National Day Parade (NDP) 2015 Bus Diversions

Bus Services Affected by road closures for the 2015 National Day Parade Actual Day / Preview / Rehearsals

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Diversions as outlined in this section is based off last year’s arrangements, LTA’s Road Access Plans and information released by SBST and SMRT. This document is accurate to the best of our ability and we welcome readers to highlight any mistakes.

Several bus services have attached maps to better illustrate diversion routes. Click on the Map available here option under Summary to view it.

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Bus Services affected

Classification Service Routes (Click for page jump)
Trunk Routes 10, 1112, 14, 16, 30, 31, 32, 33, 36, 51, 56, 57, 61, 63, 70, 70M75, 77, 80, 97, 100, 106, 107, 107M, 111, 124, 130, 131, 133, 145, 158, 162, 162M, 166, 167, 171, 174, 195, 196, 197, 700, 700A, 851, 857, 960, 961/#
Express Routes 502, 518
Shortworking Trips are grouped with their parent service and are not included in the above list

Timeline of Diversions

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National Day 2015 Rehearsals:

  • CR1: Saturday, 20 June 2015 (Combined Rehearsal 1)
  • CR2: Saturday, 27 June 2015 (Combined Rehearsal 2)
  • CR3: Saturday, 4 July 2015 (Combined Rehearsal 3)
  • NE1: Saturday, 11 July 2015 (NE Show 1)
  • NE2: Saturday, 18 July 2015 (NE Show 2)
  • NE3: Saturday, 25 July 2015 (NE Show 3)
  • Preview: Saturday, 1 Aug 2015

National Day 2015 Actual Day

  • NDP 2015: Sunday, 9 Aug 2015

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List of Service Diversions:

Service 10
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Skips Padang and Fullerton areas and affected by temporary closure of Old Airport Rd. Map available here.
Route Diversions
Towards Tampines [CR1] (2300hrs – 0000hrs)
[CR2-CR3NE1-NE3
Preview] (0700hrs – 0800hrs & 2300hrs – 0000hrs)
[NDP 2015] (0700hs – 0800hrs)

Buses from Robinson Rd diverted to Cross St, Upp Cross St, Eu Tong Sen St, Hill St, Victoria St, Middle Rd, Nicoll Highway, and resuming original routing along Mountbatten Rd straight to East Coast Rd. Skips Old Airport Rd and Tanjong Katong Rd.
[All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)
Buses from Robinson Rd diverted to Cross St, Upp Cross St, Eu Tong Sen St, Hill St, Victoria St, Middle Rd, Nicoll Highway, and resuming original routing along Old Airport Rd.
Towards Kent Ridge [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)
Buses from Old Airport Rd diverted to Mountbatten Rd, Sims Way, Geylang Rd, Kallang Rd, Crawford St, North Bridge Rd, South Bridge Rd, Pickering St, Church St, Finlayson Green, and resuming original routing along Raffles Quay / Shenton Way.
[CR1- CR3NE1- NE3] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1845hrs – 1945hrs)
[Preview & NDP 2015] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1600hrs – 1945hrs)

During temporary closure of North Bridge Rd, buses will be diverted to Stamford Rd, Hill St, New Bridge Rd and Upp Pickering St.
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Collyer Quay: OUE Bayfront
  • Esplanade Dr: Esplanade Bridge
  • Fullerton Rd: Fullerton Sq
  • Mountbatten Rd*: Opp Mountbatten Voc Sch
    Bus stop closed on All Rehearsals, 1200hrs-2300hrs.
  • Nicoll Highway: One Raffles Link, National Stadium, Nicoll Highway Stn, Suntec City
  • Old Airport Rd*: Blk 39, Blk 99, Opp Northlight Sch
  • Robinson Rd: Opp AIA Twr
  • Tanjong Katong Rd*: Tanjong Katong Girls’ Sch, Bef Katong Post Office

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Service 11
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview
Summary: Affected by road closures around Sports Hub
Route Diversions
Towards Tanjong Rhu [CR1] (1200hrs – 1600hrs & 2000hrs – 0000hrs)
[CR2-CR3NE1-NE3
Preview] (0700hrs – 0800hrs, 1200hrs – 1600hrs, 2000hrs – 0000hrs)
Buses from Mountbatten Rd diverted to continue along Mountbatten Rd, Fort Rd, and resuming original routing on Tanjong Rhu Rd. Skips Singapore Indoor Stadium and Sports Hub. Follows similar routing on return journey.In the event of late road re-opening of Stadium Walk / Stadium Blvd (westbound), buses will be able to serve Singapore Indoor Stadium and Sports Hub but diverted to Tanjong Rhu Rd via the Stadium Way flyover.
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Mountbatten Rd*: Opp Mountbatten Voc Sch
    Bus stop closed on All Rehearsals, 1200hrs-2300hrs.
  • Stadium Blvd: Kallang Squash Ctr, Opp Kallang Squash Ctr
  • Stadium Cres: Opp CP F, S’pore Indoor Stadium
  • Stadium Walk: CP F, Opp S’pore Indoor Stadium

