快乐山 | மவுண்ட் பிளசண்ட்
|Line Served||Thomson-East Coast Line|
Mount Pleasant MRT Station (TE10) is an underground station located along the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) 3. It is built underneath the Old Police Academy which was cleared to make way for the station, bringing rail connectivity to future residential developments in the area.
While there are no surface developments, the Mount Pleasant area is expected to fill up with housing developments in the future.
The 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 – (TE10) Mount Pleasant
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|Weekdays & Sat||Sun & Public Holidays||Daily|
|TE1 Woodlands North||—||—||—|
|TE22 Gardens by the Bay||—||—||—|
Platform & Train Services
|Platform A: Thomson-East Coast Line towards TE22 Gardens by the Bay via TE11DT10 Stevens (→)
Platform B: Thomson-East Coast Line towards TE1 Woodlands North via TE9CC17 Caldecott (←)
Mount Pleasant station has two platforms in an island platform arrangement.
Civil Defence shelter
Mount Pleasant 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, Lentor, Mayflower, Bright Hill and Gardens by the Bay stations.
Mount Pleasant MRT station will likely have two exits leading to ground level. More details will be confirmed closer to the opening of the station.
Contract T215 for the Construction of Mount Pleasant Station and Tunnels for Thomson Line was awarded to RSEA Engineering Corporation Privatised 2009 – Eng Lee Engineering Pte Ltd – Wai Fong Construction Pte Ltd Joint Venture (JV) at a contract sum of S$207.3 million in April 2014. This is the JV’s first MRT contract in Singapore.
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