More To Know About Promenade MRT
The Promenade MRT station is an underground MRT interchange station in Singapore’s Downtown Core, serving the Downtown (DTL) and Circle (CCL) lines. The Promenade MRT is named after the Marina Promenade and beneath Temasek Avenue and adjacent to Millenia Tower to several significant attractions and destinations, including Suntec City and the Marina Promenade. The station is located at the intersection of the CCL’s Dhoby Ghaut and Marina Bay branches.
Milennia MRT was announced in 1999 as part of CCL Stage 1. Later in 2005, a report that the CCL would extend out to service Chinatown, which became DTL Stage 1 in 2007.
The Promenade MRT Station (CC4/DT15) is an underground interchange station in the Downtown Core that connects the Circle Line with the Light Rail Transit (CCL).
About Promenade MRT
While acting as a hub for regular Circle Line train services to Dhoby Ghaut and Circle Line Extension train services to Marina Bay via Bayfront, it also serves as an interchange. The station is located beneath Temasek Avenue and next to Millenia Tower, providing rail access to Suntec City and the Marina Centre area, attractions like the Singapore Flyer and The Float @ Marina Bay. It also serves the Marina Reservoir neighbourhood. The station features four side platforms stacked vertically over floors, which is unusual for an interchange stop. Basement 7 is the deepest platform, at 43 metres below ground level, for Downtown Line rail services to Bukit Panjang.
Circle Line History
The station was originally part of the Marina Line, which ran between Dhoby Ghaut and Stadium and was eventually absorbed into CCL Stage 1. On December 19, 2001, a joint venture consisting of Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Co. (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Woh Hup, and NCC was awarded Contract C825 for the design and construction of Millenia station[a] and accompanying tunnels for S$343.94 million (US$191.96 million).
Its proximity to the Marina Promenade station gave the name Promenade in 2005. Receive the most votes in the station name contest judge who called the station after former President Benjamin Sheares was too “prestigious” for one of Singapore’s many MRT stations.
History Of Downtown line
The Land Transport Authority announced the 3.4-kilometre (2.1-mile) Downtown extension, which will branch off the CCL and service the New Downtown in the Marina Bay region on June 14, 2005. In 2007, the DTE later the first stage of the 40-kilometre (25-mile) Downtown Line (DTL). Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Co. (Singapore) Pte Ltd was awarded Contract C902 in August 2008 for the design and construction of the Downtown Line station and its adjacent 1.2 km (0.75 mi) tunnels for a contract price of S$231.9 million (US$163.9 million).
Platforms Basement 2 (Circle Line):
The Circle Line occupies the upper two floors, while the Downtown Line occupies the lower two. The four platforms of Promenade station, which are utilized by both rail lines for trains travelling in either direction and organised in four side platforms spanning four distinct lower floors, are used by both rail lines. The Circle Line takes a steep right bend towards Esplanade, interfering with the Downtown Line, which heads straight towards Bayfront, making a cross-platform interchange impossible.
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