Early Closure of East West Line (January 2019)

Shorter operating hours along the East West Line (EWL) between Raffles Place and Bugis will take place on Fridays & Saturdays in January 2019 (first two weekends) to facilitate additional engineering hours for maintenance works in the EWL railway tunnels near City Hall MRT Station. This will involve early closures along the EWL.

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Affected MRT Stations

As a result, train services on the East West Line between EW12DT14 Bugis and EW14NS26 Raffles Place will be unavailable during the periods of closure. Train services between the remaining sections of the EWL (Pasir Ris—Bugis, Raffles Place—Joo Koon & Changi Airport Branch Line) will not be affected.

A Shuttle Train Service will operate between EW16NE3 Outram Park and EW14NS26 Raffles Place at around 12-minute intervals during the periods of closure.

Affected Hours & Dates

  • On days of Early Closure (4, 5, 11, 12 January 2019), last trains will depart at 11:30 pm on the affected stretch.

Last Train Timings at Affected Stations

To be released

Shuttle Bus Service

A Shuttle Bus Service will be provided throughout the duration of the early closure. Fares for the Shuttle Bus Service are equivalent to the distance travelled by train.

Shuttle Service
MRT Stations Served
Shuttle 6 498 Raffles Place, City Hall, Bugis

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