Tai Seng MRT station
|Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station|
Exit B of Tai Seng MRT station.
|Location||33 Upper Paya Lebar Road|
|Operated by||SMRT Trains Ltd (SMRT Corporation)|
|Platforms||2 (1 island platform)|
|Opened||17 April 2010|
|Previous names||Upper Paya Lebar, Kampung Ampat|
Located underneath Upper Paya Lebar Road near the junction of MacPherson Road and Airport Road, Tai Seng station was named after and primarily serves the industrial clusters at Tai Seng, which in turn means "big accomplishment" in Chinese. The name was first used on a rubber factory constructed in the area in 1917.
The Upper Paya Lebar Road was realigned from Kim Chuan Road to Jalan Bunga Rampai on 14 April 2003 for the construction of the station. The station was completed in November 2007.
Before the station was built, it was tentatively named Upper Paya Lebar. It was renamed to Tai Seng to reflect the location of the area.
The station was opened on 17 April 2010 along with the rest of Stage 1 & 2 of the Circle line.
On 16 May 2017, it was announced that Tai Seng MRT station on the Circle line to be linked by an underground walkway to the bustling Paya Lebar industrial and commercial hub called 18 Tai Seng on the other side of the road. The station is the only station on the eastern stretch of the line that does not have an underground link to the other side of Upper Paya Lebar Road, where it proceeds to 18 Tai Seng, J'Forte, Sakae Building, BreadTalk IHQ, RE&S Building, Charles & Keith Building and Jackson Design Hub (Tupperware). Work started in March 2015 and was completed on 7 December 2017. There will be an escalator and a lift for pedestrians' use.
- "Annex A FINALISED NAMES FOR CIRCLE LINE (CCL) STAGES 1-3 STATIONS". www.lta.gov.sg. Archived from the original on 18 December 2006.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-21. Retrieved 2010-01-26.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- Tan, Christopher (16 May 2017). "Tai Seng station to get underpass to Paya Lebar hub". The Straits Times.
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