Queenstown MRT station

MRT station in Singapore
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Queenstown MRT Station (EW23) is an above-ground Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station in Singapore. It is part of the East West MRT Line. It was opened on 12 March 1988.

Rapid transit
Platform level of the station.
General information
Location301 Commonwealth Avenue
Singapore 149729
Coordinates1°17′39.99″N 103°48′22.01″E / 1.2944417°N 103.8061139°E / 1.2944417; 103.8061139
Operated bySMRT Trains (SMRT Corporation)
ConnectionsBus, Taxi
Structure typeElevated
Platform levels2
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station code EW19 
Opened12 March 1988; 35 years ago (1988-03-12)
Previous namesPrincess, Commonwealth
Preceding station   Mass Rapid Transit   Following station
towards Pasir Ris
East West line
towards Tuas Link

History change

The station was opened on 12 March 1988, as part of the extension of the MRT system from Outram Park to Clementi.[1]

Exits change

  • A and D: Commonwealth Avenue, Stirling Road, Mei Ling Street, Church Of the Good Shepherd, Commonwealth Avenue, Strathmore Road, Queens Condo, Queenstown Primary school
  • B and C: Queenstown Stadium, Queenstown Swimming Pool, The True Way Presbyterian Church, MDIS, Queenstown Community Centre

Together with Commonwealth and Clementi stations, this station will see the construction of an additional pedestrian link bridge linking the station to two new exits, one on each side of the road. The exits will be equipped with fare gates and ticketing machines. Construction started in mid-2012 and opened on August 23, 2015, together with Commonwealth.

Related pages change

References change

  1. "Riding the MRT train to Clementi". The Business Times. 12 April 1988. Retrieved 22 October 2017 – via NewspaperSG.

Other websites change