North South Line Rail Bridging Service

The North South Line (NSL) Rail Bridging Service (or NSL free shuttle bus service / NSL Bridging Bus) is an emergency bus service which is provided in the event of a Train Service Disruption involving the North South Line, which is operated by SMRT Trains.

When a section of the North South Line is suspended, this service may be activated to ferry affected commuters between affected stations, hence minimizing the impact of rail disruptions on commuters. This service may also be activated should there be a significant addition of expected travelling time along the NSL.

NSL
28201 Opp The JTC Summit EW24NS1 Jurong Gateway Rd
43009 Bt Batok Int NS2 Bt Batok Ctrl
43571 Opp Bt Gombak Stn NS3 Bt Batok West Ave 5
44009 Choa Chu Kang Int NS4BP1 Choa Chu Kang Loop
45321 Yew Tee Stn NS5 Choa Chu Kang Dr
45131 Opp Kranji Stn NS7 Woodlands Rd
46521 Marsiling Stn NS8 Woodlands Ave 3
47009 Woodlands Temp Int NS9TE2 Woodlands Square
46771 Opp Admiralty Stn NS10 Woodlands Ave 7
58009 Sembawang Int NS11 Sembawang Vista
58541 Opp Canberra Stn NS12 Canberra Link
59073 Opp Yishun Stn NS13 Yishun Ave 2
59049 Opp Khatib Stn NS14 Yishun Ave 2
55189 Yio Chu Kang Stn NS15 Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
54399 Bef Ang Mo Kio Stn Exit B NS16 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
53231 Bishan Stn NS17CC15 Bishan Rd
52179 Braddell Stn/Blk 106 NS18 Lor 1 Toa Payoh
52189 Toa Payoh Stn NS19 Lor 2 Toa Payoh
50037 Novena Stn Exit B NS20 Thomson Rd
40189 Newton Stn Exit B NS21-DT11 Scotts Rd
09047 Orchard Stn/Tang Plaza NS22 Orchard Rd
09038 Opp Somerset Stn NS23 Orchard Rd
08057 Dhoby Ghaut Stn NS24NE6CC1 Orchard Rd
04167 City Hall Stn Exit B EW13NS25 Nth Bridge Rd
03019 OUE Bayfront EW14NS26 Collyer Quay
03391 Marina Bay Financial Ctr NS27CE2 Marina Blvd
03419 Marina Sth Pier Stn NS28 Marina Coastal Dr
03419 Marina Sth Pier Stn NS28 Marina Coastal Dr
03539 Marina Bay Stn NS27CE2 Central Blvd
03011 Fullerton Sq EW14NS26 Fullerton Rd
04111 Capitol Bldg EW13NS25 Stamford Rd
08031 Dhoby Ghaut Stn Exit B NS24NE6CC1 Penang Rd
08121 Somerset Stn NS23 Somerset Rd
09023 Opp Orchard Stn/ION NS22 Orchard Turn
40181 Newton Stn Exit A NS21-DT11 Scotts Rd
50031 Opp Novena Ch NS20 Thomson Rd
52181 Opp Toa Payoh Stn NS19 Lor 2 Toa Payoh
52171 Braddell Stn/Blk 107 NS18 Lor 1 Toa Payoh
53239 Opp Bishan Stn NS17CC15 Bishan Rd
54391 Aft Ang Mo Kio Int NS16 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
55181 Opp Yio Chu Kang Stn NS15 Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
59041 Bef Khatib Stn NS14 Yishun Ave 2
59091 Blk 154 Yishun Ave 2
58549 Canberra Stn NS12 Canberra Link
58009 Sembawang Int NS11 Sembawang Vista
46779 Admiralty Stn NS10 Woodlands Ave 7
47009 Woodlands Temp Int NS9TE2 Woodlands Square
46529 Opp Marsiling Stn NS8 Woodlands Ave 3
45139 Kranji Stn NS7 Woodlands Rd
45329 Opp Yew Tee Stn NS5 Choa Chu Kang Dr
44009 Choa Chu Kang Int NS4BP1 Choa Chu Kang Loop
43579 Bt Gombak Stn NS3 Bt Batok West Ave 5
43009 Bt Batok Int NS2 Bt Batok Ctrl
28201 Opp The JTC Summit EW24NS1 Jurong Gateway Rd
Activation:

When the NSL free bridging bus service is activated along a specific stretch of the NSL, information will be disseminated through SMRT and the Land Transport Authority (LTA)’s media platforms. The service will only stop at specific bus boarding points (either at bus stops or bus interchanges) which are marked out in the ticket concourse of every station.

This service is offered for free, in addition to free bus boarding of regular bus services during a disruption.


