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Train Service will be extended tonight. Certain bus services will be extended to coincide with the last train service. Please refer to Travel Advisory for more information.
North South Line: Due to track renewal works, train services between Jurong East and Woodlands stations will end at 11pm. Shuttle bus services are available. Certain bus services will be extended to coincide with the last shuttle bus timing.
East West Line: Due to track renewal works, train services between Buona Vista and Boon Lay stations will end at 11pm. Train service between Queenstown and Buona Vista will be operating at a longer frequency. Shuttle bus services are available between Buona Vista and Boon Lay stations. Certain bus services will be extended to coincide with the last shuttle bus timing.
East West Line: Due to track renewal works, train services between Bugis and Raffles Place stations will end at 11.30pm. Train service between Raffles Place and Outram Park will be operating at a longer frequency. Affected commuters may take the North South Line between City Hall and Raffles Place instead. Shuttle bus services are available between Bugis and Raffles Place stations. Certain bus services will be extended to coincide with the last shuttle bus timing.
SBS Transit: Bus Service 253, 255, 257, 400 and 402 will have operate at a lower frequency during off-peak hours. Affected commuters may try the on-demand bus service during these time.
SMRT Buses: Bus Service NR7 will not be in operation. Affected commuters may try the on-demand bus service from 11.30pm to 2pm.
SMRT Buses: From 16 December 2018, Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange will be relocated to the new Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange as to facilitate the construction of Jurong Region Line. Please refer here for more information.
Bukit Panjang LRT: From 13 January 2019, Ten Mile Junction station will be permanent closed. Please refer here for more information.
CG1
DT35

Expo
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Address 21 Changi South Avenue 1
2 Expo Drive
Singapore 486065/485985
Line(s) East West Line
Downtown Line
Connections Bus Taxi
Abbreviation XPO

Expo (CG1/DT35) is an elevated/underground Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the East West Line and the Downtown Line.

The East West Line's station sports a space age architecture designed by world-renowned architect Sir Norman Foster. The roof is clad in titanium, steel, and glass, and its design enabled the platform to be columns-free, invoking a sense of spaciousness. The station is built to handle fluctuating passenger volumes due to events at the adjacent Singapore Expo, and has the large spaces needed to facilitate smooth traffic flow.

History

Date Event
10 January 2001 Station officially opens
21 October 2017 Station interchanges with Downtown Line

Train services to Expo station were initially operated as a 2-station shuttle service from Tanah Merah when the station first opened. It was then converted to a through service from Boon Lay station when Changi Airport station opened. However, to cut costs due to low ridership, it was reverted into shuttle service on 22 July 2003.

Architecture

The station's shell-shaped roof is derived from the section of a torus, as the eventual shape of the roof resembles a cylindrical cut perpendicular to the torus, while the shell roof is supported by two pairs of "Y" shaped twin columns separated by a 70-metre span in between. These columns are unique in that they are built outside the station platform and behind the train tracks.

Another distinctive feature is the large disc situated at the top of the glass elevator shaft. The disc overhangs and terminates one end of the toroidal curved roof form, and contains an elevator shaft for the usage of the handicapped or needy. Its unusual shape lead some people to comment that it looked like a spaceship or UFO. This unique disc is the first of its kind in Singapore, although it was also used for the New Supreme Court building which was opened in 2006.

Art in Transit

A Banquet by Yeo Chee Kiong is an artwork that illustrates ‘Free-Trade Spirit’ with two free-floating ‘Speech balloons’ between two chairs of negotiation. It becomes two sets of magnificent ‘kaleidoscopes’ through the mirror-finished stainless-steel. They cast and reflect the ever-changing and moving visual pattern or passing-by commuters between each protruding hemisphere and the recess in tetragon piece.

Layout

L2 Platform A
CG1
DT35

Expo
CG2

Changi Airport
Platform A/B
Platform B
EW4

Tanah Merah
CG1
DT35

Expo
L1 EWL Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre
Street Level Singapore Expo, Changi City Point
B1 Transfer Linkway between East West Line Concourse and Downtown Line Concourse
Underpass Changi City Point
B2 DTL Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre
B3 Platform C
DT35
CG1

Expo
DT16
CE1

Bayfront
DT1
BP6

Bukit Panjang
Platform C/D
Platform D No Regular Service

Exits

Exit Disabled-Access Location/Nearby
A Handicapped/disabled access Singapore Expo
B Handicapped/disabled access Changi Business Park, Changi City Point
C Handicapped/disabled access Singapore Expo
D Handicapped/disabled access Changi City Point, Changi Business Park
E Handicapped/disabled access Changi South Avenue 1, Changi City Point
F Handicapped/disabled access Changi City Point
G Handicapped/disabled access UE Bizhub East

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Transport Services

First/Last Train Timing

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat Sun & P.H. Daily
East West Line
EW4
Tanah Merah
05:36 05:36 06:04 00:11
CG2
Changi Airport
05:23 05:23 05:49 23:54
Downtown Line
DT1
Bukit Panjang
05:36 05:36 05:54 23:40

Notes: Last connecting train to Tuas Link will depart at 23:23.

Bus

Bus Stop Exit Bus Service
(96021) Opp Expo Halls 1/2/3 A
12
24
38
NR7
(96029) Expo Halls 1/2/3 A
12
24
38
(96031) Opp Expo Halls 4/5/6 A
12
24
38
NR7
(96039) Expo Halls 4/5/6 A
12
24
38
(96221) Opp S'pore Expo A/B
35
35M
47
118
(96229) S'pore Expo A/B
35
35M
47
118
(96301) Expo Stn Exit B B
20
118
(96309) Expo Stn Exit E E
20
118

References


East West Line [ VTE ]
Stations Pasir RisTampinesSimeiTanah MerahBedokKembanganEunosPaya LebarAljuniedKallangLavenderBugisCity HallRaffles PlaceTanjong PagarOutram ParkTiong BahruRedhillQueenstownCommonwealthBuona VistaDoverClementiJurong EastChinese GardenLakesideBoon LayPioneerJoo KoonGul CircleTuas CrescentTuas West RoadTuas Link
Changi Airport Extension: Tanah MerahExpoChangi Airport
Rolling Stock C151C651C751BC151AC151BC151C
Depots ChangiUlu PandanTuasEast Coast
Downtown Line [ VTE ]
Stations Bukit PanjangCashewHillviewBeauty WorldKing Albert ParkSixth AvenueTan Kah KeeBotanic GardensStevensNewtonLittle IndiaRochorBugisPromenadeBayfrontDowntownTelok AyerChinatownFort CanningBencoolenJalan BesarBendemeerGeylang BahruMattarMacPhersonUbiKaki BukitBedok NorthBedok ReservoirTampines WestTampinesTampines EastUpper ChangiExpo
Downtown Line 3 Extension: XilinSungei Bedok
Rolling Stock C951
Depots Gali BatuKim ChuanEast Coast