Nicoll Highway station
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|Address||20 Republic Avenue|
Nicoll Highway (CC5) is a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the .
|17 April 2010||Station officially opened|
Nicoll Highway collapse
On 20 April 2004, a section of tunnel being built for the Circle Line collapsed, apparently when a retaining wall used in the tunnel's construction gave way. This occurred near what was to become the Nicoll Highway station, not far from the Merdeka Bridge. 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.
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. The collapse also resulted in the completion of Circle Line 1 being pushed back from 2008 to 2010.
: Re-Claiming The Peripherals by Khiew Huey Chian
Four large reliefs above the platform doors showcase overlooked wild plants that play a key role in holding soil together on reclaimed land, which the station was built on. The artwork gives a starring role to these unappreciated plants and aims to remind commuters of how there is value in everything if they just take a closer look.
|L2||Overhead Bridge||The Concourse, Citygate, St John HQ|
|B1||Service Level||Restricted access|
|B2||Concourse||Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre|
|A||Nicoll Highway, The Concourse|
|B||Republic Avenue, Marina Promenade|
First/Last Train Timing
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|Mon − Fri||Sat||Sun & P.H.||Daily|
|Bus Stop||Exit||Bus Service|
|(80161) Opp Nicoll Highway Stn||A|
|(80169) Nicoll Highway Stn||A|
- "Friday’s fatal mishap among worst worksite accidents since 2004 Nicoll Highway tragedy". TODAY. Archived on 19 July 2017.
- "NICOLL HIGHWAY PROJECT RESTARTED". TODAY (9 September 2005).
- "Art in Transit". Land Transport Authority.
|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|