Woodlands South MRT station

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Woodlands South
உட்லண்ட்ஸ் சவுத்
Woodlands South
Rapid transit
Platform level of Woodlands South station.
General information
Location30 Woodlands Drive 17
Singapore 737741
Owned byLand Transport Authority
Operated bySMRT Trains Ltd (SMRT Corporation)
Platforms2 (1 island platform)
Structure typeUnderground
Platform levels1
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station code TE3 
Opening31 January 2020; 3 years ago (2020-01-31)
Preceding station   Mass Rapid Transit   Following station
Thomson–East Coast line
towards Caldecott

Woodlands South MRT station (TE3) is a Mass Rapid Transit station on the Thomson–East Coast line in Woodlands, Singapore. It islocated directly under Christ Church Secondary School and near Singapore Sports School.[1]

The tracks between this station and Springleaf station are the longest on the Thomson–East Coast line.

The station served as a terminus of the Thomson–East Coast line from 31 January 2020 until the opening of second phase of the line on August 28, 2021. Caldecott then serve as the terminus.

History[change | change source]

This station was first announced on 29 August 2012 by then Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew.[2][3]

Contract T205 which involves the construction of this station was awarded to Woh Hup Private Limited on 23 August 2013. The station costs is S$144 million[4] Construction of the station started in early 2014.

The station was planned to be open by the end of 2019 as part of the first stage of the TEL. However the station's opening was later changed to 31 January 2020.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "TSL System Map & Station Footprints (Woodlands South station)". Facebook. 29 August 2012. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. "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. Ministry of Transport. 29 August 2012. Archived from the original on 8 September 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  3. "Thomson Line Station Names Finalised". www.lta.gov.sg. 27 June 2014. Archived from the original on 6 January 2020. Retrieved 7 January 2020.
  4. "New MRT Station in Woodlands in 2019". www.lta.gov.sg. 23 August 2013. Archived from the original on 6 January 2020. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  5. "Public Preview of Thomson-East Coast Line 1 Stations on 11 January (TEL1 will officially open for passenger service on 31 January 2020)". www.lta.gov.sg. 2019-12-11. Archived from the original on 2020-10-06. Retrieved 2020-01-06.

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