Tanjong Katong MRT station

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Tanjong Katong
丹戎加东
தஞ்சோங் காத்தோங்
Tanjong Katong
Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station
TE25 Tanjong Katong Under Construction.jpg
Station along Tanjong Katong Road South under construction
Location2 Amber Road
Singapore 439846
Coordinates1°17′57″N 103°53′52″E / 1.2992°N 103.89769°E / 1.2992; 103.89769Coordinates: 1°17′57″N 103°53′52″E / 1.2992°N 103.89769°E / 1.2992; 103.89769
Owned byLand Transport Authority
Operated bySMRT Trains (SMRT Corporation)
Line(s)
PlatformsStacked side
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Depth30m
Disabled accessYes
History
Opening2023; 3 years' time (2023)
Previous namesAmber[1]
Services
Preceding station   Mass Rapid Transit   Following station
Thomson–East Coast Line
Future service
towards Bayshore
Location
Singapore MRT/LRT system map
Singapore MRT/LRT system map
Tanjong Katong
Tanjong Katong station in Singapore

Tanjong Katong MRT station is a future underground Mass Rapid Transit station on the Thomson-East Coast Line in Marine Parade, Singapore.[2]

The station will be built underneath the intersection of Tanjong Katong Road South and Amber Road.

Description[edit]

Tanjong Katong MRT station is a fully underground mass rapid transit station with three station access points. Located below Amber Road and Tanjong Katong Road South, the station is near private residential properties such as Aalto, Amber Skye and King's Mansion.

History[edit]

On 15 August 2014, LTA announced that Tanjong Katong (formally 'Amber') station would be part of the proposed Thomson East-Coast line (TEL). The station will be constructed as part of Phase 4, consisting of 8 stations between Founders' Memorial and Bayshore, and is expected to be completed in 2023.[3][4]

Contract T306 for the design and construction of Amber Station was awarded to Woh Hup (Private) Limited at a sum of S$146 million on April 2016. Construction began in 2016, with completion in 2023.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LTA | News Room | News Releases | Finalised Station Names for Thomson-East Coast Line (East Coast Stretch) and Downtown Line 3 Extension". www.lta.gov.sg. Archived from the original on 2020-04-22. Retrieved 2020-04-22.
  2. ^ "Stages of Thomson-East Coast Line". Land Transport Authority. 15 August 2014. Archived from the original on 17 August 2014. Retrieved 15 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Joint News Release by the Land Transport Authority & Singapore Land Authority - Thomson-East Coast Line: New MRT Links in the East | Press Room | Land Transport Authority". www.lta.gov.sg. 2014-08-19. Archived from the original on 2014-08-19. Retrieved 2020-02-13.
  4. ^ "LTA | Upcoming Projects | Rail Expansion | Thomson-East Coast Line". www.lta.gov.sg. 2020-02-13. Archived from the original on 2019-12-25. Retrieved 2020-02-13.
  5. ^ "LTA | News Room | News Releases | LTA Awards Two Contracts for Thomson-East Coast Line's Amber and Bedok South Stations". www.lta.gov.sg. Archived from the original on 2020-02-13. Retrieved 2020-02-13.