Bukit Panjang MRT/LRT station
|Light rail / Rapid transit|
|Location||950 Upper Bukit Timah Road|
Singapore 678213 (MRT)
11 Petir Road
Singapore 678268 (LRT)
|Operated by||SMRT Light Rail (SMRT Corporation) (Bukit Panjang LRT)|
SBS Transit DTL (Downtown Line)
|Platforms||Side (Bukit Panjang LRT Line)|
Island (Downtown Line)
|Tracks||4 (2 MRT, 2 LRT)|
|Structure type||Elevated (Bukit Panjang LRT Line)|
Underground (Downtown Line)
|Opened||6 November 1999 (Bukit Panjang LRT Line)|
27 December 2015 (Downtown Line)
Bukit Panjang Station (BP6/DT1) is an MRT Station in Singapore. It is along the Bukit Panjang LRT Line and Downtown MRT Line. It is located at the boundary of Bukit Panjang, Bukit Batok, and Choa Chu Kang planning areas. It is the terminus station for the Downtown MRT Line.
It is one of the stations that is not connected to Downtown line. The station transit area is public. One has to use the paid linkway and another one had a prominent shopping mall to take a rest - Bukit Panjang Plaza.
Formerly the station was called Petir MRT Station. Due to confusion, the name was changed to Bukit Panjang MRT Station in 2009.
History[change | change source]
This station was opened on 6 November 1999, as a LRT station. The former code was A6 until 2001. Later on, on 27 December 2015, the Downtown Line opened. On 21 November 2017, cash top ups are no longer accepted at the Passenger Service Centre at this station.