Dhoby Ghaut station
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|Address||11 Orchard Road|
60 Orchard Road
13 Orchard Road
Dhoby Ghaut (NS24/NE6/CC1) is a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the , the and the . It is the largest MRT station in Singapore and the third deepest MRT station with a depth of 28m below ground level.
|12 December 1987||Station officially opened|
|20 June 2003||Station interchanged with|
|8 January 2006||Station involved in Exercise Northstar V (Counter terrorism)|
|17 April 2010||Station interchanged with|
|26 October 2014||Station involved in Exercise Heartbeat 2014 (Counter terrorism)|
2011 train disruption
On 15 December 2011, a train heading northbound had been stuck up by a damaged power rail at about 7pm, causing a train disruption between Bishan and Marina Bay stations. Southbound services resumed as per normal from 9pm, but northbound services were closed for the night for further maintenance works. About 127,000 commuters were affected by this disruption. Later investigation found out that the disruption was caused by a defective fastener in the Third Rail Support Assembly (TRSA) on the northbound track between Dhoby Ghaut and City Hall stations, resulting in the third rail to sag, resulting in the whole segment of track impassable to all trains.
: Interchange by Milenko & Delia Prvacki
As the title suggest, this large-scale artwork represents the interchange between the stations lines that run through Dhoby Ghaut. A marriage of ceramic and mosaic works that span walls, climb columns and sprawl over the station floor, they draw upon the cultural richness and artistic heritage of Singapore and the region, as well as ideas of permanent movement.
: Universal Language by Sun Yu-Li
Spread across the station are some 180 pieces of art tiled into the floors and columns. Featuring various sets of prehistoric symbols such as hunters, fishes and birds, acting as wayfinding icons which lead the commuters towards the columns that signify each route of the station. These symbols also come together to form a large floor mural and vibrant mosaic wall panel at the main concourse.
: Man and Environment by Baet Yeok Kuan
The 36 white gypsum sculptures of ‘Man and Environment’ are spread evenly across three pillars, depicting things such as rocks, plants, textures and wall cracks. These enlarged depictions encourage commuters to be more aware of little details in their surroundings that they fail to notice during their commute.
|L1||Street Level||Plaza Singapura|
|B2||NSL Concourse||Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre|
|NEL Concourse||Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre|
|Transfer Linkway||between Concourse, Concourse and Transfer Hall|
|CCL Concourse||Passenger Service Centre|
|Transfer Hall||between Platforms and Transfer Linkway|
|C||Plaza Singapura, Istana|
|E||The [email protected]|
|F||Oldham Lane, Macdonald House, Orchard Road|
First/Last Train Timing
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|Mon − Fri||Sat||Sun & P.H.||Daily|
|North South Line|
|Marina South Pier||05:52||05:52||06:17||23:51|
|North East Line|
|Bus Stop||Exit||Bus Service|
|(08031) Dhoby Ghaut Stn Exit B||B|
|(08057) Dhoby Ghaut Stn||E/F|
|(08058) Aft Dhoby Ghaut Stn||E/F|
- "Twenty-two agencies in Exercise Northstar V ready for action". Channel NewsAsia (3 January 2006). Archived on 1 October 2007.
- "Police conduct anti-terror exercises at Dhoby Ghaut, Downtown MRT stations". TODAY (26 October 2014).
- "North-South MRT Line breakdown hits thousands". Channel NewsAsia. Archived on 7 January 2012.
- "Release of Report of COI into 15 and 17 December 2011 MRT Disruptions". Ministry of Transport.
- "Art in Transit". Land Transport Authority.
|North South Line||[ V • T • ]|
|Stations||Jurong East • Bukit Batok • Bukit Gombak • Choa Chu Kang • Yew Tee • Kranji • Marsiling • Woodlands • Admiralty • Sembawang • Canberra • Yishun • Khatib • Yio Chu Kang • Ang Mo Kio • Bishan • Braddell • Toa Payoh • Novena • Newton • Orchard • Somerset • Dhoby Ghaut • City Hall • Raffles Place • Marina Bay • Marina South Pier|
|Rolling Stock||C151 • C151A • C151B • C151C • C651 • C751B • CR151|
|Depots||Bishan • Ulu Pandan|
|Others||North South Line Bridging Service|
|North East Line||[ V • T • ]|
|Stations||HarbourFront • Outram Park • Chinatown • Clarke Quay • Dhoby Ghaut • Little India • Farrer Park • Boon Keng • Potong Pasir • Woodleigh • Serangoon • Kovan • Hougang • Buangkok • Sengkang • Punggol|
North East Line extension: Punggol Coast
|Rolling Stock||C751A • C751C • C851E|
|Others||North East Line Bridging Service|
|Circle Line||[ V • T • ]|
|Stations||Dhoby Ghaut • Bras Basah • Esplanade • Promenade • Nicoll Highway • Stadium • Mountbatten • Dakota • Paya Lebar • MacPherson • Tai Seng • Bartley • Serangoon • Lorong Chuan • Bishan • Marymount • Caldecott • Bukit Brown • Botanic Gardens • Farrer Road • Holland Village • Buona Vista • one-north • Kent Ridge • Haw Par Villa • Pasir Panjang • Labrador Park • Telok Blangah • HarbourFront|
|CCL6Keppel • Cantonment • Prince Edward Road|
|Circle Line ExtensionPromenade • Bayfront • Marina Bay|
|Rolling Stock||C830 • C830C • C851E|
|Others||Circle Line Bridging Service|