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Bukit Batok MRT Station is an above-ground Mass Rapid Transit station on the North South Line in Singapore, and for six years part of the Branch Line until the opening of the North South Line Woodlands Extension. The station serves mainly residents of the Bukit Batok neighbourhood.

Bukit Batok was appeared for (some scenes) in 2006 and 2008.

HistoryEdit

The station was opened on 10 March 1990 as part of the Branch Line, and was given the station number B1. When the Woodlands Extension opened in 1996, the station number was changed to N23, and continued to use it until it adopted its current station number NS2 in 2001.

Installation of half-height screen doors started on 29 June 2010 and operations commenced on 31 August 2010 with Lakeside.

The last North South Line station is installed with Rite Hite Revolution High Volume, Low Speed (HVLS) fans. With the beginning of operations on 30 November 2012 with Lakeside, this marked the completion of all HVLS fans installation along the North South Line.

PlatformsEdit

Bukit Batok station has two elevated North South Line platforms in an island platform arrangement. Half-height Platform screen doors are installed at the platform edge for commuters’ safety, and High Volume, Low Speed (HVLS) fans keep passengers cool. Similar in design to many other North-South Line elevated stations, a double pitched roof shelters the platform level, supported by two rows of columns. A set of escalators, stairs and lifts connect to the concourse level below.

ConcourseEdit

The station has a ticket concourse located at ground level. They feature faregates for automatic fare collection and provides access between paid and unpaid areas of the station, with at least one bidirectional wide-swinging gate for the benefit of passengers-in-wheelchairs and those carrying bulky items or travelling with prams.

Station layoutEdit

L2 Platform 1 North South Line towards Jurong East (→)
Island platform, doors will open on the right
Platform 2 North South Line towards Marina South Pier via Bukit Gombak (←)
L1 NSL Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Station Control, Shops, Bukit Batok Xchange, West Mall
Street Level Bukit Batok Bus Interchange

ExitsEdit

  • A: Bukit Batok Central, Bukit Batok Bus Interchange, Club CSC @ Bukit Batok, Bukit Batok Polyclinic
  • B: Bukit Batok Central
  • C: West Mall
  • D: Bukit Batok Central

Transport connectionsEdit

RailEdit

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon – Sat Sunday &
Public Holiday
Daily
North South Line
to Jurong East 5.45am 6.08am 12.44am
to Marina South Pier 5.18am 5.37am 10.55pm
to Toa Payoh 11.31pm
to Ang Mo Kio 12.20am

Passenger Usage PatternsEdit

Located within the Bukit Batok town centre, the station benefits a shopping mall, community amenities and residential developments in the vicinity. It is also a key transport node for Bukit Batok residents, encountering moderate to high demand throughout the day.

Platforms Services
North South Line
Platform 1
EWL (E) - Tampines, Raffles Place, Tanjong Pagar, Outram Park & Dover
EWL (W) - Lakeside, Boon Lay & Joo Koon
NSL - Jurong East
North South Line
Platform 2
EWL - Tampines (change at City Hall)
NSL - Choa Chu Kang, Yew Tee & Marsiling
Preceding station Mass Rapid Transit (Singapore) Following station
Jurong East
towards Jurong East
<bgcolor="#DC241F"> North South Line <bgcolor="#DC241F"> Bukit Gombak
towards Marina South Pier

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