Orchard Road Pedestrian Night Bus Diversions


Pedestrian Night on Orchard Road will involve the closure of a 660-metre section of Orchard Road, between the junction of Scotts Road/Patterson Road and the junction of Bideford Road/Orchard Link between 1800hrs to 2300hrs. The six-month long arrangement will take place on the first Saturday of every month till March 2015, starting from Saturday, 4th October 2014. The success of the Pedestrian Night has led to a new wave of Pedestrian Nights on Orchard Road on the first Saturday of every month from Saturday, 4th July 2015 to Saturday, 5th December 2015.

The Pedestrian Night initiative has been extended to 6 Feb 2015 to cover the cancelled nights in October and November due to the haze situation.

Road closure diagram. (Photo: orchardroad.org)

The designated Pedestrian Night dates are:

  1. Saturday, 4 October 2014
  2. Saturday, 1 November 2014
  3. Saturday, 6 December 2014
  4. Saturday, 3 January 2015
  5. Saturday, 7 February 2015
  6. Saturday, 7 March 2015
  7. Saturday, 4 July 2015
  8. Saturday, 1 August 2015
  9. Saturday, 5 September 2015
  10. Saturday, 3 October 2015 (Cancelled due to haze)
  11. Saturday, 7 November 2015 (Cancelled due to haze)
  12. Saturday, 5 December 2015
  13. Saturday, 2 January 2016
  14. Saturday, 6 February 2016

The road closure also involves the closure of 2 bus stops along Orchard Road, namely

09047 Tang Plaza (Orchard Road)
Service Origin Destination
36 ↺ Tomlinson Road Changi Airport PTB2
77 Bukit Batok Int Marina Centre Ter
124 Saint Michael’s Ter HarbourFront Int
143 Toa Payoh Int Jurong East Temp Int
162M Yio Chu Kang Int ↺ Temasek Avenue
167 Sembawang Int Bukit Merah Int
171 Yishun Int Marina Centre Ter
174 Boon Lay Int New Bridge Road Ter
190 Choa Chu Kang Int New Bridge Road Ter
518 Pasir Ris Int ↺ Bayfront Avenue
700A Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk ↺ Temasek Avenue
972 Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk ↺ Bencoolen Street
09048 Lucky Plaza (Orchard Road)
Service Origin Destination
7 Clementi Int Bedok Int
14 Clementi Int Bedok Int
16 Bukit Merah Int Bedok Int
65 HarbourFront Int Tampines Int
106 Bukit Batok Int Shenton Way Ter
111 Ghim Moh Ter ↺ Temasek Avenue
123 Bukit Merah Int HarbourFront Int
175 Clementi Int Lorong 1 Geylang Ter
502 Soon Lee Bus Park ↺ Bayfront Avenue

The bus services listed above will be diverted during Pedestrian Night. All other bus services that call at the above-mentioned bus stops will not be diverted as their operating hours do not coincide with Pedestrian Night.

Due to the diversion, the following bus services will skip bus stop 13191 Paterson Lodge along Paterson Road, along with bus stop 09048 Lucky Plaza.

13191 Paterson Lodge (Paterson Road)
Service Origin Destination
14 Clementi Int Bedok Int
16 Bukit Merah Int Bedok Int
65 HarbourFront Int Tampines Int
175 Clementi Int Lorong 1 Geylang Ter

All diverted bus services, except 14, 16, 65 & 175 eastbound will call at bus stop 13199 Paterson Lodge (Paterson Road) during Pedestrian Night. Services 14, 16, 65 & 175 westbound will still continue to call at this bus stop. Commuters who are traveling to Tang Plaza, Lucky Plaza or Orchard MRT should alight here and walk to their destination.

During the diversion, traveling time on affected services will increase due to the heavy traffic along Grange Road and Orchard Link. Do plan additional traveling time if you are heading towards the city during Pedestrian Night.

Other Events Involving Closure Of Orchard Road

The following events listed below also involves the closure of Orchard Road from Scotts Rd to Bideford Rd. As a result, the bus diversions for these events will be the same as Pedestrian Night.

  • Samsung Fashion Steps Out – 11 Apr 2015


^ Tang Plaza b/s closed

^ Lucky Plaza b/s closed


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