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North South MRT Line
வடக்கு தெற்கு எம்ஆர்டி வழி
MRT map NS.svg
The North South Line is coloured red on system maps.
Status Operational
Owner Land Transport Authority
Termini Jurong East
Marina South Pier
Stations 27
Type Rapid transit
System Mass Rapid Transit (Singapore)
Services 1
Operator(s) SMRT Trains
Rolling stock C151, C651, C751B, C151A, C151B (Future), C151C (Future)
Opened 7 November 1987
Line length 44 km (27 mi)
Character Elevated, at-grade, Underground
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

The North South MRT Line was the first Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line in Singapore. It is 44 km long and has 25 stations and it is being operated by SMRT Trains. It would usually take one hour to travel from one end of the MRT line to the other. This line is coloured red on the MRT Rail map.

This line joins the Central area of Singapore to the Northern and Southern areas of Singapore. To transfer to the East West MRT Line, a commuter can transfer at Jurong East, Raffles Place or City Hall. Transferring to the North East MRT Line is done at Dhoby Ghaut with a linkway. The Bishan MRT Station and Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station can transfer a commuter to the Circle MRT Line.


Ns25 rafflesplace
A view of the station doors of the Raffles Place MRT Station
Station Number Station Name Interchange
NS1 / EW24 Jurong East East West Line; Transfer available between Marina Bay-bound and both Pasir Ris-bound and Joo Koon-bound trains
NS2 Bukit Batok  
NS3 Bukit Gombak  
NS4 / BP1 Choa Chu Kang Bukit Panjang LRT
NS5 Yew Tee  
NS7 Kranji  
NS8 Marsiling  
NS9 Woodlands  
NS10 Admiralty  
NS11 Sembawang  
NS13 Yishun  
NS14 Khatib  
NS15 Yio Chu Kang  
NS16 Ang Mo Kio  
NS17 / CC15 Bishan Circle Line
NS18 Braddell  
NS19 Toa Payoh  
NS20 Novena  
NS21 / DT11 Newton Downtown Line
NS22 Orchard  
NS23 Somerset  
NS24 / NE6 / CC1 Dhoby Ghaut North East Line, Circle Line
NS25 / EW13 City Hall East West Line; Transfer available between Marina Bay-bound and Pasir Ris-bound trains, and between Jurong East-bound and Joo Koon-bound trains
NS26 / EW14 Raffles Place East West Line; Transfer available between Marina Bay-bound and Joo Koon-bound trains, and between Jurong East-bound and Pasir Ris-bound trains
NS27 / CE2 Marina Bay Circle Line Marina Bay Extension
NS28 Marina South Pier

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