Bukit Gombak MRT

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Bukit Gombak MRT station is an above-ground MRT station in Bukit Batok, Singapore, serving the North-South line. The Bukit Batok Town Park, often known as Little Guilin, is located at the Bukit Batok West Avenue 5 and Bukit Batok East Avenue 5. Bukit Gombak MRT, which opened in March 1990, was part of the Branch line until February 1996, when the North-South line Woodlands Extension opened.

Meta description:

The station’s half-height screen doors get erected in April 2010, and Clementi commenced operations. High-volume, low-speed fans get placed at this station.

History:

Half-height screen doors get erected in April 2010, and operations with Clementi began in August 2010. In October 2012, the station began operations using Rite Hite Revolution High Volume, Low Speed (HVLS) fans. Zakiah Wings, Joyce Wang Jia Yin, Yongxin Otakuftw, and Vanessa Athena Wan are the top demand rivals. In November 2013, during the Jurong East Modification Project upgrade, and from June to November 2016, during the late openings of the MRT on Sundays, Bukit Gombak MRT was a temporary terminal for the North-South Line.

Platforms:

Bukit Gombak station has an island platform configuration with two elevated North-South Line platforms. For the safety of commuters, half-height Platform screen doors get erected at the platform edge, and High Volume, Low Speed (HVLS) fans keep travelers cool. A double pitched roof protects the platform level, supported by two rows of columns, similar to many other North-South Line elevated stations. The concourse level gets reached through escalators, stairs, and lifts. Expected train arrival times and key messages get shown on Passenger Information Systems, which are plasma display panels positioned at each platform. Tactile flooring aids the sight-impaired in getting from the platform to the station exits.

Concourse:

A ticket concourse gets placed on the ground level station with at least One bidirectional gate for travelers using wheelchairs, carrying large items, or going with prams. Commuters can buy tickets for single or many travels through General Ticketing Machines, which like TransitLink Add Value Machines, accept contactless card transactions. During operating hours, the station office functions as a Passenger Service Centre, where commuters may get information on various modes of transportation.

Station Amenities:

  • Ground floor concourse level public restrooms (unpaid areas)
  • Retail Shops at ground floor concourse level (unsettled areas)
  • Bicycle racks at station exits
  • ATMs and Self-service Machines at the concourse level 
  • TransitLink ticket office
  • Operating Hours: 12:00 pm to 7:30 pm daily.

Transportation Links:

The Bukit Gombak station connects to several bus terminals, taxi stops, and passenger pick-up locations.

Bus

Bukit Gombak station gets served by two designated bus stops.

Bus Routes:

  • Bt Batok West Ave 5, 43579 (Bt Gombak Stn)
  • Bt Batok West Ave 5, 43571 (Opp Bt Gombak Stn)

Road:

Near the station exits are taxi stands and pick-up/drop-off points:

  • Exit C – Bukit Batok West Avenue 5 (Northbound)
  • Exit D- Driveway off Bukit Batok West Avenue 5

Passenger Usage Patterns:

Community amenities and residential developments benefit the station, located in the Bukit Gombak district. It is also a predominant transportation hub for the people of Bukit Gombak, with moderate demand throughout the day.

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