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|Address||1 Lentor Drive, Singapore 789361|
|Line Served||Thomson-East Coast Line|
Lentor MRT Station (TE5) is an underground station located along the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) 2. It is built underneath Lentor Drive, at the junction with Yio Chu Kang Road and Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4, bringing rail connectivity to residential developments in the area.
The station is in the vicinity of the Lentor residential estate, comprising mostly of low-rise private homes, as well as condominiums such as Far Horizon Gardens and The Calrose. West of the station, more residential developments are being planned.
The station was originally targeted for completion and opening in Year 2020. However, it was delayed till Q1 2021 and later further delayed to Q3 2021 in December 2020 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
First / Last Train Timings
|Thomson-East Coast Line – (TE5) Lentor
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|Weekdays & Sat||Sun & Public Holidays||Daily|
|TE1 Woodlands North||—||—||—|
Platform & Train Services
|Platform A: Thomson-East Coast Line towards TE9CC17 Caldecott via TE6 Mayflower (→)
Platform B: Thomson-East Coast Line towards TE1 Woodlands North via TE4 Springleaf (←)
Lentor station has two platforms in an island platform arrangement.
Civil Defence shelter
Lentor 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, Mayflower, Bright Hill, Mount Pleasant and Gardens by the Bay stations.
Lentor MRT station will likely have five exits leading to ground level. More details will be confirmed closer to the opening of the station.
Thomson-East Coast Line Contract T209 for the Design And Construction Of Lentor Station and Construction Of Tunnels was awarded to China Railway No.5 Engineering Group Co., Ltd (Singapore Branch) at a contract sum of S$247.2 million in October 2013. The Chinese contractor was previously involved in the construction of national trunk railways, highways, urban rail and public works across China.
On 1 March 2018, at 3:35am, in a tunnel that connects to Lentor Station, a worker fell from a raised working platform in the tunnel and was unconscious after the fall. He was subsequently pronounced dead by paramedics at 4.30am.