Gul Circle MRT Station
Gul Circle MRT Station nearing completion
|Location||7A Tuas Road
|Operated by||SMRT Trains (SMRT Corporation)|
|Opening||18 June 2017|
Gul Circle MRT Station (EW30) is a future above-ground Mass Rapid Transit station on the East West Line located at the boundary of the planning areas of Tuas and Pioneer, part of the Tuas West Extension (TWE) in Singapore.
The station is expected to benefit an estimated 100,000 commuters daily. It will be the first elevated stacked island platform, as there will be an extension leading out from this station to Tuas South which is still under planning. The $190-million contract was awarded to Shanghai Tunnel Engineering, a major civil engineering company from China for this station.
This station ceiling will be 33 metres above ground - about the height of a 10-storey HDB (Housing Development Board) block, the highest elevated station along the MRT network. There are two reasons for the height. First, the 7.5 km, $3.5 billion extension goes over the Ayer Rajah Expressway viaduct at the Pan-Island Expressway interchange. Second, a 4.8 km portion of the line is being integrated with a road viaduct, which runs below the rail line.
It was later announced on 26 October 2016, that the station will be opened in the second quarter of 2017 instead of 2016, so that the station can take advantage of the new signalling system, which was being implemented in all of the NSEWL stations.
- A: Tuas Road, Tuas Fire Station, Gul Circle, Gul Cres, Gul Lane, Gul Link, Gul Street 4 & 5
- B: Tuas Road, Tuas Avenue 1, 3 & 5, Tuas Drive 1 & 2, JTC Space @ Tuas, Tuas Village Eating House
|L4||Platform C||East West Line (Under testing) towards via Tuas Link ← Tuas Crescent|
|Platform D||Possible future shuttle to Tuas South|
|L3||Platform A||East West Line (Under testing) towards via Pasir Ris → Joo Koon
East West Line (Under testing) towards via Changi Airport →(transfer at tanah merah) Joo Koon
|Platform B||Possible future shuttle to Tuas South|
|L2||Concourse||Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Station Control|
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|Mon – Sat||Sunday &
|East West Line|
|to EW1 Pasir Ris||–||–||–|
|to EW33 Tuas Link||–||–||–|
- "Tuas West Extension Opens on 18 June 2017". Land Transport Authority. 27 April 2017.
- "Tuas West Extension MRT stations to open Jun 18". Channel NewsAsia. 27 April 2017.
- Tan, Christopher (3 February 2015). "MRT Tuas West Extension to soar above the ground". The Straits Times.