Thomson–East Coast MRT line

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Thomson–East Coast line
TE2 Woodlands concourse facing north.jpg
StatusUnder construction
OwnerLand Transport Authority
TerminiWoodlands North
Sungei Bedok
Stations31 (under construction)
TypeRapid transit
SystemMass Rapid Transit (Singapore)
Operator(s)SMRT Trains (SMRT Corporation)
East Coast (Future)
Rolling stockCT251
Daily ridership500,000 (expected)
Planned opening2021 (Stage 2)
2022 (Stage 3)
2023 (Stage 4)
2024 (Stage 5)
2027 (Founders' Memorial MRT station)
2040 (extension to Changi Airport)
Opened31 Jan 2020 (Stage 1)
Line length43 km (27 mi)
CharacterFully Underground
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification750 V DC Third Rail[1]
Operating speed90 km/h (56 mph)
Route map
MRT Route Map TE.svg

The Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) is the sixth MRT line in Singapore. It is the fourth line to be fully automated and driverless in Singapore. The line will be 43 km (27 mi) long, with 31 stations. The line is colored brown on the MRT Rail map.

The Thomson Line section was announced on 29 August 2012. The Eastern Region Line section was announced on 15 August 2014. Both were put together to form the Thomson-East Coast Line.

The first stage of the line opened on 31 January 2020, with the other four stages expected to open from 2021 to 2024. It interchanges with all existing lines. When the first three stages are opened, it is expected to serve about 500,000 commuters daily.

Stations[change | change source]

Station Number Station Name Interchange/Notes
Stage 1
 TE1  Woodlands North
 TE2  NS9  Woodlands North South line
 TE3  Woodlands South
Stage 2 (under construction)
 TE4  Springleaf
 TE5  Lentor
 TE6  Mayflower
 TE7  Bright Hill
 TE8  Upper Thomson
 TE9  CC17  Caldecott Circle line
Stage 3 (under construction)
 TE10  Mount Pleasant
 TE11  DT11  Stevens Downtown line
 TE12  Napier
 TE13  Orchard Boulevard
 TE14  NS22  Orchard North South line
 TE15  Great World
 TE16  Havelock
 TE17  EW16  NE3  Outram Park East West line
North East line
 TE18  Maxwell
 TE19  Shenton Way
 TE20  NS27  CE2  Marina Bay North South line
Circle line
 TE21  Marina South
 TE22  Gardens by the Bay
Stage 4 (under construction)
 TE23  Tanjong Rhu
 TE24  Katong Park
 TE25  Amber
 TE26  Marine Parade
 TE27  Marine Terrace
 TE28  Siglap
 TE29  Bayshore
Stage 5 (under construction)
 TE30  Bedok South
 TE31  DT37  Sungei Bedok Downtown line

References[change | change source]

  1. "Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd/CSR Qingdao Sifang Co. Ltd/Kawasaki Heavy Industries (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. Consortium Awarded Prestigious Contract Worth $749 million - Press Room - Land Transport Authority".

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