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Little India
小印度
லிட்டில் இந்தியா
North East Line Platform

Station statistics
Address 60 Bukit Timah Road

62 Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 229900/229902

Coordinates 1°18′24″N 103°50′57″E
Line(s)
Connection Bus, Taxi
Structure Type Underground
Levels 3
Platforms Island
Tracks 4
Other information
Opened 20 June 2003 (North East Line)

27 December 2015 (Downtown Line)

Abbreviation LTI
Operator  SBS Transit 
Services
Preceding Station Mass Rapid Transit Following Station
Terminus {{{{{1}}}}} Terminus
Terminus {{{{{1}}}}} Terminus
Location

Little India MRT Station (NE7/DT12) is an underground Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the North East Lineand the Downtown Line, and serves as an interchange station between the two lines.

Contents Edit

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  • 1 History
    • 1.1 Train disruptions
    • 1.2 Fire at Downtown MRT Line construction site
  • 2 Art in Transit
  • 3 Layout
  • 4 Exits
  • 5 Rail Service
  • 6 References

History Edit

Train disruptions Edit

On 20 December 2012, train services on the North East Line was delayed due to a train fault. A statement from SBS Transit said there was no train service between Punggol and Little India due to a train fault. At about 5.18 pm, all train services resumed.[1][2]

A female commuter in her 40s had her leg trapped in the gap between the MRT train and the station platform on 24 April 2013 during the morning rush-hour. She had been standing by the doors while taking a crowded train on the North East Line from Farrer Park to HarbourFront when she was "pushed".[3]

Fire at Downtown MRT Line construction site Edit

No one was injured in a fire that broke out at a Downtown Line worksite along Race Course Road on the evening of 26 March 2014. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) told that a “small fire” had broken out at a “localised area” within the worksite of the Downtown Line Little India MRT station and had been put out by 10pm, after it first broke out about half an hour earlier. [4]

Art in Transit Edit

North East LineMemoirs of the Past by S. Chandrasekaran, depicts the past of Little India when buffalo stables were seen. Downtown LineWoven Field by Grace Tan, features a landscape of tessellated triangular configurations inspired by the singhaulia woven patterns commonly seen in the traditional sari.

Layout Edit

L1 Street Level
B1 NEL Concourse Faregates, General Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre
B2 Transfer Linkway between North East and Downtown Line Concourses
DTL Concourse Faregates, General Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre
Platform A

towards  HarbourFront (→)

Island platform
Platform B

towards  Punggol (←)

B3 Platform B

towards  Chinatown (→)

Island platform
Platform A

towards  Bukit Panjang (←)

Exits Edit

  • A - Bt Timah Rd, Mackenzie Rd
  • B - Bt Timah Rd, Mayne Rd
  • C - Tekka Market
  • D - Tekka Ln
  • E - Buffalo Rd
  • F - Land Transport Authority Bldg

Rail Service Edit

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat Sun & P.H. Daily
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HarbourFront 06:04 06:04 06:24 23:49
Punggol 06:11 06:11 06:31 00:06
{{{2}}}
Bukit Panjang 06:07 06:07 06:30 00:24
Chinatown 05:53 05:53 06:13 23:59

References Edit

  1. Jump up↑ "Train service disrupted on NEL due to train fault". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  2. Jump up↑ "Train service on NEL resumes after disruption". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  3. Jump up↑ "Woman suffers palm-sized bruise after her leg gets caught in MRT platform gap". STOMP. Retrieved 1 May 2013.
  4. Jump up↑ "No injuries in fire at Downtown Line worksite in Little India". Yahoo. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
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