Sengkang MRT/LRT station

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 NE16  STC 
Sengkang
盛港
செங்காங்
Sengkang

Rapid transit / Light rail
Sengkang NEL Interchange, Nov 05.JPG
Passenger Service Centre at Sengkang station.
Location 5 Sengkang Square
Singapore 545062
Coordinates 1°23′30″N 103°53′42″E / 1.391653°N 103.895133°E / 1.391653; 103.895133
Operated by SBS Transit (ComfortDelGro)
Line(s)
Platforms Island
Tracks 4 (2 MRT, 2 LRT)
Connections Bus, Taxi
Construction
Structure type Underground (North East Line)
Elevated (Sengkang LRT Line)
Depth 7 metres (23 ft)
Platform levels 3
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code  NE16  STC 
History
Opened 18 January 2003; 15 years ago (2003-01-18) (East loop)
29 January 2005; 13 years ago (2005-01-29) (West loop)
(Sengkang LRT Line)
20 June 2003; 15 years ago (2003-06-20) (North East Line)
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Mass Rapid Transit   Following station
towards HarbourFront
North East line
Terminus
Light Rail Transit
anticlockise / inner
Sengkang LRT
East Loop
clockwise / outer
clockwise / outer
Sengkang LRT
West Loop
anticlockise / inner
Location


Sengkang MRT/LRT station (NE16/STC) is a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) and Light Rail Transit (LRT) interchange station in Sengkang, Singapore. It is an interchange between the North East Line and Sengkang LRT. It is one of the two MRT stations located within Sengkang planning area.It is directly connected to Compass One and Sengkang Bus Interchange, and is within walking distance to the new Compassvale Bus Interchange. At approximately 7 metres below ground level, the MRT section of Sengkang station is the shallowest MRT station in Singapore.

The LRT section of the station is given the station code "STC", which stands for "Sengkang Town Centre". It is one of the three stations on the MRT/LRT network with a station code that does not have any number; the other stations are Punggol MRT/LRT station and Tanah Merah MRT station with station codes "PTC" and "CG" respectively.

History[edit]

Sengkang LRT Platform
Platform B of Sengkang MRT station.

On 26 April 1997, the Contract 702 for Sengkang and Buangkok stations and connecting tunnels (including reception tunnels to Sengkang Depot) was awarded to Sato Kogyo-Hock Lian Seng Engineering Joint Venture at $166.4 million.

The station initially opened on 18 January 2003 as part of the Sengkang LRT.[1] The North-East Line platforms opened on 20 June 2003.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Free LRT service in Sengkang". Today. 17 January 2003. Retrieved 7 December 2017.

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