SINGAPORE NEL – TEKKEN CONSTRUCTION 1999
The North East Line run from World Trade Center on the south of the island towards the north east, passing the central business district and following the corridors of Serangoon and upper Serangoon road to the new town of Hougang, Sengkang and Punggol. The line is approximately 20 km. wholly underground with 16 stations and approximately 27 hectares of covered deck Depot with its main Operation Control Centre. Trains will be un-manned and operated at a maximum speed of 90 km/hr. With the exception of Dhoby Ghaut, Sengkang and Punggol, all stations will be designed for civil defense purposes.