Commuters can start enjoying the Thomson-East Coast Line in stages from 2019.
2019: Better connectivity in woodlands
Woodlands North - Woodlands - Woodlands South
2020: Thomson gets on board
Springleaf - Lentor - Mayflower - Bright Hill - Upper Thomson - Caldecott
2021: Direct Access to the CBD and Marina Bay
Estimated date of completion: 2021
Interchanges: Stevens, Orchard, Outram Park, Marina Bay
Mount Pleasant - Stevens - Napier - Orchard Boulevard - Orchard - Great World - Havelock - Outram Park - Maxwell - Shenton Way - Marina Bay - Marina South - Gardens by the Bay
2023: Journey to the east
Commuters along the East Coast can look forward to time-savings in their daily commute to the CBD or the northern areas of Singapore as 7 more stations add to the TEL from Tanjong Rhu to Bayshore.
With direct connection, a Republic Polytechnic student who stays near Parkway Parade can reach home after a hour’s ride, 20 minutes faster than the bus ride currently.
Estimated date of completion: 2023
Tanjong Rhu - Katong Park - Tanjong Katong - Marine Parade - Marine Terrace - Siglap - Bayshore
2024: The good to come
The TEL will fully complete in 2024 and will serve about 1 million commuters daily in years to come, and also helps relieve crowding on the East-West and North-South Lines.
Estimated date of completion: 2024
Interchange: Sungei Bedok
Bedok South - Sungei Bedok