Tan Kah Kee station

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DT8
Tan Kah Kee
陈嘉庚
டான் கா கீ
Tan Kah Kee-DTL.png
*Graphic From SGTrains/Wikipedia/LTA
Statistics
Address 651 Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 266268
Line(s) Downtown Line
Connections Bus Taxi
Abbreviation TKK

Tan Kah Kee (DT8) is an underground Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the Downtown Line.

History

Date Event
27 December 2015 Station officially opens

Cracks appearing on homes near the station

The Land Transport Authority has taken steps to repair damages to at least 40 Watten Estate homes, believed to be linked to the construction of the Downtown Line. Residents of the terraced and semi-detached houses at Bukit Timah complained that they began noticing hairline cracks in walls inside and outside their homes between July and August 2012. They added that cracks began widening in those weeks. Besides cracks, some car porch roofs and walls had shifted, and some gates could no longer open. The houses in the upscale neighbourhood where home prices start in the millions, are across from the site of the upcoming Tan Kah Kee MRT station. Checks were made by LTA and the houses were found to be structurally safe.[1]

Art in Transit

Gratitude and Resilience by Hwa Chong Institution are artworks inspired by Tan Kah Kee's remarkable philanthropic legacy and to reflect on what it means to give back to society. The latter reflects on what it means to be resilient in times of hardship.

Layout

L2 Overhead Bridge
L1 Street Level Hwa Chong Institution
B1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre
B2
APlatform DT8
Tan Kah Kee
DT7
Sixth Avenue
DT1BP6
Bukit Panjang
Platform A/B
BPlatform DT35CG1
Expo
DT16CE1
Bayfront
DT9CC19
Botanic Gardens
DT8
Tan Kah Kee

Exits

Exit Disabled-Access Location/Nearby
A Handicapped/disabled access Bukit Timah Road, Hwa Chong Institution
B Handicapped/disabled access Dunearn Road

Transport Services

First/Last Train Timing

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat Sun & P.H. Daily
Downtown Line
DT1 Bukit Panjang 06:02 06:02 06:23 00:34
DT35 Expo 05:44 05:44 06:04 23:49

Bus

Bus Stop Exit Bus Service
(41051) Tan Kah Kee Stn A
66
67
74
151
154
156
157
170
170A
171
174
852
961
961M
(41069) Opp Tan Kah Kee Stn B
66
67
74
151
154
156
157
170
171
174
852
961
961M

References

  1. "MRT works cause cracks in Bukit Timah homes". The Straits Times. Retrieved 16 April 2013.
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