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North South Line
வடக்கு தெற்கு வரி
NSL Map.png
Status Operational
Termini Jurong East
Marina South Pier
Stations 27 (1 U/C)
Services 1
Operator(s) SMRT
Rolling stock C151, C651, C751B, C151A, C151B, C151C
Line length 45 km
Track gauge 1,435 mm standard gauge
Electrification 750V DC Third rail

North South Line (NSL) is the first Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line. Traveling from one end to the other takes about 65 minutes. The line is currently 45 km long with 27 stations, which includes Canberra station.


Date Event
7 November 1987 Yio Chu Kang - Toa Payoh
12 December 1987 Toa Payoh - Raffles Place
20 December 1988 Yishun - Yio Chu Kang
4 November 1989 Raffles Place - Marina Bay
Separation of North South Line and East West Line
10 March 1990 Jurong East - Choa Chu Kang (part of East West Line)
10 February 1996 Choa Chu Kang - Yishun
Jurong East - Choa Chu Kang integrated to North South Line
27 May 2011 Jurong East Modification Project (JEMP) open[1]
23 November 2014 Marina Bay - Marina South Pier[2]
28 May 2017 Switched from Fixed Block Signaling system to Communication Based Train Control Signalling System.
2 November 2019 Canberra

Possible future stations


Station Name Image Working names Notes
North South Line
NS1EW24JE5 Jurong East Jurong East-NSL-EWL.png Jurong East Terminus
Interchange with East West Line
Future Interchange with Jurong Region Line
NS2 Bukit Batok Bukit Batok-NSL.png Bukit Batok South
NS3 Bukit Gombak Bukit Gombak-NSL.png Bukit Batok North
NS4JS1BP1 Choa Chu Kang Choa Chu Kang-NSL.png Choa Chu Kang Interchange with Bukit Panjang LRT
Future Interchange with Jurong Region Line
NS5 Yew Tee Yew Tee-NSL.png Choa Chu Kang North
NS7 Kranji Kranji-NSL.png Kranji
NS8 Marsiling Marsiling-NSL.png Woodlands West
NS9TE2 Woodlands Woodlands-NSL.png Woodlands Central Future Interchange with Thomson–East Coast Line
NS10 Admiralty Admiralty-NSL.png Woodlands East
NS11 Sembawang Sembawang-NSL.png Sembawang
NS12 Canberra Simpang Opening 2 November 2019
NS13 Yishun Yishun-NSL.png Nee Soon North
NS14 Khatib Khatib-NSL.png Nee Soon South
NS15 Yio Chu Kang Yio Chu Kang-NSL.png Yio Chu Kang
NS16CR11 Ang Mo Kio Ang Mo Kio-NSL.png Ang Mo Kio Future Interchange with Cross Island Line
NS17CC15 Bishan Bishan-NSL.png Kampong San Teng, San Teng Interchange with Circle Line
NS18 Braddell Braddell-NSL.png Braddell
NS19 Toa Payoh Toa Payoh-NSL.png Toa Payoh
NS20 Novena Novena-NSL.png Thomson
NS21DT11 Newton Newton-NSL.png Newton Circus Interchange with Downtown Line
NS22TE14 Orchard Orchard-NSL.png Scotts, Orchard Boulevard Future Interchange with Thomson–East Coast Line
NS23 Somerset Somerset-NSL.png Killiney
NS24NE6CC1 Dhoby Ghaut Dhoby Ghaut-NSL.png Dhoby Ghaut Interchange with North East Line and Circle Line
NS25EW13 City Hall City Hall-NSL-EWL.png Saint Andrew's Interchange with East West Line
NS26EW14 Raffles Place Raffles Place-NSL-EWL.png Central Interchange with East West Line
NS27CE2TE20 Marina Bay Marina Bay-NSL.png Telok Ayer Basin, Marina South Interchange with Circle Line
Future Interchange with Thomson–East Coast Line
NS28 Marina South Pier Marina South Pier-NSL.png Marina View, Marina Pier Terminus


Type Ply Between Notes
Full Jurong EastMarina South Pier Withdrawal Trains will terminate at Jurong East Platform C.
SWT Jurong EastAng Mo Kio Operates during Peak Hours/After Peak Hours
SWT Jurong EastYew Tee Operates during evening peak hours in the event of longer waiting times between Jurong East and Yew Tee.
SWT Marina South PierYishun Operates during Peak Hours and late night periods
Special Ang Mo KioPasir Ris Operates during morning peak hours in the event of longer waiting times along EWL.

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 two depots along the line, Bishan Depot near Bishan station and Ulu Pandan Depot near Jurong East station.


  1. "New Platform At Jurong East Station To Open On 27 May". LTA (16 May 2011). Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  2. "SPEECH BY MR RAYMOND LIM,MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT, AT THE VISIT TO KIM CHUAN DEPOT, 25 JANUARY 2008, 9.00 AM". Government Media Release. Retrieved 25 January 2008.
Mass Rapid Transit [ VTE ]
Overview HistoryStationsFare and TicketingFacilitiesSafetySecurity
Lines Current North South LineEast West LineNorth East LineCircle LineDowntown LineThomson–East Coast Line
Future Jurong Region LineCross Island Line
Rolling Stocks Current C151C151AC151BC151CCT251C651C751AC751BC751CC830C830CC951
Future C851E • CJ151 • CR151
Depots Current BishanChangiGali BatuKim ChuanMandaiSengkangUlu PandanTuas
Future East 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)
North South Line [ VTE ]
Stations Jurong EastBukit BatokBukit GombakChoa Chu KangYew TeeKranjiMarsilingWoodlandsAdmiraltySembawangCanberraYishunKhatibYio Chu KangAng Mo KioBishanBraddellToa PayohNovenaNewtonOrchardSomersetDhoby GhautCity HallRaffles PlaceMarina BayMarina South Pier
Rolling Stock C151C151AC151BC151CC651C751BCR151
Depots BishanUlu Pandan