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Platform of NS23 Somerset MRT station

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Somerset MRT Station (NS23) is an underground station on the North South Line of the Mass Rapid Transit in Singapore, located under 313@Somerset Shopping Centre between Orchard Road and Somerset Road. It was upgraded in 2002, the first phase of station upgrading works on the system. Somerset MRT Station was named in reference to an English playwright, novelist and short story writer, William Somerset Maugham.Template:Citation needed During his years in Singapore of the 1930s, Maugham wrote a series of stories on Malaya, Borneo and Singapore while staying at Raffles Hotel.

To commemorate Total Defence Day in 2000, the Singapore Civil Defence Force conducted the first ever Shelter Open House at this station on 15 and 16 February, together with Tiong Bahru and Lavender stations.Template:Citation needed

ShopsEdit

ExitsEdit

Train serviceEdit

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon - Sat Sunday &
Public Holiday
Daily
North South Line
to NS1 Jurong East 6.08am 6.33am 11.54pm
to NS27 Marina Bay 5.50am 6.16am 11.46pm
to NS7 Kranji - - 12.13am

Current station layoutEdit

L1 Street Level 313@Somerset valign=top|313@Somerset] & Orchard Central
B1 NSL Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Station Control
B2
Platforms
Platform A North South Line towards  NS1  EW24  Jurong East via  NS9  Woodlands (→)
Island platform, Doors open on the right
Platform B North South Line towards  NS27  Marina Bay (←)

Bus servicesEdit

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

Bus Stop Code: 09037 (Opp Meritus Mandarin)
Service Between And Notes
SBS Transit Trunk Services
7 Bedok Bus Interchange Clementi Bus Interchange 20px
14 Bedok Bus Interchange Clementi Bus Interchange 20px
16 Bedok Bus Interchange Bukit Merah Bus Interchange
36 Changi Airport PTB 1, 2 and 3 Bus Terminal Tomlinson Road (loop) 20px
65 Tampines Bus Interchange HarbourFront Bus Interchange
111 Ghim Moh Bus Terminal Marina Centre (loop)
123 Bukit Merah Bus Interchange Bukit Purmei Avenue (loop) 20px
124 Saint Michael's Bus Terminal Telok Blangah Drive (loop)
128 Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot Shenton Way Bus Terminal Operates On Weekdays Peak Hours Only
143 Toa Payoh Bus Interchange Jurong East Bus Interchange 20px
162 Yio Chu Kang Bus Terminal Shenton Way Bus Terminal
162M Yio Chu Kang Bus Terminal Marina Centre (loop)
174 Boon Lay Bus Interchange New Bridge Road Bus Terminal 20px
175 Clementi Bus Interchange Lorong 1 Geylang Bus Terminal
SBS Transit Fast Forward Services
14e Bedok North Avenue 3 Orchard Road Fast Forward Peak hours one directional service
174e Boon Lay Bus Interchange New Bridge Road Bus Terminal Fast Forward Peak hours one directional service 20px
SBS Transit Express Services
502 Soon Lee Bus Park Marina Station Road (loop)
502A Soon Lee Bus Park Marina Station Road
518 Pasir Ris Bus Interchange Bayfront Ave (loop)
518A Pasir Ris Bus Interchange Bayfront Ave
SBS Transit NiteOwl Services
1N Marina Centre Bus Terminal Yishun Ring Road
2N Marina Centre Bus Terminal Tampines Avenue 3
3N Marina Centre Bus Terminal Choa Chu Kang North 5
4N Marina Centre Bus Terminal Pasir Ris Drive 1
5N Marina Centre Bus Terminal Jurong West Street 92
6N Marina Centre Bus Terminal Punggol Field
SMRT Buses Trunk Services
77 Bukit Batok Bus Interchange Marina Centre Bus Terminal
106 Bukit Batok Bus Interchange Shenton Way Bus Terminal
167 Sembawang Bus Interchange Bukit Merah Bus Interchange
171 Yishun Bus Interchange Marina Centre Bus Terminal 20px
190 Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange New Bridge Road Bus Terminal
700 Bukit Panjang Bus Interchange Shenton Way Bus Terminal
700A Bukit Panjang Bus Interchange Suntec City (loop)
SMRT Buses Premium Services
587 Woodlands Ring Road Shenton Way
590 Choa Chu Kang Crescent Shenton Way
598 Petir Road Shenton Way
SMRT Buses Express Services
971E Bukit Panjang Bus Interchange Cecil Street
SMRT Buses NightRider Services
NR1 Resorts World Sentosa Yishun Ring Road
NR2 Marina Centre Bus Terminal Sembawang Drive
NR3 Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange North Canal Road
NR5 Marina Centre Bus Terminal Jurong West Street 75
NR6 Resorts World Sentosa Anchorvale Drive
NR7 Marina Centre Bus Terminal Pasir Ris Drive 3
NR8 Marina Centre Bus Terminal Bukit Batok West Avenue 5

