Aljunied MRT station
|Location||81 Lorong 25 Geylang|
|Operated by||SMRT Trains (SMRT Corporation)|
|Platforms||2 (1 island platform)|
|Opened||4 November 1989|
Aljunied MRT station (EW9) is an above-ground Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the East West line in Geylang, Singapore. Named after Aljunied Road, this station primarily serves Aljunied, one of the subzones that make up Geylang planning area. The station was opened on 4 November 1989. It was formerly called E4, well before 2001.
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On 26 June 2009, train services along the East West line were disrupted for almost 18 minutes at about 7.25 pm after a Chinese man in his 40s jumped onto the train tracks ran towards Paya Lebar. SMRT staff did not manage to find the man but he was arrested by the police after found his way down to the street. He had leg injuries and was later charged with attempted suicide.
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References[change | change source]
- "Man jumps onto MRT track; train service disrupted for 18 minutes". Channel NewsAsia. 2009-06-26.
- "Sunday closures, shorter weekend service hours on another part of East-West line in January".
- "Early closures, late starts at 10 stations of East West line next month".
- hermesauto (15 December 2017). "Shorter weekend hours on some East-West line stations next month for engineering work".
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Aljunied MRT Station at Wikimedia Commons