Queenstown MRT station
Platform level of the station
|Location||301 Commonwealth Avenue|
|Operated by||SMRT Trains (SMRT Corporation)|
|Opened||12 March 1988|
|Previous names||Princess, Commonwealth|
A free shuttle service links Queenstown station with the nearby Alexandra Hospital.
The station was expanded between 2012 and 2015 with a new overhead bridge and two new exits.
Cash top ups are not accepted at the passenger service centres from 21 January 2018 at this station.
On 29 November 2010, a Chinese man in his 40s was knocked by an incoming train at about 8.15 pm, was found lying on the tracks below the last carriage and was pronounced dead by SCDF medics. Train services were disrupted for about 1 hour and were resumed at 9.15 pm.
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- "Enhancing Connectivity and Comfort for Commuters". LTA. 2011-10-13. Archived from the original on 2012-07-10.
- Min Zhang, Lim (31 August 2017). "11 train stations will no longer accept cash-top ups at counters from Sept 1". The Straits Times.
- "Man dead at Queenstown MRT station". www.asiaone.com. Retrieved 2018-03-05.
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