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Service 12 & 158
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview
Summary: Affected by bus stop closure along Mountbatten Rd
Route Diversions
Not Applicable
Bus Stops Skipped
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  • Mountbatten Rd*: Opp Mountbatten Voc Sch
    Bus stop closed on All Rehearsals, 1200hrs-2300hrs.

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Service 14
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Affected by Nicoll Highway closure
Route Diversions
Towards Bedok [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)
Buses from Bras Basah Rd diverted to Beach Rd, Java Rd, and resuming original routing along Nicoll Highway.
Towards Clementi [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)
Buses from Mountbatten Rd diverted to Sims Way, Geylang Rd, Kallang Rd, Crawford St, North Bridge Rd, and resuming original routing on Stamford Rd.
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Mountbatten Rd*: Opp Mountbatten Voc Sch
    Bus stop closed on All Rehearsals, 1200hrs-2300hrs.
  • Nicoll Highway: National Stadium, Nicoll Highway Stn, The Concourse, Opp Suntec City, Suntec City

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Service 16
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Affected by Nicoll Highway closure and temporary closure of Old Airport Rd. Map available here.
Route Diversions
Towards Bedok [CR1] (2300hrs – 0000hrs)
[CR2-CR3NE1-NE3Preview] (0700hrs – 0800hrs & 2300hrs – 0000hrs)
[NDP 2015] (0700hs – 0800hrs)

Buses from Bras Basah Rd diverted to Beach Rd, Java Rd, Nicoll Highway, Mountbatten Rd, Tanjong Katong Rd, and resuming original routing on Dunman Rd. Skips Old Airport Rd.
[All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)
 
Buses from Bras Basah Rd diverted to Beach Rd, Java Rd, and resuming original routing along Nicoll Highway.
Towards Bt Merah [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)
Buses from Mountbatten Rd diverted to Sims Way, Geylang Rd, Kallang Rd, Crawford St, North Bridge Rd, and resuming original routing on Stamford Rd.
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Mountbatten Rd: Opp Mountbatten Voc Sch
    Bus stop closed on All Rehearsals, 1200hrs-2300hrs.
  • Nicoll Highway: National Stadium, Nicoll Highway Stn, The Concourse, Opp Suntec City, Suntec City
  • Old Airport Rd*: Blk 39, Blk 99, Opp Northlight Sch

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Service 30
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Affected by temporary closure of Old Airport Rd. Map available here.
Route Diversions
Towards Bedok [CR1] (2300hrs – 0000hrs)
[CR2-CR3NE1-NE3Preview] (0700hrs – 0800hrs & 2300hrs – 0000hrs)
[NDP 2015] (0700hs – 0800hrs)

Buses from Fort Rd diverted to right turn into Mountbatten Rd, Tg Katong Rd, and resuming original routing on Dunman Rd. Skips Old Airport Rd.
Towards Boon Lay No diversions
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Mountbatten Rd: Bef Kg Kayu Rd
  • Old Airport Rd: Blk 39, Blk 99, Opp Northlight Sch

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Service 31
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Affected by temporary closure of Old Airport Rd. Map available here.
Route Diversions
Towards Tampines [CR1] (2300hrs – 0000hrs)
[CR2-CR3NE1-NE3Preview] (0700hrs – 0800hrs & 2300hrs – 0000hrs)
[NDP 2015] (0700hs – 0800hrs)
Buses from Mountbatten Rd continue along this road until Amber Rd. Skips Old Airport Rd and Tanjong Katong Rd.
Towards Toa Payoh No diversions
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Mountbatten Rd*: Opp Mountbatten Voc Sch
    Bus stop closed on All Rehearsals, 1200hrs-2300hrs.
  • Old Airport Rd: Blk 39, Blk 99, Opp Northlight Sch
  • Tanjong Katong Rd: Tanjong Katong Girls’ Sch, Bef Katong Post Office

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Service 32
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Affected by temporary closure of Old Airport Rd. Map available here.
Route Diversions
Towards Bedok [CR1] (2300hrs – 0000hrs)
[CR2-CR3NE1-NE3Preview] (0700hrs – 0800hrs & 2300hrs – 0000hrs)
[NDP 2015] (0700hs – 0800hrs)

