Tanglin Railway Halt

Tanglin Railway Halt was a railway halt located in Tanglin Halt, Queenstown, Singapore. It was first opened on 3 May 1932 as part of the new line from Bukit Timah to Tanjong Pagar via Tanglin and Alexandra.

Tanglin Railway Halt was used for passenger and goods traffic from 3 May 1932 to some time in 1958, thereafter used for goods and military traffic only for Tanglin Camp. It fell into disuse by some time in the 1990s.

On 1 July 2011, in accordance with the Malaysia–Singapore Points of Agreement Supplement 2010, the line along Tanglin Railway Halt closed along with the rest of the Singapore railway south of Woodlands Train Checkpoint. The area around Tanglin Railway Halt is still known as Tanglin Halt today.

Tanglin Railway Halt as seen from the rear of a train travelling towards Tanjong Pagar Railway Station

Tanglin Railway Halt Details

Address: Tanglin Halt Road, Singapore 140000
Former Owner: KTM Berhad
Current Owner: National Parks Board (NParks)
Platform Level: Ground
Platform Layout: Single Side Platform
Opened: 3 May 1932
Closed: 1990s

Station Layout

1F: Train Platform

Platforms

Platform: Train Platform

Tanglin Railway Halt platform looking south
Tanglin Railway Halt platform looking north

Concourse

Tanglin Railway Halt is made up of a platform and a simple building structure.

Tanglin Railway Halt building structure
Tanglin Railway Halt building structure

Key Station Amenities

Exits

Tanglin Halt Road Exit: Tanglin Halt Road, Commonwealth Avenue, Holland Avenue, Holland Drive Market and Food Centre, Buona Vista MRT Station

Public Transport Connections

Bus

SBS Transit bus services 32, 100, 105, 111, 145, 147, 196, and 198 serves Tanglin Halt on Commonwealth Avenue.

SMRT Buses bus services 61, 970, and NR5 serves Tanglin Halt on Commonwealth Avenue.

Taxi

Taxis are available around Tanglin Halt.

MRT

The adjacent Buona Vista MRT Station on the East-West Line opened on 12 March 1988.

The adjacent Buona Vista MRT Station on the Circle Line opened on 8 October 2011.

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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