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Remarkable Circle Line Stages 1 & 2 Station Designs

On this day 11 years ago, the first and second stage of the Circle Line (CCL) officially commenced for passenger service, with 11 stations from Dhoby Ghaut to Tai Seng. Within these 11 stations, a few of them had award-winning architecture designs which led to international attention at our MRT station architecture. CC2 Bras Basah READ MORE »

 

Fun Fact Friday: Middle Track at Paya Lebar MRT Station

Did you know that there are three tracks at Paya Lebar (Circle Line) station? [A/B] – Normal Passenger Services Platforms A and B serve normal passenger service Circle Line (CCL) trains heading towards HarbourFront and Dhoby Ghaut/Marina Bay respectively. [C/D] – Withdrawal Purposes The middle platform (Platforms C and D) at Paya Lebar is mainly READ MORE »

 

Single Route Diagram at Stadium

Recently, a netizen posted a photo of this single route diagram found at the platform level of Stadium station of the Circle Line (CCL): This single route diagram was first spotted by us back in December 2019, and we initially had mixed opinions about the signage. However, as the original Circle Line route diagram (with READ MORE »

 
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Fun Fact Friday: Circle Line Trains to Stadium

Do you wonder why trains on the Circle Line extension ends its service at Stadium during off-peak hours? During the peak hours, trains from Marina Bay will run the full Circle Line (CCL) and end at HarbourFront to ensure an average of about 2.5 – 3 minutes frequency throughout most portions of the line between READ MORE »

 

Fun Fact Friday: HarbourFront MRT Platform A

Did you know that there is an unused platform at HarbourFront (Circle Line) station? The Circle Line (CCL) section of HarbourFront station consists of two platforms, where Platform B is for normal passenger service trains heading clockwise towards Telok Blangah, and Platform A is currently for train withdrawal purposes. The area around Platform A has READ MORE »

 

Fun Fact Friday: CC18 Station

Did you know that the Circle Line station code CC18 is not found on the system map? If you were to travel between CC17 Caldecott and CC19 Botanic Gardens stations on the Circle Line (CCL), the journey will take at least 4 minutes as the train will whizz by the CC18 station – also known READ MORE »