Updates for July 2017

July New GrabShuttle Routes (G81 & G82)
01 Jul Temporary Route Diversion due to SHINE Festival 2017 along Orchard Road
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02 Jul
08 Jul Temporary Route Diversion / Bus Stops Skipped due to National Day Parade 2017 – National Education Show
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09 Jul
15 Jul Temporary Route Diversion / Bus Stops Skipped due to National Day Parade 2017 – National Education Show
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16 Jul
22 Jul Temporary Route Diversion / Bus Stops Skipped due to National Day Parade 2017 – Preview 1
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23 Jul
29 Jul Temporary Route Diversion / Bus Stops Skipped due to National Day Parade 2017 – Preview 2
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30 Jul
Ongoing Later opening of Downtown Line Stations on Sundays from 14 May to 27 Aug 2017 (Except 25 June) for DTL3 Testing
Ongoing Maintenance works on Sengkang LRT & Punggol LRT systems on Sundays from April to Sep 2017
21 Oct Opening of Downtown Line Stage 3 from Fort Canning to Expo

Rail Maintenance Works

Downtown Line & Sengkang / Punggol LRT

  • 02 Jul:
    – Downtown Line train service starts at 7:31am to facilitate Systems Integration Testing
    – Closure of Sengkang East (via Ranggung) & Sengkang West (via Renjong) LRT Service till 5:30pm for Maintenance Works
  • 09 Jul:
    – Downtown Line train service starts at 7:31am to facilitate Systems Integration Testing
    – Closure of Punggol East (via Cove) & Punggol West (via Soo Teck) LRT Service till 5:30pm for Maintenance Works
  • 16 Jul:
    – Downtown Line train service starts at 7:31am to facilitate Systems Integration Testing
    – Closure of Sengkang East (via Compassvale) & Sengkang West (via Cheng Lim) LRT Service till 5:30pm for Maintenance Works
  • 23 Jul:
    – Downtown Line train service starts at 7:31am to facilitate Systems Integration Testing
    – Closure of Punggol East (via Damai) & Punggol West (via Sam Kee) LRT Service till 5:30pm for Maintenance Works
  • 30 Jul:
    – Downtown Line train service starts at 7:31am to facilitate Systems Integration Testing
    – Closure of Sengkang East (via Ranggung) & Sengkang West (via Renjong) LRT Service till 5:30pm for Maintenance Works
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Updates for June 2017

June New GrabShuttle Routes (G46 – G92)
01 Jun Foldable Bicycles & Personal Mobility Devices allowed on Public Transport all day
02 Jun Additional bus stop for NightRider NR7 along Elias Rd
04 Jun DTL Shuttle Service to operate in lieu of later opening of Downtown Line stations
05 Jun Morning Special Departure amendment to Service 324 along Upp Serangoon Cres
11 Jun DTL Shuttle Service to operate in lieu of later opening of Downtown Line stations
12 Jun Temporary Closure of Bus Stop Opposite S’pore Cricket Club from 1400hrs to 1900hrs for filming of “Crazy Rich Asians”
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16 Jun Open House for Tuas West Extension stations
18 Jun
19 Jun Start of Singapore’s first three-door single-deck bus Trial on Bus Service 190
25 Jun Opening of Relocated Shenton Way Bus Terminal
09 Jul
Ongoing Later opening of Downtown Line Stations on Sundays from 14 May to 27 Aug 2017 (Except 25 June) for DTL3 Testing
Ongoing Maintenance works on Sengkang LRT & Punggol LRT systems on Sundays from April to Sep 2017
21 Oct Opening of Downtown Line Stage 3 from Fort Canning to Expo

Rail Maintenance Works

Downtown Line & Sengkang / Punggol LRT

  • 04 Jun:
    – Downtown Line train service starts at 7:31am to facilitate Systems Integration Testing
    – Closure of Sengkang East (via Compassvale) & Sengkang West (via Cheng Lim) LRT Service till 5:30pm for Maintenance Works
  • 11 Jun:
    – Downtown Line train service starts at 7:31am to facilitate Systems Integration Testing
    – Closure of Punggol East (via Cove) & Punggol West (via Soo Teck) LRT Service till 5:30pm for Maintenance Works
  • 18 Jun:
    – Downtown Line train service starts at 7:31am to facilitate Systems Integration Testing
    – Closure of Sengkang East (via Ranggung) & Sengkang West (via Renjong) LRT Service till 5:30pm for Maintenance Works
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Updates for May 2017

