Yio Chu Kang station

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Land Transport Authority SMRT
  • Train services between Tanjong Rhu and Bayshore stations (Thomson–East Coast Line Stage 4) will begin on Sunday, 23 June 2024. Free rides are available between these stations on Friday, 21 June 2024. Please refer here for more information.

Land Transport Authority SMRT
  • To facilitate testing on new trains, from 22 March 2024 to 30 June 2024, train service on the Bukit Panjang LRT will end earlier at 10.30pm on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Please refer here for more information.

Go-Ahead
  • From Sunday, 23 June 2024, Services
    84G
    &
    84W
    will be introduced to serve Punggol Way and New Punggol Rd in both directions. Please refer here for more information.

SBS Transit
  • From Monday, 24 June 2024, short trip services
    86A
    &
    86B
    will be introduced.
    • Short Trip
      86A
      will start from Jln Kayu (B/S 68119 (Aft Seletar Camp G)) and will terminate at Ang Mo Kio Ave 6 (B/S 55189 (Yio Chu Kang Stn)). It only operates on Weekdays (except Public Holidays) during morning peak hours.
    • Short Trip
      86B
      will start from Ang Mo Kio Ave 6 (B/S 55181 (Opp Yio Chu Kang Stn)) and will terminate at Jln Kayu (B/S 68111 (Bef Seletar Camp G)). It only operates on Weekdays (except Public Holidays) during evening peak hours.
  • Please refer here for more information.

Land Transport Authority SBS Transit
  • From 30 June 2024 to 21 July 2024, train services on the North East Line will start later at 8am on Sundays. This is to facilitate the integrated testing of systems for the opening of the new Punggol Coast Station. Please refer here

SBS Transit
  • From Sunday, 14 July 2024, Service
    410G
    will be amended to ply Bishan St 23, calling at new bus stop in front of Blk 228 (53439). In addition, it will also start earlier at 5:25am on weekdays and 5:40am on weekends and public holidays from the bus stop at Blk 454 Sin Ming Ave (53369). Please refer here for more information.

NS15
Yio Chu Kang
杨厝港
இயோ சூ காங்
Yio Chu Kang-NSL.png
*Graphic From SGTrains/Wikipedia/LTA
Statistics
Address 3000 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8
Singapore 569813
Line(s) North–South Line
Structure Elevated
Connections Bus Taxi
Abbreviation YCK

Yio Chu Kang (NS15) is a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the North–South Line.

History[edit]

Date Event
7 November 1987 Station officially opened
20 May 2019 Station closed due to the construction of Canberra station[1]

2003 track incursion[edit]

On 3 March 2003, a 23-year-old drove his car onto an MRT track off Lentor Avenue, in the sector between Khatib and Yio Chu Kang stations, the first accident of its kind in the 15 years of operations. The accident occurred when the car, which was speeding at 87km/h along Lentor Avenue – the speed limit was 70km/h – mounted an 18cm kerb, crossed 6m of grass verge, jumped over a 1.5m drain, went through a fence 2m away from the track, and went uphill onto a steep stone embankment before landing on the track. Witnesses tried to remove the car from the tracks to prevent a possible collision, however an oncoming train from Yio Chu Kang stopped their efforts. One of the witnesses signalled the train driver to stop. Although the train driver was not able to stop in time, he was able to slow the train down enough to prevent derailment.[2]

2015 track incursion[edit]

On 12 February 2015, a 29-year-old motorcyclist died after he was flung onto the MRT tracks between Khatib and Yio Chu Kang stations early on Thursday morning following a traffic accident on the Lentor flyover, similar to the 2003 accident.[3]

Layout[edit]

L2
APlatform NS1Jurong East Service Map
Platform A/B
BPlatform NS28Marina South Pier Service Map
L1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre
Street Level Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange

Exits[edit]

Exit Disabled-Access Location/Nearby
A No Handicapped/disabled access Drop-off/Pick-up Point
B Handicapped/disabled access Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange, Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6
C Handicapped/disabled access Taxi Stand, Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8

Transport Services[edit]

First/Last Train Timing[edit]

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat Sun & P.H. Daily
icon North–South Line
NS13Yishun 05:09 05:09
NS1Jurong East 05:19 05:19 05:42 00:20
NS7Kranji 00:36
NS28Marina South Pier 05:31 05:31 06:02 23:28
NS19Toa Payoh 00:10
NS16Ang Mo Kio 00:59

Bus[edit]

More travel information: Alternative Travel Method
Bus Stop Exit Bus Service
Yio Chu Kang Int icon55509
Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
C
13
70
70M
71
72
76
162
825
860
Opp Yio Chu Kang Stn icon55181
Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
C
45
86
668
851
851e
852
853
853M
Yio Chu Kang Stn icon55189
Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
C
45
70
70M
71
76
86
668
825
851
851e
852
853
853M

References[edit]

  1. "Three-Day Closure to Construct Crossover Track at Canberra Station". Land Transport Authority (8 April 2019).
  2. "Car accident on the MRT track". RIMAS. Archived on 8 February 2012.
  3. "Motorcyclist flung onto MRT tracks after accident on Lentor flyover". Straits Times (12 February 2015).
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