Toa Payoh MRT station
Northbound platform of Toa Payoh MRT station.
|Location||510 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh|
|Operated by||SMRT Trains (SMRT Corporation)|
|Line(s)||North South line|
|Platforms||2 (1 island platform)|
|Connections||Toa Payoh Bus Interchange, Taxi|
|Parking||Yes (HDB Hub)|
|Opened||7 November 1987|
Toa Payoh MRT station (NS19) is an underground Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the North South Line in Toa Payoh, Singapore. Located within the town centre of Toa Payoh, this station is connected to Toa Payoh Bus Interchange and the HDB Hub.
Toa Payoh was the first MRT station in Singapore to be completed, topping out on 5 August 1985.
The station was the first underground station in the world to be fitted with platform screen doors. This station was among the first phase of MRT stations, from Toa Payoh to Yio Chu Kang, to be opened in Singapore on 7 November 1987. Today, the concourse area bears the inauguration plate of Singapore's MRT system.
References[change | change source]
- "Toa Payoh MRT station first to be topped out". Business Times. 6 August 1985. Retrieved 15 June 2017 – via NewspaperSG.
- "All aboard for the Subway Age". The Straits Times. 8 November 1987.
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