Botanic Gardens station

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CC19DT9
Botanic Gardens
植物园
பூ மலை
Botanic Gardens-CCL.png
Botanic Gardens-DTL.png
*Graphic From SGTrains/Wikipedia/LTA
Statistics
Address (CCL) 100 Cluny Park Road
Singapore 257494
Address (DTL) 491 Cluny Park Road
Singapore 259777
Line(s) Circle Line
Downtown Line
Structure Underground
Connections Bus Taxi
Abbreviation BTN

Botanic Gardens (CC19/DT9) is a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the Circle Line and the Downtown Line.

History[edit]

Date Event
8 October 2011 Station officially opened
27 December 2015 Station interchanged with Downtown Line

Construction accident[edit]

On 11 March 2012, Masud al-Mamun, 35, was killed at the site after a concrete slab fell on him. At the time of accident, he was operating an excavator deep in the ground. Rescuers had to use a breaking tool kit to break a portion of the concrete slab. It took nearly five hours to reach the man lying motionless on the ground. This is the first casualty related case in the construction of the Downtown Line.[1]

2017 train disruption[edit]

In the morning of 3 May 2017 at around 7.30am, train services towards Chinatown (Downtown Line) were disrupted for 7 hours due to a platform screen door (PSD) malfunction. This was due to a signalling-related fault which resulted in the doors being unable to open automatically as stated by SBS Transit. The staff first tried to manually operates those doors. However, the decision was eventually made at around 9.35am to close the platform to enable engineers to resolve the fault. The fault was eventually rectified at 12.55pm and the platform was reopened for passenger service. The faulty doors however remained closed for more in-depth repairs to be conducted after the last train departed.[2]

Artworks[edit]

  • CC19-Aquatic Fauna No 1.png
    Circle Line: Aquatic Fauna No. 1 by Lam Hoi Lit & Chua Chye Teck
    Nature is brought onto the platform with a large mural inspired by the traditional technique of Chinese paper cutting. Paper cuttings of different varieties of plants, seeds, branches, fish and rocks are complemented by a water feature inside the station, serving as a prelude for commuters journeying to the Botanic Gardens.[3]
  • DT9-What is a Tree.png
    Downtown Line: WHAT IS A TREE? by Shirley Soh
    Trees presented in different mediums around the station pay tribute to its namesake and Singapore’s widespread greenery. The iconic Tembusu tree appears as a photograph, metal artwork and sandblasted silhouette, are accompanied by quotes by poets, artists and nature lovers found on the station’s floor.[3]

Layout[edit]

L2 Overhead Bridge
L1 Street Level Singapore Botanic Gardens
B1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre
Transfer Linkway between Circle Line Concourse and Downtown Line Concourse
B2
APlatform CC29HarbourFront Service Map
Platform A/B
BPlatform CC1Dhoby GhautCE2Marina Bay via CC4Promenade Service Map
B3
APlatform DT1Bukit Panjang Service Map
Platform A/B
BPlatform DT35Expo Service Map

Exits[edit]

Exit Disabled-Access Location/Nearby
A Handicapped/disabled access Singapore Botanic Gardens, French Embassy, Cluny Park Road
B Handicapped/disabled access Singapore Botanic Gardens, Bukit Timah Road

Transport Services[edit]

First/Last Train Timing[edit]

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat Sun & P.H. Daily
icon Circle Line
CC1Dhoby Ghaut 05:45 05:45 06:06 23:25
CC7Mountbatten 00:02
CC12Bartley 00:26
CC29HarbourFront 05:32 05:32 05:57 23:27
CC26Pasir Panjang 23:57
CC23one-north 00:13
icon Downtown Line
DT1Bukit Panjang 06:00 06:00 06:21 00:32
DT35Expo 05:46 05:46 06:06 23:50

Bus[edit]

More travel information: Alternative Travel Method
Bus Stop Exit Bus Service
Botanic Gdns Stn icon41021
Bt Timah Rd
A B
48
67
151
153
154
156
170
186
Opp Botanic Gdns Stn icon41029
Dunearn Rd
A B
48
67
151
153
154
156
170
186

References[edit]

  1. "Bangladeshi worker killed after concrete slab falls on him". AsiaOne. Archived on 19 April 2012.
  2. "Platform doors at Botanic Gardens MRT station malfunction, causing 7-hour disruption". Channel NewsAsia (3 May 2017). Archived on 3 May 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Art in Transit". Land Transport Authority.
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