Kembangan MRT Station

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Station Exit A
Address 55 Sims Avenue East, Singapore 416551
Line Served   East West Line
Operator SMRT Trains
Structure Elevated
Platform Island
Opened 4 Nov 1989

Kembangan MRT Station (EW6) is an above-ground station along the East West Line (EWL). It is located along Sims Avenue, at the junction with Jalan Kembangan.

The station is named after the Kembangan estate, which means expansion in Malay, and serves residents of the surrounding Kembangan, Siglap and Telok Kurau estates, mostly comprising of low-rise condominiums and private housing. It is also built over the Siglap canal, with station exits leading to the Siglap Park Connector.

First / Last Train Timings

East West Line – (EW6) Kembangan
Destination First Train Last Train
Weekdays & Sat Sun & Public Holidays Daily
EW1 Pasir Ris 6:16am 6:44am 12:27am
Connecting to CG2 Changi Airport 11:43pm
EW33 Tuas Link 5:43am 6:09am 11:39pm


Station Layout

L2 Platform A East West Line towards EW1 Pasir Ris
Platform B East West Line towards EW33 Tuas Link
L1 Ticket Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Service Kiosks, Passenger Service Centre, Retail Shops
Street Level 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┬áPasir Ris via EW5┬áBedok┬á(Ôćĺ)
Platform B: East West Line towards EW33┬áTuas Link via EW7 Eunos┬á(ÔćÉ)
MRT_rail (1)

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


The station has a ticket concourse located at ground level. Toilets and retail shops are located in the unpaid areas of the ticket concourse, at ground level.

Station Amenities

  • Retail shops and Public toilets at Concourse level (unpaid areas)
  • ATMs and Self-service machines at Concourse level (unpaid areas)
  • Bicycle racks at station exits


Kembangan MRT station has two exits on the north and south side of the station, both offering barrier-free accessibility for the disabled.

Exit Location Nearby
A Sims Avenue East Sims Avenue East, Hotel 81 Changi, Kembangan Court, Kembangan Plaza, Kembangan Suites, Parkway East Hospital, The Trumps Condominium, Kassim Mosque
B Jalan Kembangan Jalan Kembangan, Astoria Park Condominium, Kampong Kembangan Community Centre, Kembangan Neighbourhood Police Post (Blk 110), Kembangan Villas, Lengkong Satu / Dua / Tiga / Empat / Lima / Enam / Tujoh, HDB Kembangan Gardens


Transport Connections

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


There are two official bus stops linked to Kembangan station. Other bus stops are added to better represent bus connections.

No. Bus stop Exit Bus Routes
B/s┬á1 83062 – Sims Ave East (Kembangan Stn) A 2, 7, 24, 25, 26, 28, 30, 33, 67, 854
B/s┬á4 83059 – Changi Rd (Mjd Kassim) A 2, 7, 7A, 24, 25, 26, 28, 30, 33, 33B, 67, 854
83321 – Jln Kembangan (Kembangan Stn) B 42, 135
83329 – Jln Kembangan (Opp Kembangan Stn) B 42, 135


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

Exit Road Provisions
A Sims Avenue East (Eastbound) Taxi stand (I17), Pick-up/drop-off point

MRT Bus Bridging Service

In the event of a MRT service disruption affecting Kembangan 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┬áPasir Ris B/s 1: 83062 – Sims Ave East (Kembangan Stn) A
EW33┬áTuas Link B/s 4: 83059 – Changi Rd (Mjd Kassim) A

In addition, passengers can board free regular bus services at Bus Stops 1 & 4 when activated.

Passenger Usage Patterns

Serving residential estates around Kembangan, the station encounters moderate demand throughout the day.


Brief History

Kembangan station opened on 4 November 1989 along with all other EWL stations from Bugis to Tanah Merah.


External Links & References

One thought on “Kembangan MRT Station

  • 25 June 2020 at 5:54 PM

    From the Q4 2020 onwards, SBST bus service 135 will be extended to EW6 Kembangan MRT Station of. Originally, SBST bus service 42 serves Kembangan MRT Station of.


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