Bishan Depot

From SgWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
!
NOTICE
!
To prevent multiple account abusers, any new users who vandalised/inserting false information will be banned indefinitely and the affected page locked permanently. Subsequent account created within 48 hours after any banned action will be banned indefinitely.

Please ensure that your username does not contain any existing username (case insensitive), bus/train model name/identification and/or any other offensive, profanity or insults to harass, scold, or mimic any of our existing users. Any such username will be banned indefinitely with talk page privilege revoked.


!
TRAVEL ADVISORY
!
sgWiki wishes all, Merry Christmas.
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.
North South Line: Due to track renewal works, train services between Jurong East and Woodlands stations will end at 11pm. Shuttle bus services are available. Certain bus services will be extended to coincide with the last shuttle bus timing.
East West Line: Due to track renewal works, train services between Buona Vista and Boon Lay stations will end at 11pm. Train service between Queenstown and Buona Vista will be operating at a longer frequency. Shuttle bus services are available between Buona Vista and Boon Lay stations. Certain bus services will be extended to coincide with the last shuttle bus timing.
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.
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.
SMRT Buses: From 16 December 2018, Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange will be relocated to the new Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange as to facilitate the construction of Jurong Region Line. Please refer here for more information.
Bukit Panjang LRT: From 13 January 2019, Ten Mile Junction station will be permanent closed. Please refer here for more information.
Bishan Depot
碧山车厂
பீஷான் பணிமனை
Statistics
Address 300 Bishan Road
Singapore 579828
Line(s) North South Line
Rolling Stock(s) C151
C651
C751B
C151A
C151B
C151C

Bishan Depot is the first train depot in Singapore. It maintains trains for the North South Line.

The depot was completed in 1987 by American architect Vikas M. Gore and the 12,000 square metres maintenance area at cost of S$300 million.

SMRT Cram Jam!

On the 11 February 2007, SMRT Organized the SMRT Cram Jam! cum Learning Journey and Charity Bazaar to raise funds for the SMRT Silver Tribute Fund. The Cram Jam took place in the morning seeking an entry into the Singapore Book Of Records by cramming people inside a Kawasaki Heavy Industries C151 Car 2027, a Mercedes-Benz O405G (Hispano Habit) Bus, TIB1202K and a Ssangyong Rodius/Stavic MPV Cab. The Singapore Police Force crammed 550 officers inside the train car, 235 staff from SMRT crammed inside the bus and an amazing 44 Girl Guides Singapore Cadets crammed themselves into the cab. Games and Carnival Food were organized and a 90-minute tour around the Bishan Depot.

Incidents

A MRT train, C751B [311/312] has been vandalised in an apparent security breach at a depot. The train was then put into service before the vandalism was discovered.

LTA said that SMRT failed to detect, in a timely manner, the security breach at its Bishan depot and the graffiti on one of its MRT trains on 17 August 2011 and the transport company was fined for the security breach. [1]

In May 2014, a C151A was vandalised.

In November 2014, a C151 was vandalised.

Upgrading

On 7 March 2012, Minister for Transport, Mr Lui Tuck Yew, announced on Committee of Supply Debate 2012 in Parliament that upgrading of existing North South Line and East West Line depots to be started and completed by 2014. [2]

Reception Tracks

On the North South Line, it has 3 reception tracks, 2 that lead to Ang Mo Kio station and 1 lead to Bishan station.

References

  1. "SMRT Bishan depot breached, train vandalised". Yahoo News Singapore
  2. "LTA and SMRT Improve Train Maintenance and Incident Management" Land Transport Authority
Mass Rapid Transit [ VTE ]
Overview HistoryStationsFare and TicketingFacilitiesSafetySecurity
Lines Current North South LineEast West LineNorth East LineCircle LineDowntown Line
Under Construction Thomson East Coast Line
Future Jurong 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 Kawasaki Heavy Industries & CRRC Qingdao Sifang CT251 • Alstom Metropolis C851E
Depots Current BishanChangiGali BatuKim ChuanSengkangUlu PandanTuas
Under Construction MandaiEast Coast
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 C151C651C751BC151AC151BC151C
Depots BishanUlu Pandan
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 C151C651C751BC151AC151BC151C
Depots ChangiUlu PandanTuasEast Coast