Bedok MRT station
Platform A of Bedok MRT station.
|Location||315 New Upper Changi Road|
|Operated by||SMRT Trains (SMRT Corporation)|
|Connections||Bedok Bus Interchange, Taxi|
|Parking||Yes (Bedok Mall)|
|Opened||4 November 1989|
|Previous names||Chai Chee|
Bedok MRT station (EW5) is an above-ground Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the East West Line in Bedok, Singapore. Located at the town centre of Bedok, this station is built on a traffic island in the middle of New Upper Changi Road. It is one of the most crowded MRT stations in eastern Singapore.
Like many above-ground MRT stations, the station was initially built without platform screen doors to prevent passengers from falling off the platform and onto the train tracks. Installation of platform screen doors started on 4 November 2010 and started operations on 11 January 2011 along with Paya Lebar as a safety precaution, followed by HVLS fans that subsequently began operations since 26 June 2012.
- Dhaliwal, Rav (1 November 1989). "Eager wait for start of MRTs eastern line". The Straits Times. p. 22.
- "MRT eastern line to start operating on Nov 18". The Business Times. 4 August 1989. p. 3.
- "Enhancing Connectivity and Comfort for Commuters". Land Transport Authority. 13 October 2011. Archived from the original on 25 December 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2012.
- Wong, Siew Ying (January 26, 2008). "Above-ground MRT stations to have platform screen doors by 2012". Channel NewsAsia. Archived from the original on July 30, 2012. Retrieved February 1, 2012.
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