Buses from Mountbatten Rd continue along this road until Amber Rd. Skips Old Airport Rd and Tanjong Katong Rd.
[All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)
 
Buses from Bras Basah Rd diverted to Beach Rd, Java Rd, and resuming original routing along Nicoll Highway.
Towards Buona Vista [CR1- CR3NE1- NE3] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1845hrs – 1945hrs)
[Preview & NDP 2015] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1600hrs – 1945hrs)

During temporary closure of North Bridge Rd, buses will be diverted to Stamford Rd, Hill St, New Bridge Rd (u-turn outside Clarke Quay), Eu Tong Sen St, and left turn to resume original routing along River Valley Rd.
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Mountbatten Rd: Opp Mountbatten Voc Sch
    Bus stop closed on All Rehearsals, 1200hrs-2300hrs.
  • North Boat Quay: Opp High St Ctr
  • North Bridge Rd: Opp Peninsula Plaza
  • Old Airport Rd: Blk 39, Blk 99, Opp Northlight Sch
  • Tanjong Katong Rd: Tanjong Katong Girls’ Sch, Bef Katong Post Office

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Service 33
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Affected by temporary closure of Old Airport Rd. Map available here.
Route Diversions
Towards Bedok [CR1] (2300hrs – 0000hrs)
[CR2-CR3NE1-NE3Preview] (0700hrs – 0800hrs & 2300hrs – 0000hrs)
[NDP 2015] (0700hrs – 0800hrs)

Buses from Mountbatten Rd diverted to remain on this road until Tanjong Katong Rd, and resuming original routing on Dunman Rd. Skips Old Airport Rd.
Towards Kent Ridge No diversion
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Mountbatten Rd: Opp Mountbatten Voc Sch
    Bus stop closed on All Rehearsals, 1200hrs-2300hrs.

    • Old Airport Rd*: Blk 39, Blk 99, Opp Northlight Sch

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Service 36
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Skips Suntec City and Marina Centre areas.
Route Diversions
Towards Tomlinson Rd [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs) 
Buses from ECP (Exit 15) diverted to Rochor Rd, Beach Rd, Middle Rd, North Bridge Rd, and resuming original routing along Stamford Rd. Skips Suntec City & Marina Ctr.
Towards Changi Airport [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs) 
Buses from Bras Basah Rd diverted to Beach Rd, Ophir Rd, and resuming original routing along ECP. Skips Suntec City.
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Raffles Ave: Seating Gallery, The Esplanade
  • Raffles Blvd: Pan Pacific Hotel
  • Temasek Ave: Opp Millenia Twr, Opp The Ritz-Carlton
  • Temasek Blvd: Suntec Tower Three, Suntec Convention Ctr, Opp Suntec Convention Ctr

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Service 51, 63, 80 & 851
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Affected by temporary closure of North Bridge Rd
Route Diversions
Eastbound No diversion
Westbound [CR1- CR3NE1- NE3] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1845hrs – 1945hrs)
[Preview & NDP 2015] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1600hrs – 1945hrs)

During temporary closure of North Bridge Rd, buses will be diverted to Stamford Rd, Hill St, New Bridge Rd, Upp Pickering St, South Bridge Rd, and right turn to resume original routing along Upp Cross St.
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • North Bridge Rd: Opp Peninsula Plaza, Opp The Treasury
  • South Bridge Rd: Boat Quay

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Service 56
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Skips Marina Centre areas. Map available here.
Route Diversions
Towards Marina Ctr [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)
Converted to Loop Service due to closure of Marina Centre area. From Middle Rd (Midlink Plaza), buses will divert to Victoria St, Bras Basah Rd, left turn to resume return journey along Beach Rd (First stop: Raffles Hotel).
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Middle Rd: Bef Beach Rd
  • Beach Rd: Opp Raffles Hotel
  • Raffles Blvd: Pan Pacific Hotel
  • Raffles Ave: Bef Temasek Ave, Seating Gallery, The Esplanade

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Service 57
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Skips Padang and Fullerton areas. Map available here.
Route Diversions
Towards Bishan [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)
Buses from Cecil St diverted to Cross St, Upp Cross St, Eu Tong Sen St, Hill St, Victoria St, Middle Rd, and left turn to resume original routing along Beach Rd.
Towards Bt Merah [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)
Buses from Beach Rd diverted to Middle Rd, North Bridge Rd, South Bridge Rd, Pickering St, Church St, Finlayson Green, and resuming original routing along Raffles Quay / Shenton Way.
[CR1- CR3NE1- NE3] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1845hrs – 1945hrs)
[Preview & NDP 2015] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1600hrs – 1945hrs)

