Simei MRT Station

EW3
Simei
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Station Exit A
Address 30 Simei Street 3, Singapore 529888
Line Served   East West Line
Operator SMRT Trains
Structure Elevated
Platform Island
Opened 16 Dec 1989

Simei MRT Station (EW3) is an above-ground station along the East West Line (EWL). It is located at the centre of the Simei housing estate, flanked by Simei Street 1 and Simei Street 3.

Simei station and the estate it serves is a Pinyin romanization of four beauties in Chinese, in turn named after four ancient Chinese women. Carved out of Tampines South in the 1980s, the two estates are separated by the Pan-Island Expressway. The station is a transport node for residents of Simei estate, serving adjacent an shopping malls (Eastpoint), community amenities (including Changi General Hospital), schools and housing developments. Passing-through bus services connect to other parts of the estate.


First / Last Train Timings

East West Line – (EW3) Simei
Destination First Train Last Train
Weekdays & Sat Sun & Public Holidays Daily
EW1 Pasir Ris 5:19am 5:45am 12:37am
EW33 Tuas Link 5:34am 6:00am 11:29pm
Connecting to CG2 Changi Airport 11:29pm

 


Station Layout

L3 Platform A East West Line towards EW1 Pasir Ris
Platform B East West Line towards EW33 Tuas Link
L2 Concourse Faregates, Top Up Kiosks, Passenger Service Centre, Retail Shops
L1 Street Level Bus stops, Taxi stand, pick-up/drop-off point, Retail Shops

Platforms

East-West Line (L3):
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Platform A: East West Line towards EW1 Pasir Ris via EW2DT32 Tampines (→)
Platform B: East West Line¬†towards EW33 Tuas Link¬†via¬†EW4CG Tanah Merah¬†(‚Üź)
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Simei station has two elevated East-West Line platforms in an island platform arrangement.

Concourse

The station has a ticket concourse located at Level 2 at a slightly higher elevation than street level as the station is built on a slope.

Station Amenities

  • Retail Shops at Ticket Concourse (L2) & Ground Level (L1)
  • Public Toilets at Ground Level (L1)
  • ATMs and Self-service machines at Ground Level
  • Bicycle racks at station exits
  • Top Up Kiosks

Exits

Simei MRT station has one exit on the ground floor of the station, which offers barrier-free accessibility for the disabled.

Exit Location Nearby
A Simei Street 3 Simei Street 3, Eastpoint Mall, Changi General Hospital, Changi Neighbourhood Police Centre, Changi-Simei Community Building, Changkat Changi Secondary School, Changkat Primary School, Double Bay Residences, Tropical Spring, Modena, My Manhattan, Eastpoint Green, Simei Care Centre, St Andrew’s Community Hospital,¬†Orange Valley Nursing Home (Simei)

 


Transport Connections

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

Bus

There are two official bus stops linked to Simei station. Other bus stops are added here to better represent bus connections.

No. Bus stop Exit Bus Routes
B/s 1 96161 РSimei St 3 (Opp Simei Stn) A 5, 9, 20, 38
B/s 2 96169 – Simei St 3 (Simei Stn) A 5, 5B, 9, 9A, 9B, 20, 38
96149 – Simei St 1 (Simei Stn/Blk 247) A 20, 38
96141 – Simei St 1 (Blk 120/Opp Simei Stn) A 20, 38

Road

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

Exit Road Provisions
A Simei Street 6 (outside Eastpoint Shopping Mall) Taxi stand (I04)
A Simei Street 3 (outside Simei Stn) Pick-up/drop-off point

 

MRT Bus Bridging Service

In the event of a MRT service disruption affecting Simei station, MRT Bridging Buses may be activated to ply affected stretches of the East West Line. In which case, the buses can be boarded from the following bus stops:

Towards Bus stop Exit
East West Line (EWL Bridging Bus)
EW1 Pasir Ris B/s 2: 96169 РSimei St 3 (Simei Stn) A
EW33 Tuas Link B/s 1: 96161 РSimei St 3 (Opp Simei Stn) A

In addition, passengers can board free regular bus services at Bus Stops 1 & 2 when activated.


Passenger Usage Patterns

Serving the Simei residential neighbourhood, Simei station encounters moderate demand throughout the day as a transport node for Simei residents.

Construction

Brief History

Simei station opened on 16 December 1989 along with Tampines and Pasir Ris stations.


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External Links & References

2 thoughts on “Simei MRT Station

  • 3 December 2016 at 11:49 AM
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    Is East point mall next to Simei street? How long is the walk?

    Reply
    • 15 January 2020 at 6:18 PM
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      Semei street is just outside east point mall

      Reply

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