Yio Chu Kang MRT Station

NS15
Yio Chu Kang
杨厝港 | இயோ சூ காங்
Station exit A
Address 3000 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8, Singapore 569813
Lines Served   North South Line
Operator SMRT Trains
Structure Elevated
Platform Island
Opened 7 Nov 1987

Yio Chu Kang MRT Station (NS15) is an above-ground station along the North South Line (NSL). It is located within the Yio Chu Kang planning subzone, near the junction of Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6 and Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8.

The station is one of two stations serving the Ang Mo Kio housing estate (the other being Ang Mo Kio station) and serves residential areas north of the Ang Mo Kio Town Centre (Neighbourhood 6), along with schools, community amenities and industrial areas in the vicinity. Bus services are offered from Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange, connecting to other parts of the estate.


First / Last Train Timings

North South Line – (NS15) Yio Chu Kang
Destination First Train Last Train
Weekdays & Sat Sun & Public Holidays Daily
NS28 Marina South Pier 5:31am 6:02am 11:28pm
NS19 Toa Payoh 12:10am
NS16 Ang Mo Kio 12:59am
NS1 Jurong East 5:19am 5:42am 12:20am
NS7 Kranji 12:36am
NS13 Yishun 5:09am

 


Station Layout

L2 Platform A North South Line towards NS1EW24 Jurong East
Platform B North South Line towards NS28 Marina South Pier
L1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing machines, Passenger Service Centre
Street Level Bus stops, Taxi stand, pick-up/drop-off point, Retail Shops

Platforms

North South Line (L2):
MRT_rail (1)
Platform A: North South Line towards NS1EW24 Jurong East via NS14 Khatib (→)
Platform B: North South Line towards NS28 Marina South Pier via NS16 Ang Mo Kio (←)
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Yio Chu Kang station has two elevated North South Line platforms in an island platform arrangement. Half-height Platform screen doors are installed at the platform edge for commuters’ safety, retrofitted Pro-Jet fans keep passengers cool. Among the earliest-built above-ground stations, station architecture is similar to many older stations along the Western sector of the East West Line, with a simple flat roof over the platform level supported by two rows of columns. A set of escalators, stairs and lifts connect to the concourse level below.

Passenger Information Systems, which are plasma display screens located at each platform, display expected train arrival times and key messages. Tactile flooring helps to guide the visually-handicapped from the platform to station exits.

Concourse

The station has a ticket concourse located at ground level. They feature faregates for automatic fare collection and provides access between paid and unpaid areas of the station, with at least one bidirectional wide-swinging gate for the benefit of passengers-in-wheelchairs and those carrying bulky items or travelling with prams.

General Ticketing Machines allow commuters to purchase tickets for single or multiple journeys, and along with TransitLink Add Value Machines, offer contactless card transactions. The station office functions as a Passenger Service Centre, and is staffed during operating hours, where commuters may make travel inquiries.

Station Amenities

  • Retail Shops at concourse level (unpaid areas)
  • Public toilets at concourse level (unpaid areas)
  • Bicycle racks at station exits
  • ATMs and Self-service Machines at concourse level (unpaid areas)

Exits

Yio Chu Kang MRT station has three exits at ground level (A, B & C), all of which (except Exit A) offer barrier-free accessibility for the disabled. Passengers heading for Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange can use Exit C for the boarding berths, and Exit B for the alighting berths and interchange office / canteen.

Exit Location Nearby
A Pick-up point Access to Pick-up/drop-off point
B Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6, Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange, Anderson Serangoon Junior College, Nanyang Polytechnic, The Grassroots Club, Yio Chu Kang Secondary School, Yio Chu Kang Sports Hall, Yio Chu Kang Squash, Tennis & Fitness Centre, Yio Chu Kang Stadium, Yio Chu Kang Swimming Complex
C Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8, Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange Anderson Primary School, Ang Mo Kio Fire Station, Ang Mo Kio Industrial Park 3, Ang Mo Kio Police Division HQ, Ang Mo Kio Thye Hua Kuan Hospital, APSN Chao Yang School, Chu Seng Temple, Presbyterian High School, SBS Transit East District, SMRT Buses Depot, Swee Kow Kuan Temple, Yio Chu Kang Community Club

 


Transport Connections

Yio Chu Kang station connects to a bus interchange and several bus stops in the vicinity, as well as a taxi stand and passenger pick-up point.

Bus

There is a bus interchange and two official bus stops linked to Yio Chu Kang station. Additional bus stops are added here to better represent transport connections.

No. Bus stop Exit Bus Routes
Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange C 13, 70, 70M, 71, 72, 76, 162, 162M, 825, 860
B/s 1 55189 – Ang Mo Kio Ave 6 (Yio Chu Kang Stn) C 45, 70, 70M, 71, 76, 86, 128, 825, 851, 851e, 852, 853, 853M
B/s 2 55181 – Ang Mo Kio Ave 6 (Opp Yio Chu Kang Stn) C 45, 86, 128, 851, 851e, 852, 853, 853M, NR1
55309 – Ang Mo Kio Ave 9 (Opp AMK Police Div HQ) C 45, 70, 70M, 265, 268
55301 – Ang Mo Kio Ave 9 (AMK Police Div HQ) C 45, 70, 70M, 265, 268

Road

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

Exit Road Provisions
A Yio Chu Kang MRT service road off Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8 Taxi stand (F01), Pick-up/Drop-off point

 

Rail Bridging Services

In the event of a MRT service disruption affecting Yio Chu Kang station, rail bridging services (also called MRT breakdown shuttle 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:

Towards Bus stop Exit
North South Line
NS1EW24 Jurong East B/s 2: 55181 – Ang Mo Kio Ave 6 (Opp Yio Chu Kang Stn) C
NS28 Marina South Pier B/s 1: 55189 – Ang Mo Kio Ave 6 (Yio Chu Kang Stn) C

In addition, passengers can board regular bus services at bus stops officially linked to Yio Chu Kang station depending on the situation on the ground.


Passenger Usage Patterns

Located within the Ang Mo Kio estate, Yio Chu Kang station benefits schools, community amenities, industrial and residential developments in the vicinity. It is also a key transport node for Yio Chu Kang residents and the students of many schools in the area, encountering moderate demand throughout the day.

Construction

Future Developments


Major Incidents


Gallery

 


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