Admiralty MRT Station
Platform of Admiralty MRT station.
|Location||70 Woodlands Avenue 7
|Operated by||SMRT Trains (SMRT Corporation)|
|Opened||10 February 1996|
|Previous names||Woodlands East|
The government came up with a proposal to build the North South Line Woodlands Extension in 1990 with the aim of extending the then existing North-South and East-West lines, thus connecting Choa Chu Kang in the west to Yishun in the north. Admiralty was one of the four stations in the initial proposal which was later expanded to six. Construction commenced in 1991 and the station was opened on 10 February 1996 along with the other five stations on the Woodlands Extension. Formerly named Woodlands East, it was however renamed to Admiralty in 1994. Further developments were built in the vicinity since 1994, with additional bus services connecting to the station.
Following numerous incidents of commuters falling on the tracks and unauthorized intrusions, the Land Transport Authority made the decision in 2008 to install half-height platform screen doors for all above-ground stations in phases. Installation started on 4 October 2011 and started operations since 22 December 2011 with Marsiling.
High volume, low speed (HVLS) fans
Station installed with Rite Hite Revolution High Volume, Low Speed (HVLS) fans and commenced operations on 9 November 2012 together with Sembawang.
|L2||Platform A||North South Line towards via Jurong East (→) Woodlands|
|Island platform, doors will open on the right|
|Platform B||North South Line towards via Marina South Pier (←) Sembawang|
|L1||Concourse Level||Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Station Control, Admiralty Place|
- A: Admiralty Place
- B: Woodlands Drive 71
- C: Woodlands Avenue 7
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|Mon – Fri||Sat||Sunday &
|North South Line|
|to NS1 Jurong East||5.35am||5.34am||5.58am||12.33am|
|to NS28 Marina South Pier||5.30am||5.30am||5.47am||11.16pm|
|to NS27 Marina Bay||–||–||–||11.18pm|
|to NS19 Toa Payoh||–||–||–||11.53pm|
|to NS16 Ang Mo Kio||–||–||–||12.42am|
|to NS7 Kranji||–||–||–||12.49am|
- Thulaja, Naidu Ratnala (November 10, 2003). "Woodlands MRT line". National Library Board Singapore. Retrieved February 1, 2012.
- 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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