Refer to Page 1 of this article for the March 2018 version of Express 5.
This page refers to the December 2017 version of Express 5.
The Boon Lay—Outram Park Express Shuttle Bus Service was a Rail Replacement Service plying between Boon Lay and Outram Park, serving major transport nodes along the East West Line (EWL).
The route will be activated to operate on selected Saturdays and Sundays in December 2017, when shortened operating hours are implemented across sections of the NSL and EWL to facilitate more time for track maintenance and renewal work. The express shuttle bus service, which connects with the first Eastbound and Westbound train at Outram Park will provide commuters faster connectivity between Boon Lay and Outram Park
The bus only operated 2 trips in each direction in the morning, at 5:00am and 5:15am from Boon Lay, as well as 6:10am and 6:25am from Outram Park.
The Shuttle Bus Service served the following MRT Stations:
|Express Shuttle 5: Boon Lay—Outram Park Express Bus Service|
|Towards Outram Park
||Towards Boon Lay
||Boon Lay Way (Boon Lay MRT) ↔ Outram Rd (Outram Park MRT)|
|Passes Through||Jurong East, Buona Vista MRT Stations|
|Route Length||21.5 km (Actual Length) / 17.7km (Fare Payable Distance)|
|Travelling Time||60 mins|
|BCM Route Package||Not Applicable|
|Operator||SBS Transit Ltd|
|Depot||Soon Lee Bus Park (SLBP)|
|Current Fleet||12-metre Double Decker Buses
– Volvo B9TL
|Departure Times from Boon Lay
||0500hrs, 0515hrs (Affected Saturdays & Sunday Mornings)|
|Departure Times from Outram Park
||0610hrs, 0625hrs (Affected Saturdays & Sunday Mornings)|
The Express Shuttle Service operated on Saturdays and Sundays in December, where the late opening of the NSEWL will take place. These Days are: 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 & 31 December.
Shuttle Bus Departure Timings from Stations
Also check out:
External Links & References:
- More Time for MRT Maintenance Work with Early Closure and Late Opening on NSEWL – SMRT
- More Shuttle Bus Services to Support Shortened East-West Line Operational Hours from 2 March to 1 April 2018 – SMRT