Woodlands South MRT
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Woodlands South MRT station is a Singapore underground MRT station located in Woodlands. Woodlands South MRT is beneath Woodlands Avenue 1 and serves the Thomson–East Coast Line (TEL). Christ Church Secondary School, the Yusof Ishak Mosque, and the Singapore Sports School are all close to the station. The Woodlands Health Campus will also be served by the station.
The station, which was first announced in August 2012 as part of the Thomson Line (TSL), was built as part of TEL Phase 1 (TEL 1) after the TSL and Eastern Region Line (ERL) plans. Woodlands South station TEL 1 stations opened on January 31, 2020. Aedas designed the two-level underground station, which has five entrances.
About Woodlands South MRT
The intersection of Woodlands Drive 16 and 17 provides rail access to surrounding schools, residential projects, and community services. The station is close to schools, including Singapore Sports School, Christ Church Secondary School, Woodgrove Secondary School community attractions ACE The Place CC, Light of Christ Church Woodlands, Masjid Yusof Ishak, and the planned Woodlands General Hospital. On January 31, 2020, passenger service began at Woodlands South station. It is TEL’s terminus until Stage 2 of the route opens on August 28, 2021, when the line extends to Caldecott via Springleaf.
On August 29, 2012, the station was part of the Thomson line’s 22-station network. Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Co. Ltd granted a S$421 million (US$336.5 million) contract in July 2013 for the building of bored tunnels connecting this station to Woodlands station. In August of that year, tunnelling work was set to commence.   Woh Hup Private Limited was awarded the S$144 million (US$115.1 million) contract for the design and construction of the station in August. The project plan to finish in 2019.
Platforms Thomson-East Coast Line (B2)
Woodlands South station has two platforms that connect by an island platform. The air-conditioned station is isolated from the subterranean environment by full-height Platform screen doors, which improve commuter safety and station comfort. The concourse reached through escalators, stairs, and lifts. The towering ceiling at the platform level extends up to the concourse level in typical LTA underground station style, giving the station a roomy feel. 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.
Automatic fare collecting gates separate the paid and unpaid parts of the station, including at least one bidirectional wide-swinging gate for passengers in wheelchairs, those carrying bulky objects, or those travelling with prams.
Commuters can buy tickets for single or multiple rides at General Ticketing Machines, which, like Transitlink Assisted Service Kiosks (ASK) and Top-up Kiosks (TUK), accept contactless card transactions. Commuters can make travel queries at the station office serves as a Passenger Service Centre. Public and paid area walkways connect the station’s two ends, allowing pedestrians to travel between exits without having the station’s areas. Branching underground pathways.
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