大巴窑 | தோ பாயோ
|Address||510 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh, Singapore 319398|
|Line Served||North South Line|
|Opened||7 Nov 1987|
Toa Payoh MRT Station (NS19) is an underground station along the North South Line (NSL). It is located within the Toa Payoh Central planning subzone, and near the junction of Lorong 1 Toa Payoh and Lorong 2 Toa Payoh.
The station opened in November 1987 as the southern terminus of the NSL, the first section of MRT line to open in Singapore. It is one of two stations serving the Toa Payoh housing estate (the other being Braddell station) and is a transport node for residents of Toa Payoh New Town. It serves residential areas around Toa Payoh Central, along with shopping malls, community amenities and schools in the vicinity. Bus services are offered from Toa Payoh Bus Interchange, connecting to other parts of the estate.
First / Last Train Timings
|North South Line – (NS19) Toa Payoh
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|Weekdays||Saturdays||Sun & Public Holidays||Daily|
|NS28 Marina South Pier||5:41am||5:41am||6:06am||11:39pm|
|NS1 Jurong East||6:04am||6:18am||6:25am||12:09am|
|L1||Street level||Toa Payoh Bus Interchange, Bus stops, Taxi stand|
|B1||Concourse||Faregates, Ticketing Service Kiosks, Passenger Service Centre, Transitlink Ticket Office|
|Subway||Underpass to Exit D, Retail Shops|
|B2||Platform A||North South Line towards NS1EW24 Jurong East|
|Platform B||North South Line towards NS28 Marina South Pier|
North South Line (B2):
|Platform A: North South Line towards NS1EW24 Jurong East via NS18 Braddell (→)
Platform B: North South Line towards NS28 Marina South Pier via NS20 Novena (←)
Toa Payoh station has two underground North South Line platforms in an island platform arrangement.
The station has a ticket concourse located at Basement 1.
- Retail Shops at concourse level (unpaid areas)
- Public Toilets at Level 1 – Block 500 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh
- ATMs and Self-service Machines at concourse level (unpaid areas)
- TransitLink ticket office
Operating Hours: 12:00pm to 7:30pm daily
Toa Payoh MRT station has four exits at ground level (A, B, C and D), of which only Exit D offer barrier-free accessibility for the disabled.
Exits A, B and C emerge at Toa Payoh Central, and share a separate single lift access to surface level near Block 500 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh. Passengers heading for Toa Payoh Bus Interchange can use Exit A (end-on berths) or B (sawtooth berths).
|A||HDB HUB||HDB HUB, Toa Payoh Town Park, Toa Payoh Bus Interchange, Church of The Risen Christ, Toa Payoh Public Library, Toa Payoh Neighbourhood Police Centre, Toa Payoh Central Community Centre, Toa Payoh Stadium & Sports Hall, Toa Payoh Swimming Complex, OrangeTee Building, Hersing Centre|
|B||Bus Interchange||Toa Payoh Bus Interchange|
|C||Toa Payoh Central||Lorong 2 Toa Payoh, Toa Payoh Central Post Office, HDB Central Horizon|
|–||Block 500 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh||Lift Access to Street & Ticket Concourse|
|D||Lorong 2 Toa Payoh||Lorong 2 Toa Payoh, Toa Payoh Methodist Church, Oleander Towers, CHIJ Primary (Toa Payoh), CHIJ Secondary (Toa Payoh), Toa Payoh West Community Centre, Trellis Towers, HDB Toa Payoh Sapphire, HDB Toa Payoh Towers, HDB Toa Payoh Green|
Toa Payoh station connects to a bus interchange and several bus stops in the vicinity, as well as a taxi stand.
There is a bus interchange and two official bus stops linked to Toa Payoh station.
|No.||Bus stop||Exit||Bus Routes|
|Toa Payoh Bus Interchange||A / B||8, 26, 28, 31, 73, 88, 90, 139, 141, 142, 143, 145, 155, 157, 159, 163, 231, 232, 235, 238|
|B/s 1||52189 – Lor 2 Toa Payoh (Toa Payoh Stn)||C||56, 105, 129, 153, 232|
|B/s 2||52181 – Lor 2 Toa Payoh (Opp Toa Payoh Stn)||D||56, 105, 129, 153|
A taxi stand is located near to a station exit:
|A||Lorong 2 Toa Payoh (Blk 175)||Taxi stand (F08)|
MRT Bus Bridging Service
In the event of a MRT service disruption affecting Toa Payoh station, MRT Bridging 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 (NSL Bridging Bus)
|NS1EW24 Jurong East||B/s 2: 52181 – Lor 2 Toa Payoh (Opp Toa Payoh Stn)||D|
|NS28 Marina South Pier||B/s 1: 52189 – Lor 2 Toa Payoh (Toa Payoh Stn)||C|
In addition, passengers can board free regular bus services at Toa Payoh Bus Interchange, as well as Bus Stops 1 & 2 when activated.
Passenger Usage Patterns
Located within the Toa Payoh New Town, Toa Payoh station serves the Town Centre, as well as nearby shopping malls / schools / community amenities / residential developments in the vicinity. It is also a key transport node for Toa Payoh residents, encountering high demand throughout the day.
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