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Joo Koon MRT Station is an elevated Mass Rapid Transit
Mass Rapid Transit (Singapore)
The Mass Rapid Transit or MRT is a rapid transit system that forms the backbone of the railway system in Singapore, spanning the entire city-state. The initial section of the MRT, between Yio Chu Kang Station and Toa Payoh Station, opened in 1987 establishing itself as the second-oldest metro...

 station along the East West Line
East West MRT Line
The East West Line was the 2nd Mass Rapid Transit line in Singapore. The line is currently 49.2 km long with 35 stations , making it the longest MRT line in Singapore. It takes about 63 minutes to travel from one end to the other...

 in Jurong
Jurong
Jurong is the largest town in the western part of Singapore, consisting of 11 residential precincts, 14 industrial districts, 1 military zone and 1 Waterfront district. It resembles Woodlands, the largest town in the northern part of Singapore, which is smaller in size, has smaller industrial area...

 and also the western terminus for the line.

It is named after Joo Koon Circle, the road which the station lies on, and the road in turn was named after Joo Koon Village, a rural chinese settlement that stood in the area before the area became an industrial estate in the 1960s. This station links the people working in Joo Koon
Joo Koon
Joo Koon is an industrial area in the western region of Singapore. Joo Koon is served by the Joo Koon MRT Station, which is the end point of the East West MRT Line...

 to the rest of the island via rail. It can also serve those working in Lok Yang
Lok Yang
Lok Yang is a small industrial estate in Singapore located within the Jurong Industrial Estate.It is bounded by International Road, Benoi Road, Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim and Pioneer Road North.-Transport:...

 and Benoi
Benoi
Benoi is an industrial area in the Western region of Singapore within Jurong Industrial Estate. West of Benoi is Gul. East of Benoi is the Jurong Bird Park...

 if there is proper transportation connecting them to the station.

The roof of the station resembles those of stations along the eastern section of the East West MRT Line
East West MRT Line
The East West Line was the 2nd Mass Rapid Transit line in Singapore. The line is currently 49.2 km long with 35 stations , making it the longest MRT line in Singapore. It takes about 63 minutes to travel from one end to the other...

 and is curved with glass openings to allow the utilization of natural lighting, similar to that of Pioneer
Pioneer MRT Station
Pioneer MRT Station ' is an elevated Mass Rapid Transit station along the East West Line in Jurong.Located at Jurong West Street 63, between Jurong West Street 61 and Pioneer Road North, it serves residents living in Nanyang and Pioneer...

. Orange is the selected colour scheme for this station.



History


Built alongside with Pioneer station
Pioneer MRT Station
Pioneer MRT Station ' is an elevated Mass Rapid Transit station along the East West Line in Jurong.Located at Jurong West Street 63, between Jurong West Street 61 and Pioneer Road North, it serves residents living in Nanyang and Pioneer...

, it was part of the Boon Lay MRT Extension (BLE) project announced by the Land Transport Authority
Land Transport Authority
The Land Transport Authority is a statutory board under the Ministry of Transport of the Singapore Government.-History:...

 in December 2004 to help people working in the Jurong
Jurong
Jurong is the largest town in the western part of Singapore, consisting of 11 residential precincts, 14 industrial districts, 1 military zone and 1 Waterfront district. It resembles Woodlands, the largest town in the northern part of Singapore, which is smaller in size, has smaller industrial area...

 Industrial Area travel faster.


The station opened on 28 February 2009 and replaced Boon Lay
Boon Lay MRT Station
Boon Lay MRT Station ' is an above-ground Mass Rapid Transit station on the East West Line in Jurong, Singapore.The station currently serves residents living in Boon Lay, Pioneer, Gek Poh, Nanyang and people working in Tuas,Tuas South,Pioneer Sector,Jurong Hill,Jurong Pier,Lok Yang,Benoi and Gul.In...

 as the western terminus of the East West Line
East West MRT Line
The East West Line was the 2nd Mass Rapid Transit line in Singapore. The line is currently 49.2 km long with 35 stations , making it the longest MRT line in Singapore. It takes about 63 minutes to travel from one end to the other...

.

Platform Screen Doors


As with most of the above-ground stations built in the past along the East West Line
East West MRT Line
The East West Line was the 2nd Mass Rapid Transit line in Singapore. The line is currently 49.2 km long with 35 stations , making it the longest MRT line in Singapore. It takes about 63 minutes to travel from one end to the other...

