The LTA has announced the alignment and station locations for the sixth stage of the Circle Line. The extension, which will be 4 kilometres long, will have three stations, and will close the loop for the Circle Line (CCL) by connecting HarbourFront Station to Marina Bay Station.
The new stations will be located at Keppel, Cantonment and Prince Edward, and are scheduled for completion in 2025. The completed CCL will have a total of 33 stations, including 12 interchange stations with other MRT lines. Once work is completed, commuters will enjoy a direct route between areas in the west like Pasir Panjang and Kent Ridge and key employment areas in the Central Business District, as well as upcoming developments in the Marina Bay area. Commuters travelling from areas like Paya Lebar and Mountbatten will also enjoy faster access to the retail and office centres in the HarbourFront area.
To keep up with the extension and to future-proof the network, SMRT’s Kim Chuan Depot will be expanded to almost double its capacity from 70 to 133 trains. The integrated depot will also house 550 buses, which will allow us to optimise land use. The expansion of the depot will be completed at about the same time as CCL6 in 2025.
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