Route Map

Route:

 

NSL
28201
Opp The JTC Summit NS1EW24
Jurong Gateway Road
43009
Bt Batok Int (Berth 3) NS2
Bukit Batok Central
43571
Opp Bt Gombak Stn NS3
Bukit Batok West Avenue 5
44009
Choa Chu Kang Int (Berth 1) NS4BP1
Choa Chu Kang Loop
45321
Yew Tee Stn NS5
Choa Chu Kang Drive
45131
Opp Kranji Stn NS7
Woodlands Road
46521
Marsiling Stn NS8
Woodlands Avenue 3
47009
Woodlands Temp Int (Berth B1) NS9TE2
Woodlands Square
46771
Opp Admiralty Stn NS10
Woodlands Avenue 7
58009
Sembawang Int (Berth 3) NS11
Sembawang Vista
58541
Opp Canberra Stn NS12
Canberra Link
59073
Opp Yishun Stn NS13
Yishun Avenue 2
59049
Opp Khatib Stn NS14
Yishun Avenue 2
55189
Yio Chu Kang Stn NS15
Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6
54399
Bef Ang Mo Kio Stn Exit B NS16
Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8
53231
Bishan Stn NS17CC15
Bishan Road
52179
Braddell Stn/Blk 106 NS18
Lorong 1 Toa Payoh
52189
Toa Payoh Stn NS19
Lorong 2 Toa Payoh
50037
Novena Stn Exit B NS20
Thomson Road
40189
Newton Stn Exit B NS21DT11
Scotts Road
09047
Orchard Stn/Tang Plaza NS22
Orchard Road
09038
Opp Somerset Stn NS23
Orchard Road
08057
Dhoby Ghaut Stn NS24NE6CC1
Orchard Road
04167
City Hall Stn Exit B NS25EW13
North Bridge Road
03019
OUE Bayfront NS26EW14
Collyer Quay
03391
Marina Bay Financial Ctr NS27CE2
Marina Boulevard
03419
Marina Sth Pier Stn NS28
Marina Coastal Drive
03419
Marina Sth Pier Stn NS28
Marina Coastal Drive
03539
Marina Bay Stn NS27CE2
Central Boulevard
03011
Fullerton Sq NS26EW14
Fullerton Road
04111
Capitol Bldg NS25EW13
Stamford Road
08031
Dhoby Ghaut Stn Exit B NS24NE6CC1
Penang Road
08121
Somerset Stn NS23
Somerset Road
09023
Opp Orchard Stn/ION NS22
Orchard Turn
40181
Newton Stn Exit A NS21DT11
Scotts Road
50031
Opp Novena Ch NS20
Thomson Road
52181
Opp Toa Payoh Stn NS19
Lorong 2 Toa Payoh
52171
Braddell Stn/Blk 107 NS18
Lorong 1 Toa Payoh
53239
Opp Bishan Stn NS17CC15
Bishan Road
54391
Aft Ang Mo Kio Int NS16
Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8
55181
Opp Yio Chu Kang Stn NS15
Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6
59041
Bef Khatib Stn NS14
Yishun Avenue 2
59091
Blk 154 NS13
Yishun Avenue 2
58549
Canberra Stn NS12
Canberra Link
58009
Sembawang Int (Berth 3) NS11
Sembawang Vista
46779
Admiralty Stn NS10
Woodlands Avenue 7
47009
Woodlands Temp Int (Berth B3) NS9TE2
Woodlands Square
46529
Opp Marsiling Stn NS8
Woodlands Avenue 3
45139
Kranji Stn NS7
Woodlands Road
45329
Opp Yew Tee Stn NS5
Choa Chu Kang Drive
44009
Choa Chu Kang Int (Berth 5) NS4BP1
Choa Chu Kang Loop
43579
Bt Gombak Stn NS3
Bukit Batok West Avenue 5
43009
Bt Batok Int (Berth 5) NS2
Bukit Batok Central
28201
Opp The JTC Summit NS1EW24
Jurong Gateway Road



Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Jurong Gateway Rd (Jurong East MRT) ↔ Marina Coastal Dr (Marina South Pier MRT)
Passes Through Specific North South Line MRT Stations
(Disseminated at moment of activation)
Fare
Free travel
Operator Information
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Fleet Any Public Bus
Departure Times
Only when activated

Routes are compiled based on observations during a rail disruption.

Operator Information
  • NS1 Jurong EastNS28 Marina South Pier
    SMRT Buses Ltd
MRT Stations Served:

Recent History of Activation (From 2018)
Date Sector Served Disruption Reason
14 Nov 2018 Yishun Woodlands Signalling Fault
26 May 2019 Marina South Pier Newton Power Fault
16 Dec 2019 Kranji Jurong East Signalling Fault
14 Oct 2020 Jurong East Woodlands Power Fault
29 Mar 2021 Marina South Pier Toa Payoh Signalling Fault

 


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