Lakeside MRT Station
Platform of Lakeside MRT station.
|Location||201 Boon Lay Way
|Operated by||SMRT Trains (SMRT Corporation)|
|Opened||5 November 1988|
The station derives its name from the most prominent geographical feature in the area, the Jurong Lake. The station serves residents living in Hong Kah, Taman Jurong and Boon Lay, as well as people working in Jurong Port and Pioneer Sector.
Lakeside MRT Station was originally named Corporation, it was renamed in 1986. The station was opened on 5 November 1988, it was a western terminal station for the East West Line, when westbound train terminates at Platform B before it turnaround utilised nearby crossover to Platform A headed back to the East, before Boon Lay was fully opened on 6 July 1990 and the MRT system that time was declared opened by the late President Wee Kim Wee.
As with most of the above-ground stations built in the past along the East West Line, it was built without platform screen doors to prevent commuters from falling onto the train tracks. After several successful tests at Jurong East, Yishun and Pasir Ris and eventually, installation of the half-height screen doors started on 9 June 2010 and operations commenced on 31 August 2010 along with Bukit Batok.
The station was installed with Rite Hite Revolution High Volume, Low Speed (HVLS) fans and commenced operations on 30 November 2012 with Bukit Batok.
Temporary interchange due to JEMP
The services along the East West Line from Clementi to Jurong East was unavailable from September 4 to 5, 2010, to facilitate the construction of the connector track as part of the Jurong East Modification Project, Joo Koon bound trains terminated at platform A and utilised the nearby crossover to continue to Joo Koon. Two slow shuttle trains also deployed between this station to Jurong East on both platform A and B, as this stretch have no crossover, as the train running towards Jurong East on Westbound track and train running towards Lakeside on the Eastbound track, these two trains ran slowly as it passed a wrong signal, reverse mode were used to run on a wrong direction on the wrong track.
- A: Boon Lay Way, Jurong Spring
- B: Yuan Ching Secondary School
- C: Boon Lay Way, Taman Jurong, Jurong Lake
|L2||Platform A||East West Line towards via Pasir Ris → Chinese Garden
East West Line towards via Changi Airport →(transfer at tanah merah) Chinese Garden
|Island platform, doors will open on the right|
|Platform B||East West Line towards via Joo Koon ← Boon Lay|
|L1||EWL Concourse||Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Station Control|
|Street Level, Shops|
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|Mon – Sat||Sunday &
|East West Line|
|to EW1 Pasir Ris||5.38am||6.08am||11.40pm|
|to EW29 Joo Koon||5.19am||5.49am||12.29am|
- Wong, Siew Ying (January 26, 2008). "Above-ground MRT stations to have platform screen doors by 2012". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved February 1, 2012.