Kallang MRT Station

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 EW10 
Kallang MRT Station
加冷地铁站
காலாங்
Stesen MRT Kallang
Rapid transit
KAL PLAT.JPG
Platform of Kallang MRT station.
Station statistics
Address 5 Sims Avenue
Singapore 387405
Coordinates 1°18′41.29″N 103°52′17.04″E / 1.3114694°N 103.8714000°E / 1.3114694; 103.8714000
Line(s)
Connections Bus, Taxi
Structure type Elevated
Levels 2
Platforms Island
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened 4 November 1989
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code  EW10 
Operator SMRT Trains (SMRT Corporation)
Services
Preceding station   Mass Rapid Transit   Following station
towards Pasir Ris
East West Line
towards Joo Koon
Location

Kallang MRT Station (EW10) is an above-ground Mass Rapid Transit station on the East West Line in Singapore. It is in yellow livery and located just next to the Kallang River, which is famous for its water sports, and serves the urban planning area of Kallang. This is the last above-ground station until Redhill. Westward of the station towards Lavender, the tracks lose elevation until they level out when sufficiently underground. This is because of the space limitations as there is no such elevation of tracks in the CBD.

The station is within the vicinity of Boon Keng, Stadium and the planned Geylang Bahru. This station is next to the Lorong 1 Geylang Bus Terminal and near to Kallang Riverside Park.

When the Stadium was under construction, Kallang was crowded with people, when either the Singapore Indoor Stadium or the National Stadium had an event.

Platform screen doors[edit]

As with most of the above-ground stations along the East West Line, it was built without platform screen doors to prevent commuters from falling onto the train tracks. Installation of half-height platform screen doors was started on 19 December 2010 and started operation on 25 February 2011 with Kembangan.[1]

High volume, low speed (HVLS) fans[edit]

Station installed with Rite Hite Revolution High Volume, Low Speed (HVLS) fans and in operations since 28 July 2012.

Station layout[edit]

L2 Platform A East West Line towards  EW1  Pasir Ris via  EW9  Aljunied (→)
Island platform, Doors open on the right
Platform B East West Line towards  EW29  Joo Koon via  EW11  Lavender (←)
L1 EWL Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Station Control
Street Level Lorong 1 Geylang Bus Terminal

Exits[edit]

  • A: Sims Avenue, Geylang Lorong 1 Bus Terminal
  • B: Lorong 1 Geylang, Boon Keng Road, Geylang West CC, Kallang River, Kallang Park Connector, Kallang Sector Industrial Estate, Sims Avenue Industrial Estate, Kallang Trivista

Transport connections[edit]

Rail[edit]

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon – Sat Sunday &
Public Holiday
Daily
East West Line
to EW1 Pasir Ris 6.07am 6.35am 12.18am
to EW29 Joo Koon 5.50am 6.16am 11.45pm

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wong, Siew Ying (January 26, 2008). "Above-ground MRT stations to have platform screen doors by 2012". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved February 1, 2012. 

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