During temporary closure of North Bridge Rd, buses will be diverted to Stamford Rd, Hill St, New Bridge Rd and Upp Pickering St.
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Beach Rd: Raffles Hotel, Opp Raffles Hotel
  • Cecil St: Prudential Twr
  • Collyer Quay: OUE Bayfront
  • Esplanade Dr: Esplanade Bridge
  • Fullerton Rd: Fullerton Square
  • Nicoll Highway: One Raffles Link

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Service 61, 124, 145, 166, 174 & 197
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Affected by temporary closure of North Bridge Rd
Route Diversions
Eastbound No diversion
Westbound [CR1- CR3NE1- NE3] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1845hrs – 1945hrs)
[Preview & NDP 2015] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1600hrs – 1945hrs)

During temporary closure of North Bridge Rd, buses will be diverted to Stamford Rd, Hill St, New Bridge Rd, Upp Pickering St, and resuming original routing along South Bridge Rd
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • North Bridge Rd: St Andrew’s Cath, Opp The Treasury
  • South Bridge Rd: Boat Quay

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Service 70 & 196
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Skips Padang and Fullerton areas. Map available here.
Route Diversions
Towards Shenton Way / Clementi [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – Last Bus)
Buses from Robinson Rd diverted to Cross St, Upp Cross St, Eu Tong Sen St, Hill St, Victoria St, Middle Rd, and resuming original routing along Nicoll Highway.
Towards Yio Chu Kang / Bedok [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – Last Bus)
Buses from Guillemard Rd diverted to Mountbatten Rd, Sims Way, Geylang Rd, Kallang Rd, Crawford St, North Bridge Rd, South Bridge Rd, Pickering St, Church St, Finlayson Green, and resuming original routing along Raffles Quay / Shenton Way.
[CR1- CR3NE1- NE3] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1845hrs – 1945hrs)
[Preview & NDP 2015] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1600hrs – 1945hrs)

During temporary closure of North Bridge Rd, buses will be diverted to Stamford Rd, Hill St, New Bridge Rd and Upp Pickering St.
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Collyer Quay: OUE Bayfront
  • Esplanade Dr: Esplanade Bridge
  • Fullerton Rd: Fullerton Sq
  • Nicoll Highway: One Raffles Link, National Stadium, Nicoll Highway Stn, Suntec City
  • Robinson Rd: Opp AIA Twr
  • Tanjong Katong Rd*: Tanjong Katong Girls’ Sch, Bef Katong Post Office

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Service 70M
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Skips Suntec City areas.
Route Diversions
Towards Suntec City [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)
Last stop of Suntec City bound buses is Guillemard Rd (Aft Chen Li Presby Ch), whereby buses will be diverted to Sims Way, Gelang Rd, Kallang Rd, Crawford St, North Bridge Rd, Middle Rd, and resuming original routing along Nicoll Highway. First stop of return route is Nicoll Highway (Opp Suntec City); skips Marina Ctr.
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Nicoll Highway: One Raffles Link, National Stadium, Nicoll Highway Stn, Suntec City
  • Raffles Ave: Seating Gallery, The Esplanade
  • Temasek Ave: Opp Millenia Twr, Opp The Ritz-Carlton
  • Temasek Blvd: Suntec Convention Ctr

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Service 75
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Skips Padang, Fullerton and Marina Centre areas. Map available here.
Route Diversions
Towards Marina Ctr [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (First bus – 2300hrs)
Converted to Loop Service due to closure of Marina Centre area. From Robinson Rd (Opp AIA Twr), buses will divert to Finlayson Green, and right turn to resume return journey along Raffles Quay (First stop: One Raffles Quay).
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Collyer Quay: OUE Bayfront
  • Connaught Dr: Opp S’pore Cricket Club
  • Fullerton Rd: Fullerton Sq, Victoria Concert Hall
  • Raffles Blvd: Pan Pacific Hotel
  • Raffles Ave: Bef Temasek Ave, Seating Gallery, The Esplanade

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Service 77, 171, 700A & 857
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Skips Suntec City and Marina Centre areas. Map available here (77/171) and here (700A, 857).
Route Diversions
Towards Marina Ctr [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (First bus – 2300hrs)
Converted to Loop Service due to closure of Marina Centre area. From Bras Basah Rd (NTUC Income Ctr), buses will divert to North Bridge Rd, and right turn to resume return journey along Stamford Rd (First stop: Capitol Bldg).
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Bras Basah Rd: Raffles Hotel
  • Raffles Ave: Bef Temasek Ave, Seating Gallery, The Esplanade
  • Raffles Blvd: Pan Pacific Hotel

