SMRT NightRider Bus NR8

SMRT NightRider NR8 is an overnight bus route running from Marina Centre Terminal to Bukit Batok West Avenue 5, passing through City Hall, Clarke Quay, River Valley, Orchard, Tanglin, Holland, Clementi and Bukit Batok Central.

Operating on Fridays, Saturdays & Eves of Public Holidays, it is one of seven NightRider bus routes operated by SMRT Buses.


Route:

NR8
Marina Ctr Ter ↺ Bt Batok West Ave 5 (Loop)
02099
Marina Ctr Ter
Raffles Blvd
02101
AFT S'PORE FLYER
Raffles Ave
02051
Seating Gallery
Raffles Ave
02061
The Esplanade
Raffles Ave
04167
City Hall Stn Exit B
Nth Bridge Rd
04249
Opp The Treasury
Nth Bridge Rd
05029
Boat Quay
Sth Bridge Rd
04222
Clarke Quay Stn Exit E
Eu Tong Sen St
04211
Clarke Quay
River Valley Rd
04331
BEF FORT CANNING STN
River Valley Rd
13109
UE Sq
River Valley Rd
13099
BEF KIM YAM RD
River Valley Rd
08121
Somerset Stn
Somerset Rd
09011
Opp Ngee Ann City
Orchard Turn
09022
Bef Orchard Stn Exit B
Orchard Blvd
09111
Opp Four Seasons Hotel
Orchard Blvd
09121
Bef Tomlinson Rd
Orchard Blvd
09131
Grange Residences
Grange Rd
09141
British Council
Napier Rd
13011
Opp S'pore Botanic Gdns
Napier Rd
13021
Aft Min Of Foreign Affairs
Holland Rd
11201
CSC Dempsey Clubhse
Holland Rd
11211
Aft Peirce Rd
Holland Rd
11221
Lien Twrs
Holland Rd
11231
Aft Estoril Mans
Holland Rd
11419
Holland V Stn Exit A
Holland Ave
11409
Blk 9
Holland Ave
11181
Opp Blk 43
C'wealth Ave
11191
Buona Vista Stn
C'wealth Ave West
19011
Blk 19A CP
C'wealth Ave West
19021
SP SMA
C'wealth Ave West
19031
Dover Stn
C'wealth Ave West
19041
Opp Sch Of Science & Tech
C'wealth Ave West
17151
Blk 410
C'wealth Ave West
17161
Opp Blk 329
C'wealth Ave West
17171
Clementi Stn
C'wealth Ave West
17181
Opp Blk 317
C'wealth Ave West
20101
Nan Hua Pr Sch
C'wealth Ave West
28011
BEF TOH TUCK AVE
C'wealth Ave West
28181
Bef Toh Tuck Link
Toh Tuck Ave
28101
Opp SMRT Ulu Pandan Depot
Toh Tuck Ave
42311
Opp Burgundy Hill
Bt Batok East Ave 3
43621
Opp Parkview Apts
Bt Batok East Ave 3
43611
Blk 290H
Bt Batok East Ave 3
43181
Keming Pr Sch
Bt Batok East Ave 3
43171
Blk 229
Bt Batok East Ave 3
43419
Blk 628
Bt Batok Ctrl
43469
Bef Bt Batok West Ave 5
Bt Batok West Ave 2
43479
Opp Blk 305
Bt Batok West Ave 2
43489
Opp Blk 315
Bt Batok West Ave 2
43499
Blk 419
Bt Batok West Ave 4
43839
Opp Blk 336
Bt Batok West Ave 7
43649
HomeTeamNS
Bt Batok West Ave 7
43589
Opp Blk 347
Bt Batok West Ave 5
43579
Bt Gombak Stn
Bt Batok West Ave 5
43609
Blk 531
Bt Batok West Ave 5
Route Details (Click to expand)

