Sembawang MRT

by | Jun 4, 2022

Sembawang MRT

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All You Need To Know About The Sembawang MRT

The North South line’s Sembawang MRT station (NS11) is an elevated MRT station (NSL). The station is near the Sun Plaza shopping mall and the Sembawang Bus Interchange in Sembawang Singapore. SMRT trains run via the station. When plans for the Woodlands extension altered in November 1992, the station’s construction pushed forward. Sembawang station, which opened on February 10, 1996, along with the other Woodlands extension stations, has the most bicycle stands for cyclists working at the Sembawang MRT Shipyard. With the National Cycling Plan in 2010, number of bicycle parking spots expanded even more.

Mets Description

The North South Line’s Sembawang MRT Station (NS11) is an above-ground station (NSL). It’s part of the Sembawang Central planning subzone.


The Woodlands MRT line envisioned after the Branch line (from Jurong East to Choa Chu Kang stations) opened in 1990. In November 1991, the station announced as one of six Woodlands line extensions. The station was relocated to a new location south of the Senoko Bird Sanctuary in June 1991. [10] The station was supposed to build beside the Kadut station later date.

The station’s construction push accelerated in November 1992 to accommodate more people migrating to the Woodlands region. Mah Bow Tan, the then-communications minister, paid two trips to the station site in May 1993[16] and the second on January 13, 1996. The station the other stations on the Woodlands Extension opened on February 10, 1996. The National Cycling Plan released in 2010 included Sembawang station as part of the first batch of ten stations to receive extra bicycle parking facilities. As part of the Land Transport Authority’s (LTA) commitment to improve MRT station safety, half-height platform screen doors erect at this station in 2012. Improve ventilation at the elevated station’s platforms with high-volume low-speed fans installed between 2012 and 2013. 

North South Line (L2)

An island platform design, Sembawang features two elevated North South Line platforms. Commuters are kept cool by HVLS fans and half-height Platform screen doors erected at the platform edge. A double pitched roof covers the platform supported by two rows of columns, similar to many other North-South Line elevated stations. Expected train arrival times and messages displayed on passenger information systems are plasma display panels positioned at each platform. The visually impaired can use tactile flooring to help them get from the platform to the exits.

Station Services

  • Concourse-level retail shops (unpaid areas)
  • Concourse level public restrooms (unpaid areas)
  • Station exits have bike racks.
  • Concourse level ATMs and self-service machines (unpaid areas)
  • Ticket Office for TransitLink
  • Weekday hours are 12:00am to 7:30pm; Saturday hours are 12:00am to 6:00pm. Sundays and public holidays are closed.

Station Information

Sembawang station, which serves the North South Line, is located between Admiralty and Canberra stations (NSL). The official call sign is NS11. The station is part of the NSL and operates SMRT Trains. The station is located along Sembawang Way and serves the Sembawang neighbourhood of Singapore. The station serves the Sembawang Neighbourhood Police Centre and the Jelutong Community Club local educational institutions such as Sembawang Primary School and Sembawang Secondary School and locate north of the Sun Plaza retail mall and the Sembawang Bus Interchange.

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