Choa Chu Kang station

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NS4JS1BP1
Choa Chu Kang
蔡厝港
சுவா சூ காங்
Choa Chu Kang-NSL.png
Choa Chu Kang-BPLRT.png
*Graphic From SGTrains/Wikipedia/LTA
Statistics
Address (NSL) 10 Choa Chu Kang Avenue 4
Singapore 689810
Address (BPLRT) 15 Choa Chu Kang Avenue 4
Singapore 689813
Line(s) North–South Line
Jurong Region Line (Future)
Bukit Panjang LRT
Structure Elevated
Connections Bus Taxi
Abbreviation CCK

Choa Chu Kang (NS4/JS1/BP1) is a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the North–South Line and the future Jurong Region Line[1] and a Light Rail Transit (LRT) station on the Bukit Panjang LRT.

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Note: Commuters transferring between the North–South Line and the Bukit Panjang LRT may tap out and in again within 15 minutes for a valid transfer and no extra fare will be charged for their journey.

History[edit]

Date Event
10 March 1990 Station officially opened
6 November 1999 Station interchanged with Bukit Panjang LRT
27 December 2016 Two new platforms officially opened (Bukit Panjang LRT)[2]
10 December 2017 Station (North–South Line towards Jurong East) closed due to the upgrading of signaling system on the East–West Line[3]
17 December 2017
4 October 2020 Station (Bukit Panjang LRT) closed due to the upgrading of signaling system on the Bukit Panjang LRT[4]
11 October 2020
18 October 2020
25 October 2020

2008 incident[edit]

On 7 April 2008, a man was hit by a train at Choa Chu Kang station at 8am. this resulted in the disruption of northbound train services from Yew Tee to Bukit Gombak for about 50 minutes. He was subsequently pronounced dead by paramedics. A bus-bridging service was deployed between the affected stations.[5]

New LRT platforms[edit]

On 31 October 2012, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced that the LRT station will have two more platforms, specifically for commuters to exit the trains to allow the existing platform in the centre to have more space to cater to boarding passengers. There will also be additional fare gates and a new covered linkway from the LRT station to Lot One. These new additions which also include widening the staircase between the MRT and the LRT stations will be completed by 2016.[6]

Layout[edit]

L2
Platform 4
2/4Platform Service A: BP1NS4
Choa Chu Kang
BP2
South View
BP13
Senja
BP1NS4
Choa Chu Kang
Service B: BP1NS4
Choa Chu Kang
BP2
South View
BP7
Petir
BP1NS4
Choa Chu Kang
Platform 1/2
1/3Platform Service A: BP1NS4
Choa Chu Kang
BP2
South View
BP13
Senja
BP1NS4
Choa Chu Kang
Service B: BP1NS4
Choa Chu Kang
BP2
South View
BP7
Petir
BP1NS4
Choa Chu Kang
Platform 3
APlatform NS4BP1Choa Chu KangNS3Bukit GombakNS1EW24Jurong East
Platform A/B
BPlatform NS28Marina South PierNS9TE2WoodlandsNS5Yew TeeNS4BP1Choa Chu Kang
M No Handicapped/disabled access Transfer Linkway between North–South Line Platforms and Bukit Panjang LRT Platforms
L1 NSL Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre, Transitlink Ticket Office
BPLRT Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines
Street Level Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange, Lot One

Notes: Platforms 3 and 4 are for Alighting Passengers only.

Exits[edit]

Exit Disabled-Access Location/Nearby
A Handicapped/disabled access Lot 1 Shoppers’ Mall, Choa Chu Kang Interchange
B Handicapped/disabled access Lot 1 Shoppers’ Mall, Choa Chu Kang Avenue 4
C Handicapped/disabled access Choa Chu Kang Loop
D Handicapped/disabled access Choa Chu Kang Loop
E Handicapped/disabled access Lot 1 Shoppers’ Mall, Choa Chu Kang Avenue 4, Keat Hong Community Centre

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 05:39 05:39 06:02 00:53
NS28Marina South Pier 05:25 05:25 05:44 22:56
NS19Toa Payoh 23:38
NS16Ang Mo Kio 00:27
icon Bukit Panjang LRT
BP1 Choa Chu Kang
   via BP10 Fajar
05:13 05:13 05:32 23:10
BP6 Bukit Panjang
   via BP10 Fajar
23:30

Bus[edit]

More travel information: Alternative Travel Method
Bus Stop Exit Bus Service
Choa Chu Kang Int icon44009
Choa Chu Kang Loop
A
67
172
188
188e
190
300
301
302
307
925
927
976
983
985
991
Opp Choa Chu Kang Stn icon44531
Choa Chu Kang Ave 4
B/E
307
974
975
Lot 1/Choa Chu Kang Stn icon44539
Choa Chu Kang Ave 4
B/E
172
190
307
974
975
985
991

References[edit]

  1. "Jurong Region Line". Land Transport Authority.
  2. "New platforms at Choa Chu Kang LRT station to ease congestion". Adrian Lim (Straits Times, 23 December 2016). Archived on 30 December 2016.
  3. "2 full-day shutdowns, shorter operating hours for 19 NSEWL MRT stations in December: LTA, SMRT". Channel NewsAsia (21 November 2017).
  4. "Renewal works for Bukit Panjang LRT to be conducted on Sundays in October". SMRT (18 September 2020).
  5. "Northbound train services disrupted due to rail incident". Channel NewsAsia (7 April 2008). Archived on 24 April 2008.
  6. "Two-car train system for Sengkang & Punggol LRT". Channel NewsAsia (11 March 2012). Archived on 3 November 2012.
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 C151C151AC151BC151CC651C751BCR151
Depots BishanUlu Pandan
Others Bridging Service
icon Jurong Region Line [ VTE ]
Stations Choa Chu KangChoa Chu Kang WestTengahHong KahCorporationJurong WestBahar JunctionBoon LayEnterpriseTukangJurong HillJurong Pier
Jurong West ExtensionBahar JunctionGek PohTawasNanyang GatewayNanyang CrescentPeng Kang Hill
Jurong East ExtensionTengahTengah PlantationTengah ParkBukit Batok WestToh GuanJurong EastJurong Town HallPandan Reservoir
Rolling Stock CJ151
Depots Tengah
Others Bridging Service
icon Bukit Panjang LRT [ VTE ]
Stations Choa Chu KangSouth ViewKeat HongTeck WhyePhoenixBukit PanjangPetirPendingBangkitFajarSegarJelapangSenja
FormerTen Mile Junction
Rolling Stock C801C801AC801B
Depots Ten Mile Junction
Others Bukit Panjang LRT Bridging Service