义顺 | யீஷூன்
|Address||301 Yishun Avenue 2, Singapore 769093|
|Lines Served||North South Line|
|Opened||20 December 1988|
Yishun MRT Station (NS13) is an above-ground station along the North South Line (NSL). It is located within the Yishun West planning subzone, (near the boundaries with the Yishun Central and Northland subzones), and next to Yishun Avenue 2, near the road junction with Yishun Central and Yishun Avenue 1.
The area now known as Yishun was formerly known as Nee Soon, and was named after Lim Nee Soon, a rubber and pineapple magnate who owned plantations in the area. The station was opened in December 1988 and was the terminus of the North South Line until February 1996, when the Woodlands Extension opened to Choa Chu Kang.
The station is a transport node for residents of Yishun New Town, serving adjacent shopping malls (Northpoint City), community amenities (Yishun Polyclinic, Nee Soon East Community Centre, etc.), as well as schools and housing developments. Bus services are offered from Yishun Bus Interchange, which connect to other parts of the estate.
First / Last Train Timings
|North South Line – (NS13) Yishun
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|Weekdays & Sat||Sun & Public Holidays||Daily|
|NS28 Marina South Pier||5:24am||5:54am||11:20pm|
|NS19 Toa Payoh||–||–||12:02am|
|NS16 Ang Mo Kio||–||–||12:51am|
|NS1 Jurong East||5:27am||5:50am||12:28am|
|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, Transitlink Ticket Office|
|Street Level||Bus stops, Taxi stand, pick-up/drop-off point, Retail Shops|
|B2||Underpass||Underpass to Northpoint City (North Wing) via Exit E & Northpoint Link;
Underpass to Northpoint City (South Wing) via Exit D
North South Line (L2):
|Platform A: North South Line towards NS1EW24 Jurong East via NS12 Canberra (→)
Platform B: North South Line towards NS28 Marina South Pier via NS14 Khatib (←)
Yishun 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, and High Volume, Low Speed (HVLS) fans keep passengers cool. Similar in design to many other North-South Line elevated stations, a double pitched roof shelters 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.
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.
- Public Toilets at concourse level (unpaid areas)
- Retail Shops at concourse level (unpaid areas)
- Bicycle racks at station exits
- ATMs and Self-service Machines at concourse level (unpaid areas)
- TransitLink ticket office
Operating Hours: 8:00am to 10:00pm daily.
Yishun MRT station has four exits at ground level (A, B, C and D) and an underground Exit E which leads to an underpass underneath Yishun Avenue 2, linking to Basement 2 of Northpoint City (North Wing). A second underpass to Northpoint City (named Northpoint Link) can be accessed via escalators and a lift at Exit D leads to Basement 2 of Northpoint City (South Wing).
Passengers heading to Yishun Bus Interchange can use Exit D to reach the interchange.
|A||Neighbourhood 7||Yishun Street 72, Sree Narayana Mission Bldg, Yishun Christian Church, Jiemin Primary School, Yishun Secondary School, HDB Nee Soon Central Spring, HDB Nee Soon Central Vista|
|B||Yishun Avenue 5||Yishun Avenue 5, Yishun Street 11, Smyrna Assembly, Yishun Primary School, Ahmad Ibrahim Primary School, Chong Pang View, HDB Yishun Gardens, HDB Yishun Palm Spring, Yishun Town Secondary School, Xishan Primary School, Yishun Columbarium, Chong Pang Combined Temple|
|C||Yishun Avenue 2||Yishun Avenue 2|
|D||Yishun Avenue 2||Nee Soon Central Community Centre, Nee Soon Town Council (Nee Soon Central Branch), HDB Nee Soon Central Green, Yishun Swimming Complex, Yishun Junior College|
|Northpoint Link (Basement 2 Underpass)||Underpass to Northpoint City (South Wing), Yishun Integrated Transport Hub (ITH)|
|E||Underpass to Northpoint City
|Northpoint City (North Wing), Golden Village Yishun, Yishun Central Post Office, Nee Soon East Community Centre, Nee Soon Sports Centre, Yishun Polyclinic, Yishun Pond Park, Yishun Town Garden, Yishun Community Hospital, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital|
Yishun station connects to a bus interchange, several bus stops in the vicinity, as well as taxi stands and passenger pick-up points.
There is a bus interchange and several bus stops linked to Yishun station. Other bus stops nearby are listed here as well.
|No.||Bus stop||Exit||Bus Routes|
|Yishun Bus Interchange||D||39, 85, 103, 171, 800, 803, 804, 805, 806, 807, 811, 812, 851, 851e, 852, 853, 853M, 854, 854e, 855, 856, 857, 859, 860|
|B/s 1||59079 – Yishun Ave 2 (Yishun Stn)||C||117, 169, 858, 883, 965, 969|
|B/s 2||59072 – Yishun Ave 2 (Yishun Stn Exit E)||E||800, 803, 806, 807, 811, 812, 883|
|B/s 3||59073 – Yishun Ave 2 (Opp Yishun Stn)||E||117, 169, 804, 812, 858, 859, 965, 969|
|B/s 4||59161 – Yishun Central (Opp Blk 201)||E||800, 803, 806, 807, 811, 812, 860|
|B/s 5||59069 – Yishun Ave 2 (Opp Blk 757)||D||39, 85, 103, 117, 169, 805, 811, 851, 851e, 852, 854, 854e, 855, 857, 858, 883, 965, 969|
|B/s 6||59061 – Yishun Ave 2 (Blk 763)||D||117, 169, 858, 883, 965, 969|
|–||59159 – Yishun Ave 5 (Opp Yishun Stn Exit B)||B||811|
Taxi stands and pick-up/drop-off points are located next to station exits:
|B||Yishun Avenue 5 (Westbound)||Pick-up/drop-off point|
|C||Yishun Avenue 2 (Northbound)||Taxi stand (H08)|
|D||North Point Drive||Taxi stand, Pick-up/drop-off point (Northpoint City South Wing)|
|E||Yishun Central 1||Taxi stand, Pick-up/drop-off point (Northpoint City North Wing)|
|E||Yishun Central Service Road||Pick-up/drop-off point (Northpoint City North Wing)|
Rail Bridging Services
In the event of a MRT service disruption affecting Yishun 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:
|North South Line|
|NS1EW24 Jurong East||Yishun Bus Interchange (Berth B7)||D|
|NS28 Marina South Pier||Yishun Bus Interchange (Berth B4)||D|
In the event of a large-scale rail disruption affecting multiple lines, special shuttle bus services may be activated in addition to the usual bus bridging services. They are:
|Bishan – Ang Mo Kio – Yishun – Woodlands||Yishun Bus Interchange||D|
In addition, passengers can board regular bus services at Yishun Interchange for free rides, and at selected bus stops officially linked to Yishun station depending on the situation on the ground.
Passenger Usage Patterns
Located within the Yishun town centre, the station benefits a shopping mall, community amenities, schools residential developments in the vicinity. It is also a key transport node for Yishun residents, encountering high demand throughout the day.
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