May New GrabShuttle Routes
G42, G43, G44, G45
05 May Parallel Bus Service between Tanah Merah – Changi Airport will no longer operate due to the lifting of Early Closure by SMRT
07 May Temporary Route Diversion for Bus Services 10, 14, 16, 70M & 196 due to Tri-Factor Bike & CycleRun Challenge
09 May Extension of operating hours for train and selected bus services on the Eve of Vesak Day
14 May
21 May Parallel Bus Service between Bukit Panjang – Chinatown
28 May
01 Jun Foldable Bicycles & Personal Mobility Devices allowed on Public Transport all day
02 Jun Additional bus stop for NightRider NR7 along Elias Rd
Ongoing Later opening of Downtown Line Stations on Sundays from 14 May to 27 Aug 2017 (Except 25 June) for DTL3 Testing
Ongoing Maintenance works on Sengkang LRT & Punggol LRT systems on Sundays from April to Sep 2017
16 Jun Open House for Tuas West Extension stations
18 Jun

Rail Maintenance Works

Downtown Line & Sengkang / Punggol LRT

  • 07 May:
    – Closure of Punggol East (via Cove) & Punggol West (via Soo Teck) LRT Service till 5:30pm for Maintenance Works
  • 14 May:
    – Downtown Line train service starts at 7:31am to facilitate Systems Integration Testing
    – Closure of Punggol East (via Damai) & Punggol West (via Sam Kee) LRT Service till 5:30pm for Maintenance Works
  • 21 May:
    – Downtown Line train service starts at 7:31am to facilitate Systems Integration Testing
    – Closure of Sengkang East (via Compassvale) & Sengkang West (via Cheng Lim) LRT Service till 5:30pm for Maintenance Works
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Updates for April 2017

02 Apr Open Strollers allowed on Public Buses
03 Apr New Special Departures for SMRT Bus Service 972 from Opp Bangkit Stn
09 Apr
10 Apr Launch of new Short-Trip Services for 58, 89 and 118
13 Apr
14 Apr East West Line early closure (Lakeside – Joo Koon)
16 Apr Revenue service debut of SMRT C151B Rolling Stock with full day CBTC Signalling Trial on the North South Line
17 Apr
19 Apr Award of Seletar Bus Package to SBS Transit Ltd
21 Apr East West Line early closure (Lakeside – Joo Koon)
22 Apr Overnight Bus Parking by SMRT Buses Ltd commences at Ulu Pandan Bus Depot
23 Apr
  • New calling bus stops at Stadium for SBS Transit Bus Service 11
  • Relocation of bus stop 43451 Bukit Batok Rd – Aft PIE for Bus Services 66, 157, 160, 174, 178, 180 & 506
24 Apr
28 Apr
30 Apr Car-Free Sunday Bus Diversions

Extension of operating hours for train and selected bus services on the Eve of Labour Day

05 May East West Line early closure (Tanah Merah – Changi Airport)
09 May Extension of operating hours for train and selected bus services on the Eve of Vesak Day

16 Jun Open House for Tuas West Extension stations
18 Jun Opening of East-West Line Tuas West Extension
14 May –
27 Aug
Later opening of Downtown Line Stations on Sundays from 14 May to 27 Aug 2017 for DTL3 Testing
Ongoing Maintenance works on Sengkang LRT & Punggol LRT systems on Sundays from April to Sep 2017
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Updates for March 2017

07 Mar Full retirement of SMRT Mercedes-Benz O405G (Hispano MKII) Articulated Buses
08 Mar Committee of Supply Debate 2017
10 Mar Launch of Mandai Express (Khatib Route)
12 Mar
13 Mar Start of MAN Lion City DD L Trial on Tower Transit Bus Service 143
31 Mar
03 Apr New Special Departures for SMRT Bus Service 972 from Opp Bangkit Stn
09 Apr
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Updates for February 2017

