Bukit Panjang MRT/LRT station

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 BP6  DT1 
Bukit Panjang
武吉班让
புக்கிட் பாஞ்சாங்
Bukit Panjang
Light rail / Rapid transit
DT1 Bukit Panjang MRT.jpg
Bukit Panjang DTL MRT station
Location950 Upper Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 678213 (MRT)
11 Petir Road
Singapore 678268 (LRT)
Coordinates1°22′42″N 103°45′42″E / 1.378436°N 103.761767°E / 1.378436; 103.761767
Operated bySMRT Light Rail (SMRT Corporation) (Bukit Panjang LRT)
SBS Transit DTL (Downtown Line)
Line(s)     Bukit Panjang LRT      Downtown Line
(under construction/planning)
PlatformsSide (Bukit Panjang LRT Line)
Island (Downtown Line)
Tracks4 (2 MRT, 2 LRT)
ConnectionsBus, Taxi
Construction
Structure typeElevated (Bukit Panjang LRT Line)
Underground (Downtown Line)
Platform levels5
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station code BP6  DT1 
History
Opened6 November 1999; 19 years ago (1999-11-06) (Bukit Panjang LRT Line)
27 December 2015; 3 years ago (2015-12-27) (Downtown Line)
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Previous station   Light Rail Transit   Next station
One-way operation
Bukit Panjang LRT
A
toward Choa Chu Kang via Senja (clockwise / outer)
One-way operation
One-way operation
Bukit Panjang LRT
B
toward Choa Chu Kang via Petir (anticlockwise / inner)
One-way operation
Mass Rapid Transit
TerminusDowntown Line
(under construction/planning)
towards Expo
Location

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.