, it was initially built without Platform Screen Doors
Platform screen doors
Platform screen doors and platform edge doors at train or subway stations screen the platform from the train. They are a relatively new addition to many metro systems around the world, with some platform doors retrofitted rather than installed with the metro system itself. They are widely used in...

 that prevent commuters from falling onto the train tracks. Installations of the half-height screen doors was eventually started on 16 May 2011. On 26 July 2011, all of the screen doors have been installed and began operating.

Nearby Facilities


This station is close to the industrial factories, various military camps and places of interests in the vincity.

The places of interests includes the Singapore Discovery Centre
Singapore Discovery Centre
The S'pore Discovery Centre is a 'edutainment' attraction that offers engaging exhibits for everybody, providing insights into what makes Singapore ticks.-History:...

, Army Museum of Singapore and Arena Country Club.

Train service

Destination | First Train Last Train
Mon - Sat Sunday &
Public Holiday
Daily
East West Line
to EW1 Pasir Ris 5.31am 6.01am 11.33pm

Current Station Layout

L3
Platforms
Platform A towards Mass Rapid Transit
Mass Rapid Transit (Singapore)
The Mass Rapid Transit or MRT is a rapid transit system that forms the backbone of the railway system in Singapore, spanning the entire city-state. The initial section of the MRT, between Yio Chu Kang Station and Toa Payoh Station, opened in 1987 establishing itself as the second-oldest metro...

 station along the East West Line
East West MRT Line
The East West Line was the 2nd Mass Rapid Transit line in Singapore. The line is currently 49.2 km long with 35 stations , making it the longest MRT line in Singapore. It takes about 63 minutes to travel from one end to the other...

 in Jurong
Jurong
Jurong is the largest town in the western part of Singapore, consisting of 11 residential precincts, 14 industrial districts, 1 military zone and 1 Waterfront district. It resembles Woodlands, the largest town in the northern part of Singapore, which is smaller in size, has smaller industrial area...

 and also the western terminus for the line.

It is named after Joo Koon Circle, the road which the station lies on, and the road in turn was named after Joo Koon Village, a rural chinese settlement that stood in the area before the area became an industrial estate in the 1960s. This station links the people working in Joo Koon
Joo Koon
Joo Koon is an industrial area in the western region of Singapore. Joo Koon is served by the Joo Koon MRT Station, which is the end point of the East West MRT Line...

 to the rest of the island via rail. It can also serve those working in Lok Yang
Lok Yang
Lok Yang is a small industrial estate in Singapore located within the Jurong Industrial Estate.It is bounded by International Road, Benoi Road, Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim and Pioneer Road North.-Transport:...

 and Benoi
Benoi
Benoi is an industrial area in the Western region of Singapore within Jurong Industrial Estate. West of Benoi is Gul. East of Benoi is the Jurong Bird Park...

 if there is proper transportation connecting them to the station.

The roof of the station resembles those of stations along the eastern section of the East West MRT Line
East West MRT Line
The East West Line was the 2nd Mass Rapid Transit line in Singapore. The line is currently 49.2 km long with 35 stations , making it the longest MRT line in Singapore. It takes about 63 minutes to travel from one end to the other...

 and is curved with glass openings to allow the utilization of natural lighting, similar to that of Pioneer
Pioneer MRT Station
Pioneer MRT Station ' is an elevated Mass Rapid Transit station along the East West Line in Jurong.Located at Jurong West Street 63, between Jurong West Street 61 and Pioneer Road North, it serves residents living in Nanyang and Pioneer...

. Orange is the selected colour scheme for this station.



History


Built alongside with Pioneer station
Pioneer MRT Station
Pioneer MRT Station ' is an elevated Mass Rapid Transit station along the East West Line in Jurong.Located at Jurong West Street 63, between Jurong West Street 61 and Pioneer Road North, it serves residents living in Nanyang and Pioneer...

, it was part of the Boon Lay MRT Extension (BLE) project announced by the Land Transport Authority
Land Transport Authority
The Land Transport Authority is a statutory board under the Ministry of Transport of the Singapore Government.-History:...

 in December 2004 to help people working in the Jurong
Jurong
Jurong is the largest town in the western part of Singapore, consisting of 11 residential precincts, 14 industrial districts, 1 military zone and 1 Waterfront district. It resembles Woodlands, the largest town in the northern part of Singapore, which is smaller in size, has smaller industrial area...

 Industrial Area travel faster.


