Monday, February 04, 2008

Downtown Line Phase 1 (DTL1) MRT works under progress

Downtown line (DTL) is the latest addition to the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) system in Singapore. It will consist of 33-stations when fully completed and will stretch the network to another 40-kms. Downtown Line Phase 1 (DTL1) is the first part of the whole Downtown line that will be constructed in three stages. DTL1 forms an effective part of the Singapore Government’s plan to develop the Marina Bay area into a place to live, work and play.

Downtown Line (DTL1) will be 4.3-km long and will include 6 stations as follows:

  1. Chinatown, Interchange with existing North-East Line (NEL)

  2. Cross Street

  3. Landmark (This station will be connected via underground subway links to Marina Bay Financial Centre)

  4. Bayfront (This station will be connected to the Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resorts and will also attract visitors to Gardens by the Bay)

  5. Promenade, Interchange with the Circle Line (CCL) under construction

  6. Bugis, Interchange with the existing East-West Line

Some of the contracts for the above stations have already been awarded by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore and works have commenced. The following are the contracts:

  • LTA Contract 905 (C905) - Design, Construction & Completion of tunnels between Promenade and Marina Bay: Awarded to Shimizu Corporation at S$ 102.8 million

  • LTA Contract 906 (C906) - Construction & Completion of Bayfront station and associated tunnels: Awarded to Sembawang Engineers & Constructors Pte Ltd at S$ 463 million

  • LTA Contract 907 (C907) - Construction & Completion of Landmark station and associated tunnels: Awarded to Taisei Corporation at S$ 230 million

  • LTA Contract 908 (C908) - Design, Construction & Completion of Cross Street station and associated tunnels: Awarded to Samsung Corporation – Bachy Soletanche Joint Venture at S$ 224.9 million

  • LTA Contract 909 (C909) - Design, Construction & Completion of Chinatown station and associated tunnels: Awarded to Gammon Construction Ltd S$ 160.3 million


  1. Thanks for writing this.

  2. Hi Regina,

    Thanks for your comments.