Bendemeer MRT Station

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 DT23 
Bendemeer
明地迷亚
பென்ட்டிமியிர்
Bendemeer
Rapid transit
Location 11 Kallang Bahru
Singapore 339356
Operated by SBS Transit DTL
Line(s)
Platforms Island
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Underground
Platform levels 3
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code  DT23 
History
Opened 21 October 2017
Location

Bendemeer MRT Station (DT23) is a future underground Mass Rapid Transit station on the Downtown Line in Kallang, Singapore. Rather than being located directly under Bendemeer Road, the station is situated under Kallang Bahru, at the junction with Kallang Avenue. The station is built in close proximity to industrial buildings within the Kallang Bahru industrial estate, as well as the shophouses, residential and commercial buildings around Lavender Street.

Bendemeer station is a short walk away from the host of hipster cafes in the Lavender street area, serving everything from traditional kaya toast to pancakes, to Instagram-worthy avocado coffee[1].

The station is within 10 minutes walk of Boon Keng station on the North East Line and Lavender station on the East West Line.

The station will open on 21 October 2017, as announced by the Land Transport Authority on 31 May 2017.[2]

History[edit]

The contract for the construction of this station was awarded to Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd for approximately S$215.24 million in August 2011.[3]

The twin 2.25 km tunnels between Jalan Besar, Bendemeer and Geylang Bahru stations were bored under old pre-war shophouses along Jalan Besar Road and required careful and stringent control of the tunnelling works beneath it. The tunnels were constructed using steel-fibre reinforced concrete (SFRC) segments, the first in South East Asia, which enhances the long term durability of the tunnels.[4]

The station will open on 21 October 2017, as announced by the Land Transport Authority on 31 May 2017.[5]

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Preceding station   Mass Rapid Transit   Following station
towards Bukit Panjang
Downtown Line
Future service
towards Expo