Admiralty MRT

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More To Know About The Admiralty MRT

The intersection of Woodlands Avenue 6 and Woodlands Drive 71 is right adjacent to Woodlands Avenue 7. The station named a former British Naval Base on Singapore’s northern short distance from Admiralty MRT and closer to Sembawang. It was one of three stations serving the Woodlands New Town area when it opened in February 1996 as part of the NSL (Woodlands Extension) (alongside Woodlands and Marsiling stations). It serves the Woodlands East (Neighbourhoods 6 and 7) residential neighbourhoods amenities.

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Admiralty MRT Station (NS10) is a North South Line above-ground station (NSL). It’s part of the Woodlands East planning subzone.

History

The Woodlands MRT line envisions to connect Yishun and Choa Chu Kang stations once the Branch line (from Jurong East to Choa Chu Kang stations) in 1990. Admiralty MRT station was one of the original four stations announced in November 1991 as part of the Extension. In December 1992, a joint venture between Hyundai Engineering and Koon Construction and Transport Co awarded the contract for the construction of Admiralty station, as well as the Marsiling, Sembawang, and Woodlands stations and 8.7 kilometres (5.4 miles) of track work, for a contract sum of S$233.1 million (US$143.1 million). The station the other stations on the Woodlands Extension opened on February 10, 1996.

Under the National Cycling Plan was announced in 2010, Admiralty station was among the first ten stations to receive expanded bicycle parking facilities. As part of the Land Transport Authority’s (LTA) commitment to improve safety in MRT stations, half-height platform screen doors placed at this station in 2012. As part of a network-wide programme to improve ventilation at elevated station platforms, low-speed fans install at this station between 2012 and 2013.

Line 2 (North/South):

Admiralty station has an island platform arrangement with two elevated North South Line platforms. Commuters are kept cool by HVLS fans and half-height Platform screen doors erected at the platform edge. A double pitched roof covers the platform supported by two rows of columns, similar to many other North-South Line elevated stations. The concourse level reached through escalators, stairwells, and elevators.

Expected train arrival times and messages display on passenger information systems, which are plasma display panels positioned at each platform. The visually impaired can use tactile flooring to help them get from the platform to the exits.

Concourse

On the ground level of the station is a ticket concourse. They include faregates for automatic fare collection and access between paid and unpaid portions of the station, at least one bidirectional wide-swinging gate for passengers in wheelchairs, those carrying heavy objects, or those travelling with prams.

Commuters can buy tickets for single or many travels at General Ticketing Machines, which also accept contactless card transactions like TransitLink Add Value Machines. Commuters can make travel queries at the station office, which serves as a Passenger Service Centre during operating hours.

Patterns of Passenger Use

Admiralty station is part of the Woodlands complex and serves nearby schools, community amenities, and residential projects. It is also a transportation hub for inhabitants of Woodlands East, with moderate demand throughout the day.

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