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Service 97
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Minor amendments from CR1 – NE2. NE3 and later: TBC
Route Diversions
Towards Marina Ctr [CR1- CR3NE1- NE2] (1200hrs – 2300hrs) 
Converted to Loop at Suntec City. From Temasek Blvd (Opp Suntec Convention Ctr), buses will continue on Raffles Blvd (non-stop), and right turn to resume return journey along Temasek Ave (First stop: Opp The Ritz-Carlton).
[NE3Preview NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)
Converted to Loop at Shenton Way. From Robinson Rd (Opp The Ogilvy Ctr), buses u-turn at Finlayson Green and return towards Jurong East, skipping Bayfront and Suntec. Frst stop of return route is Raffles Quay (One Raffles Quay).
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Raffles Ave: Bef Temasek Ave, Seating Gallery, The Esplanade
  • Raffles Blvd: Pan Pacific Hotel
  • Temasek Ave: Opp Millenia Twr
  • Temasek Blvd: Suntec Convention Ctr

NDP CR3 and later:

  • Bayfront Ave: Marina Bay Sands MICE, Opp Marina Bay Sands MICE, Marina Bay Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands Hotel
  • Ctrl Blvd: Marina Bay Stn, Downtown Stn
  • Marina Blvd: The Sail, Marina Bay Financial Ctr
  • Raffles Ave: Bef Temasek Ave, Seating Gallery, The Esplanade
  • Raffles Blvd: Pan Pacific Hotel
  • Temasek Ave: Centennial Twr, Opp Millenia Twr, Opp The Ritz-Carlton
  • Temasek Blvd: Suntec Convention Ctr, Opp Suntec Convention Ctr

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Service 100 & 107
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Skips Padang and Fullerton areas. Map available here (1200hrs – 2300hrs arrangement).
Route Diversions
Towards Serangoon / Hougang Ctrl [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (Start of ops – 1200hrs)
Buses from Fullerton Rd diverted to Esplanade Dr, and left turn to resume original routing along Stamford Rd.
[All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)
Buses from Robinson Rd diverted to Cross St, Upp Cross St, Eu Tong Sen St, Hill St, Victoria St, Middle Rd, and left turn to resume original routing along Beach Rd.
Towards Ghim Moh / Shenton Way [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (Start of ops – 1200hrs)
Buses from Beach Rd diverted to Bras Basah Rd & Esplanade Dr, resuming original routing along Raffles Quay / Shenton Way.
[All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)

Buses from Beach Rd diverted to Middle Rd, North Bridge Rd, South Bridge Rd, Pickering St, Church St, Finlayson Green, and resuming original routing along Raffles Quay / Shenton Way.
[CR1- CR3NE1- NE3] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1845hrs – 1945hrs)
[Preview & NDP 2015] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1600hrs – 1945hrs)

During temporary closure of North Bridge Rd, buses will be diverted to Stamford Rd, Hill St, New Bridge Rd and Upp Pickering St.
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Beach Rd: Raffles Hotel, Opp Raffles Hotel
  • Collyer Quay: OUE Bayfront
  • Connaught Dr: Opp S’pore Cricket Club
  • Esplanade Dr: Esplanade Bridge
  • Fullerton Rd: Fullerton Square, Victoria Concert Hall
  • Nicoll Highway: One Raffles Link
  • Robinson Rd: Opp AIA Twr

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Service 106
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Skips Suntec City and Bayfront areas. Map available here.
Route Diversions
Bukit Batok bound [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (First bus – 2300hrs)
Buses from Robinson Rd diverted to Cross St, Upp Cross St, Eu Tong Sen St, Hill St, and resuming original routing along Stamford Rd. Although SMRT’s diversion document implies that the diversion route continues to serve Stamford Rd (Capitol Bldg) due to lack of mention, we suspect this is an error.
Shenton Way bound [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (First bus – 2300hrs)
Buses from Bras Basah Rd diverted to North Bridge Rd, South Bridge Rd, Pickering St, Church St, Finlayson Green, and resuming original routing along Raffles Quay / Shenton Way.
[CR1- CR3NE1- NE3] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1845hrs – 1945hrs)
[Preview & NDP 2015] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1600hrs – 1945hrs)

During temporary closure of North Bridge Rd, buses will be diverted to Stamford Rd, Hill St, New Bridge Rd and Upp Pickering St.
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Bayfront Ave: Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Opp Marina Bay Sands MICE, Marina Bay Sands MICE, Marina Bay Sands Theatre
  • Bras Basah Rd: Raffles Hotel
  • Central Blvd: Marina Bay Stn, Downtown Stn
  • Marina Blvd: The Sail, Marina Bay Financial Ctr
  • Raffles Ave: Seating Gallery, The Esplanade
  • Robinson Rd: Aft Capital Twr, Opp the Ogilvy Ctr
  • Temasek Ave: Opp Millennia Twr, Opp The Ritz-Carlton
  • Temasek Blvd: Suntec Convention Ctr

