Hougang station

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NE14CR8
Hougang
后港
ஹவ்காங்
Hougang-NEL.png
Statistics
Address 80 Hougang Central
Singapore 538758
Line(s) North East Line
Cross Island Line (Future)
Connections Bus Taxi
Abbreviation HGN

Hougang (NE14/CR8) is an underground Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the North East Line and the future Cross Island Line.

History

Date Event
15-16 February 2003 Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) Shelter Open House
20 June 2003 Station officially opens

Security Incident

On 2 April 2017, an unattended bag caused a temporary shutdown of the station. At 2.55pm, SBS Transit announced that all trains will skip this station due to a "security incident". Police who were called in subsequently confirmed the contents of the unattended bag were "non-dangerous". Train services resumed at 4.03pm after police gave the all-clear. A 39-year-old man was arrested for causing public nuisance after preliminary investigations show he intentionally left the bag inside the station while running an errand.[1]

Art in Transit

Hands Up for Hougang by Seck Yok Ying features handprints of 3000 people, from babies to grandmothers, foreign workers to community leaders.

Layout

L1 Street Level Hougang Central Bus Interchange, Hougang Mall
B1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre, Transitlink Ticket Office
B2 Platform A
NE14
Hougang
NE13
Kovan
NE1CC29
HarbourFront
Platform A/B
Platform B
NE17PTC
Punggol
NE15
Buangkok
NE14
Hougang

Exits

Exit Disabled-Access Location/Nearby
A Handicapped/disabled access Hougang Central Bus Interchange
B Handicapped/disabled access Hougang Mall
C Hougang Avenue 10

Transport Services

First/Last Train Timing

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat Sun & P.H. Daily
North East Line
NE1 HarbourFront 05:48 05:49 06:09 23:34
NE17 Punggol 06:11 06:26 06:46 00:22

Bus

Bus Stop Exit Bus Service
(64009) Hougang Ctrl Int A
27
51
74
74e
89
89e
102
107
107M
112
113
116
132
147
151
151e
153
161
165
324
325
329
(64541) Hougang Ctrl Int A
72
80
87
101
(64549) Opp Hougang Ctrl Int C
6N
72
80
87
101

References

  1. "Temporary closure of Hougang MRT station due to unattended bag; man arrested". Channel NewsAsia (2 April 2017).
North East Line [ VTE ]
Stations HarbourFrontOutram ParkChinatownClarke QuayDhoby GhautLittle IndiaFarrer ParkBoon KengPotong PasirWoodleighSerangoonKovanHougangBuangkokSengkangPunggol
North East Line extension: Punggol Coast
Rolling Stock C751AC751C • C851E
Depots Sengkang
Cross Island Line [ VTE ]
Stations Aviation ParkLoyangPasir Ris EastPasir RisTampines NorthDefuHougangSerangoon NorthTavistockAng Mo KioTeck GheeBright Hill