Maxwell MRT Station

麦士威 | மெச்ஸ்வெல்
Maxwell Station Exit 3
Maxwell Station
Address 321 South Bridge Road, Singapore 058841
Line Served   Thomson-East Coast Line
Operator SMRT Trains
Structure Underground
Platform Side
Opening Year 2022

Maxwell MRT Station (TE18) is an underground station located along the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) 3. It is built underneath the junction of South Bridge Road, Neil Road and Maxwell Road, bringing rail connectivity to the Chinatown and Maxwell areas, with places of worship, places of interest, commercial and residential developments in the area.

The station is in the vicinity of HDB Kreta Ayer Heights, Kreta Ayer Community Centre, Buddha Tooth Relic Temple & Museum, Fairfield Methodist Church,, Jinrikisha Station, Maxwell Food Court, The URA Centre, Singapore City Gallery and The Scarlet Hotel. It also serves preserved shophouses around Duxton Hill, Ann Siang Hill and Kreta Ayer.

The TEL station was originally targeted for completion and opening in Year 2021. However, it was delayed till 2022 as mentioned in the SMRT Operations Review 2020.

First / Last Train Timings

Thomson-East Coast Line – (TE18) Maxwell
Destination First Train Last Train
Weekdays & Sat Sun & Public Holidays Daily
TE1 Woodlands North
TE22 Gardens by the Bay

Station Layout

L1 Street level Bus stops, Taxi stand, pick-up/drop-off point
B1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing machines, Passenger Service Centre
B2 Platform A Thomson-East Coast Line towards TE22 Gardens by the Bay
B3 Platform B Thomson-East Coast Line towards TE1 Woodlands North


Thomson-East Coast Line (B2):
Platform A: Thomson-East Coast Line towards TE22 Gardens by the Bay via TE19 Shenton Way (→)
MRT_rail (2)
Thomson-East Coast Line (B3):
Platform B: Thomson-East Coast Line towards TE1 Woodlands North via TE17EW16NE3 Outram Park (←)
MRT_rail (2)

Maxwell station has two platforms in a stacked side platform arrangement, with both platforms utilized for trains travelling in either direction. Owing to land constraints arising from building the station next to existing developments, the stacked platform design was adopted.


Maxwell MRT station will likely have three exits leading to ground level. More details will be confirmed closer to the opening of the station.

Exit Location Nearby

Construction Trivia

Contract T223 for the Construction of Maxwell Station for Thomson Line was awarded to Hock Lian Seng Infrastructure Pte Ltd at a contract sum of S221.8 million in April 2014. The local company had previously been involved in the construction of Downtown Line’s Gali Batu Depot.

Future Developments


COVID-19 Cluster

On 2 April 2020, the Ministry of Health established a cluster of 5 cases of COVID-19 at the Maxwell MRT Station construction site, with 2 confirmed cases linked to 3 previous cases there.


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