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Template:Refimprove Template:Infobox station Ten Mile Junction LRT Station (BP14) is an LRT station on the Bukit Panjang LRT Line in Singapore. It was opened in November 1999 and is operated by SMRT. This LRT station is the only one that is air-conditioned, has platform screen doors and has only one track.

EtymologyEdit

The station and the building it is located in, the Ten Mile Junction shopping centre, was named after the distance (10 miles/16 kilometers) of the junction located outside it as calculated from the city along Bukit Timah Road and Upper Bukit Timah Road.

Train serviceEdit

This Ten Mile Junction LRT Station is closed due to reconstruction of the building. The platform,First Train and Last Train timings is no longer available. This Station is expected to reoperational in end of 2011

VicinityEdit

The station is connected with Johor Bahru, Malaysia by 2 SBS Transit bus services, 160 and 170, which stop near this station. The station is on the site of the former Bukit Panjang Police Station. The hill which the police station was situated was leveled to make way for the station in 1996. A shopping centre, Ten Mile Junction, is situated below the LRT station.

This station is the headquarters of SMRT Light Rail, a wholly owned subsidiary of SMRT. This is where LRT trains are directed from as the LRT system is a driver-less light transit system. LRT trains on the Bukit Panjang LRT Line are parked in this station.

Station closureEdit

SMRT announced on December 6, 2010 that the station will be closed from December 10, 2010 to the end of 2011 due to re-development of Ten Mile Junction shopping centre that resulted a closure to the entire mall as well. Bukit Panjang LRT Service C, which operates from Ten Mile Junction, will be withdrawn until the end of 2011.[1]

Bus services nearbyEdit

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

Bus Stop Code: 44041 (Ten Mile Junction Station)
Service Between And Notes
SBS Transit Trunk Services
160 Jurong East Bus Interchange Kotaraya II Bus Terminal (JB)
170 Queen Street Bus Terminal Larkin Bus & Taxi Terminal (JB)
SMRT Buses Trunk Services
178 Woodlands Regional Bus Interchange Boon Lay Bus Interchange
960 Woodlands Regional Bus Interchange Marina Centre Bus Terminal
961 Woodlands Regional Bus Interchange Lorong 1 Geylang Bus Terminal
961C Woodlands Regional Bus Interchange Lorong 1 Geylang Bus Terminal
Bus Stop Code: 44049 (Opp Ten Mile Junction Station)
Service Between And Notes
SBS Transit Trunk Services
160 Jurong East Bus Interchange Kotaraya II Bus Terminal (JB)
170 Queen Street Bus Terminal Larkin Bus & Taxi Terminal (JB)
SMRT Buses Trunk Services
178 Woodlands Regional Bus Interchange Boon Lay Bus Interchange
960 Woodlands Regional Bus Interchange Marina Centre Bus Terminal
961 Woodlands Regional Bus Interchange Lorong 1 Geylang Bus Terminal
961C Woodlands Regional Bus Interchange Lorong 1 Geylang Bus Terminal

ReferencesEdit

Template:Singapore LRT stationsTemplate:Singapore-LRT-stub

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