Upper Thomson MRT Station

Upper Thomson
汤申路上段 | அப்பர் தாம்சன்
Upper Thomson TEL Station Diagram
Upper Thomson TEL Station Diagram
Address 1 Jalan Keli, Singapore 577937
Lines Served   Thomson-East Coast Line
Operator SMRT Trains
Structure Underground
Platform Island
Opening Q3 2021

Upper Thomson MRT Station (TE8) is an underground station located along the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) 2. It is built underneath Upper Thomson Road, at the junction with Bright Hill Drive, bringing rail connectivity to community amenities and residential developments in the area.

The station is in the vicinity of large numbers of shophouses, condominiums and private housing estates. Nearby landmarks include Thomson Plaza and several places of worship.

The official station name in Chinese is “汤申路上段” (literally translated to Upper Thomson Road), as released by LTA in June 2014.

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.

First / Last Train Timings

Thomson-East Coast Line – (TE8) Upper Thomson
Destination First Train Last Train
Weekdays & Sat Sun & Public Holidays Daily
TE1 Woodlands North
TE9 Caldecott

Platform & Train Services
MRT_rail (2)
Platform A: Thomson-East Coast Line towards TE9CC17 Caldecott (→)
Platform B: Thomson-East Coast Line towards TE1 Woodlands North via TE7 Bright Hill (←)
MRT_rail (2)

Upper Thomson station has two platforms in an island platform arrangement.


Upper Thomson MRT station will have five exits leading to ground level. More details will be confirmed closer to the opening of the station.

Exit Location Nearby
1 Upper Thomson Road Thomson Plaza
2 Bright Hill Drive
3 Jalan Keli F&B Shophouses, Church of the Holy Spirit
4 Jalan Lembah Thomson
5 Upper Thomson Road

Construction Trivia

Thomson-East Coast Line Contract T212 for the Construction Of Upper Thomson Station and Tunnels For Thomson Line was awarded to Sato Kogyo (S) Pte. Ltd. at a contract sum of S$374.0 million in November 2013. The company was previously involved in Downtown Line 3’s Mattar, Bencoolen and Bedok North stations.



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3 thoughts on “Upper Thomson MRT Station

  • 25 March 2021 at 6:49 AM

    Upper Thomson MRT Station is Ready.

  • 4 November 2020 at 6:45 AM

    Thomson East Coast Line Stage 2 will open on next year.

  • 11 September 2020 at 7:18 PM

    Upper Thomson Mrt Station is completed.


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