Bukit Timah Railway Station

Was out early yesterday (Saturday) morning because hubby had to send his company van for servicing at Bukit Timah.  After breakfast at McDonald’s at King Albert’s Park, we took a stroll at the now defunct Bukit Timah Railway Station track.

The track used to service the route between the Kuala Lumpur ( Malaysia’s capital city) and Singapore’s Tanjong Pagar Railway Station until May 2010 1 July 2011 when both countries agreed to close down Tanjong Pagar station and Malaysia returned the railway track land to Singapore (the agreement was reached in May 2010).  The route now ends at Singapore’s Woodlands checkpoint.

It was early when we trekked along the deserted track with only a few bikers and joggers passing us by.  The landmark of the railway station is the bridge.  Here are some pictures I took with my Samsung camera.

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The bridge…

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This looks like a staff quarter…

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The outhouse…

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The station…

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Wonder what the sign is about…

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The platform…

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The control levers???

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Random pictures…

Some late night revellers left this here…

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That’s all folks 😉

Ps: I made a mistake on the dates and amended it up there.  Here is the link to Wikipedia for reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bukit_Timah_railway_station

You’ll find out what the sign on the track is about 😉

3 thoughts on “Bukit Timah Railway Station”

  1. Judy,

    Any specific reason they discontinued the line…Very interesting…And the weather looks so nice..Nothing is WHITE…lol..

    Thanks for the tour
    Hugs Joan..

    • I think it’s because the tracks are sitting on some very precious land of ours, Joan. Our government wants to redevelop the land surrounding the tracks so the tracks have to go.

      I made some changes to the dates of cessation. The agreement was reached in May 2010 to cease the operation of the Tanjong Pagar station and officially the station closed on 1 July 2011. I’m adding the Wikipedia link to the blog for reference. Couldn’t do it on my mobile phone.

      Thanks for reading, Joan 🙂

      Hugs,
      Judyxxx

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