景万岸 | கெம்பாங்கான்
|Address||55 Sims Avenue East, Singapore 416551|
|Line Served||East West Line|
|Opened||4 Nov 1989|
Kembangan MRT Station (EW6) is an above-ground station along the East West Line (EWL). It sits within the Kembangan planning subzone, and is physically located along Sims Avenue, at the junction with Jalan Kembangan.
This train station is affected by East West Line Early Closure (Aljunied – Tanah Merah) on selected Fridays & Saturdays in April 2020.
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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|
|L2||Platform A||East West Line towards EW1 Pasir Ris|
|Platform B||East West Line towards EW33 Tuas Link|
|L1||Concourse||Faregates, Ticketing machines, Passenger Service Centre, Retail Shops|
|Street Level||Bus stops, Taxi stand, pick-up/drop-off point, Station exits|
East-West Line (L2):
|Platform A: East West Line towards EW1 Pasir Ris via EW5 Bedok (→)
Platform B: East West Line towards EW33 Tuas Link via EW7 Eunos (←)
Kembangan station has two elevated East-West Line platforms in an island platform arrangement. Half-height Platform screen doors are installed at the platform edge for the safety of commuters, and retrofitted High volume, low speed (HVLS) fans keep passengers cool. Similar to most platforms along the Eastern side of the East West Line, a barrel vault roof design allows for a spacious interior that is easily navigated.
Passenger Information Systems, which are plasma display screens located at each platform, display expected train arrival times and key messages. Tactile flooring helps to guide the visually-handicapped from the platform to station exits. Escalators, lifts and stairs connect the Platform level to the Ticket Concourse level below.
The station has a ticket concourse located at ground level. It features faregates for automatic fare collection and provides access between paid and unpaid areas of the station, with at least least one bidirectional wide-swinging gate for the benefit of passengers-in-wheelchairs and those carrying bulky items or travelling with prams.
General Ticketing Machines allow commuters to purchase tickets for single or multiple journeys, and along with TransitLink Add Value Machines, offer contactless card transactions. The station office functions as a Passenger Service Centre, and is staffed during operating hours, where commuters may make travel inquiries.
Toilets and retail shops are located in the unpaid areas of the ticket concourse, at ground level.
- 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.
|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|
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 1||83062 – Sims Ave East (Kembangan Stn)||A||2, 7, 24, 25, 26, 28, 30, 33, 67, 854|
|B/s 4||83059 – Changi Rd (Mjd Kassim)||A||2, 7, 7A, 24, 25, 26, 28, 30, 33, 67, 854|
|–||83321 – Jln Kembangan (Kembangan Stn)||B||42|
|–||83329 – Jln Kembangan (Opp Kembangan Stn)||B||42|
Taxi stands and pick-up/drop-off points are located near station exits:
|A||Sims Avenue East (Eastbound)||Taxi stand (I17), Pick-up/drop-off point|
Rail Bridging Services
In the event of a MRT service disruption affecting Kembangan station, rail bridging services (also called MRT breakdown shuttle 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:
|East West Line|
|EW1 Pasir Ris||B/s 1: 83062 – Sims Ave East (Kembangan Stn)||A|
|EW33 Tuas 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.
Kembangan station opened on 4 November 1989 along with all other EWL stations from Bugis to Tanah Merah.
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