Gardens by the Bay
滨海湾花园 | சரையோரப் பூந்தோட்டங்கள்
|Address||11 Marina Mall, Singapore 019396
|Line Served||Thomson-East Coast Line|
Gardens by the Bay MRT Station (TE22) is an underground station located along the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) 3. It is built just off Marina Gardens Drive, bringing rail connectivity to both Gardens by the Bay (Bay South), Marina Barrage, and future developments in the Marina South area.
The areas around the station are planned to be developed into a mixed-use, high-density commercial and residential district that provides more options for city living.
The station was originally targeted for completion and opening in Year 2021. However, it was delayed till 2022 as mentioned in the SMRT Operations Review 2020.
First / Last Train Timings
|Thomson-East Coast Line – (TE22) Gardens by the Bay
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|Weekdays & Sat||Sun & Public Holidays||Daily|
|TE1 Woodlands North||—||—||—|
Platform & Train Services
|Platform A: Thomson-East Coast Line towards TE1 Woodlands North via TE21 Marina South (←)
Platform B: Thomson-East Coast Line towards TE1 Woodlands North via TE21 Marina South (←)
Gardens by the Bay station has two platforms in an island platform arrangement.
As the terminus of the Thomson-East Coast Line (Stage 3), both platforms are utilized alternatively for train turnarounds.
When Thomson-East Coast Line (Stage 4) is opened in 2023, trains heading East from Gardens by the Bay station towards Bayshore will pass through TE22A Founders’ Memorial station, which will open in tandem with Founders’ Memorial.
Civil Defence shelter
Gardens by the Bay station is one of six stations along the Thomson-East Coast Line (Thomson stretch) 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.
The other CD shelters are Woodlands, Lentor, Mayflower, Bright Hill and Mount Pleasant stations.
Gardens by the Bay MRT station will likely have three exits leading to ground level. More details will be confirmed closer to the opening of the station. It will also connect with the basements of nearby developments.
Contract T228 for the Construction of Gardens By The Bay Station and Tunnels for Thomson Line was awarded to Nishimatsu Construction Co., Ltd – Bachy Soletanche Singapore Pte Ltd Joint Venture (JV) at a contract sum of S331.0 million in July 2014.
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