Kranji MRT Station

Station Exit A
Languages 克兰芝 | கிராஞ்சி
Lines   North South Line
Operator SMRT
Structure Elevated
Platform Island
Opened 10 Feb 1996

This Train Station is affected by North South Line (Bukit Gombak – Admiralty) Early Closure on Fridays & Saturdays in July 2018. Click here for more details.

Kranji MRT Station (NS7) is an above-ground station along the North South Line (NSL). It is located within the Turf Club planning subzone (bordering the Kranji subzone), and built next to Woodlands Road. Originally left out of North South Line (Woodlands Extension) plans, the station was eventually built and opened along with other Woodlands Extension stations.

Located near Kranji Road and the Kranji Industrial Estate, these areas are named after the local Keranji tree (Velvet tamarind tree). The station also serves the Singapore Turf Club, Woodlands Wafer Fabrication Park and is a transfer node for passengers heading to Johor Bahru via cross-border bus services.

First / Last Train Timings

North South Line – NS7 Kranji
Destination First Train Last Train
Weekdays Sat Sun &
NS28 Marina South Pier 5:22am 5:22am 5:38am 11:06pm
NS27 Marina Bay 11:09pm
NS19 Toa Payoh 11:45pm
NS16 Ang Mo Kio 12:34am
NS1 Jurong East 5:43am 5:43am 6:07am 12:41am


Station Layout

L2 Platform A North South Line towards  NS1  EW24  Jurong East
Platform B North South Line towards  NS28  Marina South Pier
L1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing machines, Passenger Service Centre, Transitlink Ticket Office
Street Level Bus stops, Taxi stand, pick-up/drop-off point, Retail Shops


North South Line (L2):
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Platform B: North South Line towards  NS28  Marina South Pier via  NS8  Marsiling (→)
Platform A: North South Line towards  NS1  EW24  Jurong East via  NS5  Yew Tee (←)
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Kranji station has two elevated North South Line platforms in an island platform arrangement. Half-height Platform screen doors are installed at the platform edge for commuters’ safety, and High Volume, Low Speed (HVLS) fans keep passengers cool. Similar in design to many other North-South Line elevated stations, a double pitched roof shelters the platform level, supported by two rows of columns. A set of escalators, stairs and lifts connect to the concourse level below.

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.


The station has a ticket concourse located at ground level. They feature faregates for automatic fare collection and provides access between paid and unpaid areas of the station, with at 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 or perform card transactions using cash payment.

A TransitLink ticket office is also located at this station, operating between 12:30pm and 7:30pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, if there are no races at the Singapore Turf Club. Opening hours will be extended to 8:00pm on Turf Club Normal Race Days, and 10:30pm on Turf Club Night Race Days. It will not open on Mon-Thurs, and Public Holidays (if there are no races).

Toilets and retail shops are located in the unpaid areas of the station, at ground level.

The ticket concourse is designed to cope with large numbers of Turf Cub visitors entering/exiting the station at one time, with large numbers of faregates and station exit gates.


Kranji MRT station has four exits at ground level (A, B, C and D), of which only Exit A and C offer barrier-free accessibility for the disabled.

Exit Disabled access Location Nearby
A Yes Singapore Turf Club Singapore Turf Club
B No Singapore Turf Club Access to pick-up point
C Yes Woodlands Road Woodlands Road, Woodlands Wafer Fabrication Park
Bus services to Kranji War Memorial, Kranji & Sungei Kadut Industrial Estate, Woodlands Train Checkpoint and Johor Bahru
D No Shops Access to more shops

Station Amenities

  • Public toilets at concourse level (unpaid areas)
  • Bicycle racks at station exits
  • ATMs and Self-service Machines at concourse level (unpaid areas)
  • TransitLink ticket office
    Operating Hours: 12:30pm to 7:30pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, if there are no races at the Singapore Turf Club. Extended to close at 8:00pm on Normal Race Days, and 10:30pm on Night Race Days.

Safety Features

  • Emergency Train Stop buttons on the station platform, when activated, will prevent approaching trains from entering the station, and any train already stopped at the platform will be prevented from moving off.
  • Emergency telephones at station platforms and the intercom system inside the lifts enable commuters to communicate with station staff in the Passenger Service Centre.
  • Emergency door handles allow the platform doors to be opened manually from the train-side in the event of failure.
  • Fire Extinguishers in various locations
  • All escalators equipped with Emergency Stop buttons

Transport Connections

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


There are two official bus stops linked to Kranji station.

No. Bus stop Exit Bus Routes
B/s 1 45139 – Woodlands Rd (Kranji Stn) C 160, 170, 170X, 178, 925, 925#, 960, 961, 961#, CW1
B/s 2 45131 – Woodlands Rd (Opp Kranji Stn) C 160, 170, 170A, 170X, 178, 925, 925#, 960, 961, 961#


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

Exit Road Provisions
C Woodlands Road (Westbound) Taxi stand, Pick-up/drop-off point

Rail Bridging Services

In the event of a MRT service disruption affecting Kranji station, rail bridging services (also called MRT breakdown shuttle buses) may be activated to ply affected stretches of the North South Line. In which case, the buses can be boarded from the following bus stops:

Towards Bus stop Exit
North South Line
 NS1  EW24  Jurong East B/s 1: 45139 – Woodlands Rd (Kranji Stn) C
 NS28  Marina South Pier B/s 2: 45131 – Woodlands Rd (Opp Kranji Stn) C

In addition, passengers can board regular bus services at bus stops officially linked to Kranji station depending on the situation on the ground.

Passenger Usage Patterns

This station receives plenty of demand from commuters connecting to bus services towards Johor Bahru as well as visitors to the Singapore Turf Club on race days.


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