers can board free regular bus services at Boon Lay Bus Interchange, Bus Stop 2 and Bus Stop 22579 when activated.

In the event of a large-scale rail disruption affecting multiple stations, special bridging bus services may be activated in addition to the usual bus bridging services.

  • (Service EW1) Tuas Link – Gul Circle – Joo Koon – Boon Lay
  • Boon Lay – Jurong East – Clementi – Buona Vista

Brief History

Boon Lay station opened on 6 July 1990 along the East West Line, taking over Lakeside as the western terminus of the East West Line until the line extension to Joo Koon opened on 28 February 2009.

Passenger Usage Patterns

Serving residential developments, schools, community amenities, shopping malls and industrial areas around the Boon Lay and Jurong West areas, the station encounters moderate to high demand throughout the day.


Boon Lay JRL Station will be constructed as part of Contract J106 ‚Äď Design and Construction of Boon Lay Station and Viaduct including Addition and Alteration to the Existing East West Line (EWL) Boon Lay Station for Jurong Region Line, which was awarded to China Communications Construction Company Limited (Singapore Branch) at a contract value of $172.0 million in February 2020.

Future Developments

By Year 2027, Boon Lay station will be an interchange station with the Jurong Region Line Phase 1, with the new station code EW27JS8.



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