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CG2
Changi Airport
樟宜机场
சாங்கி விமானநிலையம்
Changi Airport-EWL.png
*Graphic From SGTrains/Wikipedia/LTA
Statistics
Address 70 Airport Boulevard
Singapore 819661
Line(s) East–West Line
Structure Underground
Connections Bus Taxi Changi Airport Skytrain Airport
Abbreviation CGA

Changi Airport (CG2) is a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the East–West Line.

History[edit]

Date Event
8 February 2002 Station officially opened
7 July 2017 Station involved in Exercise Northstar 10 (Counter terrorism)[1]

Station Planning[edit]

The earlier plans had long been made for a new line branching off from the existing East–West Line at Tanah Merah station with some conceptual plans showing a tentative route alignment up to the airport and continuing towards the city along the east coast of the island.[2] However, the route alignment showed a deviation from previous plans. The final plan involved building only the first two stations, namely the Expo and Changi Airport stations, the underground station built between Terminal 2 and Terminal 3. The alignment of the station at the airport has been switched perpendicularly such that the station leads to two of the terminals directly from either end of the station.[3]

Initial trains operation[edit]

Train services were initially operated as a through service from Boon Lay station when this station opened. However, to cut costs due to ridership falling below expectations, the service was reverted into shuttle service on 22 July 2003.

2002 incident[edit]

On 24 July 2002, a glass panel of the atria wall shattered. The area was quickly closed off, but train services were not affected.[4]

2003 incident[edit]

On 24 September 2003, a man died at the station, apparently having fallen five stories from the departure hall.[5]

2020 track cracks[edit]

On 17 January 2020, SMRT had found a crack in the crossing near this station during inspection works in the morning. Trains have to be diverted to only one platform and have to travel at a slower speed as they approach the affected crossing.[6]

Layout[edit]

L3 Linkbridge to Jewel
Viewing Gallery
L2 Departure Hall Changi Airport, Changi Airport Skytrain
L1 Arrival Hall Changi Airport
M Linkbridge
B2 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre, Transitlink Ticket Office
APlatform CGEW4Tanah MerahCG1DT35ExpoCG2Changi Airport
Platform A/B
BPlatform CGEW4Tanah MerahCG1DT35ExpoCG2Changi Airport

Exits[edit]

Exit Disabled-Access Location/Nearby
A Handicapped/disabled access Changi Airport Terminal 2, Changi Airport Jewel, Changi Airport Skytrain
B Handicapped/disabled access Changi Airport Terminal 3, Changi Airport Jewel, Changi Airport Skytrain

Transport Services[edit]

First/Last Train Timing[edit]

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat Sun & P.H. Daily
icon East–West Line
CGTanah Merah 05:31 05:31 05:59 00:06

Bus[edit]

More travel information: Alternative Travel Method
Bus Stop Exit Bus Service
Changi Airport PTB2 icon95129
PTB2 Basement
A
24
27
34
36
53
110
858
Changi Airport PTB3 icon95109
PTB3 Basement
B
24
27
34
36
53
110
858

References[edit]

icon 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 ExtensionTanah MerahExpoChangi Airport
Rolling Stock C151C151AC151BC151CC651C751BCR151
Depots ChangiUlu PandanTuasEast Coast
Others Bridging Service