The Green Corridor
The Green Corridor
4

Top ways to experience nearby attractions

Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.
Popular mentions

4.0
42 reviews
Excellent
14
Very good
17
Average
10
Poor
1
Terrible
0

HKeater
Singapore, Singapore31,215 contributions
Apr 2023
Took the King Albert to Hillview route using an anywheel bike from the station.

Very peaceful ride for about 4km to Hillview MRT. It was plenty for me, youngsters can go all the way to Woodlands. Just bypass the works at hillview.

Good luck.
Written 13 April 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

SOH KIEN PENG
Singapore, Singapore6,548 contributions
Apr 2023 • Solo
The Railway Corridor (South) stretches from Old Bukit Timah Railway Station to Tanjong Pagar. Yesterday late afternoon, I explored the stretch from Alexandra Road (behind AIA building) to Blk 4 Ghim Moh and this morning, I decided to take the left turn to complete the trail from Alexandra to Tanjong Pagar.

This trail passes by a number of Industrial parks: the motor repair hub at Alexandra Village; the Jalan Kilang Barat Industrial Park and the Henderson Industrial Park. When the trail reaches Jalan Bukit Merah and Kampong Bahru, I could easily identify the area as this was where I lived during my adolescent years and where my primary school was located.

I could not locate any toilet amenities along the trail and you probably have to detour to search for toilets at the nearby areas if you urgently require to ease yourself. Also carry an umbrella in the event it rains as there is no proper shelter along the trail.

There is nothing scenic along the trail itself. This green corridor has more fresh air when you choose to cycle and walk here rather than cycle and walk on the busy roads which are filled with toxic air pollutants.

At the end of the trail, I only saw an abandoned standalone old brown building belonging to the former Malayan Railway. The main Tanjong Pagar railway station site was barricaded for restoration, relocation and reinstatement and there was nothing to see when you reached the end of the trail.

I walked to Chinatown from here and passed by Blair Road where my late great grandfather once ived in one of the pre-colonial Peranakan styled terrace houses before his death. My parents used to bring me along to visit him when he was still alive. It rekindled the old fond memory as I walked down the nostalgic lane.

This part of the Rail Corridor is like a time tunnel re-igniting and re-connecting you to past memories and nostalgic places.
Written 2 April 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

sahirns
Singapore, Singapore23 contributions
Mar 2023 • Solo
5/5 for the south corridor from King Albert Park to Tracking Pagar.

4/5 for central stage from Rail Mall to King Albert Park - it’s actually very good, but for the gravel trail is quite rough for a cycle

1/5 for the new northern corridor

Central/south corridor is 13km uninterrupted by any crossings/stops - mostly smoothly paved. Beautiful and green

Northern corridor is just a disjointed series of strips,
some roughly paved, others grass and gravel, intersected by roads with no way to get across other than to head to the nearest traffic light. 👎👎👎

Longest continuous stretch without any interruption is perhaps 2km. Paved section is so rough and uneven. Grassy mud gravel section worried I’ll fall off the bike. Worst part is having to dismount to head to a traffic light 50m away to cross road all the time.

How is it they did not do what they did for the central/southern rail corridor ? It’s really false advertising to call it a continuous 24km corridor when it is not. Just the southern 13km is continuous and seamless.

I sincerely hope that this is a premature opening for the sake of getting it open, and it’s going to be fixed up properly.
Written 7 March 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

kim buay p
Singapore, Singapore11,205 contributions
Feb 2023
I walked different stretches of the rail corridor on different days.
1) Starting from Kranji MRT station, just cross the overhead bridge and the trail starts from here. There are many access points to the rail corridor here. Beside the MRT, can also take bus 170, 160, 178, 960 or 961 to the bus stop opposite Kranji War Memorial and the access point is just beside the bus stop. This new path is wider and especially suitable for cycling. However, it lacks the charm of the old trail which is greener and more shady. I took about an hour to reach Bukit Panjang. One could also detour to walk the Pang Sua Park Connector.

