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Telok Ayer MRT Station

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Operated by  SBS Transit DTL
Platforms  Side
Structure type  Underground
Opened  22 December 2013
Connections  Bus, Taxicab
Line(s)  Downtown Line
Tracks  2
Address  Singapore
Level  2
Telok Ayer MRT Station
Location  7 Cross Street Singapore 048416
Similar  Downtown MRT Station, Raffles Place MRT Station, Tanjong Pagar MRT Station, Bayfront MRT Station, Promenade MRT Station

Telok Ayer MRT Station (DT18) is an underground Mass Rapid Transit station on the Downtown Line at the boundary of Downtown Core and Outram planning areas, Singapore. It is a 10-minute walk from Raffles Place station and is located under Cross Street at the junction with Telok Ayer Street.

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History

Telok Ayer station was originally called Cross Street. During the early stages of the Circle Line when it was under planning, the Circle Line Extension was planned to terminate at Chinatown. Now, the section between Bayfront and Chinatown is used by the current Downtown Line.

Art in Transit

The station features artwork located at walls, floors and columns of the station created by Lim Shing Ee titled, "Bulbous Abode". The artwork demonstrates a whimsical dreamscapes of large rocks depicting ancient monuments, reminiscing the background of Chinese immigrants of old. The artwork is etched on CeramicSteel architectural panels from PolyVision. Kazunori Takeishi was Lim Shing Ee's partner in this project.

Exits

  • A: Far East Bank Building
  • B: China Square Food Centre, Capital Square
  • C: Cross Street
  • References

    Telok Ayer MRT Station Wikipedia


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