Mattar MRT station
Platform level of Mattar station
|Location||60 Merpati Road|
|Operated by||SBS Transit DTL|
|Opened||21 October 2017|
Mattar MRT station (DT25) is an underground Mass Rapid Transit station on the Downtown Line in Geylang planning area, Singapore. As its name suggests, it is located underneath Mattar Road, at the junction of Merpati Road.
This station is one of the only three MRT stations which is not located beside a road median. The other two being Hougang MRT station on the North East Line and Woodlands North MRT station on the Thomson-East Coast Line.
The station serves places such as Canossa Convent School, Macpherson Primary School (closing down on 1 January 2019 and merging with Cedar Primary School) and Masjid Sallim Mattar. One of the entrances is adjacent to the Circuit Road hawker centre.
Prior to the construction of the station, there were several names used for the station. These are Mattar and Merpati. In the end, Mattar was chosen.
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- "Factsheet: Downtown Line 3 to Open on 21 October 2017 | Press Room | Land Transport Authority". www.lta.gov.sg. Retrieved 2017-06-03.
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