Woodlands North MRT/RTS station

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 TE1  RTS 
Woodlands North
兀兰北
உட்லண்ட்ஸ் நார்த்
Woodlands North

Rapid transit
Location20 Woodlands North Coast Road
Singapore 737668
Owned byLand Transport Authority
Operated bySMRT Trains (SMRT Corporation)
Line(s)     Thomson–East Coast Line
     Johor Bahru–Singapore RTS
PlatformsIsland
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Platform levels3
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station code TE1  RTS 
History
Openinglate 2019; 0 years ago (2019) (Thomson–East Coast Line)
2024; 5 years' time (2024) (Johor Bahru–Singapore RTS)
Services
Preceding station   Mass Rapid Transit   Following station
TerminusThomson–East Coast line
Future service
Location

Woodlands North MRT/RTS station (TE1/RTS) is a future underground Mass Rapid Transit and Rapid Transit System terminal station in Woodlands, Singapore, located near to Republic Polytechnic.[1] The station is the terminal of the Thomson–East Coast Line and the Singapore terminus of the Johor Bahru–Singapore Rapid Transit System.[2] It will be the northernmost MRT station in Singapore when it opens in 2019.

History[edit]

This station was first announced on 29 August 2012.[3] Before the station was built, the working names were 'Woodlands North', 'Republic Polytechnic' and 'Admiralty Park'. In the end , Woodlands North was selected in 2014.

On 25 January 2019, transport minister Khaw Boon Wan revealed that the first stage is set to be operational before 25 December 2019.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TSL System Map & Station Footprints".
  2. ^ Ng, Charmaine (16 January 2018). "7 things to know about the upcoming Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Speech by Mr Lui Tuck Yew, Minister for Transport, at the Inspection of Downtown Line 1 Station and Announcement of Thomson Line alignment, 29 August 2012, 10.00am at Telok Ayer Station". Ministry of Transport. 29 August 2012. Archived from the original on 8 September 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  4. ^ hermesauto (2019-01-25). "First phase of Cross Island MRT line finalised; will have 12 stations". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2019-01-25.

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