2) Starting from Hazelpark Terrace, I walked the rail corridor to Rail Mall to take a bus. The overhead bridge to Rail Mall is conveniently connected to the rail corridor. One can also continue on along the rail corridor by crossing the Truss Bridge. There is toilet facilities near to Truss Bridge with water cooler and seats to take a rest. This stretch of rail corridor towards Rifle Range Nature Park is scenic with greenery on both sides.

Cycling whole route from Tanjong Pagar to Kranji would probably take about 1.5 hours without stops.
Written 4 March 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

J&S_Singapore
Singapore, Singapore4,288 contributions
Jul 2022
The last 2.5 years where Overseas travel was much limited has diverted much attention to SG own areas to be visited. This is definitely a favourite for its central location, nature a calling ..
The central stretch of the 24-kilometre-long Rail Corridor (aka the Green Corridor) was newly & officially reopened in 2021 after 2-years of Work. This central portion is about 4km long and features restored landmark bridges and elements such as new entry points including two that are wheelchair-accessible and a pedestrian underpass.
We entered via the King Albert MRT side, a short 10 mins walk and we are onto the Truss Bridge! Hot afternoon yet there are still joggers and others along the track.
Besides its lush natural landscapes, the Rail Corridor is also known for its rich heritage. The former railway line is now defunct, and provides a good hiking trail. the Upper Bukit Timah Truss Bridge dates back to 1932, and remains the only Pratt truss bridge in SG.
Just 100m away is the BT Railway station, a preserved and key historical feature of the Railway heritage. One of the 2 remaining 1930s stations now repurposed as a gallery. Opposite is the Station’s Master Quarters, another keypoint to pay attention
Heading towards the south of the Truss Bridge is a foot bridge ( the Singapore Quarry Bridge ) which traverses above the main pathway. The bridge eventually lead to a forest path which leads to Dairy Farm Nature Park. But we stopped short here.
It may take one more than 1 trip to fully explore the whole Rail Corridor, but we will definitely be back again!
Written 22 August 2022
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

kim buay p
Singapore, Singapore11,205 contributions
Aug 2022
The Bukit Timah Railway Station community node part of the Rail Corridor is the most visited part as it is easily accessible with King Albert MRT station less than 5 minutes walk away. With the completion of the conserved buildings, a visit here provides the only toilet stop at the Yard shelter and a cafe along the corridor. The cafe is aptly named 1932 Story as the conserved Bukit Timah Railway Station building was built in 1932. A small section of overhead electrical cables was seen and this was typical in the early 1960s. Nowadays all cables are buried underground. Another interesting feature is the Token Exchange Pole serving single-track line. It was explained that this system ensures that only one train is inside each section at any given time. At the event lawn, there are ample seating areas for rest. Kampung Garden and Herb and Spice Garden provide names of the various plants grown here. This section of the rail corridor is very scenic and provides an enjoyable community space.
Written 14 August 2022
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

kim buay p
Singapore, Singapore11,205 contributions
Nov 2021
I started my walk at the Bouna Vista MRT station as there is now a continuous trail from Cold Storage Jelita to Tanjong Pagar. At the station, this trail towards Tanjong Pagar can be accessed just slightly after the tunnel towards Ghim Moh HDB Estate. it runs under North Buona Vista Road and Commonwealth West Ave. From this corridor, there are many paths leading to Wessex Estate. Another detour is near to the Masjid Hang Jebat. Taking the canal path, there is a man-make trail into the forest which leads to a large fallen tree with seats created there (the Ark) in the middle of the forest. It is a popular place with the bird watchers. Fortunately, from the Ark, there is an easy and short path which leads to the field at Warwick Road with some black and white houses. Throughout the walk, I spotted many yellow Vigna Reflexopilosa flowers, morning glory and pink butterfly pea flowers.
There is an exit at Bukit Merah Lane 3 and Alexandra Food Village is nearby.
Written 4 November 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

