Changi Depot

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Changi Depot
樟宜车厂
சாங்கி பணிமனை
Statistics
Address 5 Koh Sek Lim Road
Singapore 486050
Line(s) East–West Line
Rolling Stock(s) 151
651
751B
151A
151B
151C
R151

Changi Depot is the third train depot in Singapore. It maintains trains for the East–West Line. It will be replaced by the new East Coast Integrated Depot when completed in 2024.

History[edit]

Date Event
4 November 1989 Depot officially opens

Vandalism[edit]

On 18 May 2010, a Kawasaki Heavy Industries 151 train carriage was vandalised in the depot. Elaborate graffiti was drawn on the lower half of the carriage.[1]

A Swiss national, Oliver Fricker was charged with three charges of trespassing into the depot on the early hours of 17 May and vandalising the train by spraying paint and damaging public property by cutting a wired fence into property belonging to Land Transport Authority. Another British national has also been named as being involved in the case. However, his whereabouts are unknown.

Reception Tracks[edit]

On the East–West Line, it has 2 reception tracks that lead to Tanah Merah station.

References[edit]

  1. "MRT train vandalised". Straits Times (18 May 2010). Retrieved 4 June 2010.
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