Tai Seng MRT

by | Jun 7, 2022

Tai Seng MRT

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All You Need To Know About  Tai Seng MRT

Tai Seng MRT station is an underground MRT station in Singapore on the Circle line, near the Hougang and Toa Payoh development zones. Tai Seng MRT, which is beneath Upper Paya Lebar Road near the intersection of MacPherson Road and Airport Road, was named after and serves the Tai Seng industrial clusters turn huge accomplishment” in Chinese. In 1917, the term initially applied to a rubber factory built in the area.

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It is located near the intersection of MacPherson Road and Airport Road, beneath Upper Paya Lebar Road. The station, which means “great achievement” in Chinese, is an auspicious name for an industrial district initially formed in 1917 when the Tai Seng Rubber Factory was in the area. Since then, the historic kampung has given way to the modern industrial development that this station now serves.

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On April 14, 2003, Upper Paya Lebar Road was rerouted from Kim Chuan Road to Jalan Bunga Rampai in preparation for the station’s construction. In November 2007, the station was completed. Upper Paya Lebar was the working name for the station before completed. It was renamed Tai Seng to reflect the area’s location. The station, along with the remainder of the Circle line’s Stages 1 and 2, opened on April 17, 2010. On May 16, 2017, Tai Seng MRT station on the Circle line would connect to the bustling Paya Lebar industrial and commercial centre 18 Tai Seng on the other side of the road through an underground corridor.

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Line of Platformscircle (B2):

The island platform arrangement at Tai Seng station features two platforms. The air-conditioned station is isolated from the subterranean environment by full-height Platform screen doors, which improve commuter safety and station comfort. The platform level connects to the concourse level one floor above through escalators, stairs, and a lift. The concourse wraps around the platform, generating a sense of spaciousness by creating an inner space around the platform’s centre. Expected train arrival times and messages displayed on Passenger Information Systems are plasma display panels positioned at each platform. Tactile flooring aids the sight impaired in getting from the platform to the station exits. A pair of lines branch out to Kim Chuan Depot just north of Tai Seng station.

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Art on Transit:

In the hustle and bustle of city life, equilibrium is a visual interplay of forms, colours, and layers — qualities inherent in any location but often taken for granted; aspects that are often glanced at with hardly more than a cursory glance, if at all. It examines the dynamics of spaces and invites more attention to our surroundings and character inhabiting and commuting. Viewers are allowed to take anything they wish from equilibrium shifting perspectives and multiple readings, just as they would in their everyday experiences with environments.

Patterns of Passenger Use

Tai Seng station, which serves primarily industrial districts in the area, sees strong passenger demand during peak hours and far less during off-peak hours.

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