Tan Kah Kee station

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North South Line: Train services between Orchard and City Hall stations will operate at a longer frequency till 7am due to track maintenance and upgrading works.
North South Line: Train service between City Hall and Raffles Place stations will start at 7am due to track maintenance and upgrading works. Affected commuters may board the East West Line instead.
North South Line: There is no train service between Woodlands and Yishun stations due to the construction of crossover track near Canberra station. Rail Bridging Service (Shuttle 10 & Express 17) are available. Certain bus service will be extended to coincide with the last shuttle bus timing.
North South Line: There is no train service between Woodlands and Yishun stations due to the construction of crossover track near Canberra station. Rail Bridging Service (Shuttle 10 & Express 17) are available. Certain bus service will be extended to coincide with the last shuttle bus timing.
East West Line: Train service between Tanah Merah and Bugis stations will end at 11pm due to track maintenance and upgrading works. Rail Bridging Service (Shuttle 6) are available during the early closure. Certain bus service will be extended to coincide with the last shuttle bus timing.
SBS Transit: Bus Service 253, 255, 257, 400 and 402 will have operate at a lower frequency during off-peak hours. Affected commuters may try the on-demand bus service during these time.
SMRT Buses: Bus Service NR7 will not be in operation. Affected commuters may try the on-demand bus service from 11.30pm to 2pm.
DT8
Tan Kah Kee
陈嘉庚
டான் கா கீ
Tan Kah Kee-DTL.png
Statistics
Address 651 Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 266268
Line(s) Downtown Line
Connections Bus Taxi
Abbreviation TKK

Tan Kah Kee (DT8) is an underground Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the Downtown Line.

History

Date Event
27 December 2015 Station officially opens

Cracks appearing on homes near the station

The Land Transport Authority has taken steps to repair damages to at least 40 Watten Estate homes, believed to be linked to the construction of the Downtown Line. Residents of the terraced and semi-detached houses at Bukit Timah complained that they began noticing hairline cracks in walls inside and outside their homes between July and August 2012. They added that cracks began widening in those weeks. Besides cracks, some car porch roofs and walls had shifted, and some gates could no longer open. The houses in the upscale neighbourhood where home prices start in the millions, are across from the site of the upcoming Tan Kah Kee MRT station. Checks were made by LTA and the houses were found to be structurally safe.[1]

Art in Transit

Gratitude and Resilience by Hwa Chong Institution are artworks inspired by Tan Kah Kee's remarkable philanthropic legacy and to reflect on what it means to give back to society. The latter reflects on what it means to be resilient in times of hardship.

Layout

L2 Overhead Bridge
L1 Street Level Hwa Chong Institution
B1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre
B2 Platform A
DT8
Tan Kah Kee
DT1BP6
Bukit Panjang
Platform A/B
Platform B
DT35CG1
Expo
DT16CE1
Bayfront
DT8
Tan Kah Kee

Exits

Exit Disabled-Access Location/Nearby
A Handicapped/disabled access Bukit Timah Road, Hwa Chong Institution
B Handicapped/disabled access Dunearn Road

Transport Services

First/Last Train Timing

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat Sun & P.H. Daily
Downtown Line
DT1 Bukit Panjang 06:02 06:02 06:23 00:34
DT35 Expo 05:44 05:44 06:04 23:49

Bus

Bus Stop Exit Bus Service
(41051) Tan Kah Kee Stn A
66
67
74
151
154
156
157
170
170A
171
174
852
961
961#
(41069) Opp Tan Kah Kee Stn B
66
67
74
151
154
156
157
170
171
174
852
961
961#

References

  1. "MRT works cause cracks in Bukit Timah homes". The Straits Times. Retrieved 16 April 2013.
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