The Details You Need To Know About Kembangan MRT
The East-West Line’s Kembangan MRT Station (EW6) is an above-ground station (EWL). It gets located along Sims Avenue, near the intersection with Jalan Kembangan, in the Kembangan planning subzone. Are you looking for directions to Kembangan MRT Station (EW6)? With step-by-step directions from the nearest public transit stop, Moovit can help you discover the best way to go to Kembangan MRT Station (EW6).
The station – named after the Kembangan estate, which in Malay means “extension,” serves inhabitants of the nearby Kembangan, Siglap, and Telok Kurau estates made up of low-rise condos and private houses. The station exits – connect to the Siglap Park Connector, which gets built over the Siglap canal.
It was built without platform screen doors, as were most of the above-ground stations erected along the East-West Line in the past.
Following many successful trials at Jurong East, Yishun, and Pasir Ris: the half-height screen doors got installed to protect people from slipping onto the train tracks. The platform screen doors were installed in December 2010 and began operating on February 25, 2011, with Kallang.
Along with Paya Lebar station, this station gets equipped with high-volume, low-speed fans, which began running on July 14, 2012. From September 2016, privacy screens were placed from Kembangan MRT station to Lorong Mydin to reduce the impact of residents’ noise.
Line 2 (East-West):
Two elevated East-West Line platforms comprise an island platform configuration at Kembangan MRT station. For the safety of commuters, half-height Platform screen doors are erected at the platform edge and retrofitted with High volume, low speed (HVLS) fans to keep people calm. A barrel vault roof style – like most on the Eastern side of the East-West Line, provides for a roomy interior that is easy to maneuver.
Expected train arrival times and 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. The Platform level gets connected to the Ticket Concourse level below escalators, lifts, and stairs.
A ticket concourse gets placed on the ground level of the station. It has faregates for automatic fee collection and offers access between the station’s paid and unpaid sectors, including at least one bidirectional wide-swinging gate for passengers in wheelchairs, carrying heavy objects, or those traveling with prams.
Commuters can buy tickets for single or many travels through General Ticketing Machines, like TransitLink Add Value Machines, accept contactless card transactions. The station office serves as a Passenger Service Centre, where commuters may inquire about travel options. Toilets and retail outlets are available at ground level in the unpaid portions of the ticket concourse.
- Concourse level retail businesses and public restrooms (unpaid areas)
- Concourse level ATMs and self-service machines
- Station exits have bike racks.
On the north and south sides of the station, Kembangan MRT station has two exits and gets barrier-free for the disabled.
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