Faregates
Faregates found in Singapore's MRT stations have evolved in design & features over the years. Different series and designs of gates have been used in the MRT stations. All series of these gates are still working side by side in the MRT system, although the 2 oldest generations of these gates in the have been upgraded to accept contactless smart cards.

First Generation Faregates
FAREGATES WITHOUT LED

  • Originally accepted the now defunct magnetic farecards.
  • Upgraded to accept contactless smart cards in 2002.
  • VFG fare information display slanted at an angle for some units.
  • Located at most North South & East West Lines stations.

  • Second Generation Faregates
    FAREGATES WITH LED

  • Originally accepted the now defunct magnetic farecards.
  • Upgraded to accept contactless smart cards in 2002.
  • LED front entry/exit only display.
  • VFD fare information display slanted at an angle for all units.
  • Located at selected North South & East West Lines stations.

  • Third Generation Faregates
    FAREGATES USED ON THE NORTH EAST LINE AND CIRCLE LINE

    Manufactured by Thales Gates, the gate features Sony and CEPAS contactless smart card readers and 2 central retractable flaps. They are also ergonomically designed & made of stainless steel. It feature a 6.5 inch LCD/TFT monitor which is used to display information about the ticket used by the passenger passing through the gate, as well as LED displays which show the operating status of the gate (whether it is for entry or exit).

    Located at all North East Line, Circle Line, and selected North South Line and East West Line stations.

    Fourth Generation Faregates
    TITAN GATE

    A trial started at Somerset with 1 gate, and now has been rolled out to all stations island wide. The fourth generation "Titan" gates will eventually replace the first and second generation gates that have been in use for over 20 years. These new gates will be 10% more energy efficient with low energy LED displays, LCD displays and servo-motors. They are much smaller and wider compared to the two types of old gates. It will also be able to differentiate between human and inanimate objects, as there is no more green arrow and red cross signs, all of which replaced by illuminated bars. Red pin-holed sensors are removed, replaced by black plastic. It also makes low-buzzing sounds when there is error.

    Located at all North South & East West Lines and selected Circle Line stations.
    Mobile Series

    Compact and light-weight gate cabinet design makes it easy to transport to any location and is able to configure as standalone for easy set-up at ad-hoc events that need to accommodate large crowds and is able to hold up to 50,000 transactions in the data-base storage.
    Cronos Series

    Designed with wide aisle gates, they promote independent access and passage for wheelchair-bound customers, the elderly, children and travellers with luggage. It is modern and uniquely contoured top cover design and intuitive lane guides provide enhanced visibility.

    Located at all Bukit Panjang LRT stations.

    First Generation Wide Gates
    1ST GENERATION WIDE GATES

  • Accepts only contactless smart cards.
  • LED front entry/exit only display.
  • Fare information Liquid Crystal Display.
  • Ergonomically designed.
  • Located at most North South & East West Lines stations.

  • Second Generation Wide Gates
    2ND GENERATION WIDE GATES

  • Accepts only contactless smart cards.
  • Ergonomically designed & made of stainless steel.
  • LED front entry/exit only display.
  • Fare information Liquid Crystal Display.
  • Designed for passengers with bulky luggage, prams, in wheelchairs or those who are disabled.
  • Much wider than the standard ones & feature 2 double retractable flaps.
  • At Changi Airport Station, it serves airport passengers who are likely to carry bulky hand luggage, all gates at this station are of the wide gate variety.
  • Located at all North East Line, Circle Line, and selected North South Line and East West Line stations.

  • Sentosa Express
    Automatic Gates (AG) are user-friendly access control devices developed for fast processing of passengers in and out of designated transit and attraction areas. The gates consist of a walkway aisle that allows regulated passage flows.
    Mobile Series

    Compact and light-weight gate cabinet design makes it easy to transport to any location and is able to configure as standalone for easy set-up at ad-hoc events that need to accommodate large crowds.

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