Bukit Timah Railway Station

Bukit Timah Railway Station was a railway station in Singapore located after Bridge 1871, adjacent to King Albert Park. On 1 July 2011, in accordance with the Malaysia–Singapore Points of Agreement Supplement 2010, the station closed along with the rest of the Singapore railway south of Woodlands Train Checkpoint.

Bukit Timah Railway Station was used for passenger traffic since its inception until immigration was required after Singapore was kicked out of Malaysia. The station operated as the junction station following the opening of the Jurong Line for freight traffic, and used only as a crossing point between Tanjong Pagar Railway Station and Johor Bahru Railway Station before 1998 and Woodlands Train Checkpoint from 1998 till 2011.

Today, the Bukit Timah Railway Station is part of the Rail Corridor but the station and area around it is current used for the PUB Murnane Pipeline Project.

Bukit Timah Railway Station Details

Address: 1, Bukit Timah Railway Station, Singapore 599938
Former Owner: KTM Berhad
Current Owner: Singapore Land Authority
Platform Level: Ground
Platform Layout: Single Platform with loop line and siding
Opened: 3 May 1932
Closed: 1 July 2011

Station Layout

GF: Train Platform, Waiting Area, Driveway

Platforms

Platform: Platform for operational tasks only

Concourse

The southern half of the waiting hall remained, with the northern half with the ticket counter converted to be a crew rest room.

Key Station Amenities

There are no amenities in Bukit Timah Railway Station.

Exits

Bukit Timah Road Exit (station driveway): Bukit Timah Road, King Albert Park

Bukit Timah Road Exit (siding/bungalow driveway): Bukit Timah Road, King Albert Park

Public Transport Connections

Bus

SBS Transit bus services 74, 151, 154, 157, 170, 170A, 174, and 852 serves Bukit Timah Railway Station on the main Bukit Timah Road and Dunearn Road.

SMRT Buses bus services 77, 961, 961M, and 970 serves Bukit Timah Railway Station on the main Bukit Timah Road and Dunearn Road.

Tower Transit Singapore bus services 66 and 66B serves Bukit Timah Railway Station on the main Bukit Timah Road and Dunearn Road.

Taxi

Taxis could be flagged down from the main Bukit Timah Road and Dunearn Road. Taxis could technically be called from directly from Bukit Timah Railway Station, however, taxi operators didn’t really know where the address 1, Bukit Timah Railway Station, Singapore 599938 was exactly.

MRT

While Bukit Timah Railway Station closed on 1 July 2011, the adjacent King Albert Park MRT Station on the Downtown Line opened on 27 December 2015.

KTM Southern Line Stations

The line names described here is only to classify stations into lists on RailTravel Station due to the fluidity of line names in official timetables. They are in no way meant to represent the actual line name which may or may not be used by KTM Berhad, Ministry of Transport (Malaysia), Ministry of Finance Malaysia, Land Public Transport Agency (APAD) or any other relevant companies and/or agencies. The line names described on RailTravel Station should not be taken as an official name, and the official name provided by KTM Berhad, Ministry of Transport (Malaysia), Ministry of Finance Malaysia, Land Public Transport Agency (APAD) or any other relevant companies and/or agencies should always take precedence.

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