King Albert Park MRT

by | Jun 8, 2022

King Albert Park MRT

king albert park mrt entrance

Learn more about the King Albert Park MRT

King Albert Park MRT Station (DT6) is an underground MRT station on Singapore’s Downtown Line Stage 2 (previously the Bukit Timah Line). The station will service the Bukit Timah corridor, which runs between Bukit Timah Road and Blackmore Drive in a residential neighborhood Ngee Ann Polytechnic personnel and students. The station is adjacent to MacDonald’s Place, the Temasek Club, and the Singapore Transport Museum. King Albert Park MRT gets named after King Albert Park, a nearby upper-class residential district of the same name, and used by students to get to Hwa Chong or Beauty World.

king albert park mrt facade


  • Platform A: Downtown Line through DT5 Beauty World () to DT1–BP6 Bukit Panjang 
  • Platform B: Downtown Line through DT7 Sixth Avenue to DT35CG1 Expo 

Both platforms of King Albert Park station are used for trains traveling in either direction, forming an island platform configuration. The air-conditioned station is isolated from the tunnel environment by full-height Platform screen doors, which improve commuter safety and station comfort. The concourse gets reached through escalators, stairs, and elevators. Expected train arrival times and dominant 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.

king albert park mrt platform


The concourse has faregates for automatic fee collection and access between the station’s paid and unpaid sectors, with at least one bidirectional wide-swinging gate for passengers in wheelchairs, those carrying heavy objects, or those traveling with prams. Commuters can buy tickets for single or many travels from General Ticketing Machines like Top-up Machines, which accept contactless card transactions. The station office serves as a Passenger Service Centre, where commuters may inquire about travel options During operational hours. The art pieces provide a funny story about the contrast between natural and artificial homes in our world. 

king albert park mrt concourse

Art in Transit

Soh Pei Ling, Chan Mei Hsien, and Long Yinghan’s Natural History of Singapore’s Mythical Botanic Creatures (Artists Caravan)

Bronze fantastical creatures live in the station’s nooks and crannies. They serve as a humorous reminder of the animals that can see in the nearby Bukit Timah Nature Reserve and contrast between nature and the constructed world.

king albert park mrt wall  

Shelter for Civil Defense

King Albert Park station is one of six Civil Defence (CD) shelters along the Downtown Line 2 that will activate in the event of a national emergency. The stations are constructed and supplied with facilities to guarantee that the shelter environment is comfortable for all shelters during their stay. Protective blast doors, decontamination facilities, ventilation systems, power and water supply systems, and a dry toilet system are among the features available.

king albert park mrt kiosks  

Station Amenities

Public Toilets at the concourse level

Bicycle Racks at the station exit 


  • A: Bukit Timah Railway Bridge, Methodist Girls’ School, Covenant Community Methodist Church, 
  • B: Sime Darby Centre

king albert park mrt arts  

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