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Preview the Thomson-East Coast Line 4 on Jun 21, 2024; free MRT rides from Tanjong Rhu to Bayshore

Bayshore (TE29) station of the Thomson-East Coast Line 4. (Image: SGTrains)

Bayshore (TE29) station of the Thomson-East Coast Line 4. (Image: SGTrains)

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) is organising a free preview event on Jun 21 for the public to explore and check out all seven new MRT stations of the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) before they officially begin passenger service on Jun 23.

TEL stage 4 (TEL4) consists of seven new MRT stations: Tanjong Rhu (TE23), Katong Park (TE24), Tanjong Katong (TE25), Marine Parade (TE26), Marine Terrace (TE27), Siglap (TE28) and Bayshore (TE29).

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Public Preview for Thomson-East Coast Line 4 on Jun 21, 2024

Thomson-East Coast Line 4 Public Preview - Jun 21, 2024, 12pm to 9pm. (Image: LTA)

Thomson-East Coast Line 4 Public Preview – Jun 21, 2024, 12pm to 9pm. (Image: LTA)

Ways to attend the TEL4 Public Preview event

LTA said in a statement on Monday (Jun 10) that the public can attend the TEL4 Public Preview event on Jun 21 from 12 pm to 9 pm by train or bus.

The public can take a free shuttle train service from Gardens by the Bay (TE22) station to Tanjong Rhu (TE23) station, with frequencies of around eight minutes. There is no through-train service that links the existing TEL stations and TEL4 stations on the preview day.

Alternatively, the public can alight at Stadium (CC6) station on the Circle Line (CCL) and walk 10 to 15 minutes to Tanjong Rhu (TE23) station using the Tanjong Rhu Footbridge near the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

The public can also take public bus services that stop near or outside TEL4 stations, including bus services 11, 30, and 158.

MORE INFO: LTA’s Wayfinding Guide to the TEL4 stations »

TE 26 Marine Parade – Friends of Land Transport Booth, Knackstop, Reasons to Move Lite Gallery Exhibition

The public and trainspotters can visit the Friends of Land Transport booth at Marine Parade (TE26) station to explore the fascinating train memorabilia on display and try their hand at being a train captain using the TEL train simulator.

LTA’s Knackstop pop-up store will also be there for the public to bring home fun and quirky merchandise inspired by Singapore’s public transportation network. New merchandise specially curated to mark TEL4’s opening will also be launched.

The ‘Reasons to Move Lite’ exhibition that features creative art pieces on why Singaporeans choose to Move Lite, a photobooth to capture memories, and a fun-to-play digital interactive puzzle will be there as well.


TE 23 Tanjong Rhu – Public Transport Security Booth

Public transport security staff will be at Tanjong Rhu (TE23) station to educate the public on the importance of security on public transport and share information about LTA’s public transport security campaigns.

TE 27 Marine Terrace – Caring SG Commuters Booth

The public can visit Marine Terrace (TE27) station to learn how to assist commuters with different mobility needs through simple acts of care.

They can also learn more about the various initiatives that public transport inclusive and further their impact by joining as a Caring Commuter Champion.


TE 28 Siglap – Graciousness Photo Booth, SCDF Booth

At Siglap (TE28) station, the public can visit the Graciousness Photo Booth and take an Instagram-worthy selfie with life-sized Thoughtful Bunch balloon figurines that are set against an immersive train cabin backdrop.

The public can also visit the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) Booth to learn more about the Civil Defence (CD) Shelters, including those at MRT stations, and lifesaving skills.

SportSG Booth, People’s Association Booth

Sport Singapore’s Booth will be present at Katong Park (TE24), Marine Terrace (TE27), and Bayshore (TE29) stations to showcase its latest campaign, “Together We Play,” which features an interactive running game and a FitLight game.

The People’s Association Booth will be at Bayshore (TE29) station for the public to take part in fun crafting activities.


Thomson-East Coast Line 4 will open for passenger service on Jun 23

LTA said that when TEL stage 4 opens for passenger service two days later on Jun 23, TEL train services between Woodlands North (TE1) and Bayshore (TE29) stations will operate at three-minute frequencies during peak hours and six minutes during off-peak.

“LTA and SMRT will continue to monitor the train loading and make necessary adjustments based on operational needs,” it added.

LEARN MORE: Thomson-East Coast Line »
MORE INFO: Thomson-East Coast Line 4 (#TEL4) Public Preview on LTA’s Facebook »



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Related Links
Thomson-East Coast Line – SGTrains


External Links
Factsheet: Explore Seven New Thomson-East Coast Line Stage 4 Stations on 21 June – LTA
Thomson-East Coast Line 4 (#TEL4) Public Preview – LTA/Facebook


Images: SGTrains, LTA.
This article first appeared on SGTrains.
Last updated on 11 Jun 2024.

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