Tan Kah Kee station
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Tan Kah Kee
டான் கா கீ
|Address||651 Bukit Timah Road|
Tan Kah Kee (DT8) is a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the .
|27 December 2015||Station officially opened|
Between July and August 2012, concerns were raised on the structural integrity of terraced and semi-detached residences surrounding the station, believed to be linked to the construction of the Downtown Line. This came after complaints about hairline cracks appearing on walls inside and outside the affected properties. It was understood that cracks began widening in the period of investigation. Apart from the cracks, some car porch roofs and walls had shifted, and some gates could no longer be opened. Checks were made by the authority and the houses were found to be structurally safe. Additional steps were taken to repair damages to at least 40 Watten Estate properties.
Incorrect Tamil name
During the Downtown Line 2 open house on 5 December 2015, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) was informed by netizens that the Tamil translation of the station was incorrect. An apology was issued in the evening for the error and the error was rectified.
: 饮水思源 (Gratitude) by Hwa Chong Institution
The Chinese idiom for gratitude (饮水思源) are presented in blue and green, symbolising a running river that connects us to our history and cultural heritage.
: 自强不息 (Resilience) by Hwa Chong Institution
The Chinese idiom for resilience (自强不息) dissolves into bands of white and yellow to form a blazing sun that shares its light through thick and thin.
|L1||Street Level||Hwa Chong Institution|
|B1||Service Level||Restricted access|
|B2||Concourse||Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre|
|A||Bukit Timah Road, Hwa Chong Institution|
First/Last Train Timing
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|Mon − Fri||Sat||Sun & P.H.||Daily|
|Bus Stop||Exit||Bus Service|
|(41051) Tan Kah Kee Stn||A|
|(41069) Opp Tan Kah Kee Stn||B|
- "MRT works cause cracks in Bukit Timah homes". AsiaOne. Archived on 28 June 2013.
- "LTA apologises for incorrect Tamil translation of Downtown Line 2's Tan Kah Kee station". Straits Times. Archived on 8 December 2015.
- "Art in Transit". Land Transport Authority.
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|Stations||Bukit Panjang • Cashew • Hillview • Hume • Beauty World • King Albert Park • Sixth Avenue • Tan Kah Kee • Botanic Gardens • Stevens • Newton • Little India • Rochor • Bugis • Promenade • Bayfront • Downtown • Telok Ayer • Chinatown • Fort Canning • Bencoolen • Jalan Besar • Bendemeer • Geylang Bahru • Mattar • MacPherson • Ubi • Kaki Bukit • Bedok North • Bedok Reservoir • Tampines West • Tampines • Tampines East • Upper Changi • Expo|
|DTL3eXilin • Sungei Bedok|
|Depots||Gali Batu • Kim Chuan • East Coast|
|Others||Downtown Line Bridging Service|