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

Bus Stop Code: 08121 (Somerset Station)
Service Between And Notes
SBS Transit Trunk Services
7 Bedok Bus Interchange Clementi Bus Interchange 20px
14 Bedok Bus Interchange Clementi Bus Interchange 20px
16 Bukit Merah Bus Interchange Bedok Bus Interchange
36 Changi Airport PTB 1, 2 & 3 Bus Terminal Tomlinson Road (loop) 20px
65 Tampines Bus Interchange HarbourFront Bus Interchange
111 Ghim Moh Bus Terminal Marina Centre (loop)
123 Bukit Merah Bus Interchange Bukit Purmei Avenue (loop) 20px
124 Saint Michael's Bus Terminal Telok Blangah Drive (loop)
128 Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot Shenton Way Bus Terminal Operates On Weekdays Peak Hours Only
143 Toa Payoh Bus Interchange Jurong East Bus Interchange 20px
162 Yio Chu Kang Bus Terminal Shenton Way Bus Terminal
162M Yio Chu Kang Bus Terminal Marina Centre (loop)
174 Boon Lay Bus Interchange New Bridge Road Bus Terminal 20px
175 Clementi Bus Interchange Geylang Lorong 1 Bus Terminal
SBS Transit Fast Forward Services
14e Bedok North Avenue 3 Orchard Road Fast Forward Peak hours one directional service
174e New Bridge Road Bus Terminal Boon Lay Bus Interchange Fast Forward Peak hours one directional service 20px
SMRT Buses Trunk Services
77 Bukit Batok Bus Interchange Marina Centre Bus Terminal
106 Bukit Batok Bus Interchange Shenton Way Bus Terminal
167 Sembawang Bus Interchange Bukit Merah Bus Interchange
171 Yishun Bus Interchange Marina Centre Bus Terminal 20px
190 Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange New Bridge Road Bus Terminal
700 Bukit Panjang Bus Interchange Shenton Way Bus Terminal
700A Bukit Panjang Bus Interchange Suntec City (loop)
SMRT Buses NightRider Services
NR1 Resorts World Sentosa Yishun Ring Road
NR2 Marina Centre Bus Terminal Sembawang Drive
NR3 Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange North Canal Road
NR5 Marina Centre Bus Terminal Jurong West Street 75
NR6 Resorts World Sentosa Anchorvale Drive
NR7 Marina Centre Bus Terminal Pasir Ris Drive 3
NR8 Marina Centre Bus Terminal Bukit Batok West Avenue 5

Bomb hoaxEdit

A call was made from a public telephone at the concourse of the station at about 5p.m. on September 26, 2007 about a bomb at the station. The police have arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with the incident two days later on the morning of September 28, 2007 after finding no bomb.[1]

ReferencesEdit

Template:Singapore MRT stationsTemplate:Singapore-MRT-stub

ms:Stesen MRT Somerset nl:Somerset (metrostation) ja:サマセット駅 zh:索美塞地铁站

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