East West MRT line

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 EWL 
East West MRT line
Tuas Link station.jpg
A C151B train at Platform A of Tuas Link MRT station
Overview
Native nameLaluan MRT Singapura Timur Barat
东西地铁线
கிழக்கு மேற்கு எம்ஆர்டி வழி
TypeRapid transit
SystemMass Rapid Transit (Singapore)
StatusOperational
TerminiPasir Ris
Changi Airport
Tanah Merah
Joo Koon
Gul Circle
Tuas Link
Stations35
Services2
Operation
Opened12 December 1987; 31 years ago (1987-12-12) (as part of North South Line)
4 November 1989; 30 years ago (1989-11-04) (renamed as East West Line)
OwnerLand Transport Authority (LTA)
Operator(s)SMRT Trains (SMRT Corporation)
CharacterElevated (Pasir Ris - Kallang, Redhill - Tuas Link, Expo)
Underground (Lavender - Tiong Bahru, Changi Airport)
Depot(s)Ulu Pandan
Tuas
Changi
East Coast (Future)
Rolling stockC151
C651
C751B
C151A
C151B
C151C (Future)
Technical
Line length57.2 km (35.5 mi)
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification750 V DC Third rail
Operating speedlimited to 80 km/h (50 mph)
Route map
MRT map EW.svg

The East West MRT line was the 2nd Mass Rapid Transit line in Singapore. The line is currently 49.2 km long with 35 stations. It is the longest MRT line in Singapore and it is operated by SMRT Corporation. It takes about 1 hour to travel from end to end and this line is coloured green on MRT system maps.

The MRT line joins central Singapore to the western and eastern parts of the island, with another branch to Changi Airport from Tanah Merah. Transferring to the North South line is done at Jurong East, City Hall and Raffles Place stations while transfer to the North East Line at Outram Park station is possible using a linkway. For Circle Line at Paya Lebar station and Buona Vista using an underpass and linkway. The Downtown Line will interchange with the East West Line at the Bugis, Tampines and Expo MRT stations.

Stations[change | change source]

Kallang MRT Station is one of the stations on the East West MRT Line
Station Number Station Name Interchange and notes
 EW1  Pasir Ris Eastern Terminus
 EW2  DT32  Tampines Downtown Line
 EW3  Simei
 EW4  CG  Tanah Merah East West Line (Changi Airport Extension); cross-platform transfer available between Changi Airport-bound and both Pasir Ris-bound,Joo Koon-bound trains and Tuas Link bound train.
 EW5  Bedok
 EW6  Kembangan
 EW7  Eunos
 EW8  CC9  Paya Lebar Circle Line
 EW9  Aljunied
 EW10  Kallang
 EW11  Lavender
 EW12  DT14  Bugis Downtown Line
 EW13  NS25  City Hall North South line; cross-platform transfer available between Pasir Ris-bound and Marina South Pier-bound trains, and between Joo Koon-bound,Tuas Link bound and Jurong East-bound trains
 EW14  NS26  Raffles Place North South line; cross-platform transfer available between Pasir Ris-bound and Jurong East-bound trains, and between Joo Koon-bound,Tuas Link-bound and Marina South Pier-bound trains
 EW15  Tanjong Pagar
 EW16  NE3  TE17  Outram Park North East Line
Thomson-East Coast Line(2021)
 EW17  Tiong Bahru
 EW18  Redhill
 EW19  Queenstown
 EW20  Commonwealth
 EW21  CC22  Buona Vista Circle Line
 EW22  Dover infill station
 EW23  Clementi
 EW24  NS1  Jurong East North South line; cross-platform transfer available between Marina South Pier-bound and both Pasir Ris-bound,Joo Koon-bound and Tuas Link-bound. Terminus for North South line
 EW25  Chinese Garden
 EW26  Lakeside
 EW27  Boon Lay
 EW28  Pioneer
 EW29  Joo Koon Former Terminus. western terminus for half of the EWL trains.
 EW30  Gul Circle
 EW31  Tuas Crescent
 EW32  Tuas West
 EW33  Tuas Link Current terminus.Currently only half of the EWL westbound train terminate here.

Changi Airport Extension[change | change source]

A view of the Changi Airport MRT Station
Station Number Station Name Interchange and notes
 EW4  CG  Tanah Merah Interchange; cross-platform transfer available between Changi Airport-bound and both Pasir Ris-bound , Joo Koon-bound and Tuas Link-bound trains.
 CG1  DT35  Expo Downtown Line, terminus for downtown line
 CG2  Changi Airport terminus for the CGL

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