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.

Rail Replacement Services
Service No. 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 A & LRT B)
LRT Shuttle A
Choa Chu Kang – Bukit Panjang (Loop) via Senja
LRT Shuttle B
Choa Chu Kang – Bukit Panjang (Loop) via Petir
TBC Sengkang LRT Free Bridging Bus West Loop
Sengkang – Fernvale (Loop) via Cheng Lim
East Loop
Sengkang – Bakau (Loop) via Ranggung
TBC Punggol LRT Free Bridging Bus West Loop
Punggol – Punggol Point (Loop)
East Loop
Punggol – Riviera (Loop) via Cove
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 Stations by rail.

Service No. Description Dates Affected Fare
600 Joo Koon – Bukit Gombak Bus Parallel Service Sundays
05 Jun 2016 – 30 Oct 2016
Similar to MRT Distance
601 Lakeside – Joo Koon Bus Parallel Service 14 & 21 Apr 2017 Similar to MRT Distance
602 Lakeside – Boon Lay Bus Parallel Service 14 & 21 Apr 2017 Similar to MRT Distance
603 Tanah Merah – Changi Airport Bus Parallel Service
(via Expo)
28 Apr 2017 & 05 May 2017
(Cancelled on 05 May 2017)
Similar to MRT Distance
604 Tanah Merah – Changi Airport Bus Parallel Service
(Direct; Skips Expo)
28 Apr 2017 & 05 May 2017
(Cancelled on 05 May 2017)
Similar to MRT Distance
609 Downtown Line Shuttle Service
(Bukit Panjang – Chinatown)
Sundays
14 May 2017 – 27 Aug 2017
(Except 25 Jun 2017)
Similar to MRT Distance
476 Bukit Panjang LRT Shuttle Service Sundays
12 Nov 2017 – 31 Dec 2017
Similar to LRT Distance
481 Shuttle 1
Outram Park – Jurong East Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
08 – 31 Dec 2017
Similar to MRT Distance
483 Shuttle 2
Jurong East – Joo Koon Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
08 – 31 Dec 2017
Similar to MRT Distance
485 Shuttle 3
Joo Koon – Tuas Link Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
08 – 31 Dec 2017
Similar to MRT Distance
486 Shuttle 4
Jurong East – Choa Chu Kang Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
08 – 31 Dec 2017
Similar to MRT Distance
492 Express 5
Boon Lay – Outram Park Shuttle Bus Service
Saturdays & Sundays
08 – 31 Dec 2017
Similar to MRT Distance
487 Shuttle 7
Aljunied – Pasir Ris Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
05 – 28 Jan 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
489 Shuttle 8
Tanah Merah – Changi Airport Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
05 – 28 Jan 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
494 Shuttle 11
Aljunied – MacPherson Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
05 – 28 Jan 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
495 Express 12
Changi Airport – Bugis Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
05 – 28 Jan 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
481 Shuttle 1
Buona Vista – Raffles Place Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
02 Mar – 29 Apr 2018,
12 & 14 Mar 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
483 Shuttle 2
Joo Koon – Buona Vista Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
02 Mar – 29 Apr 2018,
12 & 14 Mar 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
485 Shuttle 3
Tuas Link – Joo Koon Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
02 Mar – 29 Apr 2018,
12 & 14 Mar 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
492 Express 5
Boon Lay – Outram Park Shuttle Bus Service
Saturdays & Sundays
03 Mar – 29 Apr 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
476 Bukit Panjang LRT Shuttle Service Sundays
15 April 2018 – 28 Oct 2018
Similar to LRT Distance
498 Shuttle 6
Raffles Place – Paya Lebar Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
02 Mar – 29 Apr 2018,
12 & 14 Mar 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
487 Shuttle 7
Paya Lebar – Pasir Ris Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
02 Mar – 29 Apr 2018,
12 & 14 Mar 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
489 Shuttle 8
Tanah Merah – Changi Airport Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
02 Mar – 29 Apr 2018,
12 & 14 Mar 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
495 Express 12
Changi Airport – Bugis Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
02 Mar – 29 Apr 2018,
12 & 14 Mar 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
491 Express 13
Bedok – Bedok North Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
02 Mar – 29 Apr 2018,
12 & 14 Mar 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
493 Express 15
Clementi – Beauty World Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
02 Mar – 29 Apr 2018,
12 & 14 Mar 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
482 Shuttle 9
Yishun – Newton Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
04 May – 27 May 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
484 Express 16
Ang Mo Kio – Serangoon Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
04 May – 27 May 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
488 Shuttle 10
Woodlands – Ang Mo Kio Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
01 Jun – 01 Jul 2018, except 15, 16 & 17 Jun
Similar to MRT Distance
490 Express 17
Woodlands – Bukit Panjang Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
01 Jun – 01 Jul 2018, except 15, 16 & 17 Jun
Similar to MRT Distance
458 Shuttle 11
Bukit Batok – Sembawang Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
06 Jul – 28 Jul 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
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
Similar to MRT Distance
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
Similar to MRT Distance
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
Similar to MRT Distance
481 Shuttle 1
Jurong East – Outram Park Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
05 Oct – 27 Oct 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
485 Shuttle 3
Tuas Link – Boon Lay Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
02 Nov – 24 Nov 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
483 Shuttle 2
Boon Lay – Buona Vista Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
30 Nov 2018, 07 – 15 Dec 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
486 Shuttle 4
Jurong East – Woodlands Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
30 Nov 2018, 07 – 15 Dec 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
490 Express 17
Woodlands – Bukit Panjang Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
30 Nov 2018, 07 – 15 Dec 2018
Similar to MRT Distance
498 Shuttle 6
Raffles Place – Bugis Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
04 Jan – 12 Jan 2019
Similar to MRT Distance
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
Similar to MRT Distance
602 Shuttle 22
HarbourFront – Dhoby Ghaut Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
08 Mar – 30 Mar 2019
Similar to MRT Distance
487
Shuttle 6
Bugis – Tanah Merah Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
03 May – 11 May 2019;
31 May – 29 Jun 2019
Similar to MRT Distance
488 Shuttle 10
Woodlands – Yishun Shuttle Bus Service
Saturday & Sunday
18 – 19 May 2019
Similar to MRT Distance
488 Shuttle 10
Woodlands – Ang Mo Kio Shuttle Bus Service
Monday
20 May 2019
Similar to MRT Distance
490 Express 17
Woodlands – Bukit Panjang Shuttle Bus Service
Saturday – Monday
18 – 20 May 2019
Similar to MRT Distance
602 Shuttle 21
Serangoon – Punggol Shuttle Bus Service
Fridays & Saturdays
05 – 27 July 2019
Similar to MRT Distance