kim buay p
Singapore, Singapore11,205 contributions
Aug 2021
The Green Corridor is now extended to the Tanjong Pagar End. The easiest way to access it by public transport is to start from kampong Bahru Bus Terminal. The buses going to this terminal are 190, 120, 121, 122, 2, 12, 54, 174. From the terminal, across the road is the start of the Green Corridor. There are numerous Litttlebell flowers creeping on the ground and soft butterfly pea flowers twining on the fence near the start of the trail. Along the way, there are lots of pink mimosa flowers and purple morning glory flowers adding some colours to the green trail. Soon after there is a small path to Blk 2 at Spooner Road and the bus stop for buses 61, 124, 143 and 166. One can take a rest by sitting on the stone pavement beneath the Radin Mas Flyover.
Another exit point would be Blk 138 Bukit Merah. There are some Marigold flowers and other plants grown here. Growing wild here are the Sweet Earweed and the Purple-leaved Buttonweed. Another possible rest stop is beneath the Lower Delta Flyover. I saw another path to exit the Green Corridor near to the Henderson Flyover. This exit would be close to the Bukit Merah Interchange. Another good exit is at Jln Kilang Barat. On the whole, this stretch of the Green Corridor is interesting as the vegetations offer lots of varieties and appears quite rustic despite the fact that it is in the heart of town.
Written 2 August 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

kim buay p
Singapore, Singapore11,205 contributions
Jan 2021
Another section of the Green Corridor is opened. This section includes the truss bridge near King Albert MRT station. Starting from the bus stop opposite Bukit Timah Plaza, the Green Corridor has been beautified with many flowering plants such as Lantana, Hibiscus, Crepe Ginger etc . The truss bridge is also newly painted and the granite pieces along the rail track have been flattened so that it is easier to walk. So a smooth walk from this newly opened section to Bouna Vista ( need to cross a road near Cold Storage Jelita ) MRT station can be enjoyed.
Written 8 January 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

kim buay p
Singapore, Singapore11,205 contributions
Aug 2020
The Green Corridor is renamed the Greenway. This review is about the Eastern stretch of the Greenway from Commonwealth Ave to Bukit Merah area. Here, there are many entrances to the Greenway along the way such as Commonwealth Drive near to to the Biopolis Synapse, Commonwealth Dr Blk 67, Blk 55, Sri Muneeswaran Temple, Jalan Hang Jebat, near to Alexandra Hospital and Jln Kilang Barat. Near to Jln kilang Barat, there is a construction Site but it is not the end of the trail. One can go around the side of it and continue on to a more shaded stretch but the exit is still at Jln Kilang Barat.
It is a lovely walk especially when the weather is cool as there are not many tall trees along this stretch. However there are lots of shrubs and low-lying plants such as the Morning Glory plants with its purple flowers and pink touch-me-not flowering plants. Simpoh Air plants with its yellow flowers and red fruits are found abundantly along the Greenway.
Three detours enhance the walk here. One of them is the Wessex Estate and there are a few paths along the Greenway near to Tanglin Halt where one access this estate. Wessex Estate’s clusters of colonial-style black and white houses were mostly built in the 1930s and 1940s. it is made up of 26 blocks of walk-up apartments and 58 semi-detached houses, they are concentrated around Woking Road, Westbourne Road, Whitchurch Road, Weyhill Close and Wilton Close, all of which were named after towns and villages in England. Bus 191 circles around this estate. There is the famous restaurant-Colbar at Whitchurch Road serving traditional Hainanese Pork Chop besides the local fares. The restaurant provides dining experience with a taste of the old colonial times. Within the laid-back neighbourhood of Wessex Estate, one can find an abandoned water tank standing on a small hilltop near Westbourne Road.
The second detour is at the Mosque Hang Jebat to explore Jalan Hang Jebat’s colonial terraces built by the British in the 1930s. They were used as the accommodation for the British junior ranking officers, whereas the senior officers stayed at Wessex Estate’s semi-detached houses. There is a very majestic heritage Rain tree along Jln Hang Jebat opposite to the row of terraces.
The third detour involves walking next to the drain just after the mosque. It leads to some black and white double storey houses at Warwick Road.
Written 6 August 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Showing results 1-10 of 35
Anything missing or inaccurate?
Suggest edits to improve what we show.
Improve this listing

THE GREEN CORRIDOR (Singapore) - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go

Frequently Asked Questions about The Green Corridor


Restaurants near The Green Corridor: View all restaurants near The Green Corridor on Tripadvisor