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 BP6  DT1 
Bukit Panjang
武吉班让
புக்கிட் பாஞ்சாங்
Bukit Panjang
Light rail / Rapid transit
DT1 Bukit Panjang MRT.jpg
Bukit Panjang DTL MRT station
Location 950 Upper Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 678213 (MRT)
11 Petir Road
Singapore 678268 (LRT)
Coordinates 1°22′42″N 103°45′42″E / 1.378436°N 103.761767°E / 1.378436; 103.761767
Operated by SMRT Light Rail (SMRT Corporation) (Bukit Panjang LRT)
SBS Transit DTL (Downtown Line)
Line(s)      Bukit Panjang LRT      Downtown Line
(under construction/planning)
Platforms Side (Bukit Panjang LRT Line)
Island (Downtown Line)
Tracks 4 (2 MRT, 2 LRT)
Connections Bus, Taxi
Construction
Structure type Elevated (Bukit Panjang LRT Line)
Underground (Downtown Line)
Platform levels 5
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code  BP6  DT1 
History
Opened 6 November 1999; 21 years ago (1999-11-06) (Bukit Panjang LRT Line)
27 December 2015; 5 years ago (2015-12-27) (Downtown Line)
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Light Rail Transit   Following station
Phoenix
One-way operation
Bukit Panjang LRT
A
Senja
toward Choa Chu Kang via Senja (clockwise / outer)
Petir
One-way operation
Phoenix
toward Choa Chu Kang via Phoenix
Phoenix
One-way operation
Bukit Panjang LRT
B
Petir
toward Choa Chu Kang via Petir (anticlockwise / inner)
Senja
One-way operation
Phoenix
toward Choa Chu Kang via Phoenix
Mass Rapid Transit
Terminus Downtown Line
(under construction/planning)
Cashew
towards Expo
Location
Bukit Panjang MRT/LRT station
Downtown MRT line & Bukit Panjang LRT Line

Bukit Panjang Station (BP6/DT1) is an MRT Station in Singapore. It is along the Bukit Panjang LRT Line and Downtown MRT Line. It is located at the boundary of Bukit Panjang, Bukit Batok, and Choa Chu Kang planning areas. It is the terminus station for the Downtown MRT Line.

It is one of the stations that is not connected to Downtown line. The station transit area is public. One has to use the paid linkway and another one had a prominent shopping mall to take a rest - Bukit Panjang Plaza.

Formerly the station was called Petir MRT Station. Due to confusion, the name was changed to Bukit Panjang MRT Station in 2009.

History

This station was opened on 6 November 1999, as a LRT station. The former code was A6 until 2001. Later on, on 27 December 2015, the Downtown Line opened. On 21 November 2017, cash top ups are no longer accepted at the Passenger Service Centre at this station.

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