Lentor MRT station

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Rapid transit
Location1 Lentor Drive
Singapore 789361
Owned byLand Transport Authority
Operated bySMRT Trains Ltd (SMRT Corporation)
Structure typeUnderground
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station code TE5 
Opening2020; 1 year ago (2020)
Preceding station   Mass Rapid Transit   Following station
Thomson–East Coast line
Future service
towards Caldecott

Lentor MRT station (TE5) is a future underground Mass Rapid Transit station on the Thomson–East Coast line in Ang Mo Kio, Singapore. It will be located underneath Lentor Drive, next to its junction with Yio Chu Kang Road and Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4, bringing rail connectivity to residential developments in the area.

History[change | change source]

This station was first announced on 29 August 2012.[1]

At 3:35am of 1 March 2018, a 48-year-old construction worker fell from a working platform 2.5 metres above the ground. He is working in a tunnel connecting to Lentor station. He was pronounced dead by paramedics at 4.30am.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Speech by Mr Lui Tuck Yew, Minister for Transport, at the Inspection of Downtown Line 1 Station and Announcement of Thomson Line alignment, 29 August 2012, 10.00am at Telok Ayer Station". Ministry of Transport. 29 August 2012. Archived from the original on 8 September 2012. Retrieved August 29, 2012.
  2. "Construction worker killed in accident at Lentor MRT station worksite". CNA. 2018-03-01. Retrieved 2020-02-08.
  3. Lim, Adrian (2018-03-01). "Man, 48, falls to death at Lentor MRT worksite, safety timeout called to review work process". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2020-02-08.