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LTA RENOVATING TOILETS AT 30 MRT STATIONS FROM 18 FEB 2022

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has recently shared information on their social media platforms that they will be starting works to renovate toilets at over 30 MRT stations starting from 18 February 2022.

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The whole renovation project is slated for a completion deadline of the 3rd quarter of 2024.

Affected stations

The stations are selected from the different operational lines like the North-South Line, East-West Line, and the Circle Line.

North South Line:

  • Jurong East
  • Bukit Batok
  • Bukit Gombak
  • Yew Tee
  • Kranji
  • Marsiling
  • Woodlands
  • Admiralty
  • Sembawang
  • Yishun
  • Yio Chu Kang
  • Bishan
  • Dhoby Ghaut
  • City Hall
  • Raffles Place

East West Line:

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  • Tanjong Pagar
  • Redhill
  • Queenstown
  • Dover
  • Clementi
  • Lakeside
  • Boon Lay
  • Pioneer
  • Joo Koon
  • Tampines
  • Paya Lebar
  • Aljunied
  • Lavender
  • Bugis

Circle Line:

  • Serangoon

Improved features

After going through renovation works, these toilets will come with improved features such as:

  • Better ventilation and anti-slip tiles
  • More energy-efficient lighting and water-saving taps

Closed for 2.5 months on average

The toilets at these stations that will undergo renovation will face a down time of about 2.5 months on average.

There will be alternative arrangements for toilet facilities provided in the down time and commuters can look out for directions at the respective stations for signs to these facilities.

What commuters have to say

Commuters who took to the comments section to voice their opinions asked for more regular cleaning and maintenance of the toilets even after it is renovated.

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Here are some of the comments:

  • Hope to see more regular cleaning as the condition is worse than coffee shops toilets at times.
    If you guys are looking at this… mind enlightening me why are toilets are not installed inside the stations? Need to tap out to go toilet….
  • Refurbish also need cleaners to constantly maintain. If not, how new the toilet is also becomes smelly and old.
  • AWESOME all the toilets seriously need a major revamp…. Please get good janitors to maintain the toilets too and pls also fix bidet spray

Having said all these, many also welcomed the initiative by LTA to renovate the toilets:

  • Thank you for your continued efforts in upgrading n giving riders like myself a safer, more comfortable & enjoyable experience! It did not go unnoticed & definitely much appreciated! Keep up the great work! God bless you all.

Image source: Land Transport Authority/Facebook

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