|Lines Served||Jurong Region Line|
Gek Poh MRT Station (JW1) is an elevated station located along the Jurong Region Line (JRL) Phase 1. It is built along Jurong West Street 75, near the junction with Jurong West Avenue 5 and Street 74, bringing rail connectivity to schools, residential developments, and community amenities in the area.
The station is in the vicinity of schools such as Pioneer Primary School, Westwood Primary School and One World International School (Nanyang Campus); community amenities such as Gek Poh Shopping Centre, Gek Poh Ville Community Centre and Victory Family Centre; and residential developments around Jurong West.
The station is targeted for completion and opening 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.
First / Last Train Timings
|Jurong Region Line – JW1 Gek Poh
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
- Northbound: Jurong Region Line (West) towards JW2 Tawas
- Southbound: Jurong Region Line (West) towards JS1NS4BP1 Choa Chu Kang via JS7 Bahar Junction
Gek Poh station has two platforms in a side platform arrangement.
The station platforms are built to four-car length to cater for future expansion, although trains will only operate in a three-car formation.
Gek Poh MRT station will likely have three exits leading to ground level. More details will be confirmed closer to the opening of the station.
Passenger Usage Patterns
Gek Poh Station will be constructed as part of Contract J107 – Design and Construction of Gek Poh Station, Tawas Station and Viaducts for Jurong Region Line, which was awarded to Sembcorp Design and Construction Pte Ltd. at a contract value of $226.6 million in February 2020.
External Links & References
- Jurong Region Line – LTA
- LTA Awards Three Civil Contracts to Construct Four Stations for the Jurong Region Line – LTA
- Written Reply by Minister for Transport Ong Ye Kung to Parliamentary Question on Prioritising Early Completion of Jurong Region MRT Line – Ministry of Transport