The station opened on 28 February 2009 and replaced Boon Lay
Boon Lay MRT Station
Boon Lay MRT Station ' is an above-ground Mass Rapid Transit station on the East West Line in Jurong, Singapore.The station currently serves residents living in Boon Lay, Pioneer, Gek Poh, Nanyang and people working in Tuas,Tuas South,Pioneer Sector,Jurong Hill,Jurong Pier,Lok Yang,Benoi and Gul.In...

 as the western terminus of the East West Line
East West MRT Line
The East West Line was the 2nd Mass Rapid Transit line in Singapore. The line is currently 49.2 km long with 35 stations , making it the longest MRT line in Singapore. It takes about 63 minutes to travel from one end to the other...

.

Platform Screen Doors


As with most of the above-ground stations built in the past along the East West Line
East West MRT Line
The East West Line was the 2nd Mass Rapid Transit line in Singapore. The line is currently 49.2 km long with 35 stations , making it the longest MRT line in Singapore. It takes about 63 minutes to travel from one end to the other...

, it was initially built without Platform Screen Doors
Platform screen doors
Platform screen doors and platform edge doors at train or subway stations screen the platform from the train. They are a relatively new addition to many metro systems around the world, with some platform doors retrofitted rather than installed with the metro system itself. They are widely used in...

 that prevent commuters from falling onto the train tracks. Installations of the half-height screen doors was eventually started on 16 May 2011. On 26 July 2011, all of the screen doors have been installed and began operating.

Nearby Facilities


This station is close to the industrial factories, various military camps and places of interests in the vincity.

The places of interests includes the Singapore Discovery Centre
Singapore Discovery Centre
The S'pore Discovery Centre is a 'edutainment' attraction that offers engaging exhibits for everybody, providing insights into what makes Singapore ticks.-History:...

, Army Museum of Singapore and Arena Country Club.

Train service

Destination | First Train Last Train
Mon - Sat Sunday &
Public Holiday
Daily
East West Line
to EW1 Pasir Ris 5.31am 6.01am 11.33pm

Current Station Layout

L3
Platforms
Platform A {{SMRT lines|East West}} towards Mass Rapid Transit
Mass Rapid Transit (Singapore)
The Mass Rapid Transit or MRT is a rapid transit system that forms the backbone of the railway system in Singapore, spanning the entire city-state. The initial section of the MRT, between Yio Chu Kang Station and Toa Payoh Station, opened in 1987 establishing itself as the second-oldest metro...

 station along the East West Line
East West MRT Line
The East West Line was the 2nd Mass Rapid Transit line in Singapore. The line is currently 49.2 km long with 35 stations , making it the longest MRT line in Singapore. It takes about 63 minutes to travel from one end to the other...

 in Jurong
Jurong
Jurong is the largest town in the western part of Singapore, consisting of 11 residential precincts, 14 industrial districts, 1 military zone and 1 Waterfront district. It resembles Woodlands, the largest town in the northern part of Singapore, which is smaller in size, has smaller industrial area...

 and also the western terminus for the line.

It is named after Joo Koon Circle, the road which the station lies on, and the road in turn was named after Joo Koon Village, a rural chinese settlement that stood in the area before the area became an industrial estate in the 1960s. This station links the people working in Joo Koon
Joo Koon
Joo Koon is an industrial area in the western region of Singapore. Joo Koon is served by the Joo Koon MRT Station, which is the end point of the East West MRT Line...

 to the rest of the island via rail. It can also serve those working in Lok Yang
Lok Yang
Lok Yang is a small industrial estate in Singapore located within the Jurong Industrial Estate.It is bounded by International Road, Benoi Road, Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim and Pioneer Road North.-Transport:...

 and Benoi
Benoi
Benoi is an industrial area in the Western region of Singapore within Jurong Industrial Estate. West of Benoi is Gul. East of Benoi is the Jurong Bird Park...

 if there is proper transportation connecting them to the station.

The roof of the station resembles those of stations along the eastern section of the East West MRT Line
East West MRT Line
The East West Line was the 2nd Mass Rapid Transit line in Singapore. The line is currently 49.2 km long with 35 stations , making it the longest MRT line in Singapore. It takes about 63 minutes to travel from one end to the other...

 and is curved with glass openings to allow the utilization of natural lighting, similar to that of Pioneer
Pioneer MRT Station
Pioneer MRT Station ' is an elevated Mass Rapid Transit station along the East West Line in Jurong.Located at Jurong West Street 63, between Jurong West Street 61 and Pioneer Road North, it serves residents living in Nanyang and Pioneer...

. Orange is the selected colour scheme for this station.



History


Built alongside with Pioneer station
Pioneer MRT Station
Pioneer MRT Station ' is an elevated Mass Rapid Transit station along the East West Line in Jurong.Located at Jurong West Street 63, between Jurong West Street 61 and Pioneer Road North, it serves residents living in Nanyang and Pioneer...

