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CC8
Dakota
达科达
டகோட்டா
Dakota-CCL.png
*Graphic From SGTrains/Wikipedia/LTA
Statistics
Address 201 Old Airport Road
Singapore 397973
Line(s) Circle Line
Structure Underground
Connections Bus Taxi
Abbreviation DKT

Dakota (CC8) is a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the Circle Line.

History[edit]

Date Event
17 April 2010 Station officially opened

2011 train disruption[edit]

On 20 September 2011, a power fault disrupted train services at all stations on the Circle Line. The four-hour delay left about 27,000 commuters stranded during rush-hour. It was reported that leaks and a damaged electrical cable along the line were the cause of the disruption.[1] The disruption started at about 5.30 am. Train services were gradually restored from 8am and all services were restored just before 10am.[2] Investigations were carried out and the fault was traced back to a faulty cable beneath the platform level at this station.[3]

Artworks[edit]

  • CC8-Little Things, Little Stories.png
    Circle Line: Little Things, Little Stories by A Dose of Light
    This artwork captures the colourful everyday life in the Dakota Cresent heartlands. The large art piece features household objects found inside and outside residents’ homes, along the HDB flat corridors and other shared spaces. By recording these items, it also acts as a visible archive of the area.[4]

Layout[edit]

L1 Street Level
B1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre
B2
BPlatform CC8
Dakota
CC7
Mountbatten
CC4DT15
Promenade
CC1NS24NE6
Dhoby Ghaut
CE2NS27
Marina Bay
Platform A/B
APlatform CC29NE1
HarbourFront
CC15NS17
Bishan
CC9EW8
Paya Lebar
CC8
Dakota

Exits[edit]

Exit Disabled-Access Location/Nearby
A Handicapped/disabled access Dunman Road, Jalan Dua
B Handicapped/disabled access Dakota Crescent, Old Airport Road, Broadrick Secondary School

Transport Services[edit]

First/Last Train Timing[edit]

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat Sun & P.H. Daily
Circle Line
CC1 Dhoby Ghaut 05:42 05:42 06:09 23:51
CC7 Mountbatten 00:28
CC29 HarbourFront 05:37 05:37 06:04 23:01
CC26 Pasir Panjang 23:32
CC23 one-north 23:48
CC17 Caldecott 00:15
CC11 Tai Seng 00:23

Bus[edit]

Bus Stop Exit Bus Service
(81181) Dakota Stn Exit A/Blk 99 A
10
16
16M
30
30e
31
32
33
(81189) Dakota Stn Exit B/Blk 60 B
10
16
16M
30
30e
31
32
33
401

References[edit]

  1. "Leaks, damaged cable cause of 4-hour delay on Circle line". Straits Times (29 September 2011). Archived on 17 October 2011.
  2. "Thousands affected by Circle line disruption". Channel NewsAsia (20 September 2011). Archived on 24 October 2011.
  3. "Faulty cable led to Circle line disruption". Channel NewsAsia (20 September 2011). Archived on 26 October 2011.
  4. "Art in Transit". Land Transport Authority.
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