NightRider NR8: Marina Centre → Bukit Batok West Ave 5

  • Raffles Blvd
    – Marina Ctr Ter
  • Raffles Ave
    – Aft S’pore Flyer
    – Seating Gallery
    – The Esplanade
  • Stamford Rd (Express)
  • Nth Bridge Rd
    – City Hall Stn Exit B
    – Opp The Treasury
  • Sth Bridge Rd
    – Boat Quay
  • Nth Canal Rd (Express)
  • Eu Tong Sen St
    – Clarke Quay Stn Exit E
  • River Valley Rd
    – Clarke Quay
    – Bef Fort Canning Stn
    – UE Sq
    – Bef Kim Yam Rd
  • Killiney Rd (Express)
  • Somerset Rd
    – Somerset Stn
  • Grange Rd (Express)
  • Orchard Link (Express)
  • Orchard Turn
    – Opp Ngee Ann City
  • Orchard Blvd
    – Bef Orchard Stn Exit B
    – Opp Four Seasons Hotel
    – Bef Tomlinson Rd
  • Grange Rd
    – Grange Residences
  • Napier Rd
    – British Council
    – Opp S’pore Botanic Gdns
  • Holland Rd
    – Aft Min of Foreign Affairs
    – CSC Dempsey Clubhse
    – Aft Peirce Rd
    – Lien Twrs
    – Aft Estoril Mans
  • Holland Ave
    – Holland V Stn Exit A
    – Blk 9
  • C’wealth Ave
    – Opp Blk 43
  • C’wealth Ave West
    – Buona Vista Stn
    – Blk 19A CP
    – SP SMA
    – Dover Stn
    – Opp Sch Of Science & Tech
    – Blk 410
    – Opp Blk 329
    – Clementi Stn
    – Opp Blk 317
    – Nan Hua Pr Sch
    – Bef Toh Tuck Ave
  • Toh Tuck Ave
    – Bef Toh Tuck Lk
    – Opp SMRT Ulu Pandan Depot
  • Bt Batok East Ave 3
    – Opp Burgundy Hill
    – Opp Parkview Apts
    – Blk 290H
    – Keming Pr Sch
    – Blk 229
  • Bt Batok Ctrl
    – Blk 628
  • Bt Batok West Ave 2
    – Bef Bt Batok West Ave 5
    – Opp Blk 305
    – Opp Blk 315
  • Bt Batok West Ave 4
    – Blk 419
  • Bt Batok West Ave 7
    – Opp Blk 336
    – HomeTeamNS
  • Bt Batok West Ave 5
    – Opp Blk 347
    – Bt Gombak Stn
    – Blk 531

Note:

  • No Boarding at Marina Centre Terminal
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Marina Centre Bus Terminal → Bukit Batok West Ave 5 (Blk 531)
Passes Through City Hall, Clarke Quay, River Valley, Orchard, Tanglin, Holland, Clementi, Bukit Batok Central
Route Length 24.7 km
Travelling Time 60 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Choa Chu Kang – Bukit Panjang Bus Package
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Kranji Bus Depot (KJDEP)
Current Fleet 12-Meter Single Decker Buses
MAN A22
Departure Times from Marina Centre
Fridays, Saturdays & Eves of Public Holidays
2335hrs – 0200hrs (the following day)
Frequency Direction 1
29 mins

NightRider NR8 is a late-night service connecting the city areas of Marina Centre, City Hall, River Valley and Orchard with the residential estates of Holland, Clementi, Bukit Batok and Bukit Gombak (Bukit Batok West). Operating only on Fridays, Saturdays & Eves of Public Holidays (and special occasions if announced), the route shuttles late-night dwellers from the City to the residential estates outside the City.

Route Specifications

The route follows major trunk roads for the most of its route. During festive periods such as Christmas Eve or New Years’ Eve, more departures and downroute buses will be added to cater for late-night dwellers.

Departure Timings:

  • From Marina Centre Terminal: 2335hrs, 0004hrs, 0033hrs, 0102hrs, 0131hrs, 0200hrs

Fares:

Flat Fare: $4.50 (Cash / Ez-link card)
NightRider commuters who pay by ez-link card will enjoy a free transfer to another NightRider service within a stipulated time of 45mins. This is not applicable when transferring from an ordinary service to a NightRider service. Concessionary travel is not applicable.

Fleet: See above.


Gallery:

 


Operator History:

  • 2000 – 2004: Trans-Island Bus Services Ltd
  • 2004 – Present: SMRT Buses Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2023 under the Choa Chu Kang – Bukit Panjang Bus Package.

History:

  • 2000 (26 May): Introduced as a bidirectional night service between Bukit Batok Int and Bedok Int
  • 2003 (01 Jul): Route shortened to start from Marina Centre and loop at Bukit Batok. Deleted portion was replaced by NR7’s route amendment
  • 2014 (30 Apr): Converted to unidirectional operation from Marina Centre to Bukit Batok due to low ridership. Revised departure times from 11:35pm to 2:00am, and City-bound return services ceased to operate.
  • 2017 (17 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)

Past Routings:

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External Links & References:

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