Yio Chu Kang station
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Yio Chu Kang
இயோ சூ காங்
|Address||3000 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8|
Yio Chu Kang (NS15) is a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the .
|7 November 1987||Station officially opened|
|20 May 2019||Station closed due to the construction of Canberra station|
2003 track incursion
On 3 March 2003, a 23-year-old drove his car onto an MRT track off Lentor Avenue, in the sector between Khatib and Yio Chu Kang stations, the first accident of its kind in the 15 years of operations. The accident occurred when the car, which was speeding at 87km/h along Lentor Avenue – the speed limit was 70km/h – mounted an 18cm kerb, crossed 6m of grass verge, jumped over a 1.5m drain, went through a fence 2m away from the track, and went uphill onto a steep stone embankment before landing on the track. Witnesses tried to remove the car from the tracks to prevent a possible collision, however an oncoming train from Yio Chu Kang stopped their efforts. One of the witnesses signalled the train driver to stop. Although the train driver was not able to stop in time, he was able to slow the train down enough to prevent derailment.
2015 track incursion
On 12 February 2015, a 29-year-old motorcyclist died after he was flung onto the MRT tracks between Khatib and Yio Chu Kang stations early on Thursday morning following a traffic accident on the Lentor flyover, similar to the 2003 accident.
|L1||Concourse||Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre, Transitlink Ticket Office|
|Street Level||Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange|
|B||Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange, Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6|
|C||Taxi Stand, Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8|
First/Last Train Timing
|Destination||First Train||Last Train|
|Mon − Fri||Sat||Sun & P.H.||Daily|
|North South Line|
|Marina South Pier||05:31||05:31||06:02||23:28|
|Ang Mo Kio||–||–||–||00:59|
|Bus Stop||Exit||Bus Service|
|(55509) Yio Chu Kang Int||C|
|(55181) Opp Yio Chu Kang Stn||C|
|(55189) Yio Chu Kang Stn||C|
- "Three-Day Closure to Construct Crossover Track at Canberra Station". Land Transport Authority (8 April 2019).
- "Car accident on the MRT track". RIMAS. Archived on 8 February 2012.
- "Motorcyclist flung onto MRT tracks after accident on Lentor flyover". Straits Times (12 February 2015).
|North South Line||[ V • T • ]|
|Stations||Jurong East • Bukit Batok • Bukit Gombak • Choa Chu Kang • Yew Tee • Kranji • Marsiling • Woodlands • Admiralty • Sembawang • Canberra • Yishun • Khatib • Yio Chu Kang • Ang Mo Kio • Bishan • Braddell • Toa Payoh • Novena • Newton • Orchard • Somerset • Dhoby Ghaut • City Hall • Raffles Place • Marina Bay • Marina South Pier|
|Rolling Stock||C151 • C151A • C151B • C151C • C651 • C751B • CR151|
|Depots||Bishan • Ulu Pandan|
|Others||North South Line Bridging Service|