Redhill MRT

redhill mrt station singapore

Learn more about the Redhill MRT

The East-West Line’s Redhill MRT Station is an above-ground MRT station in Singapore. It is the last above-ground station before Kallang. A reddish-pink station is present. The only MRT station with two platforms that are not parallel to Redhill. The Redhill MRT and Alexandra neighborhoods get served by Bukit Merah Secondary School and Crescent Girls’ School, both within walking distance.

Meta description:

On February 7, 1985, the MRTC awarded Contract 202 for the building of Redhill and Queenstown MRT stations for $50 million.

History:

In February 1985, the MRTC awarded Contract 202 for the Redhill and Queenstown MRT stations viaduct from Tiong Bahru Road to Queensway for $50 million. Redhill MRT station is part of Phase 1B of the MRT line, which opened on March 12, 1988. Construction began in March 1985 and ended in December 1988. It runs between Outram Park and Clementi. In response to accidents along the MRT line, platform screen doors were installed and began working in May 2011.

Platforms:

Platform A: East West Line via EW17 Tiong Bahru to EW1 Pasir Ris (→)

Platform B: East-West Line through EW19 Queenstown to EW33 Tuas Link(←)

Redhill station features an island platform configuration with two elevated East-West Line platforms. Half-height Platform screen doors are built at the platform edge for commuter safety, while modified Pro-Jet fans keep passengers cool. A primary flat roof protects the platform level, similar to many earlier stations along the Western side of the East-West Line, and the station gets painted with a single base color, Pink in this case.

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. The Platform level gets connected to the Ticket Concourse level below escalators, lifts, and stairs.

Concourse:

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 purchase tickets for a single or several trips through General Ticketing Machines, which support contactless card transactions like TransitLink Add Value Machines. During operating hours, the station office functions as a Passenger Service Centre, where commuters may get information on various modes of transportation.

Station Services

  • Concourse level retail businesses and public restrooms (unpaid areas)
  • Concourse level ATMs and self-service machines (unsettled areas)
  • Station exits have bike racks.

Exits:

There are two exits on the north and south sides of Redhill MRT station. Accessibility gets offered for the impaired at all gateways.

Exit A – Tiong Bahru Road 

Nearby:

Bukit Merah Secondary School, Enabling Village, Gan Eng Seng Primary School, Leng Kee Community Club, Lin San Teng Temple, Masjid Jamiyah Ar-Rabitah, Zhen Ren Gong Temple 

Exit B -Alexandra View 

Nearby:

Alexandra Road, APSN Tanglin School, Church Of God Singapore, Delta Sports Centre, Singapore Post – Alexandra Branch, ARTRA B -Alexandra

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