Potong Pasir station

From SgWiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search


!
COVID-19 ADVISORY
!
In light of the current COVID-19, sgWiki would like to remind all to:
  • Keep good personal hygiene
  • Wear a mask when not at home unless participating in high strenuous exercise.
  • Visit a clinic if you develop cough, flu and/or fever. Contact the clinic beforehand if you suspected yourself to be infected with the virus.
  • Defer all non-essential travel abroad. All travelers (including Singaporeans) entering Singapore will be issued a Stay-Home Notice (SHN).
  • Short-Term visitors (except citizens from New Zealand and Brunei from 1 September 2020) are not allowed to enter in Singapore.
  • Observe the necessary Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or Quarantine Order (QO) protocols.
  • For more information, visit sgWiki summarised guide, Ministry of Health (Singapore) website or World Health Organisation website.


!
TRAVEL ADVISORY
!
SBS Transit SMRT Buses
  • Due to Malaysia's Control Orders,
    • Bus services
      160
      and
      170
      are diverted to loop at Woodlands Centre Rd, skipping all stops in Malaysia.
    • Bus services
      170X
      and
      950
      are suspended.
  • Please refer here (SBS Transit) and here (SMRT Buses) for more information.

Land Transport Authority SBS Transit SMRT Buses:
  • Due to post COVID-19 "Circuit Breaker" measures, all Chinatown Direct, NightRider and Nite Owl bus services, as well as bus services
    188R
    ,
    401
    ,
    926
    and
    963R
    , are suspended. Please refer here for more information.

SBS Transit
  • From Sunday, 25 October 2020, bus service
    114
    will be introduced between Buangkok MRT Station and Buangkok Crescent. Please refer here for more information.

Changi Airport Group Changi Airport Skytrain
  • Due to COVID-19, skytrain services are suspended except Public Service between T3 Station B and T1 Station C.
  • Due to renovation of Terminal 2, skytrain service between T2 Station E and T2 Station F is suspended.

SMRT Thomson–East Coast Line

SMRT Thomson–East Coast Line
  • Due to system integrating test, train services between TE1 Woodlands North and TE3 Woodlands South stations will start at 6.30am and will end at 9pm. Please refer here for more information.

SMRT Bukit Panjang LRT
  • Due to system upgrading test, all stations will be closed for the day. Affected commuters may take
    976
    or Rail Bridging Bus Services instead. Please refer here for more information.

NE10
Potong Pasir
波东巴西
போத்தோங் பாசிர்
Potong Pasir-NEL.png
*Graphic From SGTrains/Wikipedia/LTA
Statistics
Address 55 Upper Serangoon Road
Singapore 347694
Line(s) North East Line
Structure Underground
Connections Bus Taxi
Abbreviation PTP

Potong Pasir (NE10) is a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the North East Line.

History[edit]

Date Event
20 June 2003 Station officially opened

Political influence[edit]

As Potong Pasir station was located in the Potong Pasir SMC, a former opposition ward managed by the Singapore People's Party until 2011, it was one of the stations most involved in the political scenario of Singapore. The intended name for the station was actually Sennett, mainly because of such political reasons. It seemed that the route planners did not want the station to sound synonymous with the estate. It was also rumoured to continue staying closed when the North East Line opened in 2003. During the 2001 General Election, Chiam See Tong and Sitoh Yih Pin of the Singapore People's Party and the People's Action Party respectively, both dangled the station as a carrot, and promised the residents that they would appeal for the station to be opened should they be voted into office, as part of their publicity campaigns. However, even though the opposition won the seat, the station was eventually opened and was renamed Potong Pasir to avoid confusion with Sennett Estate (which was located along Upper East Coast Road).

Artworks[edit]

  • NE10-Point of View.png
    North East Line: Point of View by Matthew Ngui
    This contemporary work combines graffitied words from the aspirations of ordinary people and everyday images viewed in an intriguing ways. The anamorphic art is only revealed in full when viewed from a certain angle, coming together to form images of surprising detail and depth.[1]

Layout[edit]

L1 Street Level
B1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre
B2
APlatform NE10
Potong Pasir
NE9
Boon Keng
NE1CC29
HarbourFront
Platform A/B
BPlatform NE17PTC
Punggol
NE11
Woodleigh
NE10
Potong Pasir

Exits[edit]

Exit Disabled-Access Location/Nearby
A Upper Serangoon Road, Potong Pasir Avenue 1
B Handicapped/disabled access Upper Serangoon Road
C Handicapped/disabled access Upper Serangoon Road, Meyappa Chettiar Road, The Poiz Centre & Residences

Transport Services[edit]

First/Last Train Timing[edit]

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat Sun & P.H. Daily
North East Line
NE1 HarbourFront 05:57 05:57 06:18 23:43
NE17 Punggol 06:02 06:17 06:37 00:12

Bus[edit]

Bus Stop Exit Bus Service
(60269) Potong Pasir Stn Exit B B
13
107
107M
133
142
147
853
853M
(60261) Potong Pasir Stn Exit C C
13
107
107M
133
142
147
853
853M
NR6

References[edit]

  1. "Art in Transit". Land Transport Authority.
North East Line [ VTE ]
Stations HarbourFrontOutram ParkChinatownClarke QuayDhoby GhautLittle IndiaFarrer ParkBoon KengPotong PasirWoodleighSerangoonKovanHougangBuangkokSengkangPunggol
North East Line extension: Punggol Coast
Rolling Stock C751AC751C • C851E
Depots Sengkang
Others North East Line Bridging Service