Bukit Panjang station
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|Address||950 Upper Bukit Timah Road|
11 Petir Road
Bukit Panjang LRT
|Note: Commuters transferring between the Downtown Line and the Bukit Panjang LRT have to tap out and in again within 15 minutes for a valid transfer and no extra fare will be charged for their journey.|
|6 November 1999||Station officially opened|
|27 December 2015||Station interchanged with Downtown Line|
2001 train disruption
In the evening of 29 August 2001, an LRT train had hit a switch beam at 5.40pm. This results in a power failure for the whole line. Train service was resumed at 10.15am the next day, affecting about 10,000 commuters. 
Downtown Line station naming controversy
On 15 July 2008, when the station locations were revealed for Downtown Line 2, the working name of the station was revealed as Petir, but led to concerns that there would be confusion with Petir, which the station was not near to. After a series of public polling by Land Transport Authority (LTA), on 16 June 2009, the finalised station name was revealed to be Bukit Panjang.
The location of the station and the lack of a connection to the LRT system caused local Members of Parliament (MP) to request a review, but was rejected by the LTA saying that it would be a "technical constraint" to force the line to curve sharply within a short distance to allow for a normal interchange station to be built. However, it added that a covered linkway would be built between the MRT and the LRT stations.
Excavation works for the Downtown Line 2 caused a massive sinkhole on Woodlands Road on 16 March 2013. The construction destabilised the soil, which ruptured an underground water pipe. The rupture which was as wide as one of the road's lanes, appeared near West View Primary School, next to where construction work is being carried out.
A fire broke out at a construction site for the Downtown Line in the early hours of 9 April 2014. No injuries were reported and the fire was put out in 30 minutes. Thick smoke could be seen from the work site in Bukit Panjang, near Junction 10 mall.
Downtown Line: Punctum of the Long Hills by John Clang
Two giant-sized boys peek around public housing blocks, signifying a sense of curiosity and the spirit of adventure. The rows of tall blocks allude to the hilly landscape of Bukit Panjang, which means “long hills” in Malay.
|M||BPLRT Concourse||Faregates, Ticketing Machines|
|Unpaid Link||between Downtown Line Concourse and Bukit Panjang LRT Concourse|
|L1||BPLRT Concourse||Faregates, Ticketing Machines|
|Street Level||Hillion Mall, Bukit Panjang Bus Interchange|
|B1||Service Level||Restricted access|
|B2||DTL Concourse||Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre|
|A||Upper Bukit Timah Road, Bukit Panjang Bus Interchange, Hillion Mall|
|B||Upper Bukit Timah Road, Sri Murugan Hill Temple|
|C||Bukit Panjang Road, Senja Estate|
|D||Hillion Mall, Bukit Panjang Bus Interchange|
First/Last Train Timing
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|Mon − Fri||Sat||Sun & P.H.||Daily|
|Bukit Panjang LRT|
|Choa Chu Kang||05:05||05:05||05:24||23:30|
|Choa Chu Kang
|Bus Stop||Exit||Bus Service|
|(45009) Bt Panjang Int||A/B|
|(44029) Bt Panjang Stn Exit A/LRT||A|
|(44021) Bt Panjang Stn Exit B||B|
- "10000 regular peak hour commuters stranded". Straits Times (31 August 2001). Archived on 28 September 2011.
- "Downtown Line 2 Station Sites Named". Land Transport Authority. Archived on 27 May 2011
- "Circle Line, Downtown Line 1 and 2 Station Names Finalised". Land Transport Authority. Archived on 7 August 2011.
- "Why Downtown Line differs from earlier ones". Land Transport Authority. Archived on 24 December 2013.
- "Excavation works for new MRT line caused Woodlands sinkhole". AsiaOne. Archived on 16 December 2013.
- "Fire at Downtown Line construction site in Bukit Panjang". Channel NewsAsia. Archived on 10 April 2014.
- "Art in Transit". Land Transport Authority.
|Downtown Line||[ V • T • ]|
|Stations||Bukit Panjang • Cashew • Hillview • Hume • Beauty World • King Albert Park • Sixth Avenue • Tan Kah Kee • Botanic Gardens • Stevens • Newton • Little India • Rochor • Bugis • Promenade • Bayfront • Downtown • Telok Ayer • Chinatown • Fort Canning • Bencoolen • Jalan Besar • Bendemeer • Geylang Bahru • Mattar • MacPherson • Ubi • Kaki Bukit • Bedok North • Bedok Reservoir • Tampines West • Tampines • Tampines East • Upper Changi • Expo|
|DTL3eXilin • Sungei Bedok|
|Depots||Gali Batu • Kim Chuan • East Coast|
|Others||Downtown Line Bridging Service|
|Bukit Panjang LRT||[ V • T • ]|
|Stations||Choa Chu Kang • South View • Keat Hong • Teck Whye • Phoenix • Bukit Panjang • Petir • Pending • Bangkit • Fajar • Segar • Jelapang • Senja|
|FormerTen Mile Junction|
|Rolling Stock||C801 • C801A • C801B|
|Depots||Ten Mile Junction|
|Others||Bukit Panjang LRT Bridging Service|