Stevens MRT station

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 DT10  TE11 
Stevens
史蒂芬
ஸ்டீவன்ஸ்
Stevens
Rapid transit
DT10 Stevens MRT Station platform A.jpg
The platform of Stevens MRT station.
Location92 Stevens Road
Singapore 257877
Coordinates1°19′12″N 103°49′34″E / 1.320069°N 103.825997°E / 1.320069; 103.825997
Owned byLand Transport Authority
Operated bySBS Transit DTL (Downtown Line)
SMRT Trains (SMRT Corporation) (Thomson-East Coast Line)
Line(s)
PlatformsStacked side (Downtown Line)
Island (Thomson-East Coast Line)
Tracks4 (2 U/C)
ConnectionsBus, Taxi
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Platform levels6 (1 U/C)
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station code DT10  TE11 
History
Opened27 December 2015; 3 years ago (2015-12-27) (Downtown Line)
Opening2021; 2 years' time (2021) (Thomson-East Coast Line)
Services
Preceding station   Mass Rapid Transit   Following station
towards Bukit Panjang
Downtown line
towards Expo
Thomson–East Coast line
Future service
Location

Stevens MRT station (DT10/TE11) is an underground Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the Downtown Line in Tanglin, Singapore.

Located along the Bukit Timah corridor, it serves not only the nearby private residential estates, but also students and staff of the Singapore Chinese Girls' School and St. Joseph's Institution.

Stevens station will become an interchange with the upcoming Thomson-East Coast Line in 2021.

Art in Transit[edit]

"PIN - 23040" by Om Mee Ai is an artwork that illustrates existing patterns in nature that constitute an historical dimension of the junction of Stevens and Bukit Timah. It is to evoke commuters the distinct historical and natural identity of the surrounding area.

Unpaid transfer[edit]

As the paid areas for Downtown Line platforms are not connected at this station, commuters would be charged if they tapped out of the station platform if they entered the wrong platform. Many passengers are able to travel to either Botanic Gardens or Newton as the two platforms are connected within each other.

After public concerns, the Land Transport Authority announced on December 31, 2015, on the fifth day of the free travel that there would be a 10-minute grace period for commuters to tap out and tap in again and not be charged if they entered the wrong platform starting from January 2, 2016, when fares are charged. This is the only MRT Station in Singapore that commuters are not charged for entering and exiting at the same station gantries.


Platform B of Stevens MRT station, showing the arrows to different platforms to different destinations

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