Work on Hume station set to start in Q4

An artist's impression of Hume MRT station on the Downtown Line. If construction starts in the fourth quarter of this year, some think that commuters may be able to look forward to using the station before 2025.
An artist's impression of Hume MRT station on the Downtown Line. If construction starts in the fourth quarter of this year, some think that commuters may be able to look forward to using the station before 2025.PHOTO: LOW YEN LING/FACEBOOK

But LTA says actual date subject to approval due to Covid-19, completion target still 2025

While an unopened station along the Downtown Line is still officially slated to be completed in 2025, some have flagged the possibility that it could be up and running much earlier.

In a recent newsletter for residents of the Hume area in Bukit Timah, incumbent Chua Chu Kang GRC MP Low Yen Ling revealed that construction of the Hume MRT station could start in the fourth quarter of this year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 01, 2020, with the headline 'Work on Hume station set to start in Q4'. Print Edition | Subscribe