The Thomson Line (TSL) will be the next MRT Line to open in Singapore in 2019. Costing $18 billion and opening in phases, it will be completely underground and will add new directions to the accessibility of the MRT Line in Singapore. It will also help to ease the congestion of the 400,000 commuters daily that uses the MRT Lines in Singapore.
Thomson Impressions Upper Thomson Road
According to sources, the 30km long MRT Line will consist of 22 stations and will run through the north-south corrider in Singapore with the train stations starting in Woodlands and running all the way to the city centre. The train stations will also run run through the shopping belts of Orchard as well as Marina Bay. This will bring more convenience to Thomson Impressions.
The Thomson Line was actually started with great debate due to the complexity of running an underground MRT line through the city area as well as certain established and mature areas in Toa Payoh and Ang Mo Kio. In 2011, the Land Transport Authority announced that they will tunneling works will commence and all 3 phases of the Thomson Line should be completed in 2019.
Lorong Puntong New Condo
Property investors are already exploring the relevant areas. It’s expected that properties within 500 metres of the new train stations will appreciate by 20 – 30%. This bring good news to properties owners near the Thomson Line though they might have to put up with the construction noises during the initial phase.
Nanshan Group Condo
Retailers around Thomson Plaza Condo as well as commercial shops around in the Thomson area also cheered at the news as even though they are located in the centre of Singapore, human traffic has always been slow in the area as shoppers generally are limited to owners and tenants in the Thomson area particularly for Thomson Impressions.