Jurong East MRT
All you need to know about the Jurong East MRT
Boon Lay, Toh Guan, Yuhua, Jurong Lake, Jurong Regional Centre, International Business Park, Jurong River, Teban Gardens, Jurong Port, and Penjuru Crescent are among the ten sub-zones of the Jurong East MRT region. Jurong East New Town is a neighboring town of Clementi in Singapore’s western area, with 17 square kilometers of land, 43 percent of which get used for residential purposes. With 22,600 apartments, the town can house around 90,000 people, the majority of them being four-roomers, followed by three-roomers. There are 1,800 executive flats.
Originally known as Jurong Town and then Jurong, the station was renamed Jurong East on March 27, 1987, and opened ahead of schedule on November 5, 1988.
It is located at the eastern end of Jurong and provides rail access to the Yuhua and Teban Gardens residential neighborhoods, the International Business Park, and Toh Tuck. Passenger volume gets expected to grow after the sites in the neighboring Jurong Lake District project are completed. It is the first station for south-bound trains and the last stop for north-bound trains on the North-South Line. It gets located between Chinese Garden and Clementi on the East-West Line. Trains come immediately from Ulu Pandan Depot to begin service on the North-South Line during the morning and evening peak times. The tracks between this station and Clementi are the longest on the East-West Line, taking four minutes to traverse. Jurong East MRT also has a variety of sports shoe exchanges, including Adidas Stan Smith, Vans (Black), Nike Air Max, Superga White, Converse, and Rubi footwear. In the original Singapore edition of the board game Monopoly, the station was one of four MRT stations.
Route and network operations:
The Jurong Region MRT line gets depicted on a detailed map. The JRL will run for 24 kilometers (15 miles) and service 24 stations in Jurong and the western part of Singapore. There are four branches: north to Choa Chu Kang, south to Jurong Pier, east to Pandan Reservoir, and west to Peng Kang Hill. Three divisions get located at Bahar Junction station. Trains departing Choa Chu Kang will arrive at Jurong Pier. Peng Kang Hill will be the final stop for trains departing from Jurong Pier. Finally, trains from Peng Kang Hill will go to Choa Chu Kang, with Bahar Junction serving as a hub for the three converging routes. Tengah is the only place where you may transfer to the east branch. Despite being announced in August 2015, this sector gets not addressed in the Land Transport Master Plan 2040.
- Siemens Trainguard Sirius Communications-based train control (CBTC) moving block signaling system with Automatic train control (ATC) under Automatic train operation (ATO) GoA 4 will install on the Jurong Region Line (UTO).
- Automatic train protection (ATP) regulates train speed, Controlguide Rail 9000 Automatic Train Supervision (ATS) tracks, and schedules trains, and Trackguard West race MK2 Computer-based interlocking (CBI) avoids improper signal and track point settings. Siemens platform screen doors keep people safe by shielding them from approaching and leaving trains.
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