Express 5: Boon Lay—Outram Park Shuttle Bus Service

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 Stn EW27
  • Venture Avenue
    — Jurong East Private Bus Pick Up Point EW24NS1
  • Nth Buona Vista Rd
    — Buona Vista Stn Exit C EW21CC22
  • Outram Rd
    — Outram Pk Stn EW16NE3
  • Eu Tong Sen St
    Outram Park Stn Exit F/SGH EW16NE3
  • Nth Buona Vista Rd
    Buona Vista Stn Exit D EW21CC22
  • Venture Avenue
    Jurong East Private Bus Pick Up Point EW24NS1
  • Boon Lay Way
    Opp Boon Lay Stn EW27
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
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
Operator Information
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)
Frequency 15 mins

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

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