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Technical Visit to Mandai MRT Depot – Maintenance and Control Centre of Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL)

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Mandai MRT Depot is an integrated (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Train_depot) depot located in (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandai), (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singapore) that serves as the maintenance and control centre of the (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomson-East_Coast_MRT_line) (TEL).
The MRT depot is located between (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodlands_MRT_station) station and (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Springleaf_MRT_station) station on the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL). To support the TEL operations and maintenance, the MRT depot includes (1) Rail Administration Building, which houses the Operations Control Centre (OCC) and the Depot Control Centre (DCC), (2) Stabling yards with capacity for 90 trains, (3) three reception tracks: one track northbound towards Woodlands station and two tracks southbound towards Springleaf station to facilitate the launching of trains, (4) 11 workshops track to facilitate the servicing and maintaining of trains, (5) a 66kV substation to supply the electricity for TEL trains, stations, and Depot, (6) Engineering Trains and Permanent Way Workshop to facilitate track maintenance, (7) test track to facilitate dynamic train testing, and (8) train wash-plants to ensure train exterior cleanliness.
Date of Visit: 4 August 2022 (Thu)
Venue: STEL Mandai Depot (MDD)
Gathering Venue: Khatib MRT Station (NS14)
We will charter a bus to ferry you from NS14 to MDD. More information about the bus and waiting area at NS14 will be provided closer to the visit date.
Time Bus Departs NS14: 1330
Program of Visit:
1345 to 1415 – Visitors exchange photo id for MDD Visitor Pass
1415 to 1445 – Meeting with MD, TEL Mr. Shahrin in Boardroom
1445 to 1530 – Visit to Rail Discovery Centre
1530 to 1615 – Visit to Engineering Trains Workshop
1615 to 1700 – Visit to Rolling Stock Workshop
Estimated time back to NS14 from MDD: 1745
To facilitate access clearance at MDD, please provide the following details:
– Full name as per NRIC/FIN/Passport.
– Last 3 digit + alphabet of NRIC/FIN/Passport #, e.g., 567i.
– Type of identification: NRIC/FIN/Passport.
Bring along the NRIC/FIN/Passport on the day of visit. Maximum participating members allowed at MDD: 20 pax. Registration does not mean that you have been confirmed to visit the Mandai Depot as we are subject to security clearance by SMRT and whether we have exceeded the allocated 20 pax limit.
You must provide your email address and contact number for the trip organizer to contact you prior to scheduled date as well as on the date of the visit itself.
Host: SMRT
SMRT Speaker for Technical Visit: Mr. Shahrin bin Abdol Salam, PBM CEng.
Bldg: Gathering Venue: Khatib MRT Station (NS14) , 201 Yishun Avenue 2, Singapore, Singapore, Singapore, 769092

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