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Service 107M
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Skips Suntec City. Map available here.
Route Diversions
Towards Marina Ctr [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)
Last stop of Suntec City bound buses is Beach Rd (Shaw Twrs), after which buses will divert to Middle Rd, North Bridge Rd, Bras Basah Rd, and back to Beach Rd. First stop of return route is Beach Rd (Raffles Hotel); skips Suntec City.
Bus Stops Skipped
  • Beach Rd: Opp Raffles Hotel
  • Raffles Blvd: Pan Pacific Hotel
  • Temasek Ave: Centennial Twr
  • Temasek Blvd: Suntec Twr Two

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Service 111, 162M
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Skips Suntec City and Marina Centre areas. Map available for 111 and 162M.
Route Diversions
Towards Marina Ctr [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)
Converted to Loop Service due to closure of Marina Centre area. From Bras Basah Rd (NTUC Income Ctr), buses will divert to North Bridge Rd, and right turn to resume return journey along Stamford Rd (First stop: Capitol Bldg).
Bus Stops Skipped
  • Bras Basah Rd: Raffles Hotel
  • Raffles Ave: Bef Temasek Ave, Seating Gallery, The Esplanade
  • Raffles Blvd: Pan Pacific Hotel

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Service 130
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Skips Fullerton and Padang areas. Map available here (1200hrs – 2300hrs arrangement).
Route Diversions
Towards Ang Mo Kio [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (Start of ops – 1200hrs)
Buses from Fullerton Rd diverted to Esplanade Dr, and left turn to resume original routing along Stamford Rd.
[All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)
Buses from Robinson Rd diverted to Cross St, Upp Cross St, Eu Tong Sen St, Hill St, resuming original routing along Victoria St.
Towards Shenton Way [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (Start of ops – 1200hrs)
Buses from Bras Basah Rd diverted to Esplanade Dr and Fullerton Rd, and resuming original routing along Raffles Quay / Shenton Way, skipping Connaught Dr
[All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)

Buses from Bras Basah Rd diverted to North Bridge Rd, South Bridge Rd, Church St, Cecil St, Finlayson Green, and resuming original routing along Raffles Quay / Shenton Way
[CR1- CR3NE1- NE3] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1845hrs – 1945hrs)
[Preview & NDP 2015] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1600hrs – 1945hrs)

During temporary closure of North Bridge Rd, buses will be diverted to Stamford Rd, Hill St, New Bridge Rd and Upp Pickering St.
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Beach Rd: Raffles Hotel, Opp Raffles Hotel
  • Collyer Quay: OUE Bayfront
  • Connaught Dr: Opp S’pore Cricket Club
  • Esplanade Dr: Esplanade Bridge
  • Fullerton Rd: Fullerton Square, Victoria Concert Hall
  • Robinson Rd: Opp AIA Twr
  • St Andrew’s Rd: St Andrew’s Cathedral

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Service 131 & 167
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary:
Skips Fullerton and Padang areas. Map available here (1200hrs – 2300hrs arrangement).
Route Diversions
Towards St. Michaels / Sembawang [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (Start of ops – 1200hrs)
Buses from Fullerton Rd diverted to Esplanade Dr, and left turn to resume original routing along Stamford Rd.
[All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)
Buses from Cecil St diverted to Cross St, Upp Cross St, Eu Tong Sen St, Hill St, Victoria St, resuming original routing along Stamford Rd.
Towards Bt Merah [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (Start of ops – 1200hrs)
Buses from Bras Basah Rd diverted to Nicoll Highway, Esplanade Dr and Fullerton Rd, and resuming original routing along Raffles Quay / Shenton Way, skipping Connaught Dr.
[All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)

Buses from Bras Basah Rd diverted to North Bridge Rd, South Bridge Rd, Church St, Cecil St, Finlayson Green, and resuming original routing along Raffles Quay / Shenton Way
[CR1- CR3NE1- NE3] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1845hrs – 1945hrs)
[Preview & NDP 2015] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1600hrs – 1945hrs)

During temporary closure of North Bridge Rd, buses will be diverted to Stamford Rd, Hill St, New Bridge Rd and Upp Pickering St.
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Cecil St: Prudential Twr
  • Collyer Quay: OUE Bayfront
  • Connaught Dr: Opp S’pore Cricket Club
  • Esplanade Dr: Esplanade Bridge
  • Fullerton Rd: Fullerton Square, Victoria Concert Hall
  • St Andrew’s Rd :St Andrew’s Cathedral

