Thomson–East Coast MRT line

mass Rapid Transit line in Singapore
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The Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) is the sixth MRT line in Singapore. It will be the fourth fully automated and driverless system line in Singapore. The line will be 43 km (27 mi) long and with 31 stations.

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Thomson–East Coast line
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Woodlands MRT station under construction
TypeRapid transit
SystemMass Rapid Transit (Singapore)
StatusUnder construction
TerminiWoodlands North
Sungei Bedok
Stations31 (under construction)
Daily ridership500,000 (expected)
Opened31 Jan 2020 (Stage 1)
2020 (Stage 2)
2021 (Stage 3)
2023 (Stage 4)
2024 (Stage 5)
OwnerLand Transport Authority
Operator(s)SMRT Trains (SMRT Corporation)
CharacterFully Underground
Depot(s)Mandai (Future)
East Coast (Future)
Rolling stockCT251
Line length43 km (27 mi)
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
Electrification750 V DC Third Rail[1]
Operating speed80 km/h (50 mph)
Route map
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The Thomson Line section was announced on 29 August 2012. The Eastern Region Line section was announced on 15 August 2014. Both were merged into Thomson-East Coast Line.

The line will open in five stages from 2019 onwards. It interchanges with all existing lines. When the first three stages are opened, it is expected to serve about 500,000 commuters daily.


Station Number Station Name Interchange/Notes
Stage 1
 TE1  Woodlands North
 TE2  NS9  Woodlands North South line
 TE3  Woodlands South
Stage 2 (under construction)
 TE4  Springleaf
 TE5  Lentor
 TE6  Mayflower
 TE7  Bright Hill
 TE8  Upper Thomson
 TE9  CC17  Caldecott Circle line
Stage 3 (under construction)
 TE10  Mount Pleasant
 TE11  DT11  Stevens Downtown line
 TE12  Napier
 TE13  Orchard Boulevard
 TE14  NS22  Orchard North South line
 TE15  Great World
 TE16  Havelock
 TE17  EW16  NE3  Outram Park East West line
North East line
 TE18  Maxwell
 TE19  Shenton Way
 TE20  NS27  CE2  Marina Bay North South line
Circle line
 TE21  Marina South
 TE22  Gardens by the Bay
Stage 4 (under construction)
 TE23  Tanjong Rhu
 TE24  Katong Park
 TE25  Amber
 TE26  Marine Parade
 TE27  Marine Terrace
 TE28  Siglap
 TE29  Bayshore
Stage 5 (under construction)
 TE30  Bedok South
 TE31  DT37  Sungei Bedok Downtown line


  1. "Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd/CSR Qingdao Sifang Co. Ltd/Kawasaki Heavy Industries (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. Consortium Awarded Prestigious Contract Worth $749 million - Press Room - Land Transport Authority".

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