Tongkang LRT Station

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Tongkang
light rail
Platformsisland
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeelevated
Platform levels2
Bicycle facilitiesyes
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station code SW7 
History
OpenedJanuary 2015
Electrifiedyes
Wide view of Tongkang LRT Station, with Sengkang Depot behind the station.

Tongkang LRT Station  SW7  is an LRT station on the Sengkang LRT Line West Loop in Sengkang, Singapore. It was opened in January 2005. At the same time, the Punggol LRT East Loop opened.[1]

Name[change | change source]

The station's name refers to a light boat (tongkang) that was used for transportation on rivers. It was named Tongkang because the area it was located in used to be closely related with water activities.[2]

Sources[change | change source]

  1. "Opening of Punggol LRT (East Loop) and Sengkang LRT (West Loop)". SBS Transit. 24 January 2005. Retrieved 7 September 2017.
  2. "Station Details - SW7 Tongkang". SBS Transit. Retrieved 7 September 2017.