Raffles Place MRT Station

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 NS26  EW14 
Raffles Place
ராஃபிள்ஸ் பிளேஸ்
Raffles Place
Rapid transit
Ns25 rafflesplace.jpg
South-bound platform of Raffles Place Station
Location 5 Raffles Place
Singapore 048618
Coordinates 1°17′1.97″N 103°51′5.52″E / 1.2838806°N 103.8515333°E / 1.2838806; 103.8515333
Operated by SMRT Trains (SMRT Corporation)
Platforms Stacked Island
Tracks 4
Connections Bus, Taxi
Structure type Underground
Platform levels 3
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code  NS26  EW14 
Fare zone 1
Opened 12 December 1987
Previous names Central
Preceding station   Mass Rapid Transit   Following station
towards Jurong East
North South Line
towards Pasir Ris
East West Line
towards Joo Koon
Exterior view of Raffles Place MRT Station
Raffles Xchange

Raffles Place MRT Station (NS26/EW14) is a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) interchange station on the North South Line and the East West Line in Downtown Core, Singapore. It is directly underneath the centre of the financial area of Raffles Place, located in the Downtown Core area, south of the Singapore River. It is one of the more prominent and busier stations within Singapore's transport system, especially being an interchange station located within the Central Area. The station has a large number of entrances/exits, the two main ones facing the Raffles Gardens, with the building being a miniature facade of the historic John Little building.


This station used to be the largest and deepest MRT station in Singapore, but the record was broken by Dhoby Ghaut in 2003 and then by Bras Basah in 2010, then by Promenade in 2013 which is 43 metres below ground. It is also one of the four MRT stations to appear in "Uniquely Singapore Edition" of the board game Monopoly.

The station is the only MRT station to ever participate in three terrorist exercises, which are Exercise Northstar IV on January 11, 2004, Exercise Northstar V, when it was one of four stations which participated in the exercise on January 8, 2006, as well as Exercise Northstar VII on July 7, 2009 together with Sentosa and VivoCity. At Raffles Place, most southbound trains will then terminate at Marina Bay while few others at Marina South Pier.

Station layout[edit]

L1 Street Level Entrance/Exit
B1 Linkway to Raffles Xchange, Shops
B2 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Station Control, Transitlink Counter
B3 Platform A East West Line MRT Singapore Destination 1.png towards  EW1  Pasir Ris via  NS25  EW13  City Hall
East West Line MRT Singapore Destination 3.png towards  CG2  Changi Airport via  NS25  EW13  City Hall(transfer at tanah merah)
Island platform, doors will open on the left (B) / right (A)
Platform B North South Line MRT Singapore Destination 4.png towards  NS1  EW24  Jurong East via  NS25  EW13  City Hall
B4 Platform C East West Line MRT Singapore Destination 2.png towards  EW29  Joo Koon via  EW15  Tanjong Pagar
Island platform, doors will open on the left (C) / right (D)
Platform D North South Line MRT Singapore Destination 5.png towards  NS28  Marina South Pier via  NS27  CE2  Marina Bay


There are several exits at Raffles Place MRT Station, all are in an expanded value. It is located sometimes at the historical buildings and sights, whereby it is very hard for people to see.[clarification needed]

  • A : Bharat Building, Royal Brother Building, Clifford Centre, The Arcade, Malacca Centre, 63 Market St, One Raffles Place, Raffles Place Park
  • B : The Fullerton Bay Hotel, Chevron House, Great Eastern Centre, Straits Trading Building, Clifford Pier, 16 Collyer Quay, OCBC Centre, Customs House, HSBC Building, Singapore Land Tower, Change Alley, Golden Shoe Carpark, One Raffles Place, Raffles Place Park
  • C : Ocean Towers
  • D : Republic Plaza
  • E : Equity Plaza, Ocean Financial Centre
  • F : Capital Square, Fuk Tak Chi Museum, PWC Building, China Square, Great Eastern Centre, Samsung Hub, City House, Market Street CP, Robinson Tower, Far East Square, Prudential Tower
  • G : Boat Quay, Moulana Mohd Ali Mosque, UOB Plaza
  • H : Bank of China Building, One Fullerton, Raffles Landing Site, Merlion Park, Six Battery Rd, The Fullerton (Hotel), The Arts House at the Old Parliament, Asian Civilisations Museum, Maybank Tower, Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall
  • I : SGX Centre, Lucrum Capital Building, Ascott Raffles Place, Lau Pa Sat Festival Market
  • J : The Promontory@Marina Bay, Marina Bay Suites, Marina Bay Financial Centre, The Sail @ Marina Bay, One Raffles Quay, Marina Bay Link Mall, One Marina Boulevard (NTUC Centre), Marina Bay Residences

Transport connections[edit]


Destination First Train Last Train
Mon – Sat Sunday &
Public Holiday
North South Line
to NS1 Jurong East 6.03am 6.28am 11.53pm
to NS28 Marina South Pier 5.57am 6.30am 11.58pm
to NS27 Marina Bay 11.58pm
to NS7 Kranji 12.09am
East West Line
to EW1 Pasir Ris 5.59am 6.27am 12.09am
to EW29 Joo Koon 5.59am 6.25am 11.58pm


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