Springleaf MRT station
|Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station|
|Location||825 Upper Thomson Road |
|Owned by||Land Transport Authority|
|Operated by||SMRT Trains (SMRT Corporation)|
|Opening||August 28, 2021|
|Previous names||Nee Soon Village, Thong Soon|
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Springleaf MRT station (TE4) is a underground Mass Rapid Transit station on the Thomson-East Coast Line in Yishun, Singapore. It serves the nearby housing estate of Springside and Nee Soon Army Camp. The tracks between this station and Woodlands South station are the longest on the Thomson-East Coast Line.
It is also the nearest MRT station towards the Singapore Zoo, Night Safari and River Safari. Before this future MRT station opens, Ang Mo Kio, Woodlands and Choa Chu Kang MRT stations would serve as the nearest MRT stations.
History[change | change source]
This station was first announced on 29 August 2012. Construction began on 15 June 2014 at the former Seletar Institute.
References[change | change source]
- "LTA | News Room | News Releases | Public Poll for Thomson Line Station Names". www.lta.gov.sg. Archived from the original on 25 April 2020. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
- "LTA | News Room | News Releases | Thomson Line Station Names Finalised". www.lta.gov.sg. Archived from the original on 6 January 2020. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
- "TSL System Map & Station Footprints".
- "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.