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Land Transport Authority SMRT Thomson–East Coast Line

East West Line
கிழக்கு மேற்கு வரி
EWL Map.png
Status Operational
Termini Pasir Ris
Tuas Link
Changi Airport
Stations 35
Services 2
Operator(s) SMRT
Rolling stock C151, C651, C751B, C151A, C151B, C151C
Line length 55.7 km
Track gauge 1,435 mm standard gauge
Electrification 750V DC Third rail

East West Line (EWL) is the second Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line. Traveling from one end to the other takes about 80 minutes. The line is currently 55.7 km long with 35 stations, making it the longest MRT line.


Date Event
12 December 1987 City Hall - Outram Park
12 March 1988 Outram Park - Clementi
5 November 1988 Clementi - Lakeside
4 November 1989 City Hall - Tanah Merah
Separation of North South Line and East West Line
16 December 1989 Tanah Merah - Pasir Ris
10 March 1990 Jurong East - Choa Chu Kang
6 July 1990 Lakeside - Boon Lay
10 February 1996 Jurong East - Choa Chu Kang became part of North South Line
10 January 2001 Tanah Merah - Expo
18 October 2001 Dover (Station added on operational line)
8 February 2002 Expo - Changi Airport
28 February 2009 Boon Lay - Joo Koon
4 September 2010 - 5 September 2010 Clementi - Jurong East suspended for the construction of Jurong East Modification Project (JEMP)
18 June 2017 Joo Koon - Tuas Link[1]
27 May 2018 Switched from Fixed Block Signaling system to Communication Based Train Control Signalling System.


Station Name Image Working names Notes
East West Line
EW1CR5 Pasir Ris Pasir Ris-EWL.png Pasir Ris Terminus
Future Interchange with Cross Island Line
EW2DT32 Tampines Tampines-EWL.png Tampines Interchange with Downtown Line
EW3 Simei Simei-EWL.png Simei
EW4 Tanah Merah Tanah Merah-EWL.png Bedok, Changi Terminus (Changi Airport Extension)
EW5 Bedok Bedok-EWL.png Chai Chee
EW6 Kembangan Kembangan-EWL.png Frankel
EW7 Eunos Eunos-EWL.png Eunos
EW8CC9 Paya Lebar Paya Lebar-EWL.png Paya Lebar Interchange with Circle Line
EW9 Aljunied Aljunied-EWL.png Aljunied
EW10 Kallang Kallang-EWL.png Geylang
EW11 Lavender Lavender-EWL.png Crawford
EW12DT14 Bugis Bugis-EWL.png Rochore, Victoria Interchange with Downtown Line
EW13NS25 City Hall City Hall-NSL-EWL.png Saint Andrew's Interchange with North South Line
EW14NS26 Raffles Place Raffles Place-NSL-EWL.png Central Interchange with North South Line
EW15 Tanjong Pagar Tanjong Pagar-EWL.png Maxwell
EW16NE3TE17 Outram Park Outram Park-EWL.png Outram Park Interchange with North East Line
Future Interchange with Thomson–East Coast Line
EW17 Tiong Bahru Tiong Bahru-EWL.png Tiong Bahru
EW18 Redhill Redhill-EWL.png Alexandra
EW19 Queenstown Queenstown-EWL.png Princess, Commonwealth
EW20 Commonwealth Commonwealth-EWL.png Queenstown
EW21CC22 Buona Vista Buona Vista-EWL.png North Buona Vista Interchange with Circle Line
EW22 Dover Dover-EWL.png Polytechnic
EW23 Clementi Clementi-EWL.png Clementi
EW24NS1JE5 Jurong East Jurong East-NSL-EWL.png Jurong, Jurong Town Interchange with North South Line
Future Interchange with Jurong Region Line
EW25 Chinese Garden Chinese Garden-EWL.png Jurong Lake
EW26 Lakeside Lakeside-EWL.png Corporation
EW27JS8 Boon Lay Boon Lay-EWL.png Jurong West Future Interchange with Jurong Region Line
EW28 Pioneer Pioneer-EWL.png Pioneer
EW29 Joo Koon Joo Koon-EWL.png Joo Koon
EW30 Gul Circle Gul Circle-EWL.png Tuas
EW31 Tuas Crescent Tuas Crescent-EWL.png Tuas Crescent
EW32 Tuas West Road Tuas West Road-EWL.png Tuas West
EW33 Tuas Link Tuas Link-EWL.png Tuas Link Terminus
East West Line (Changi Airport Extension)
CG1DT35 Expo Expo-EWL.png Somapah Interchange with Downtown Line
CG2 Changi Airport Changi Airport-EWL.png Changi Airport Terminus

Notes: To differentiate between the Main Line and the Changi Airport Extension, Tanah Merah will have the code of EW4CG. However, the official code for Tanah Merah remains as (EW4).


Service Starting Terminate at Notes
Full Pasir Ris Tuas Link
Full Tuas Link
Joo Koon
Pasir Ris
Partial Pasir Ris Joo Koon After every Tuas Link bound
Full Tanah Merah Changi Airport
Full Changi Airport Tanah Merah
Special Pasir Ris Yew Tee Operates during evening peak hours in the event of longer waiting times along NSL.

Rolling stock

The rolling stock consists of Kawasaki Heavy Industries C151, Siemens C651, Kawasaki Heavy Industries & Nippon Sharyo C751B, Kawasaki Heavy Industries & CSR Qingdao Sifang C151A, Kawasaki Heavy Industries & CSR Qingdao Sifang C151B and Kawasaki Heavy Industries & CRRC Qingdao Sifang C151C trains. These trains operate from three depots along the line, Ulu Pandan Depot near Jurong East station, Changi Depot near Tanah Merah station and Tuas Depot near Tuas Link station.


  1. "Tuas West Extension Opens on 18 June 2017". Land Transport Authority (27 April 2017).
Mass Rapid Transit [ VTE ]
Overview HistoryStationsFare and TicketingFacilitiesSafetySecurity
Lines Current North South LineEast West LineNorth East LineCircle LineDowntown Line
Future Thomson–East Coast LineJurong Region LineCross Island Line
Rolling Stocks Current C151C151AC151BC151CC651C751AC751BC751CC830C830CC951
Future C851E • CJ151 • CR151 • CT251
Depots Current BishanChangiGali BatuKim ChuanSengkangUlu PandanTuas
Future MandaiEast Coast
Railway Lines in Singapore [ VTE ]
Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) North South LineEast West LineNorth East LineCircle LineDowntown LineThomson–East Coast LineJurong Region LineCross Island Line
Light Rail Transit (LRT) Bukit Panjang LRTSengkang LRTPunggol LRT
Others Changi Airport SkytrainSentosa Express
Defunct Sentosa Monorail (SDC)
East West Line [ VTE ]
Stations Pasir RisTampinesSimeiTanah MerahBedokKembanganEunosPaya LebarAljuniedKallangLavenderBugisCity HallRaffles PlaceTanjong PagarOutram ParkTiong BahruRedhillQueenstownCommonwealthBuona VistaDoverClementiJurong EastChinese GardenLakesideBoon LayPioneerJoo KoonGul CircleTuas CrescentTuas West RoadTuas Link
Changi Airport Extension: Tanah MerahExpoChangi Airport
Rolling Stock C151C151AC151BC151CC651C751BCR151
Depots ChangiUlu PandanTuasEast Coast