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North South Line
வடக்கு தெற்கு வரி
NSL Map.png
Status Operational
Termini Jurong East
Marina South Pier
Stations 27 (1 U/C)
Services 1
Operator(s) SMRT
Rolling stock C151, C651, C751B, C151A, C151B
Line length 45 km
Track gauge 1,435 mm standard gauge
Electrification 750V DC Third rail

North South Line (NSL) is the first Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line. Traveling from one end to the other takes about 65 minutes. The line is currently 45 km long with 27 stations, which includes Canberra station.


Date Event
7 November 1987 Yio Chu Kang - Toa Payoh
12 December 1987 Toa Payoh - Raffles Place
20 December 1988 Yishun - Yio Chu Kang
4 November 1989 Raffles Place - Marina Bay
Separation of North South Line and East West Line
10 March 1990 Jurong East - Choa Chu Kang (part of East West Line)
10 February 1996 Choa Chu Kang - Yishun
Jurong East - Choa Chu Kang integrated to North South Line
27 May 2011 Jurong East Modification Project (JEMP) open[1]
23 November 2014 Marina Bay - Marina South Pier[2]
29 May 2017 Switching from Fixed Block Signaling system to Communication Based Train Control Signalling System.
2019 Canberra (Station added on operational line)

Possible future stations


Station Name Image Working names Notes
North South Line
Jurong East Jurong East-NSL-EWL.png Jurong East Terminus
Interchange with East West Line
Future Interchange with Jurong Region Line
Bukit Batok Bukit Batok-NSL.png Bukit Batok South
Bukit Gombak Bukit Gombak-NSL.png Bukit Batok North
Choa Chu Kang Choa Chu Kang-NSL.png Choa Chu Kang Interchange with Bukit Panjang LRT
Future Interchange with Jurong Region Line
Yew Tee Yew Tee-NSL.png Choa Chu Kang North
Kranji Kranji-NSL.png Kranji
Marsiling Marsiling-NSL.png Woodlands West
Woodlands Woodlands-NSL.png Woodlands Central Future Interchange with Thomson East Coast Line
Admiralty Admiralty-NSL.png Woodlands East
Sembawang Sembawang-NSL.png Sembawang
Canberra Simpang Under Construction
Yishun Yishun-NSL.png Nee Soon North
Khatib Khatib-NSL.png Nee Soon South
Yio Chu Kang Yio Chu Kang-NSL.png Yio Chu Kang
Ang Mo Kio Ang Mo Kio-NSL.png Ang Mo Kio
Bishan Bishan-NSL.png Kampong San Teng, San Teng Interchange with Circle Line
Braddell Braddell-NSL.png Braddell
Toa Payoh Toa Payoh-NSL.png Toa Payoh
Novena Novena-NSL.png Thomson
Newton Newton-NSL.png Newton Circus Interchange with Downtown Line
Orchard Orchard-NSL.png Scotts, Orchard Boulevard Future Interchange with Thomson East Coast Line
Somerset Somerset-NSL.png Killiney
Dhoby Ghaut Dhoby Ghaut-NSL.png Dhoby Ghaut Interchange with North East Line and Circle Line
City Hall City Hall-NSL-EWL.png Saint Andrew's Interchange with East West Line
Raffles Place Raffles Place-NSL-EWL.png Central Interchange with East West Line
Marina Bay Marina Bay-NSL.png Telok Ayer Basin, Marina South Interchange with Circle Line
Future Interchange with Thomson East Coast Line
Marina South Pier Marina South Pier-NSL.png Marina View, Marina Pier Terminus


Type Ply Between Notes
Full Jurong EastMarina South Pier Withdrawal Trains will terminate at Jurong East Platform C.
SWT Jurong EastAng Mo Kio Operates during Peak Hours/After Peak Hours
SWT Jurong EastYew Tee Operates during evening peak hours in the event of longer waiting times between Jurong East and Yew Tee.
SWT Marina South PierYishun Operates during Peak Hours and late night periods
Special Ang Mo KioPasir Ris Operates during morning peak hours in the event of longer waiting times along EWL.

Rolling stock

The rolling stock consists of Kawasaki Heavy Industries C151, Siemens C651, Kawasaki Heavy Industries & Nippon Sharyo C751B, Kawasaki Heavy Industries & CSR Qingdao Sifang C151A and Kawasaki Heavy Industries & CSR Qingdao Sifang C151B trains. These trains operate from two depots along the line, Bishan Depot near Bishan station and Ulu Pandan Depot near Jurong East station.


  1. "New Platform At Jurong East Station To Open On 27 May". LTA (16 May 2011). Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  2. "SPEECH BY MR RAYMOND LIM,MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT, AT THE VISIT TO KIM CHUAN DEPOT, 25 JANUARY 2008, 9.00 AM". Government Media Release. Retrieved 25 January 2008.
Mass Rapid Transit [ VTE ]
Overview HistoryStationsFare and TicketingFacilitiesSafetySecurity
Lines Current North South LineEast West LineNorth East LineCircle LineDowntown Line
Under Construction Thomson East Coast Line
Future Jurong Region LineCross Island Line
Rolling Stocks Current Kawasaki Heavy Industries C151Kawasaki Heavy Industries & CSR Qingdao Sifang C151AKawasaki Heavy Industries & CSR Qingdao Sifang C151BSiemens C651Alstom Metropolis C751AKawasaki Heavy Industries & Nippon Sharyo C751BAlstom Metropolis C751CAlstom Metropolis C830Alstom Metropolis C830CBombardier MOVIA C951
Future Kawasaki Heavy Industries & CSR Qingdao Sifang C151CKawasaki Heavy Industries & CRRC Qingdao Sifang CT251Alstom Metropolis C851E
Depots Current BishanChangiGali BatuKim ChuanSengkangUlu PandanTuas
Under Construction MandaiEast Coast
Railway Lines in Singapore ViewTalkEdit
Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) North South LineEast West LineNorth East LineCircle LineDowntown LineThomson East Coast LineJurong Region LineCross Island Line
Light Rail Transit (LRT) Bukit Panjang LRTSengkang LRTPunggol LRT
Other lines Changi Airport SkytrainSentosa Express (SDC)
Defunct lines Sentosa Monorail (SDC)
North South Line [ VTE ]
Stations Jurong EastBukit BatokBukit GombakChoa Chu KangYew TeeKranjiMarsilingWoodlandsAdmiraltySembawangCanberraYishunKhatibYio Chu KangAng Mo KioBishanBraddellToa PayohNovenaNewtonOrchardSomersetDhoby GhautCity HallRaffles PlaceMarina BayMarina South Pier
Rolling Stock C151C651C751BC151AC151BC151C
Depots BishanUlu Pandan