Thomson-East Coast MRT Line facts for kids
Thomson-East Coast Line
The Thomson-East Coast Line's colour and route are not confirmed.
|System||Mass Rapid Transit (Singapore)|
|Status||Under Construction (Stage 1, 2 & 3)
Architectural and engineering consultancy studies (Stage 4 & 5)
|Owner||Land Transport Authority|
|Operator(s)||To be announced|
|Line length||21 km (13 mi)|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 81⁄2 in) standard gauge|
|Electrification||750V DC Third rail|
The Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) will be the sixth MRT line in Singapore. It will be the fourth fully automated and driverless system line in Singapore. The line will be 43 km (27 mi) long and with 31 stations.
The Thomson Line section was announced on 29 August 2012. The Eastern Region Line section was announced on 15 August 2014. Both were merged into Thomson-East Coast Line.
The line will open in five stages from 2019 onwards. It interchanges with all existing lines. When the first three stages are opened, it is expected to serve about 500,000 commuters daily.
|Station Number||Station Name||Interchange/Notes|
|Stage 1 (under construction)|
|TE2 NS9||Woodlands||North South Line|
|Stage 2 (under construction)|
|TE9 CC17||Caldecott||Circle Line|
|Stage 3 (under construction)|
|TE11 DT11||Stevens||Downtown Line
|TE14 NS22||Orchard||North South Line|
|TE17 EW16 NE3||Outram Park||East West Line
North East Line
|TE20 NS27 CE2||Marina Bay||North South Line
|TE22||Gardens by the Bay|
|Stage 4 (under planning)|
|Stage 5 (under planning)|
|TE31 DT37||Sungei Bedok||Downtown Line
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