Cashew MRT Station

DT2
Cashew
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Station exit
Address 1 Cashew Road, Singapore 679696
Line Served   Downtown Line
Operator SBS Transit
Structure Underground
Platform Island
Opened 27 Dec 2015

Cashew MRT Station (DT2) is an underground station along the Downtown Line (DTL). It is named after the nearby Cashew Road.

While located in the vicinity of condominiums and low-rise housing estates, the station also serves the Ministry of Defence Headquarters and various army camps in the Gombak Hill area, along with educational institutions in the vicinity.


First / Last Train Timings

Downtown Line – (DT2) Cashew
Destination First Train Last Train
Weekdays & Sat Sun & Public Holidays Daily
DT1 Bukit Panjang 6:13am 6:34am 12:45am
DT35 Expo 5:32am 5:52am 11:37pm

Station Layout

L1 Street level Bus stops, Taxi stand, Pick-up/drop-off point
B1 Concourse Faregates, Top Up Kiosks, Passenger Service Centre
B2 Platform A Downtown Line towards DT1BP6 Bukit Panjang
Platform B Downtown Line towards DT35CG1 Expo

Platforms

Downtown Line (B2):
MRT_rail (1)
Platform A: Downtown Line towards DT1BP6 Bukit Panjang (‚Üí)
Platform B: Downtown Line towards DT35CG1 Expo via DT3 Hillview (‚Üź)
MRT_rail (1)

Cashew station has two platforms in an island platform arrangement, with both platforms utilized for trains travelling in either direction.

Concourse

Faregates
Faregates

The station concourse is located at Basement 1.

Art in Transit:¬†“Project Eden” by Donna Ong

“Project Eden” by Donna Ong pays homage to the island’s creative high-rise gardeners.¬†Using a collage of everyday items found within Singaporean homes; like toilet brushes and other domestic items, the artist metamorphoses them into the ‚Äúflowers‚ÄĚ and ‚Äúgrasses‚ÄĚ of picturesque gardens.‚Äč

Civil Defence shelter

Cashew DTL station is one of six stations along the Downtown Line 2 designated as Civil Defence (CD) shelters, which will be activated in times of national emergency. Apart from reinforced construction, the stations are designed and equipped with facilities to ensure the shelter environment is tolerable for all shelterees during shelter occupation. These facilities include protective blast doors, decontamination facilities, ventilation systems, power and water supply systems and a dry toilet system.

Station Amenities

  • Public Toilets at DTL concourse
  • Bicycle Stands at Station Exit

Exits

Cashew MRT station has a single exit at ground level (A), with escalators, staircase and a lift providing barrier-free accessibility.

Exit Location Nearby
A Upper Bukit Timah Rd (Southbound) Assumption English School, Assumption Pathway School, Bukit Panjang Primary School, Cashew Park Condo, Cashew Road Park, CHIJ Primary School, ESPA Residence, Fajar Secondary School, Hazel Park Condo, MINDEF Gombak Base, St. Joseph Church

Transport Connections

Cashew station connects to two bus stops in the vicinity, as well as a taxi stand and a passenger pick-up point.

Bus

There are two official bus stops linked to Cashew station.

No. Bus stop Exit Bus Routes
B/s 1 43109 РUpp Bt Timah Rd (Cashew Stn) A 67, 170, 176, 178, 961, 961M, 963, 970
B/s 2 43091 РUpp Bt Timah Rd (Bef Cashew Stn) A 67, 170, 176, 178, 961, 961M, 963, 970

Road

Taxi stands and pick-up/drop-off points are located next to Downtown Line station exits:

Exit Road Provisions
A Upper Bt Timah Rd (Southbound) Taxi stand (H24), pick-up/drop-off point

MRT Bus Bridging Service

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

Towards Bus stop Exit
Downtown Line (DTL Bridging Bus)
DT1BP6 Bukit Panjang B/s 2: 43091 РUpp Bt Timah Rd (Bef Cashew Stn) A
DT35CG1 Expo B/s 1: 43109 РUpp Bt Timah Rd (Cashew Stn) A

In addition, passengers can board free regular bus services at Bus Stops 1 & 2 when activated.


Passenger Usage Patterns

As a residential station serving condominiums, schools, low-rise housing estates and army camps, Cashew station is utilized mainly by residents living in the area, along with school students and military personnel.

Construction

Downtown Line Stage 2 (DTL2) Contract 913 for the Design and Construction of Hillview and Cashew stations and tunnels was awarded to Korean company GS Engineering & Construction Corp. for approximately S$431 million in Sep 2009.


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