Tampines MRT Station

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Tampines MRT Station (EW2/DT32) is an MRT Station in Singapore. It is an interchange station along East West MRT Line. It is one of the stations that is not connected from East West line to Downtown line. The station transit area is public.

In Tampines, the other two stations are Tampines West and Tampines East.

At Tampines MRT Station (DTL), the passenger service centre (control station) is only available at the exit to Tampines Bus Interchange. While preparing for the closure of the station at overnight, passengers are not allowed to use Tampines Concourse faregates, and the shutters at the Tampines Concourse will be closed first, following by shuttering the bus interchange entrance.

History[change | change source]

The station was opened on 16 December 1989. The former code is E11. The Downtown Line Stage 3 station started construction in September 2011 and completed on 21 October 2017.

Exits[change | change source]

There are several exits in Tampines MRT Station. However, some will not be linked together when Downtown Line opens in 2017. Station name with respective exits signs have been put up for Tampines station for the Downtown Line in August 2017 therefore there are 7 exits for the entire station with letters ranging from A to G.

East West Line:

  • A: Eastlink Mall , Tampines Bus Interchange, Transfer to Downtown Line
  • B: Tampines 1
  • C: Tampines Mall, Century Square

Downtown Line:

  • D: Eastlink Mall, Tampines Bus Interchange, Transfer to East West Line Concourse
  • E: Tampines Concourse Bus Interchange, Tampines Concourse
  • F: Tampines Bus Interchange, Tampines Central 1, Our Tampines Hub
  • G: Lift access for Exit F

Services and Connections[change | change source]

The East West Line provides connection from Tampines to Simei and Pasir Ris as feeder services besides a major throughfare to Tuas Link, Joo Koon, city, Expo and Changi Airport. The Downtown Line provides connection from Tampines to Tampines West and Tampines East stations as feeder services besides a major throughfare to the city and Bukit Panjang.

Trunk services 3, 4, 8, 10, 15, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 31, 37, 38, 39, 46, 65, 67, 69, 72, 81, 127, 129 and 168; and Feeder services 291, 292 and 293 all provides first and last mile connectivity to various housing estates in Tampines.