Telok Blangah MRT

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Guide on the Telok Blangah MRT Station

Telok Blangah MRT Station is an underground MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) station on Singapore’s Circle Line, located in the Bukit Merah Planning Area. It is on Telok Blangah Road near the Henderson Road intersection and serves the Telok Blangah residential sector. After naming the Telok Blangah MRT station the adjacent estate of Telok Blangah, which is from blangah, which means a resting point in Malay, or blangah, which refers to a cooking pot from an Indian island, about the form of the bay behind the Keppel port. Serves the Telok Blangah Drive and Telok Blangah Heights residential subdivisions.

telok blangah mrt 

History:

Telok Blangah gets its name from the form of the laurel pot: Telok means “bay” in Malay, and blangah is a South Indian clay pot. Because it is a visual feast, the refreshing sight of nature and the water may have also had a role in the title. This plot of land is located in the southern section of Singapore and is also known as Sit Lat Mng, which means “Gateway to Singapore” or “Northwest Gate” in Hokkien. 

telok blangah mrt walkway  

Platforms:

The station at Telok Blangah features two platforms in an island platform configuration. The air-conditioned Telok Blangah MRT station is isolated from the subway environment by full-height platform screen doors, boosting passenger safety and station comfort. The platform level is linked to the waiting level one story above through escalators, stairs, and an elevator. The concourse extends around the platform, producing an enormous interior area with an open sense. The passenger information systems are shown on plasma panels at each station and provide train arrival times and core notifications. The tactile floor guides visually challenged passengers from the platform to the station exits.

telok blangah mrt pole 

Concourse:

The Concourse on Basement 1 includes automatic fare collecting doors. And it enables access between the toll and non-toll portions of the station, with at least one two-way hinged door for the convenience of disabled passengers and porters carrying heavy objects or those traveling with strollers. General ticket machines sell single and multi-journey tickets, contactless card transactions, and refill machines. The station office serves as the Passenger Service Center during business hours, where travelers may make travel queries.

Notes Towards a Cooking Museum Pot Bay investigates Telok Blangah as an ever-changing hub of ideas. Beginning with historical research on Telok Blangah, this work takes a literary leap of faith to weave together numerous occurrences happening: connecting the neighborhood’s history, present, and future while experiencing things here, there, and nowhere. The end outcome of this exercise is a fictional museum for the village of Telok Blangah. Like any other institution that researches, gathers, and shows items of lasting importance, this planned museum, comprises five galleries highlighting essential aspects concerning Telok Blangah’s sites, people, events, moveable and immovable things, and ecosystem. The following is a mental map of the museum.

telok blangah mrt stairs

Rail Link Services:  

Trigger rail link services to run on the impacted portions of the Circle Line in the case of an MRT service interruption affecting Telok Blangah Station.

telok blangah mrt wall 

Passenger Usage Pattern: 

The station serves Telok Blangah housing projects and has low to moderate demand throughout the day.

Construction:

Award Circle Line Phase 5 (CCL5) Contract C856 to Sembawang Engineers and Constructors Pte Ltd for West Coast, Pasir Panjang, Alexandra, Telok Blangah, and HarbourFront stations, as well as adjacent tunnels.

Future Prospects:

Telok Blangah Station serves future residential projects along The Greater Southern Waterfront.

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