Fajar LRT Station

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 BP10 
Fajar LRT Station
法嘉轻轨列车站
ஃபஜார்
Stesen LRT Fajar
Light rail
Light Rail Transit train at Fajar LRT Station, Singapore - 20060422.jpg
A Bombardier Innovia APM 100 train at Fajar LRT station.
Station statistics
Address 40 Fajar Road
Singapore 679004
Coordinates 1°23′04″N 103°46′15″E / 1.384533°N 103.770706°E / 1.384533; 103.770706
Line(s)
Connections Bus, Taxi
Structure type Elevated
Levels 2
Platforms Side
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened 6 November 1999
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code BP10
Operator SMRT Light Rail (SMRT Corporation)
Services
Preceding station   Light Rail Transit   Following station
towards Choa Chu Kang
Bukit Panjang LRT
towards Choa Chu Kang

Fajar LRT Station (BP10) is an LRT station on the Bukit Panjang LRT Line in Singapore.

History[edit]

Before (and during) the erection of Fajar Station, residents of this part of Bukit Panjang were served by a bus service that called on the bus stop just next to the Fajar Station, namely the late TIBS Service 179. This bus brought passengers around Bukit Panjang and towards the Choa Chu Kang MRT/LRT station where they could transfer easily to the train system mentioned.

TIBS Service 179 has since been taken over by SBS Transit. Fajar, thus the Bukit Panjang LRT Line, now caters to the residents living in the vicinity of the station and still brings passengers to the Choa Chu Kang MRT/LRT.

Vicinity[edit]

Fajar station serves the residents of HDB flats located along the northern part of Bukit Panjang Ring Road. The station is conveniently situated right next to Fajar Shopping Centre, catering to the needs of residents living near-by, be it the market, food, body wellness, etc. It is also a stone's throw away from Chi Hock Keng (Buddhist) Temple.

An open-space court is right next to (and across the main Fajar Road) where one can find residents from all walks of life utilizing the big concrete space for recreational needs and sometimes, the space can be converted to cater for big community events or festival-related entertainment such as small scale concerts, Chinese New Year celebrations, and the like.

Etymology[edit]

This station is located along Fajar Road. Fajar means "dawn" in Malay.

Station layout[edit]

P
Platforms
Side platform, doors will open on the left
Platform 1 Bukit Panjang LRT: Service B towards  BP1  Choa Chu Kang via  BP11  Segar (→)
Platform 2
Alternate Services
Bukit Panjang LRT: Service A towards  BP1  Choa Chu Kang via  BP9  Bangkit (←)
Bukit Panjang LRT: Service C towards  BP14  Ten Mile Junction via  BP9  Bangkit (←)
Side platform, doors will open on the left
L1 Street Level Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Shop

Transport connections[edit]

Rail[edit]

Platform First Train Last Train
Mon - Sat Sunday &
Public Holiday
Daily
Bukit Panjang LRT
Platform 1 5.11am 5.29am 1.01am
Platform 2 5.04am 5.23am 1.09am