Braddell station

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*Graphic From SGTrains/Wikipedia/LTA
Address 377 Lorong 1 Toa Payoh
Singapore 319756
Line(s) North–South Line
Structure Underground
Connections Bus Taxi
Abbreviation BDL

Braddell (NS18) is a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the North–South Line.


Date Event
7 November 1987 Station officially opened

Construction design[edit]

When the MRT system was under planning in the 1980s, the Mass Rapid Transit Corporation (now splited into SMRT Corporation and Land Transport Authority) tried to design the track system and position in order to enable the station to have a common platform. However, the closely built housing blocks in the area meant that the MRT system tunnels had to be constructed directly under Lorong 2 Toa Payoh, following the bend of the road. The result made it impossible for tracks to diverge at a common platform station, as the angle southbound trains would turn when approaching and leaving the station would be too great. Additionally, it would be unfeasible to change the position of the station, because moving it south would render it too close to Toa Payoh station, while moving it north would be impossible because of surrounding housing blocks and factories. It was thus built with side platforms.

2017 tunnel flooding[edit]

On 7 October 2017, water got into a section of the tunnel between Bishan and Braddell stations during a heavy downpour in the afternoon, which disrupted train services between Ang Mo Kio and Marina South Pier for several hours. This case of water entering MRT tunnels is believed to be the first time it has affected train service. Separately, at about 5.55pm, a small fire was spotted trackside in the tunnel between the Raffles Place and Marina Bay stations, but it had died down by itself. It is not clear if it is linked to the flood, although electrical short circuits caused by water had sparked tunnel fires before.[1] Train services between Newton and Marina South Pier were restored on the day itself at about 9.20pm while full train service resumed at 1.36pm the following day after overnight efforts to clear the water in the tunnel.[2] It was revealed that the overflowing in the tunnel was caused by a malfunction in the water pumping system, which has since been repaired.[3]


L1 Street Level
B1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre
Platform A
APlatform NS1Jurong East Service Map
BPlatform NS28Marina South Pier Service Map
Platform B


Exit Disabled-Access Location/Nearby
A Handicapped/disabled access Lorong 1 Toa Payoh
B Handicapped/disabled access Lorong 1 Toa Payoh, Lorong 2 Toa Payoh
C No Handicapped/disabled access Yellow Pages Building

Transport Services[edit]

First/Last Train Timing[edit]

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat Sun & P.H. Daily
icon North–South Line
NS1Jurong East 06:06 06:21 06:27 00:12
NS7Kranji 00:27
NS28Marina South Pier 05:39 05:39 06:04 23:36
NS19Toa Payoh 00:18


More travel information: Alternative Travel Method
Bus Stop Exit Bus Service
Braddell Stn/Blk 111 icon52161
Lor 1 Toa Payoh
Braddell Stn/Blk 107 icon52171
Lor 1 Toa Payoh
Braddell Stn/Blk 106 icon52179
Lor 1 Toa Payoh


icon 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 151651751B151A151B151CR151
Depots BishanUlu Pandan
Others Bridging Service