Springleaf MRT Station

春叶 | ஸ்பிரிங்லீஃவ்
Springleaf Station Exit 2
Address 825 Upper Thomson Road, Singapore 787140
Line Served   Thomson-East Coast Line
Operator SMRT Trains
Structure Underground
Platform Island
Opened 28 Aug 2021

Springleaf MRT Station (TE4) is an underground station located along the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) 2. It is built underneath Upper Thomson Road, at the junction with Thong Soon Road and Thong Soon Green, bringing rail connectivity to parks and residential developments in the area.

The station is in the vicinity of the Springleaf residential estate, comprising mostly of shophouses and low-rise private homes. Across the road, a commercial and residential mixed-use development is 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. The opening date was announced to be on 28 Aug 2021 in end-June 2021.

This station is affected by the Thomson-East Coast Line Late Opening on Saturdays & Sundays from 26 Feb 2022 – 29 May 2022.

First / Last Train Timings

Thomson-East Coast Line – (TE4) Springleaf
Destination First Train Last Train
Weekdays & Sat Sun & Public Holidays Daily
TE1 Woodlands North 6:05am 6:05am 11:48pm
TE9 Caldecott 5:46am 5:46am 11:37pm

Station Layout
L1 Street Bus stops, Taxi stand, Pick-up/drop-off point
M Staff Stairs / Escalators between Street Level (Exit 3) & Ticket Concourse Level
B1 Ticket Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Service Kiosks, Passenger Service Centre, Retail Shops
B2 Platform A Thomson-East Coast Line towards TE9CC17 Caldecott
Platform B Thomson-East Coast Line towards TE1 Woodlands North

Platform & Train Services
MRT_rail (2)
Platform A: Thomson-East Coast Line towards TE9CC17 Caldecott via TE5 Lentor (→)
Platform B: Thomson-East Coast Line towards TE1 Woodlands North via TE3 Woodlands South (←)
MRT_rail (2)

Springleaf station has two platforms in an island platform arrangement.

Art in Transit: “Tree of Memories” by Koh Hong Teng

‘Tree of Memories’ showcases the memorabilia of people and things that left their imprints before and after the construction of Springleaf MRT station. Using a banyan tree as the main anchor, the artist surrounded it with a juxtaposition of buildings, imaginatively interpreted characters and artifacts taken from the unique blend of nostalgic shophouses and lush greenery around Springleaf estate. Making the artwork a study of integration of the place, people, nature and the spatial connection between them, ‘Tree of Memories’ is a whimsical composition that invites the busy commuter to wonder into a familiar yet enchanted, magical world amidst their transit.

Station Amenities
  • Public Toilets at station concourse (near Exit 3)
  • Retail Shop provisions at ticket concourse level
  • Bicycle Racks at station exits

Springleaf MRT station has three exits leading to ground level.

Exit Location Nearby
1 Upper Thomson Road & Thong Soon Green Mount Pleasant Veterinary Centre (Mandai), Springleaf Nature Park
2 Thong Soon Road & Springleaf Road
3 Upper Thomson Road

Transport Connections

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


There are 2 bus stops in the vicinity of Springleaf station.

Bus Stop Exit Bus Routes
56099 – Upp Thomson Rd (Springleaf Stn Exit 2) 2 138, 167, 169, 860, 980
56091 – Upp Thomson Rd (Springleaf Stn Exit 3) 3 138, 167, 169, 860, 980


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

Exit Road Provisions
1 Upp Thomson Rd Taxi stand (H34), Pick-up/drop-off point
3 Upp Thomson Rd Taxi stand (H35), Pick-up/drop-off point

MRT Bus Bridging Service

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

Towards Bus stop Exit
Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL Bridging Bus)
TE1 Woodlands North 56091 – Upp Thomson Rd (Springleaf Stn Exit 3) 3
TE9CC17 Caldecott 56099 – Upp Thomson Rd (Springleaf Stn Exit 2) 2

In addition, passengers can board free regular bus services at Bus Stops 56091 & 56099 when activated.

Construction Trivia

Thomson-East Coast Line Contract T208 for the construction of Springleaf station and associated tunnels was awarded to Leighton Contractors (Asia) Limited (Singapore Branch) – John Holland Pty Ltd Joint Venture (JV) at a contract sum of S$383.3 million in November 2013. The same JV was also involved in the construction of Downtown Line’s Jalan Besar station.

Contract T207 for the construction of tunnels between Springleaf station and Sembawang Air Base crossover tunnels was awarded to Shimizu Corporation at a contract sum of S$189.8 million in January 2014. The contractor was previously involved in the Design, Construction & Completion of Circle Line/Downtown Line 1 tunnels undercrossing Marina Bay Reservoir.


Additional gallery at Page 2

External Links & References


7 thoughts on “Springleaf MRT Station

  • 7 March 2021 at 6:49 PM

    Phase 2 opening in August 2021?

  • 2 November 2020 at 11:38 AM

    The Tamil name is wrong. It should be ஃப் at the end instead of ஃவ்

  • 6 April 2020 at 12:25 PM

    Was springleaf mrt Station opening already this year

    • 6 January 2022 at 9:36 PM

      Springleaf didn’t open in 2020 it opened in August 2021

  • 22 March 2020 at 11:56 PM

    When springleaf mrt Station is opening

  • 1 February 2020 at 8:33 PM

    Pls tell us when in 2020 it wil open and the artist’s impressions.


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