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NS13
Yishun
义顺
யீஷூன்
Yishun-NSL.png
*Graphic From SGTrains/Wikipedia/LTA
Statistics
Address 301 Yishun Avenue 2
Singapore 769093
Line(s) North South Line
Structure Elevated
Connections Bus Taxi
Abbreviation YIS

Yishun (NS13) is a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the North South Line.

History

Date Event
20 December 1988 Station officially opened
18 May 2019 - 19 May 2019 Station (towards Jurong East) closed due to the construction of Canberra station[1]
20 May 2019 Station closed due to the construction of Canberra station[1]

Bomb plot

On 22 December 2001, the Singapore embassies attack plot was discovered, and had included plans to bomb this station at several points, including the sewers near the station. This was brought up in a debate during a session of the parliament, during which new security measures were proposed, especially on the MRT system itself.[2]

2006 incident

On the early morning of 5 December 2006, a foreign worker in his early twenties, was hit by a southbound train at the station and caused trains from Sembawang to Yio Chu Kang stations to be disrupted for more than an hour. He was later pronounced dead.[3] In February 2007 a leaked CCTV footage of the incident along with another at Admiralty station began circulating on the internet, with the man in question crawling from under the platform and onto the track as the train approaches,[4] leading to suggestions that it was a case of suicide.

2008 bomb hoax

On 19 January 2008 at about 3.30pm, a call was made from a public telephone at the MRT Station alleging that there was a bomb at the station.[5] Police arrested a 31-year old Chinese man believed to be linked to the crime on 23 February that year at 4pm. The man was charged for transmitting a false message that makes reference to a bomb.[6]

2008 incident

At 11.45am on 11 October that year, a man was found on the tracks of the station and was sent to hospital. Train service was disrupted in between Sembawang and Yio Chu Kang stations. Regular service resumed at 12.16pm.

Layout

L2
APlatform NS13
Yishun
NS12
Canberra
NS9TE2
Woodlands
NS1EW24
Jurong East
Platform A/B
BPlatform NS28
Marina South Pier
NS14
Khatib
NS13
Yishun
L1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre, Transitlink Ticket Office
Street Level Northpoint City, Yishun Bus Interchange
B1 Underpass Northpoint City, Yishun Bus Interchange

Exits

Exit Disabled-Access Location/Nearby
A Handicapped/disabled access Sree Narayana Mission Bldg, Yishun Christian Church
B Yishun Avenue 5
C Handicapped/disabled access Yishun Avenue 2
D Handicapped/disabled access Underpass to Northpoint City, Yishun Bus Interchange & Nee Soon Central Community Centre
E Northpoint City, Yishun Bus Interchange

Transport Services

First/Last Train Timing

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat Sun & P.H. Daily
North South Line
NS1 Jurong East 05:27 05:27 05:50 00:28
NS7 Kranji 00:44
NS28 Marina South Pier 05:24 05:24 05:54 23:20
NS19 Toa Payoh 00:02
NS16 Ang Mo Kio 00:51

Bus

Bus Stop Exit Bus Service
(59009) Yishun Int E
39
85
103
171
800
803
804
805
806
807
811
812
851
851e
852
853
853M
854
854e
855
856
857
859
860
(59079) Yishun Stn C
117
169
858
883
965
969
(59072) Yishun Stn Exit E E
800
803
806
807
811
812
883
(59073) Opp Yishun Stn E
117
169
804
812
859
858
965
969

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Three-Day Closure to Construct Crossover Track at Canberra Station". Land Transport Authority (8 April 2019).
  2. "Singapore Government Press Statement On ISA Arrests, 11 Jan 02". Ministry of Home Affairs (11 January 2002). Archived on 5 December 2012.
  3. "Normal service resumes between Sembawang and Yio Chu Kang MRT stations". Channel NewsAsia (5 December 2006). Archived on 6 December 2006.
  4. "Leaked footage of man hit by train sets Net abuzz". Melissa Sim (Straits Times, 26 February 2007)
  5. "Police are looking for man to help in bomb hoax investigations". Channel NewsAsia (23 February 2008). Archived on 25 February 2008.
  6. "31-year-old man arrested in connection with bomb hoax call". Channel NewsAsia (23 February 2008). Archived on 26 February 2008.
North South Line [ VTE ]
Stations Jurong EastBukit BatokBukit GombakChoa Chu KangYew TeeKranjiMarsilingWoodlandsAdmiraltySembawangCanberraYishunKhatibYio Chu KangAng Mo KioBishanBraddellToa PayohNovenaNewtonOrchardSomersetDhoby GhautCity HallRaffles PlaceMarina BayMarina South Pier
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Depots BishanUlu Pandan