Lakeside MRT Station - Platform Screen Doors

Platform Screen Doors

As with most of the above-ground stations built in the past along the East West Line, it was built without platform screen doors to prevent commuters from falling onto the train tracks. After several successful tests at Jurong East, Yishun and Pasir Ris and eventually, installation of the half-height screen doors started on 9 June 2010 and operations commenced on 31 August 2010 along with Bukit Batok.

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