Rail Replacement Services

Rail replacement services operate when there are service disruptions to the rail network during MRT/LRT operating hours to bridge commuters to unaffected stations for them to continue their journey.


MRT / LRT Bridging Buses

These bus services operate during MRT / LRT disruptions when activated, and are free of charge.

Free Bridging Buses
Service Description Sector
478 East-West Line Free Bridging Bus Pasir Ris – Tuas Link
TBC East-West Line Free Bridging Bus Tanah Merah – Changi Airport
477 North-South Line Free Bridging Bus Jurong East – Marina South Pier
TBC North-East Line Free Bridging Bus HarbourFront – Punggol
479 Circle Line Free Bridging Bus Dhoby Ghaut – HarbourFront
TBC Circle Line Free Bridging Bus Promenade – Marina Bay
TBC Downtown Line Free Bridging Bus Bukit Panjang – Expo
476 Bukit Panjang LRT Free Bridging Bus
(LRT Shuttle A & LRT Shuttle B)
LRT Shuttle A
Choa Chu Kang – Bukit Panjang (Loop) via Senja
LRT Shuttle B
Choa Chu Kang – Bukit Panjang (Loop) via Petir
470 Sengkang LRT Free Bridging Bus West Loop
Sengkang – Thanggam (Loop) via Cheng Lim
East Loop
Sengkang – Bakau (Loop) via Ranggung
471 Punggol LRT Free Bridging Bus West Loop
Punggol – Punggol Point (Loop)
East Loop
Punggol – Riviera (Loop) via Damai
Long Term Free Bridging Bus
Service No. Description Dates Affected
602 Tuas Link – Joo Koon Free Bus Bridging Service 16 – 19 Nov 2017
602 Joo Koon – Gul Circle Free Shuttle Bus Service 20 Nov 2017 – 26 May 2018
(Except Sundays from 29 Apr – 27 May)

 

 


Shuttle Bus Services

With the early closure of MRT Stations for rail renewal works, engineering works or re-signalling works, Shuttle Bus Services operate to shuttle commuters between affected MRT Stations. These bus services charges regular distance fare based on the distance between MRT / LRT Stations by rail.