02 Feb Start of registration for new MAN A95 Batch 3 (Bus Contracting Model) buses
12 Feb
  • Bus Service 22 to call at a pair of bus stops along Tampines Ave 5
  • Bus Services 8, 22, 61, 65 & 66 to call at a new pair of bus stops along Ubi Ave 2
13 Feb
14 Feb New SMRT MAN Lion’s City Facelift Double Decker Buses debut on revenue service
20 Feb Go-Ahead BYD K9 trial continues on Bus Service 119
26 Feb Launch of SMRT Bus Service 973
27 Feb Full retirement of SMRT Mercedes-Benz O405 (Volgren) Buses
28 Feb Last day of operations for SMRT Premium Bus Service 589
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Updates for January 2017

03 Jan
  • Transfer of operations for Premium Bus Services 544, 552, 585 & 590 to Commute Solutions with changes in route details & fares.
  • Fare revision for other Commute Solutions Premium services
  • Transfer of operations for Premium Bus Service 545 & 553 to APT Travel.
06 Jan Peak Period Short Service 265P to be operated as Shortworking Trip 265A by SBS Transit Ltd
09 Jan AM Departure Timings adjustment for SBS Transit Express 513
12 Jan Start of Double-Decker bus deployments for SMRT Bus Service 860
13 Jan Peak Period Short Service 903P to be operated as Bus Service 903M by SMRT Buses Ltd
19 Jan
20 Jan Change of operator for City Direct Bus Service 654
22 Jan Route extension of Go-Ahead Feeder Bus Service 382G/W to Sumang Lane & Cres

 
 
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Updates for December 2016

18 Dec Bus Service Enhancements with the opening of Tampines Concourse Bus Interchange

19 Dec Changes in operating hours for SBS Transit Bus Service 92 & Shortworking Trips 92A / 92B
26 Dec SBS Transit Bus Service 262 to be Wheelchair Accessible
27 Dec Opening of new Platforms 3 & 4 at Choa Chu Kang LRT Station
29 Dec
30 Dec Public Transport Fare Adjustment 2016
31 Dec Last day of operations for Premium Bus Service 529
03 Jan
  • Transfer of operations for Premium Bus Services 544, 552, 585 & 590 to Commute Solutions with changes in route details & fares.
  • Fare revision for other Commute Solutions Premium services
  • Transfer of operations for Premium Bus Service 545 & 553 to APT Travel.
06 Jan Peak Period Short Service 265P to be operated as Shortworking Trip 265A by SBS Transit Ltd
13 Jan Peak Period Short Service 903P to be operated as Bus Service 903M by SMRT Buses Ltd
19 Jan

 
 
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Updates for November 2016

31 Oct Start of operations for Premium Bus 771
01 Nov Change of operator for Tampines Retail Park Shuttle Services from Bus-Plus Services to ComfortDelGro Bus
07 Nov
11 Nov Last day of operations for SBS Transit Premium 561
13 Nov
  • New pair of bus stops along Sengkang East Rd (Opp Blk 293D & Blk 286B) for Bus Services 43, 43M & 109
  • Service 199 will start to serve additional Bus Stop 27129 (Opp Nanyang Ave, Jln Bahar)
25 Nov
10 Dec Last day of operations for SBS Transit Changi Bus Park due to the construction of the East Coast Integrated Depot
11 Dec
  • Reinstatement of Bencoolen Street for Bus Services 64, 65, 131, 139, 147, 166 & 857
  • Removal of bus stop along Bencoolen Street for Bus Service 972
  • New Bus Stop (BS 43991: Opp Blk 635A, Woodlands Road) for bus services 160, 170, 170A, 178, 960, 961/#
18 Dec Bus Service Enhancements with the opening of Tampines Concourse Bus Interchange

 
 
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Updates for October 2016

03 Oct
13 Oct Full retirement of SBS Transit Volvo Olympian 3-Axles (Batch 2) Buses
16 Oct
17 Oct Start of operations for City Direct 671
23 Oct
30 Oct Last day of operations for the Joo Koon – Bukit Gombak Parallel Bus Service
07 Nov Start of operations for City Direct 672
13 Nov New pair of bus stops along Sengkang East Rd (Opp Blk 293D & Blk 286B) for Bus Services 43, 43M & 109

 
 
 
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