Lentor station

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TE5
Lentor
伦多
லென்ட்டோர்
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Line(s) Thomson–East Coast Line (Future)

Lentor (TE5) is a future underground Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the Thomson–East Coast Line.[1]

History

On 1 March 2018, a 48 year old construction worker fell from a raised working platform 2.5m above the ground, while working in a tunnel connecting to Lentor station. The accident happened at 3.35am, and the worker was employed to dismantle components of tunnel boring machines, following the completion of tunnelling works. He was pronounced dead by paramedics at 4.30am. The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said the chamber, which was being lowered using chain blocks, suddenly swung and hit the platform that one of the workers was standing on, causing him to fall from it.[2][3]

References

  1. "Speech by Mr Lui Tuck Yew, Minister for Transport, at the Inspection of Downtown Line 1 Station and Announcement of Thomson Line alignment, 29 August 2012, 10.00am at Telok Ayer Station". Ministry of Transport (29 August 2012). Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  2. "Construction worker killed in accident at Lentor MRT station worksite". Channel NewsAsia (1 March 2018)
  3. "Man, 48, falls to death at Lentor MRT worksite, safety timeout called to review work process". Adrian Lim (The Straits Time, 1 March 2018)
Thomson–East Coast Line [ VTE ]
Stations Woodlands NorthWoodlandsWoodlands SouthSpringleafLentorMayflowerBright HillUpper ThomsonCaldecottMount PleasantStevensNapierOrchard BoulevardOrchardGreat WorldHavelockOutram ParkMaxwellShenton WayMarina BayMarina SouthGardens by the BayFounders' MemorialTanjong RhuKatong ParkTanjong KatongMarine ParadeMarine TerraceSiglapBayshoreBedok SouthSungei Bedok
Rolling Stock CT251
Depots MandaiEast Coast