马西岭 | மார்சிலிங்
|Address||71 Woodlands Avenue 3, Singapore 739044|
|Line Served||North South Line|
|Opened||10 Feb 1996|
Marsiling MRT Station (NS8) is an above-ground station along the North South Line (NSL). It is located within the Woodlands West planning subzone, (near the border of the Woodgrove subzone), and located next to Woodlands Avenue 3, near the junction of Woodlands Centre Road / Woodlands Avenue 1 and Woodlands Street 11.
Named after the nearby housing estate to the north, Marsiling station was opened in February 1996 a part of the NSL (Woodlands Extension), and is one of three stations serving the Woodlands New Town (alongside Woodlands and Admiralty stations). It serves residential areas around the Woodlands West areas (Neighbourhoods 1, 3 and 4), along with schools and community amenities.
First / Last Train Timings
|North South Line – (NS8) Marsiling|
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|Weekdays & Sat||Sun & Public Holidays||Daily|
|NS28 Marina South Pier||5:24am||5:40am||11:06pm|
|NS19 Toa Payoh||–||–||11:48pm|
|NS16 Ang Mo Kio||–||–||12:37am|
|NS1 Jurong East||5:40am||6:03am||12:43am|
|L2||Platform A||North South Line towards NS1EW24 Jurong East|
|Platform B||North South Line towards NS28 Marina South Pier|
|L1||Concourse||Faregates, Ticketing machines, Passenger Service Centre|
|Street Level||Bus stops, Taxi stand, pick-up/drop-off point, Retail Shops|
North South Line (L2):
|Platform A: North South Line towards NS1EW24 Jurong East via NS7 Kranji (→)
Platform B: North South Line towards NS28 Marina South Pier via NS9TE2 Woodlands (←)
Marsiling 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.
- Public Toilets at concourse level (unpaid areas)
- Retail Shops at concourse level (unpaid areas)
- Bicycle racks at station exits
- ATMs and Self-service Machines at concourse level (unpaid areas)
Marsiling MRT station has four exits at ground level (A, B, C and D), all of which (except Exit D) offer barrier-free accessibility for the disabled.
|A||Neighbourhood 1||Marsiling Primary School, Marsiling Secondary School|
|B||Woodlands Street 11||Woodlands Police Divisional Headquarters, Woodlands West Neighbourhood Police Centre|
|C||Woodlands Avenue 3||Fuchun Community Club, Fuchun Primary School, Fuchun Secondary School, Marsiling – Yew Tee Town Council (Main Office), Metta Home, Orange Valley Nursing Home (Marsiling), Woodlands Polyclinic|
|D||Woodlands Centre Road||Marsiling Park|
Marsiling station connects to several bus stops in the vicinity, as well as a taxi stand and passenger pick-up point.
There are two official bus stops linked to Marsiling station.
|No.||Bus stop||Exit||Bus Routes|
|B/s 1||46521 – Woodlands Ave 3 (Marsiling Stn)||C||187, 856, 913, 925, 925M, 950, 960, 960e, 961, 961M, 963, 963e, 966|
|B/s 2||46529 – Woodlands Ave 3 (Opp Marsiling Stn)||C||187, 856, 925, 925M, 950, 960, 960e, 961, 961M, 963, 963e, 966|
Taxi stands are located next to station exits:
|C||Woodlands Avenue 3 (Eastbound)||Taxi stand (H18)|
Rail Bridging Services
In the event of a MRT service disruption affecting Marsiling 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:
|North South Line|
|NS1EW24 Jurong East||B/s 2: 46529 – Woodlands Ave 3 (Opp Marsiling Stn)||C|
|NS28 Marina South Pier||B/s 1: 46521 – Woodlands Ave 3 (Marsiling Stn)||C|
In addition, passengers can board free regular bus services at Bus Stops 1 & 2 when activated.
Passenger Usage Patterns
Located within the Woodlands estate, Marsiling station benefits community amenities and residential developments in the vicinity. It is also a key transport node for Woodlands West residents, encountering moderate demand throughout the day.
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