Tuas West Road MRT
More To Learn About The Tuas West Road MRT
Tuas West Road MRT station is an above-ground MRT station in Tuas, Singapore, located on the East-West line. A local road inspired the name of this station. Tuas West Road MRT is near the intersection of Pioneer Road and Tuas West Road, and it runs through the Tuas North, Tuas Bay, and Tuas Promenade planning subzones. Tuas Avenue 9, 11, 12, and 20, Tuas Lane, and Tuas West Avenue are among the industries served by the station, which locates near Pioneer Road and Tuas West Road.
The East-West Line’s Tuas West Road MRT Stop (EW32) is an above-ground station (EWL). It’s near the intersection of Pioneer Road and Tuas West Road.
The station built part of the EWL’s Tuas West Extension, which opened on June 18, 2017. It gets its name from the same-named road that runs through the Tuas West industrial region. Tuas Avenue 9 / 11 / 12 / 20, Tuas Lane, and Tuas West Avenue are among the industries served by the station, which locates near Pioneer Road and Tuas West Road.
In November 2011, China Railway 11 Bureau Group Corporation awarded Contract 1686 (C1686) the building of approximately 2.2km of elevated MRT viaducts between Tuas West Road and Tuas Link stations for S$150 million. Tuas West Station was the working name for the Tuas West Road station.
Tuas West Road station is part of the $3.5 billion Tuas West extension, a 7.5-kilometer fully elevated extension in Tuas with four stations and a new train depot.
East-West Line (L3) Platforms:
Tuas West Road station has an island platform arrangement with two elevated East-West Line platforms. Commuter safety, half-height Platform screen doors installed at the platform edge. The station has a barrel vault roof, like other stations between Tuas Link and Pioneer and many other overground stations on the East-West Line’s Eastern side. The big curved canopy eliminates support columns for more spacious and easy platform mobility. For the safety of commuters, half-height Platform screen doors are installed at the platform edge and retrofitted with High volume, low speed (HVLS) fans to keep people.
Natural lighting enters the station platforms through skylights on the roof that extend the length of the station. 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. The Platform level connects to the Ticket Concourse level below escalators, lifts, and stairs.
A ticket concourse can be found on Level 2 of the station. It has fare gates for automatic fee collection. It provides 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 buy single or multiple journey tickets from General Ticketing Machines, which also accept contactless card transactions. Commuters can make travel queries at the station office, which serves as a Passenger Service Centre during operating hours. Two exits on either side of Pioneer Road connect by a link bridge.
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