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Circle Line
环线
சர்க்கிள் வரி
CCL Map.png
Statistics
Status Operational
Termini Dhoby Ghaut
HarbourFront
Marina Bay
Stations 33 (3 U/C)
Services 2
Operator(s) SMRT
Rolling stock C830, C830C
Line length 34.6 km
Track gauge 1,435 mm standard gauge
Electrification 750V DC Third rail

Circle Line (CCL) is the fourth Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line. Traveling from one end to the other takes about 60 minutes. The line is currently 34.6 km long with 30 stations and it is fully underground and automated.

History[edit]

Date Event
28 May 2009 Bartley - Marymount
17 April 2010 Dhoby Ghaut - Bartley
8 October 2011 Marymount - HarbourFront
14 January 2012 Promenade - Marina Bay

Circle Line 6[edit]

On 17 January 2013, the Land Transport Authority announced Circle Line 6 which will close the circle, running between Marina Bay and HarbourFront. It will be a 4 km extension with 3 stations.[1]

Nicoll Highway Collapse[edit]

On 20 April 2004 at 3.30pm, the construction site of the Nicoll Highway station collapsed, apparently when a retaining wall used in the tunnel's construction gave way. The accident left a collapse zone 150m wide, 100m long, and 30m deep. Four workers were killed, with three more injured and one body which was never recovered.[2] Consequently, the station site was moved around 100m south of the initial location. Moreover, the tunnels between Promenade and Stadium were constructed on an alignment that bypassed the collapsed area.[3] The collapse also resulted in the completion of Circle Line 1 being pushed back from 2008 to 2010.

2016 train disruptions[edit]

In late August 2016, intermittent signal interference led to a five-day series of train disruptions. The issue reappeared again in November.[4][5] A team of data scientists explored the data and discovered via a Marey Chart visualization that it was caused by hardware problems, sending errant signals from a "rogue" C830C train (846).[6]

Stations[edit]

Alpha-Numeric
Code
Station Name Image Working names Notes
Circle Line
CC1NS24NE6 Dhoby Ghaut Dhoby Ghaut-CCL.png Dhoby Ghaut Terminus
Interchange with North South Line and North East Line
CC2 Bras Basah Bras Basah-CCL.png Museum
CC3 Esplanade Esplanade-CCL.png Convention Centre
CC4DT15 Promenade Promenade-CCL.png Millenia Interchange with Downtown Line
CC5 Nicoll Highway Nicoll Highway-CCL.png Nicoll Highway
CC6 Stadium Stadium-CCL.png Boulevard Terminus (Circle Line Extension)
CC7 Mountbatten Mountbatten-CCL.png Old Airport Road
CC8 Dakota Dakota-CCL.png Tanjong Katong
CC9EW8 Paya Lebar Paya Lebar-CCL.png Paya Lebar Interchange with East West Line
CC10DT26 MacPherson MacPherson-CCL.png MacPherson Interchange with Downtown Line
CC11 Tai Seng Tai Seng-CCL.png Upper Paya Lebar
CC12 Bartley Bartley-CCL.png Bartley
CC13NE12 Serangoon Serangoon-CCL.png Serangoon Interchange with North East Line
CC14 Lorong Chuan Lorong Chuan-CCL.png Lorong Chuan
CC15NS17 Bishan Bishan-CCL.png Bishan Interchange with North South Line
CC16 Marymount Marymount-CCL.png Marymount
CC17TE9 Caldecott Caldecott-CCL.png Thomson Future Interchange with Thomson–East Coast Line
CC18 Bukit Brown Bukit Brown Reserved station. Not in Operation.
CC19DT9 Botanic Gardens Botanic Gardens-CCL.png Adam Interchange with Downtown Line
CC20 Farrer Road Farrer Road-CCL.png Farrer
CC21 Holland Village Holland Village-CCL.png Holland
CC22EW21 Buona Vista Buona Vista-CCL.png Buona Vista Interchange with East West Line
CC23 one-north One-north-CCL.png one-north
CC24 Kent Ridge Kent Ridge-CCL.png National University Hospital
CC25 Haw Par Villa Haw Par Villa-CCL.png West Coast
CC26 Pasir Panjang Pasir Panjang-CCL.png Pasir Panjang
CC27 Labrador Park Labrador Park-CCL.png Alexandra
CC28 Telok Blangah Telok Blangah-CCL.png Telok Blangah
CC29NE1 HarbourFront HarbourFront-CCL.png HarbourFront Terminus
Interchange with North East Line
Circle Line Stage 6
CC30 Keppel Keppel Under Construction
CC31 Cantonment Cantonment Under Construction
CC32 Prince Edward Road Prince Edward Under Construction
Circle Line Extension
CE1DT16 Bayfront Bayfront-CCL-DTL.png Bayfront Interchange with Downtown Line
CE2NS27TE20 Marina Bay Marina Bay-CCL.png Marina Bay Terminus
Interchange with North South Line
Future Interchange with Thomson–East Coast Line

Rolling stock[edit]

The rolling stock consists of Alstom Metropolis C830 and Alstom Metropolis C830C trains. These trains operate from Kim Chuan Depot near Tai Seng station.

References[edit]

Mass Rapid Transit [ VTE ]
Overview HistoryStationsFare and TicketingFacilitiesSafetySecurity
Lines North South LineEast West LineNorth East LineCircle LineDowntown LineThomson–East Coast Line
FutureJurong Region LineCross Island Line
Rolling Stocks C151C151AC151BC151CCT251C651C751AC751BC751CC830C830CC951
FutureC851E • CJ151 • CR151
Depots BishanChangiGali BatuKim ChuanMandaiSengkangUlu PandanTuas
FutureChangi East • East Coast • Tengah
Railway Lines in Singapore [ VTE ]
Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) North South LineEast West LineNorth East LineCircle LineDowntown LineThomson–East Coast Line
FutureJurong Region LineCross Island Line
Light Rail Transit (LRT) Bukit Panjang LRTSengkang LRTPunggol LRT
Cross-border KTM Intercity
FutureHigh Speed Rail • Johor Bahru–Singapore Rapid Transit System
Others Changi Airport SkytrainSentosa Express
DefunctSentosa Monorail
Circle Line [ VTE ]
Stations Dhoby GhautBras BasahEsplanadePromenadeNicoll HighwayStadiumMountbattenDakotaPaya LebarMacPhersonTai SengBartleySerangoonLorong ChuanBishanMarymountCaldecottBukit BrownBotanic GardensFarrer RoadHolland VillageBuona Vistaone-northKent RidgeHaw Par VillaPasir PanjangLabrador ParkTelok BlangahHarbourFront
CCL6KeppelCantonmentPrince Edward Road
Circle Line ExtensionPromenadeBayfrontMarina Bay
Rolling Stock C830C830C • C851E
Depots Kim Chuan
Others Circle Line Bridging Service