Tampines East MRT

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Everything To Know About Tampines East MRT

Tampines East MRT Station (DT33) is a subway station on Stage 3 of the Downtown Line (DTL). It is located beneath Tampines Avenue 7, at the Tampines East MRT 2 intersection, and is close to schools and residential areas.


tampines east mrt passenger service

Platforms

B3 Downtown Line:

Tampines East station has two platforms in an island platform configuration, with trains running in both directions using both platforms. The air-conditioned station is isolated from – the subterranean environment by full-height Platform screen doors, which improve commuter safety and station comfort.

Expected train arrival times and 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.


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History

Construction of Tampines East MRT Avenue 7 from Tampines Street 42 to Tampines Avenue 7, 2, and 9 did not commence until late November 2011, when work began on the stretch from Tampines Street 42 to Tampines Avenue 7, 2, and 9. On March 25, 2012, the road was realigned.

The Land Transport Authority stated on May 31, 2017, that this station would open on October 21, 2017.


tampines east mrt concourse

Concourse

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 travelling 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 Center, where commuters may inquire about travel options.


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Shelter for Civil Defense

Tampines East station is one of eight Civil Defense (CD) shelters along the Downtown Line 3 that will activate in 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.


tampines east mrt bike park

Artist in transit – “Tampines East:”

‘Welcome to Jingapore’ is a lively, rough-edged collage brimming with excitement and colour blends the daily landmarks and colourful   Singaporeans who distinguish Tampines East.

‘Welcome to Singapore,’ inspired by billboard commercials, transforms ordinary Tampines East inhabitants into larger-than-life supermodels and acts as a time capsule for these locals to look back on in the future.


tampines east mrt station

Station Services

  • DTL concourse public restrooms
  • DTL Concourse Retail Shop
  • ATM
  • Station exits have bike racks.

The stations are constructed and supplied with facilities to guarantee that the shelter environment is comfortable for all sheltered 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.

Patterns of Passenger Use

Tampines East station, adjacent to schools and residential areas, experiences moderate demand throughout the day.

Construction

Contract 925, worth about S$208.52 million, was awarded to GS Engineering & Construction Corp in July 2011 – for the building – and completion of Tampines East station and its surrounding tunnels.

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