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Dakota MRT Station (CC8)

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Dakota MRT StationDakota MRT Station (26 July, 2017)

Dakota MRT Station (GPS: 1.30837, 103.88871; CC8) is an underground station of the Singapore MRT. The station is served by the Circle Line between the Mountbatten MRT Station (CC7) and Paya Lebar MRT Station (CC9/EW8).

The Dakota MRT Station is located on the Old Airport Road, surrounded by HDB flats and schools. It is also within walking distance of the Old Airport Road Hawker Centre, a popular spot for hawker food in Singapore.

The Dakota MRT Station is said to have been named after the Dakota DC-3 aircraft that used to land at Kallang Airport. One of these aircrafts belonging to the Royal Air Force Police crashed in a storm on 29 June, 1946, with no survivors.1

Dakota MRT StationDakota MRT Station (26 July, 2017)

Dakota MRT StationPlatform level, Dakota MRT Station (26 July, 2017)

Dakota MRT StationStaircase and escalator at Dakota MRT Station going up to Dakota Crescent (26 July, 2017)

Location of sights in the vicinity of Dakota MRT Station on the map

Sights in the vicinity of Dakota MRT Station

Dakota MRT Station is on the map of Singapore MRT


1. Kallang Airport, Wikipedia

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