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Service 133
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Skips Suntec City and Bayfront areas.
Route Diversions
Towards Ang Mo Kio [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (First bus – 2300hrs)
Buses from Robinson Rd (Opp The Ogilvy Ctr) diverted to Cross St, Upp Cross St, Eu Tong Sen St, Hill St, and resuming original routing along Victoria St (Cath of The Good Shepherd).
Towards Shenton Way [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (First bus – 2300hrs)
Buses from Victoria St (Bras Basah Cplx) diverted to Bras Basah Rd, North Bridge Rd, South Bridge Rd, Pickering St, Church St, Finlayson Green, and resuming original routing along Raffles Quay (One Raffles Quay).
[CR1- CR3NE1- NE3] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1845hrs – 1945hrs)
[Preview & NDP 2015] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1600hrs – 1945hrs)

During temporary closure of North Bridge Rd, buses will be diverted to Stamford Rd, Hill St, New Bridge Rd and Upp Pickering St.
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Bayfront Ave: Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Opp Marina Bay Sands MICE, Marina Bay Sands MICE, Marina Bay Sands Theatre
  • Bras Basah Rd: Raffles Hotel
  • Central Blvd: Marina Bay Stn, Downtown Stn
  • Marina Blvd: The Sail, Marina Bay Financial Ctr
  • Raffles Ave: Seating Gallery, The Esplanade
  • Robinson Rd: Aft Capital Twr
  • Temasek Ave: Opp Millennia Twr, Opp The Ritz-Carlton
  • Temasek Blvd: Suntec Convention Ctr

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Service 162
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Skips Suntec City and Bayfront areas. Map available here.
Route Diversions
Towards Yio Chu Kang [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – Last bus)
Buses from Robinson Rd (Opp The Ogilvy Ctr) diverted to Cross St, Upp Cross St, Eu Tong Sen St, Hill St, Victoria St, resuming original routing along Stamford Rd (SMU).
Towards Shenton Way [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – Last bus)
Buses from Bras Basah Rd (NTUC Income Ctr) diverted to North Bridge Rd, South Bridge Rd, Church St, Cecil St, Finlayson Green, and resuming original routing along Raffles Quay (One Raffles Quay).
[CR1- CR3NE1- NE3] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1845hrs – 1945hrs)
[Preview & NDP 2015] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1600hrs – 1945hrs)

During temporary closure of North Bridge Rd, buses will be diverted to Stamford Rd, Hill St, New Bridge Rd and Upp Pickering St.
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Collyer Quay: OUE Bayfront
  • Esplanade Dr: Esplanade Bridge
  • Fullerton Rd: Fullerton Square
  • Nicoll Highway: One Raffles Link
  • Robinson Rd: Opp AIA Twr
  • Stamford Rd: Capitol Bldg

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Service 195
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Amended to terminate at New Bridge Rd Ter, skips Marina Ctr and Padang areas
Route Diversions
Towards Commonwealth Dr [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (Whole Day)
Temporarily amended to New Bridge Road Bus Terminal. Buses from New Bridge Rd Ter ply Eu Tong Sen St and make a left turn into River Valley Rd (Clarke Quay), resuming original route.
Towards New Bridge Rd [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (Whole Day)
Temporarily amended to New Bridge Road Bus Terminal. Buses from River Valley Rd (Opp Clarke Quay) make a right turn to New Bridge Rd and continues straight to New Bridge Rd Ter.
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • North Boat Quay: Opp High St Ctr
  • North Bridge Rd: Opp Peninsula Plaza
  • Parliament Pl: Supreme Ct
  • Raffles Ave: Bef Temasek Ave, Seating Gallery, The Esplanade
  • Raffles Blvd: Pan Pacific Hotel
Bus Stops Added
Towards Commonwealth Dr
  • Eu Tong Sen St: Aft Hosp Dr, Pearl’s Ctr, People’s Pk Ctr, Clarke Quay Stn
Towards New Bridge Rd
  • New Bridge Rd: Clarke Quay Stn, Hong Lim Pk, Chinatown Pt, New Bridge Ctr, Opp Pearl’s Ctr
Route amendment at a glance
SBST Press Release. Click for larger image
SBST Press Release. Click for larger image

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Express Service 502
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Skips Suntec City and Bayfront areas. Map available here.
Route Diversions
Towards Soon Dee Depot [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)
Last stop of Soon Lee Depot bound buses is Bras Basah Rd (NTUC Income Ctr), after which buses will divert to North Bridge Rd, South Bridge Rd, Pickering St, Church St, Finlayson Green, Raffles Quay, resuming original routing along Shenton Way (UIC Bldg); skips Suntec City.
Bus Stops Skipped
  • Bayfront Ave: Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Opp Marina Bay Sands MICE
  • Bras Basah Rd: Raffles Hotel
  • Central Blvd: Marina Bay Stn, Downtown Stn
  • Temasek Ave: Opp Millenia Twr, Opp The Ritz-Carlton
  • Temasek Blvd: Suntec Convention Ctr