Service Description Operating Period
600 Joo Koon – Bukit Gombak Bus Parallel Service Sundays
05 Jun 2016 – 30 Oct 2016
601 Lakeside – Joo Koon Bus Parallel Service 14 & 21 Apr 2017
602 Lakeside – Boon Lay Bus Parallel Service 14 & 21 Apr 2017
603 Tanah Merah – Changi Airport Bus Parallel Service (via Expo) 28 Apr 2017 & 05 May 2017
(Cancelled on 05 May 2017)
604 Tanah Merah – Changi Airport Bus Parallel Service (Direct; Skips Expo) 28 Apr 2017 & 05 May 2017
(Cancelled on 05 May 2017)
609 Downtown Line Shuttle Service
(Bukit Panjang – Chinatown)
Sundays
14 May 2017 – 27 Aug 2017
(Except 25 Jun 2017)
476 Bukit Panjang LRT Shuttle Service Sundays
12 Nov 2017 – 31 Dec 2017
481 Shuttle 1
Outram Park – Jurong East Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
08 – 31 Dec 2017
483 Shuttle 2
Jurong East – Joo Koon Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
08 – 31 Dec 2017
485 Shuttle 3
Joo Koon – Tuas Link Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
08 – 31 Dec 2017
486 Shuttle 4
Jurong East – Choa Chu Kang Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
08 – 31 Dec 2017
492 Express 5
Boon Lay – Outram Park Shuttle Bus Service
Saturdays & Sundays
08 – 31 Dec 2017
487 Shuttle 7
Aljunied – Pasir Ris Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
05 – 28 Jan 2018
489 Shuttle 8
Tanah Merah – Changi Airport Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
05 – 28 Jan 2018
494 Shuttle 11
Aljunied – MacPherson Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
05 – 28 Jan 2018
495 Express 12
Changi Airport – Bugis Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
05 – 28 Jan 2018
481 Shuttle 1
Buona Vista – Raffles Place Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
02 Mar – 29 Apr 2018,
12 & 14 Mar 2018
483 Shuttle 2
Joo Koon – Buona Vista Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
02 Mar – 29 Apr 2018,
12 & 14 Mar 2018
485  Shuttle 3
Tuas Link – Joo Koon Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
02 Mar – 29 Apr 2018,
12 & 14 Mar 2018
492 Express 5
Boon Lay – Outram Park Shuttle Bus Service
Saturdays & Sundays
03 Mar – 29 Apr 2018
476 Bukit Panjang LRT Shuttle Service Sundays
15 April 2018 – 28 Oct 2018
498 Shuttle 6
Raffles Place – Paya Lebar Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
02 Mar – 29 Apr 2018,
12 & 14 Mar 2018
487 Shuttle 7
Paya Lebar – Pasir Ris Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
02 Mar – 29 Apr 2018,
12 & 14 Mar 2018
489 Shuttle 8
Tanah Merah – Changi Airport Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
02 Mar – 29 Apr 2018,
12 & 14 Mar 2018
495 Express 12
Changi Airport – Bugis Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
02 Mar – 29 Apr 2018,
12 & 14 Mar 2018
491 Express 13
Bedok – Bedok North Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
02 Mar – 29 Apr 2018,
12 & 14 Mar 2018
493 Express 15
Clementi – Beauty World Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
02 Mar – 29 Apr 2018,
12 & 14 Mar 2018
482 Shuttle 9
Yishun – Newton Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
04 May – 27 May 2018
484 Express 16
Ang Mo Kio – Serangoon Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
04 May – 27 May 2018
488 Shuttle 10
Woodlands – Ang Mo Kio Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
01 Jun – 01 Jul 2018, except 15, 16 & 17 Jun
490 Express 17
Woodlands – Bukit Panjang Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
01 Jun – 01 Jul 2018, except 15, 16 & 17 Jun
458 Shuttle 11
Bukit Batok – Sembawang Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
06 Jul – 28 Jul 2018
483 Shuttle 2
Buona Vista – Joo Koon Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
03 Aug – 30 Sep 2018,
except 10 – 12 Aug, 17 – 19 Aug & 14 – 16 Sep
486 Shuttle 4
Jurong East – Choa Chu Kang Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
03 Aug – 30 Sep 2018,
except 10 – 12 Aug, 17 – 19 Aug & 14 – 16 Sep
492 Express 5
Boon Lay – Buona Vista Shuttle Bus Service
Saturdays & Sundays
04 Aug – 30 Sep 2018,
except 11 – 12 Aug, 18 – 19 Aug & 15 – 16 Sep
481 Shuttle 1
Jurong East – Outram Park Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
05 Oct – 27 Oct 2018
485 Shuttle 3
Tuas Link – Boon Lay Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
02 Nov – 24 Nov 2018
483 Shuttle 2
Boon Lay – Buona Vista Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
30 Nov 2018, 07 – 15 Dec 2018
486 Shuttle 4
Jurong East – Woodlands Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
30 Nov 2018, 07 – 15 Dec 2018
490 Express 17
Woodlands – Bukit Panjang Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
30 Nov 2018, 07 – 15 Dec 2018
498 Shuttle 6
Raffles Place – Bugis Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
04 Jan – 12 Jan 2019
602 Shuttle 21
Serangoon – Punggol Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
04 Jan – 12 Jan 2019;
22 Feb – 23 Feb 2019;
01 Mar – 02 Mar 2019
602 Shuttle 22
HarbourFront – Dhoby Ghaut Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
08 Mar – 30 Mar 2019
487 Shuttle 6
Bugis – Tanah Merah Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
03 May – 11 May 2019;
31 May – 29 Jun 2019
488 Shuttle 10
Woodlands – Yishun Shuttle Bus Service
Saturday & Sunday
18 – 19 May 2019
488 Shuttle 10
Woodlands – Ang Mo Kio Shuttle Bus Service
Monday
20 May 2019
490 Express 17
Woodlands – Bukit Panjang Shuttle Bus Service
Saturday – Monday
18 – 20 May 2019
602 Shuttle 21
Serangoon – Punggol Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
05 – 27 July 2019
458 Shuttle 4
Jurong East – Woodlands Shuttle Bus Service
Saturdays & Sundays
24 Aug – 1 Sep 2019
458 Shuttle 4
Jurong East – Kranji Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
6 – 14 Sep 2019;
27 – 28 Sep 2019
481 Shuttle 1
Jurong East – Outram Park Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
11 – 19 Oct 2019;
2 – 23 Nov 2019
TBC Shuttle 7
Tanah Merah – Pasir Ris Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
6 – 14 Dec 2019

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