TEL may Link to Changi AirportThe currently constructed Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) could be extended connecting to the Changi Airport MRT station, and the airport's upcoming Terminal 5.

According to Singapore Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan, the Government is considering the chance of extending the 43km MRT line, open in stages is expected from year 2019 up to 2024.

The future line would provide a direct access from the airport to the city, and would benefit airport staff, travellers and nearby residents, including those who live at Straits Mansions and Adana @ Thomson.

The Government is assessing the feasibility of placing the future Cross-Island Line (CRL) to Terminal 5, as well as new industrial zone to serve the airport, Mr Khaw added.

The details of upcoming project will be announced when the engineering feasibility studies for the CRL and TEL are completed.

Meanwhile, The Land Transport Authority (LTA) revealed the completed station names for the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL).

The East Coast stretch of Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) is planned to have 9 stations along the 13 km segment, by which it will operate through the eastern parts of the island, such as Bedok South, Upper East Coast, Siglap and Tanjong Rhu.

Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL)


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