, it was part of the Boon Lay MRT Extension (BLE) project announced by the Land Transport Authority
Land Transport Authority
The Land Transport Authority is a statutory board under the Ministry of Transport of the Singapore Government.-History:...

 in December 2004 to help people working in the Jurong
Jurong
Jurong is the largest town in the western part of Singapore, consisting of 11 residential precincts, 14 industrial districts, 1 military zone and 1 Waterfront district. It resembles Woodlands, the largest town in the northern part of Singapore, which is smaller in size, has smaller industrial area...

 Industrial Area travel faster.


The station opened on 28 February 2009 and replaced Boon Lay
Boon Lay MRT Station
Boon Lay MRT Station ' is an above-ground Mass Rapid Transit station on the East West Line in Jurong, Singapore.The station currently serves residents living in Boon Lay, Pioneer, Gek Poh, Nanyang and people working in Tuas,Tuas South,Pioneer Sector,Jurong Hill,Jurong Pier,Lok Yang,Benoi and Gul.In...

 as the western terminus of the East West Line
East West MRT Line
The East West Line was the 2nd Mass Rapid Transit line in Singapore. The line is currently 49.2 km long with 35 stations , making it the longest MRT line in Singapore. It takes about 63 minutes to travel from one end to the other...

.

Platform Screen Doors


As with most of the above-ground stations built in the past along the East West Line
East West MRT Line
The East West Line was the 2nd Mass Rapid Transit line in Singapore. The line is currently 49.2 km long with 35 stations , making it the longest MRT line in Singapore. It takes about 63 minutes to travel from one end to the other...

, it was initially built without Platform Screen Doors
Platform screen doors
Platform screen doors and platform edge doors at train or subway stations screen the platform from the train. They are a relatively new addition to many metro systems around the world, with some platform doors retrofitted rather than installed with the metro system itself. They are widely used in...

 that prevent commuters from falling onto the train tracks. Installations of the half-height screen doors was eventually started on 16 May 2011. On 26 July 2011, all of the screen doors have been installed and began operating.

Nearby Facilities


This station is close to the industrial factories, various military camps and places of interests in the vincity.

The places of interests includes the Singapore Discovery Centre
Singapore Discovery Centre
The S'pore Discovery Centre is a 'edutainment' attraction that offers engaging exhibits for everybody, providing insights into what makes Singapore ticks.-History:...

, Army Museum of Singapore and Arena Country Club.

Train service

Destination | First Train Last Train
Mon - Sat Sunday &
Public Holiday
Daily
East West Line
to EW1 Pasir Ris 5.31am 6.01am 11.33pm

Current Station Layout

L3
Platforms
Platform A {{SMRT lines|East West}} towards
Pasir Ris MRT Station
Pasir Ris MRT Station ' is the terminal and above ground station of the East West MRT Line in Singapore. The station is located at the central part of Pasir Ris New Town.-Platform Screen Doors:...

 (→)
Island platform
Island platform
An island platform is a station layout arrangement where a single platform is positioned between two tracks within a railway station, tram stop or transitway interchange...

, Train doors open on the right for Platform A and Train doors will open on the left for Platform B.
Platform B {{SMRT lines|East West}} towards
Tuas Link MRT Station
Tuas Link MRT Station is an elevated Mass Rapid Transit station on the East West Line, under the Tuas MRT Extension project in Singapore. When opened, it will replace Joo Koon as the western terminus of the East West Line....

 (→)
L2 EWL Concourse Faregates, Ticketing Machines, Station Control, 7-eleven
7-Eleven
7-Eleven is part of an international chain of convenience stores, operating under Seven-Eleven Japan Co. Ltd, which in turn is owned by Seven & I Holdings Co...

, Sweet talk, Footbridge to cross Joo Koon Circle
L1 Street Level Joo Koon Circle

Bus services


The following bus services pass by the bus stops along Joo Koon Circle:
Bus Stop Code: 23491 (Joo Koon Station)
Service Destionation Note
SBS Transit Trunk Service
252 Boon Lay Bus Interchange
Boon Lay Bus Interchange
The Boon Lay Bus Interchange is an air-conditioned bus interchange located in Pioneer, in the western part of Singapore. It is situated within the Jurong Point Shopping Mall and is integrated with the nearby Boon Lay MRT Station...



Bus Stop Code: 23499 (Joo Koon Station)
Service Destination Note
SBS Transit Trunk Service
252 Joo Koon Road (loop)