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Express Service 518
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Skips Suntec City and Bayfront areas. Map available here.
Route Diversions
[All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – 2300hrs)
Last stop of Pasir Ris bound buses is Bras Basah Rd (Raffles Hotel), after which buses will divert to Beach Rd, Ophir Rd, resuming original routing along ECP; skips Suntec City.
Bus Stops Skipped
  • Bayfront Ave: Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Opp Marina Bay Sands MICE
  • Temasek Ave: Opp Millenia Twr, Opp The Ritz-Carlton
  • Temasek Blvd: Suntec Convention Ctr

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Service 700
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary:
Skips Fullerton and Padang areas. Map available here.
Route Diversions
Towards Bt Panjang [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – Last bus)
Buses from Cecil St (Opp GB Bldg) diverted to Cross St, Upp Cross St, Eu Tong Sen St, Hill St, Victoria St, resuming original routing along Stamford Rd (SMU).
Towards Shenton Way [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (1200hrs – Last bus)
Buses from Bras Basah Rd (NTUC Income Ctr) diverted to North Bridge Rd, South Bridge Rd, Church St, Cecil St, Finlayson Green, and resuming original routing along Raffles Quay (One Raffles Quay).
[CR1- CR3NE1- NE3] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1845hrs – 1945hrs)
[Preview & NDP 2015] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1600hrs – 1945hrs)

During temporary closure of North Bridge Rd, buses will be diverted to Stamford Rd, Hill St, New Bridge Rd and Upp Pickering St.
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Cecil St: Prudential Twr
  • Collyer Quay: OUE Bayfront
  • Esplanade Dr: Esplanade Bridge
  • Fullerton Rd: Fullerton Square
  • Nicoll Highway: One Raffles Link
  • Stamford Rd: Capitol Bldg

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Service 960
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary:
Skips Fullerton and Padang areas. Map available here.
Route Diversions
Towards Marina Ctr [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (First bus – 2300hrs)
Converted to Loop Service due to closure of Marina Centre area. From Victoria St (Bras Basah Cplx), buses will divert to Bras Basah Rd, North Bridge Rd, Stamford Rd, and resume return journey along Stamford Rd (First stop: Cath of The Good Shepherd).
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Bras Basah Rd: Raffles Hotel
  • Raffles Ave: Bef Temasek Ave, Seating Gallery, The Esplanade
  • Raffles Blvd: Pan Pacific Hotel

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Service 961/961#
Affected Days: CR1- CR3, NE1- NE3, Preview, NDP 2015
Summary: Skips Fullerton and Padang areas. Map available here.
Route Diversions
Towards Geylang Lorong 1 [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (First bus – 2300hrs)
Buses from Eu Tong Sen St (Clarke Quay Stn) diverted to Hill St, Victoria St, Middle Rd, resuming original routing along Beach Rd (Opp Shaw Twrs).
Service 961# will skip Marina Centre completely.
Towards Woodlands [All Rehearsals & NDP 2015] (First bus – 2300hrs)
Buses from Beach Rd (The Gateway) diverted to Middle Rd, North Bridge Rd, resuming original routing along North Bridge Rd (Opp Peninsula Plaza).
Service 961# will skip Marina Centre completely.
[CR1- CR3NE1- NE3] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1845hrs – 1945hrs)
[Preview & NDP 2015] (1330hrs – 1430hrs & 1600hrs – 1945hrs)

During temporary closure of North Bridge Rd, buses will be diverted to Stamford Rd, Hill St, New Bridge Rd, Upp Pickering St, South Bridge Rd, and right turn to resume original routing along Upp Cross St.
Bus Stops Skipped
Both directions
  • Beach Rd: Raffles Hotel, Opp Raffles Hotel, Shaw Twrs
  • Parliament Pl: Supreme Ct
  • [961# only] Raffles Blvd: Pan Pacific Hotel,
  • [961# only] Raffles Ave: Bef Temasek Ave, Seating Gallery, The Esplanade

Note: Service 961 operates on Weekdays & Saturdays, 961# on Sundays & Public Holidays only. As such, 961 is affected on all rehearsal dates (Saturdays) and 961# is affected on National Day (Public Holiday). However, both variants follow the same diversion routing.

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Gallery


^ Road closure diagram released by LTA


^ Old Airport Road closure diversion poster. Created for use at PTSG


^ Diversion routes in the City indicated in blue and purple. The diagram is currently incomplete.

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