Telok Ayer MRT station
Exit A of Telok Ayer MRT station.
|Location||7 Cross Street|
|Operated by||SBS Transit DTL (ComfortDelGro Corporation)|
|Opened||22 December 2013|
|Previous names||Cross Street|
During the early stages of the Circle Line when it was under planning, the Circle Line Extension was planned to terminate at Chinatown. On 12 January 2010, Cross Street station was later renamed to Telok Ayer to honour the rich heritage. Cross Street was also under the key suggestions for Telok Ayer.
Art in Transit
The station features artwork located at walls, floors and columns of the station created by Lim Shing Ee titled, "Bulbous Abode". The artwork demonstrates a whimsical dreamscapes of large rocks depicting ancient monuments, reminiscing the background of Chinese immigrants of old. The artwork is etched on CeramicSteel architectural panels from PolyVision. Kazunori Takeishi was Lim Shing Ee's partner in this project.
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