Redhill MRT station
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|Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station|
Exterior of Redhill MRT station
|Location||920 Tiong Bahru Road|
|Operated by||SMRT Trains (SMRT Corporation)|
|Platforms||2 (1 island platform)|
|Opened||12 March 1988|
The station is situated along Tiong Bahru Road, at the junction with Jalan Tiong. On the EWL, it's between the Tiong Bahru and Queenstown stations. The station opened on 12 March 1988, when the MRT line extended from Outram Park station to Clementi.
The MRTC has awarded the Contract 202 for the construction of Redhill and Queenstown MRT stations on 7 February 1985 for $50 million, together with the viaduct from Tiong Bahru Road to Queensway, construction starts on March 1985 for the completion in December 1987.
Redhill station opened on 12 March 1988, which is part of the Phase 1B of the MRT line. It travels from Outram Park to Clementi.
On 31 August 2004, a lady in her 40s was hit by a train after she fell on to the tracks. She suffered head injuries and was sent to the Singapore General Hospital. This incident took place just hours after another train hit another lady in her 50s earlier in the day at Bukit Batok MRT station.
On 18 May 2010, eastbound train services between Queenstown and Outram Park MRT stations were disrupted for about 45 minutes when a passenger was hit by a train at 11.35 am. To maintain eastbound service at the unaffected sections, some westbound trains were turned around at Outram Park MRT station. Close to 5,500 passengers were affected by the incident and train services resumed at about 12.20pm.
- MRTC awards contract for Redhill and Queenstown MRT stations
- "Riding the MRT train to Clementi". Archived from the original on 17 October 2017. Retrieved 17 October 2017.
- Wong, Siew Ying (26 January 2008). "Above-ground MRT stations to have platform screen doors by 2012". Channel NewsAsia. Archived from the original on 30 July 2012. Retrieved 1 February 2012.
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