Bukit Panjang LRT line

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Bukit Panjang LRT line
Logo of Bukit Panjang LRT line
A C801 on Bukit Panjang LRT line
A C801 on Bukit Panjang LRT line
Overview
Native nameLaluan LRT Bukit Panjang
武吉班让轻轨线
புக்கிட் பஞ்சாங் வரி
StatusOperational
OwnerLand Transport Authority
LocaleSingapore
TerminiChoa Chu Kang
Stations13
Service
TypeAutomated guideway transit/People mover
SystemLight Rail Transit (Singapore)
Services2
Operator(s)SMRT Trains Ltd (SMRT Corporation)
Depot(s)Ten Mile Junction
Rolling stockBombardier Innovia APM 100 (C801)
Bombardier Innovia APM 100 (C801A)
Bombardier Innovia APM 300 (C801B) (Future)
Daily ridership64,781 (July 2020)[1]
History
Opened6 November 1999; 23 years ago (1999-11-06)
Technical
Line length7.6 km (4.7 mi)
CharacterFully elevated
Track gauge2,642-millimetre (8 ft 8 in) central guideway with rubber tyres
Electrification600 V 50 Hz 3-phase AC Third rail
SignallingCurrent: Bombardier CITYFLO 550 fixed block ATC under ATO GoA 4 (UTO), with subsystems of ATP, ATS and CBI[2][3]
Future: Bombardier CITYFLO 650 moving block CBTC ATC under ATO GoA 4 (UTO), with subsystems of ATP, ATS and CBI
Route map

Southbound
to Marina South Pier
 NSL 
NS4
BP1
Choa Chu Kang
Northbound
to Jurong East
 NSL 
BP2
South View
BP3
Keat Hong
BP4
Teck Whye
BP5
Phoenix
non-revenue track
Depot access only
BP14
Ten Mile Junction
Choa Chu Kang Rd
Upper Bukit Timah Rd
Bukit Panjang
DT1
 DTL 
BP6
Bukit Panjang
Petir
BP7
Bukit Panjang Rd
Pending
BP8
BP13
Senja
Bukit Panjang Rd
BP12
Jelapang
Bangkit
BP9
BP11
Segar
BP10
Fajar

The Bukit Panjang LRT Line is a LRT Line in Singapore.

The line takes about 28 minutes for the full loop. This route starts at the Choa Chu Kang and travels around the Bukit Panjang area.

This line uses C801 and C801A trains.

History[change | change source]

The Bukit Panjang LRT was first opened on 6 November 1999. Ten Mile Junction Station was closed from 10 December 2010 to 30 December 2011.

Services[change | change source]

There are three services on the line: A and B terminate at Choa Chu Kang, and C ends at Ten Mile Junction.

Service Terminal via Notes
A Choa Chu Kang Senja Senja to Petir
Clockwise direction
B Choa Chu Kang Petir Petir to Senja
Anti-clockwise direction
C Ten Mile Junction Senja Operates every 20 Minutes. Loops clockwise via Senja to Petir

Stations[change | change source]

All stations, except Choa Chu Kang and Ten Mile Junction, have two facing side platforms. Choa Chu Kang has an island platform, similar to most Singapore MRT stations, while Ten Mile Junction has only a single platform and is the only station with platform screen doors (supplied by Horton Automatics). Bukit Panjang and Choa Chu Kang have half-height platform barriers. Choa Chu Kang station will have two additional platforms and a new set of fare gates to ease crowding during peak hours. Between 2016 and 2017, Half-Height Platform Barriers were installed at the remaining 11 LRT stations.

As of January 2019, the Half-Height Platform Barriers were installed at all stations except for Ten Mile Junction.

Number Name Image Interchange/notes
 BP1  NS4  Choa Chu Kang Choa Chu Kang LRT platform.jpg Interchange with the North South line
Terminus for Services A & B
 BP2  South View South View LRT Station, Singapore - 20120204.jpg
 BP3  Keat Hong
 BP4  Teck Whye
 BP5  Phoenix PhoenixLRTExterior.jpg
 BP6  DT1  Bukit Panjang BP6 Bukit Panjang LRT Platform 2.jpg Interchange with the Downtown line
Service A & B bound for Choa Chu Kang
Service C bound for Ten Mile Junction
 BP7  Petir BP7 Petir LRT tracks.jpg
 BP8  Pending BP8 Pending Platform.jpg
 BP9  Bangkit
 BP10  Fajar Light Rail Transit train at Fajar LRT Station, Singapore - 20060422.jpg
 BP11  Segar
 BP12  Jelapang
 BP13  Senja Senja LRT Station, Singapore.jpg Service C terminus
 BP14  Ten Mile Junction TenMileJunctionInterior2.JPG Permanently closed since 13 January 2019

References[change | change source]

  1. "Land Transport DataMall". mytransport.sg. Archived from the original on 21 August 2020. Retrieved 20 August 2020.
  2. "Mass transit signalling". Bombardier Transportation. Archived from the original on 2022-01-01. Retrieved 2020-06-16.
  3. "Bombardier Projects in Mass-transit signalling" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2021-11-23. Retrieved 2020-06-16.