The Land Transport Authority will add a new station to the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) within walking distance of the upcoming Founders’ Memorial in the Marina Bay area.
2. The Founders’ Memorial station, located between Tanjong Rhu and Gardens by the Bay stations along the TEL, will improve accessibility for visitors to the Bay East Garden, where the memorial will be located. The station will also serve upcoming residential and recreational developments in the area.
3. The new station will be built by converting the TEL facility building currently being constructed at Bay East Garden into an MRT station. The contract to construct the facility building was awarded to China Railway First Group Co., Ltd in June 2016 for approximately $242.4 million. Works will commence in 2019.
4. The station will open in tandem with the opening of the Founders’ Memorial.
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