Bishan MRT station

MRT station in Singapore
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Bishan MRT station (NS17/CC15) is a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) interchange station along the North South Line and Circle Line in Bishan, Singapore. It was one of the original five stations on the North South Line. It also serves the Circle Line which opened on 8 October 2017.

 NS17  CC15 
Bishan
碧山
பீஷான்
Bishan
Rapid transit
NS17 CC15 Bishan MRT Station Exit A.jpg
Exit A of Bishan station.
Location200 Bishan Road
Singapore 579827 (NSL)
17 Bishan Place
Singapore 579842 (CCL)
Coordinates1°21′04″N 103°50′54″E / 1.351236°N 103.848456°E / 1.351236; 103.848456Coordinates: 1°21′04″N 103°50′54″E / 1.351236°N 103.848456°E / 1.351236; 103.848456
Operated bySMRT Trains (SMRT Corporation) (North South and Circle Lines)
Line(s)
Platforms4 (1 island platform, 2 side platforms)
Tracks4
ConnectionsBus, Taxi
Construction
Structure typeSubsurface (North South Line)
Underground (Circle Line)
Platform levels2
ParkingYes (Junction 8)
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station code NS17  CC15 
History
Opened7 November 1987; 32 years ago (1987-11-07) (North South Line)
28 May 2009; 11 years ago (2009-05-28) (Circle Line)
Rebuilt2008-2009 (North South Line platforms)
ElectrifiedYes
Previous namesSan Teng [1]
Services
Preceding station   Mass Rapid Transit   Following station
towards Jurong East
North South line
towards Dhoby Ghaut
Circle line
towards HarbourFront
Location

The north south line platforms are one of the few on the MRT that has split side platforms. This station is also only one of four to have faregates on the same level as the platforms, with the others being Expo, Changi Airport and Stevens

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Six stations are renamed and others moved". The Straits Times. 21 September 1984. p. 10.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Bishan MRT Station at Wikimedia Commons