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EW2=DT32
Tampines
淡滨尼
தெம்பினிஸ்
Tampines-EWL.png
Tampines-DTL.png
*Graphic From SGTrains/Wikipedia/LTA
Statistics
Address 20 Tampines Central 1
15 Tampines Central 1
Singapore 529538/529544
Line(s) East West Line
Downtown Line
Structure Elevated (EWL)
Underground (DTL)
Connections Bus Taxi
Abbreviation TAM

Tampines (EW2/DT32) is a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the East West Line and the Downtown Line.

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Note: Commuters transferring between the East West Line and the Downtown Line have to tap out and in again within 15 minutes for a valid transfer and no extra fare will be charged for their journey.

History[edit]

Date Event
16 December 1989 Station officially opened
21 October 2017 Station interchanged with Downtown Line

2003 power trips[edit]

On 8 August 2003, a westbound train lost traction current at 10.13pm and stalled along the track between Pasir Ris and Tampines stations. An empty train was used to push the train towards Tampines and service resumed at 10.35pm. However the traction current tripped again 21 minutes later in both directions. SMRT staff only managed to restore the eastbound side before the end of operating hours whereas a detrainment was carried out for the westbound train. 73 passengers were stuck in a westbound train and detrainment was carried out. During both delays, eastbound services terminated at Tampines and alternative transport was provided for affected passengers.[1]

2008 train disruption[edit]

On 21 January 2008, a maintenance works train which was carrying out works between Tampines and Simei broke down, causing a disruption from 5.28am to 12.45pm on both directions from Pasir Ris and Tanah Merah, affecting 57,000 commuters.[2][3] SMRT was fined on 10 March that year after investigations concluded that the disruption was due to the working party not complying with operating procedures.[4]

Artworks[edit]

  • DT32-The Big Round & The Tall Long.png
    Downtown Line: The Big Round & The Tall Long by Studio Juju
    Comprising a white round structure and a orange-red long one, this set of large geometrical forms brings a sense of calm and order into the station environment. The shapes on the wall are complemented by reflecting benches on the platform, creating a sense of symmetry.[5]

Layout[edit]

L2
APlatform EW2=DT32
Tampines
EW1
Pasir Ris
Platform A/B
BPlatform EW33
Tuas Link
EW3
Simei
EW2=DT32
Tampines
L1 EWL Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre, Transitlink Ticket Office
Unpaid Link between East West Line Concourse and Downtown Line Concourse
Street Level Tampines Bus Interchange, Eastlink Mall, Tampines Mall, Century Square, Tampines 1
B1 Underpass
B2 DTL Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre
B3
APlatform DT32=EW2
Tampines
DT31
Tampines West
DT16CE1
Bayfront
DT1=BP6
Bukit Panjang
Platform A/B
BPlatform DT35CG1
Expo
DT33
Tampines East
DT32=EW2
Tampines

Exits[edit]

Exit Disabled-Access Location/Nearby
A Handicapped/disabled access Tampines Bus Interchange, EastLink Mall
B Tampines One, Tampines Community Plaza
C Tampines Mall, Century Square
D Handicapped/disabled access Tampines Central 1, Tampines Bus Interchange, Tampines Central 3
E Handicapped/disabled access Tampines Concourse, Tampines Concourse Bus Interchange
F Tampines Central 1, Tampines Bus Interchange, Tampines Central 2
G Handicapped/disabled access Tampines Central 1, Tampines Bus Interchange, Tampines Central 2

Transport Services[edit]

First/Last Train Timing[edit]

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat Sun & P.H. Daily
East West Line
EW1 Pasir Ris 05:22 05:22 05:48 00:39
EW33 Tuas Link 05:31 05:31 05:57 23:26
Downtown Line
DT1 Bukit Panjang 05:43 05:43 06:01 23:47
DT35 Expo 06:16 06:16 06:36 00:35

Bus[edit]

Bus Stop Exit Bus Service
(75009) Tampines Int A/D/F/G
3
4
8
10
19
20
22
23
28
29
31
37
38
46
65
67
68
69
72
81
127
291
292
293
969
(75019) Tampines Concourse Int A/E
18
39
129
298
(76551) Tampines Stn Exit D A/D
18
129
298
(76559) Aft Tampines Stn Exit E A/E
18
129
298
(76141) Tampines Stn/Int B
2N
3
15
21
27
129
168
298
(76149) Opp Tampines Stn/Int B
3
15
21
27
129
168
298

References[edit]

  1. "Power trips, disrupting SMRT train services". Straits Times (p28, 10 August 2003).
  2. "57,000 affected by seven-hour MRT train disruption". Channel NewsAsia (21 January 2008). Archived on 22 January 2008.
  3. "Train service disrupted". TODAY (21 January 2008).
  4. "SMRT fined almost S$400,000 for 7-hour train disruption in January". Channel NewsAsia (10 March 2008). Archived on 11 March 2008.
  5. "Art in Transit". Land Transport Authority. Retrieved 22 June 2020.
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