The Serangoon MRT is an underground interchange station along the NEL (North East Line) and CCL (Circle Line). It is situated at the borderline of Serangoon Central and Upper Paya Lebar subzones. It is perfectly constructed along Upper Serangoon Road at the junction of the Serangoon Central.
The station was named after the estate where it is currently located and was thought to derived from a ranggong bird, a bird in the swamps around Serangoon River that was known before Rangon River. It is also known as the Serangoon Road.
Located at each platform is a plasma display that is called Passenger Information Systems that provides expected time arrival of the train and key messages. This station has a full platform screen doors that separate the environment at the tunnel from the air-conditioned station which enhances commuters’ safety and comfort.
All of its platforms are built with escalators, lifts and stairs that connect linkways and entrance above.
The Circle Line part of the station is second MRT station to have a travelator placed within the paid-area, Dhoby Ghaut MRT being the first. Circle Line was officially opened last 28th of May in the year 2009.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) conducted the Chinatown, the second Shelter Open House, Farrer Park, and Hougang stations last 15th to 16th of February 2003 before the station began to open.
The station serves the town centre area in nearby commercial amenities, areas, and a number of residential properties such as the Nex Shopping Mall and the new Forest Woods condominium. Orchard Road, the famous landmark also are nearby for a complete of amenities as well as some Orchard Condo for sale which are in demand right now.
For commuters who choose to take buses, Serangoon Bus Interchange offers an amount of bus services to also connect to some other parts of the city.