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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
Line length 56.6 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 56.6 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 - Template:STN
6 July 1990 Lakeside - Boon Lay
10 February 1996 Jurong East - Template:STN 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
18 June 2017 Joo Koon - Tuas Link[1]


Station Name Working names Notes
East West Line
Template:Code Pasir Ris Pasir Ris Terminus
Template:Code Tampines Tampines Future Interchange with Downtown Line
Template:Code Simei Simei
Template:Code Tanah Merah Bedok, Changi Terminus (Changi Airport Extension)
Template:Code Bedok Chai Chee
Template:Code Kembangan Frankel
Template:Code Eunos Eunos
Template:Code Paya Lebar Paya Lebar Interchange with Circle Line
Template:Code Aljunied Aljunied
Template:Code Kallang Geylang
Template:Code Lavender Crawford
Template:Code Bugis Rochore, Victoria Interchange with Downtown Line
Template:Code City Hall Saint Andrew's Interchange with North South Line
Template:Code Raffles Place Central Interchange with North South Line
Template:Code Tanjong Pagar Maxwell
Template:Code Outram Park Outram Park Interchange with North East Line
Future Interchange with Thomson–East Coast Line
Template:Code Tiong Bahru Tiong Bahru
Template:Code Redhill Alexandra
Template:Code Queenstown Princess, Commonwealth
Template:Code Commonwealth Queenstown
Template:Code Buona Vista North Buona Vista Interchange with Circle Line
Template:Code Dover Polytechnic
Template:Code Clementi Clementi
Template:Code Jurong East Jurong, Jurong Town Interchange with North South Line
Template:Code Chinese Garden Jurong Lake
Template:Code Lakeside Corporation
Template:Code Boon Lay Jurong West
Template:Code Pioneer Pioneer
Template:Code Joo Koon Joo Koon
Template:Code Gul Circle Tuas
Template:Code Tuas Crescent Tuas Crescent
Template:Code Tuas West Road Tuas West
Template:Code Tuas Link Tuas Link Terminus
Changi Airport Extension
Template:Code Expo Somapah Future Interchange with Downtown Line
Template:Code Changi Airport Changi Airport Terminus

Notes: To differentiate between the Main Line and the Changi Airport Extension, Tanah Merah will use the code Template:Code. However, the official code for Tanah Merah remain (EW4).


Service Starting Terminate at Notes
Full Pasir Ris Tuas Link
Full Tuas Link
Joo Koon
Pasir Ris
Full Tanah Merah Changi Airport
Full Changi Airport Tanah Merah
Full/Special Pasir Ris Joo Koon Temporary Terminus till full CBTC on the EWL.
Special Pasir Ris Template:STN 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 and Kawasaki Heavy Industries & CSR Qingdao Sifang C151A 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 North South LineEast West LineNorth East LineCircle LineDowntown LineThomson–East Coast Line
FutureJurong Region LineCross Island Line
Rolling Stocks C151C151AC151BC151CCT251C651C751AC751BC751CC830C830CC951
FutureC851E • CJ151 • CR151
Depots BishanChangiGali BatuKim ChuanMandaiSengkangUlu PandanTuas
FutureChangi East • East Coast • Tengah

Template:Railway Lines in Singapore

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 ExtensionTanah MerahExpoChangi Airport
Rolling Stock C151C151AC151BC151CC651C751BCR151
Depots ChangiUlu PandanTuasEast Coast
Others East West Line Bridging Service