Botanic Gardens MRT Station
| CC19 DT9
Botanic Gardens MRT Station
Stesen MRT Botanic Gardens
Entrance to Botanic Gardens MRT station.
|Address||100 Cluny Park Road
|Levels||3 (1 U/C)|
|Tracks||4 (2 U/C)|
|Opened||8 October 2011 (Circle Line)
2016 (Downtown Line)
|Station code||CC19 DT9|
|Operator||SMRT Trains (SMRT Corporation) (Circle Line)
SBS Transit DTL (Downtown Line)
Botanic Gardens MRT Station (CC19/DT9) is an underground Mass Rapid Transit station on the Circle Line and also the future Downtown Line in Singapore. This station is located near the Singapore Botanic Gardens along Bukit Timah Road, hence its name. It is also near the National University of Singapore Bukit Timah campus and is behind Serene Centre. As the Bukit Brown station will only be operational after the Bukit Brown area has been developed enough, the section of track between Botanic Gardens and Caldecott is the longest on the Circle Line.
On 11 March 2012, a worker was killed at a site near the Botanic Gardens, beside the contractor's site office after a concrete slab fell on him. 35-year-old Masud Al Mamun was operating an excavator deep in the ground when the slab fell on him. Rescuers had to use a breaking tool kit to break a portion of the concrete slab. It took nearly five hours to reach the man lying motionless on the ground. This is the first casualty related case in the construction of the Downtown Line.
Art in Transit
The artwork featured in this station under the Art in Transit programme is Aquatic Fauna No. 1 by Kai Lam and Chua Chye Teck. The mural, displayed above the platform doors, contains symbolic imageries of water and aquatic animals using the Chinese paper cutting technique. The "fauna" mural not only highlights the station's proximity to the Botanic Gardens, but also complements the 2-storey high water-cascading wall in the station, the first to have such a feature within the station.
|L2||Overhead Bridge||Dunearn Road|
|L1||Street Level||Singapore Botanic Gardens, Serene Centre, Cluny Court|
|B1||Concourse||Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Station Control, Transitlink Counter, Shops, Transfer Linkway|
|B2||Platform A||Circle Line towards CC29 NE1 HarbourFront via CC20 Farrer Road (→)|
|Island platform, doors will open on the right|
|Platform B||Circle Line towards CC1 NS24 NE6 Dhoby Ghaut via CC17 Caldecott (←)
(No service to CC18 Bukit Brown)
|B3||Platform A||Downtown Line (under construction) towards DT35 CG1 Expo via DT10 Stevens (→)
Downtown Line (under construction) towards DT19 NE4 Chinatown via DT10 Stevens (→)
|Island platform, under construction|
|Platform B||Downtown Line (under construction) towards DT1 BP6 Bukit Panjang via DT8 Tan Kah Kee (←)|
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|Mon - Sat||Sunday &
|to CC1 Dhoby Ghaut||5.45am||6.06am||11.25pm|
|to CC29 HarbourFront||5.32am||5.57am||11.27pm|
|to CC26 Pasir Panjang||-||-||11.57pm|
|to CC7 Mountbatten||-||-||12.02am|
|to CC23 one-north||-||-||12.13am|
|to CC12 Bartley||-||-||12.26am|
- Lim, Paul (11 March 2012). "Bangladeshi worker killed after concrete slab falls on him". AsiaOne. Retrieved 18 April 2012.
- "Annex B: Summary of CCL Art-in-Transit Concepts". Land Transport Authority. Retrieved 11 October 2011.
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