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Train Service will be extended tonight. Certain bus services will be extended to coincide with the last train service. Please refer to Travel Advisory for more information.
East West Line: Due to track renewal works, train services between Bugis and Raffles Place stations will end at 11.30pm. Train service between Raffles Place and Outram Park will be operating at a longer frequency. Affected commuters may take the North South Line between City Hall and Raffles Place instead. Shuttle bus services are available between Bugis and Raffles Place stations. Certain bus services will be extended to coincide with the last shuttle bus timing.
North East Line: Due to mid-life upgrading works, train services between Serangoon and Punggol stations will end at 11pm. Shuttle bus services are available between Serangoon and Punggol stations. Certain bus services will be extended to coincide with the last shuttle bus timing.
SBS Transit: Bus Service 253, 255, 257, 400 and 402 will have operate at a lower frequency during off-peak hours. Affected commuters may try the on-demand bus service during these time.
SMRT Buses: Bus Service NR7 will not be in operation. Affected commuters may try the on-demand bus service from 11.30pm to 2pm.
Go-Ahead: The last Bus Service 6 will depart Pasir Ris Int at 3pm.
SBS Transit: Bus Service 10e, 14e, 30e, 74e, 89e, 128, 151e, 174e, 196e, 513, 655 and 850E will operates its return trip from Central Business District from 12.45pm to 2pm instead.
SBS Transit: Bus Service 1N, 2N 3N, 4N, 5N, 6N will have it's operation hour extended. The last bus will departs at 4am instead of 2am.
Bukit Panjang LRT: From 13 January 2019, Ten Mile Junction station will be permanent closed. Please refer here for more information.
Go-Ahead: From 2 January 2019, Bus Service 661 will be operated by Go-Ahead Singapore. Please refer here for more information.
East West Line
东西线
கிழக்கு மேற்கு வரி
EWL Map.png
Statistics
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 57.2 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 56.7 km long with 35 stations, making it the longest MRT line.

History

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
18 June 2017 Joo Koon - Tuas Link[1]
27 May 2018 Switching from Fixed Block Signaling system to Communication Based Train Control Signalling System.

Stations

Alpha-Numeric
Code
Station Name Image Working names Notes
East West Line
EW1
Pasir Ris Pasir Ris-EWL.png Pasir Ris Terminus
EW2
DT32
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
EW8
CC9
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
EW12
DT14
Bugis Bugis-EWL.png Rochore, Victoria Interchange with Downtown Line
EW13
NS25
City Hall City Hall-NSL-EWL.png Saint Andrew's Interchange with North South Line
EW14
NS26
Raffles Place Raffles Place-NSL-EWL.png Central Interchange with North South Line
EW15
Tanjong Pagar Tanjong Pagar-EWL.png Maxwell
EW16
NE3
TE17
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
EW21
CC22
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
EW24
NS1
JE5
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
EW27
JS8
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)
CG1
DT35
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
EW4
CG
. However, the official code for Tanah Merah remains as (EW4).

Services

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.

References

  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 Kawasaki Heavy Industries C151Kawasaki Heavy Industries & CSR Qingdao Sifang C151AKawasaki Heavy Industries & CSR Qingdao Sifang C151BKawasaki Heavy Industries & CRRC Qingdao Sifang C151CSiemens C651Alstom Metropolis C751AKawasaki Heavy Industries & Nippon Sharyo C751BAlstom Metropolis C751CAlstom Metropolis C830Alstom Metropolis C830CBombardier MOVIA C951
Future Alstom Metropolis C851E • CJ151 • Bombardier MOVIA CR151 • Kawasaki Heavy Industries & CRRC Qingdao Sifang 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 C151C151AC151BC151CC651C751B • CR151
Depots ChangiUlu PandanTuasEast Coast