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NS20
Novena
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*Graphic From SGTrains/Wikipedia/LTA
Statistics
Address 250 Thomson Road
Singapore 307642
Line(s) North South Line
Connections Bus Taxi
Abbreviation NOV

Novena (NS20) is an underground Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the North South Line.

History

Date Event
12 December 1987 Station officially opens

Etymology

The station was named after the popular weekly Novena devotion sessions held at the nearby Catholic Church of Saint Alphonsus or more popularly known as Novena Church. The term "Novena" is derived from the Latin word "Novem" which means nine, and which refers to prayers said for nine consecutive days.[1]

Cultural Impact

The station is rumoured to be haunted, possibly because the area used to be the site of a Jewish cemetery.[2]

Layout

L1 Street Level Novena Square, Square 2
B1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre, Transitlink Ticket Office
B2
APlatform NS20
Novena
NS19
Toa Payoh
NS9TE2
Woodlands
NS1EW24
Jurong East
Platform A/B
BPlatform NS28
Marina South Pier
NS21DT11
Newton
NS20
Novena

Exits

Exit Disabled-Access Location/Nearby
A Handicapped/disabled access Sinaran Drive, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Square 2
B Handicapped/disabled access Thomson Road, Novena Square

Transport Services

First/Last Train Timing

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat Sun & P.H. Daily
North South Line
NS1 Jurong East 06:01 06:16 06:22 00:07
NS7 Kranji 00:22
NS28 Marina South Pier 05:44 05:44 06:08 23:41

Bus

Bus Stop Exit Bus Service
(50031) Opp Novena Ch B
5
21
54
56
57
131
141
143
162
162M
166
167
851
980
NR1
(50037) Novena Stn Exit B B
5
54
143
162
162M
167
(50038) Novena Stn B
21
56
57
131
141
166
851
980

References

  1. "Definition of Novena". Retrieved 15 March 2013.
  2. "Where are the ghosts?". Abdul Hadhi (The New Paper, 17 October 1988). Retrieved 13 May 2016.
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 C151C151AC151BC151CC651C751BCR151
Depots BishanUlu Pandan