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Farrer Park

Farrer Park MRT Station

Farrer Park MRT Station (NE8) is a station located along the North East Line on the Mass Rapid Transit. The station is between Little India and Boon Keng in Singapore, and managed by SBS Transit. Similar to other stations on the line, it is an underground station. With a total of 14 different exits, Farrer Park Station is the station with the most number of exits on the North East Line.

It is located at the northern end of Little India and Kitchener Road. It is near the first Turf Club and a tennis centre. The station is also situated close to the Jalan Besar Stadium and Swimming Complex. Because of its proximity to Mustafa Centre, it is also frequented by shoppers from the shopping mall.

In the past, the Farrer Park area used to be a prime spot for athletes and sportsmen. Besides having the Turf Club located nearby, the area also had a boxing ring, a mini golf course, and soccer fields in addition to what is there today. Thees activities are portrayed in the station's architecture. Paintings with figurative drawings and abstract expression don the station walls to reflect the area's sporting history, as part of the Art in Transit programme. It is titled Rhythmic Exuberance and is the creation of Poh Siew Wah.

Do note that NE8 Farrer Park station is not to be confused with CC20 Farrer Road station on the Circle Line.

Current Station Layout

L1 Street Level
B1 Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre
B2 Platform A towards  NE1  CC29  HarbourFront (→)
Island platform, Doors will open on the right
Platform B towards  NE17  Punggol (←)

Exits

  • Exit A - Rangoon Road
  • Exit B - Block 681
  • Exit C - Race Course Road
  • Exit D - Gloucester Road
  • Exit E - Block 14A
  • Exit F - Not in use
  • Exit G - Serangoon Road

Bus Services Nearby

The following bus services pass by the bus stops along Serangoon Road:

Service Between And
SBS Transit Trunk Services
21 Pasir Ris Bus Interchange Saint Michael's Bus Terminal Wheelchair Accessible Bus Service (WAB) Euro III
23 Tampines Bus Interchange Rochor Canal Road (loop)
64 Sims Place Bus Terminal Mei Ling Street (loop) Euro IV
65 Tampines Bus Interchange HarbourFront Bus Interchange
66 Bedok Bus Interchange Jurong East Bus Interchange Euro IV
125 Saint Michael's Bus Terminal Sims Drive (loop)
130 Ang Mo Kio Bus Interchange Shenton Way Bus Terminal Euro IV
139 Toa Payoh Bus Interchange Bukit Merah Bus Interchange
147 Hougang Central Bus Interchange Clementi Bus Interchange Wheelchair Accessible Bus Service (WAB) Euro III
SMRT Buses Trunk Services
67 Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange Tampines Bus Interchange Euro V
857 Yishun Bus Interchange Suntec City (loop)
SMRT Buses NightRider Services
NR6 HarbourFront Bus Interchange Anchorvale Drive

Incidents

On the evening of December 25 2007, Some technical difficulties were experienced along the North East Line caused delays for train services. A member of the public who was affected by the delay said she waited for at least 20 minutes for the train at the station.

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