Khatib MRT Station

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For the definition of the Arabic word, see Khatib.
Rapid transit
Exterior view of Khatib MRT station.
Location 201 Yishun Avenue 2
Singapore 769092
Coordinates 1°25′01.80″N 103°49′58.44″E / 1.4171667°N 103.8329000°E / 1.4171667; 103.8329000
Operated by SMRT Trains (SMRT Corporation)
Platforms Island
Tracks 2
Connections Bus, Taxi
Structure type Elevated
Platform levels 2
Bicycle facilities 1
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code  NS14 
Opened 20 December 1988
Previous names Nee Soon South
Preceding station   Mass Rapid Transit   Following station
towards Jurong East
North South Line

Khatib MRT Station (NS14) is an above-ground Mass Rapid Transit station on the North South Line in Yishun, Singapore. The station is located at the junction of Yishun Ring Road and Yishun Avenue 2. The most distinctive feature of this station is a pair of tomato replicas located within the paid area of the Concourse Level beneath the escalators. The section of track between this station and Yio Chu Kang is the longest between any two SMRT stations in Singapore. The travel time from Khatib to Yio Chu Kang is about 5 minutes. Its station colour is green and blue.

Formerly named Nee Soon South, it was renamed to Khatib on January 1987.

Platform screen doors[edit]

After several successful tests at Jurong East, Yishun and Pasir Ris, installation of the half-height screen doors started and operations commenced on 30 September 2011.[1]

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

The 13th station installed with Rite Hite Revolution High Volume, Low Speed (HVLS) fans and began operations since 28 August 2012.

Station layout[edit]

L2 Platform A North South Line MRT Singapore Destination 4.png towards  NS1  EW24  Jurong East via  NS13  Yishun
Island platform, doors will open on the right
Platform B North South Line MRT Singapore Destination 5.png towards  NS28  Marina South Pier via  NS15  Yio Chu Kang
L1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Station Control
Street Level


  • A: Yishun Avenue 2, Naval Base Pri Sch, Nee Soon South CC, Orchid Park Sec Sch, Yishun South NPC, Yishun Stadium
  • B: Bottle Tree Park, AVA Sembawang, Naval Base Sec, Peiying Pri Sch
  • C: Mariamman Temple
  • D: Yishun Ring Road, Chung Cheng High Sch, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Nee Soon South NPP, Rainbow Yishun, Sikh temple, Yishun Swimming Complex

Transport connections[edit]


Destination First Train Last Train
Mon – Fri Sat Sunday &
Public Holiday
North South Line
to NS13 Yishun 5.16am 5.16am
to NS1 Jurong East 5.25am 5.24am 5.48am 12.23am
to NS28 Marina South Pier 5.26am 5.26am 5.59am 11.25pm
to NS27 Marina Bay 11.28pm
to NS19 Toa Payoh 12.03am
to NS16 Ang Mo Kio 12.53am
to NS7 Kranji 12.39am


  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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