Early Closure of East West Line (May & June 2019)

Shorter operating hours along the East West Line (EWL) between Bugis and Tanah Merah will take place on selected Fridays & Saturdays in May & June 2019 to facilitate additional engineering hours for power supply system renewal and maintenance works. This will involve early closures along the EWL.

Covered in this article:

  • Affected stations and sectors
  • Last train timings
  • Extended feeder bus operating hours
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Affected MRT Stations

East West Line

As a result, train services on the East West Line between EW12DT14 Bugis and EW4CG Tanah Merah will be unavailable during the periods of closure. Train services between Tuas Link – Bugis, Tanah Merah – Pasir Ris, and Tanah Merah – Changi Airport will not be affected.

Affected Hours & Dates

On days of Early Closure:

  • May 2019
    Fridays: 3, 10 & 31 May 2019
    Saturdays: 4 & 11 May 2019
  • June 2019
    Fridays: 7, 14, 21 & 28 June 2019
    Saturdays: 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 June 2019

Last trains will depart around 11:00 pm on the affected stretch.

Last Train Timings at Affected Stations

Last Train Timings to be released by SMRT Trains at a later date.

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 TBC Bugis, Lavender, Kallang, Aljunied, Paya Lebar, Eunos, Kembangan, Bedok, Tanah Merah

Extended Bus Operating Hours

On days of Early Closure, the last buses for residential bus services would be extended to allow commuters to connect from the Shuttle Bus Services.

  • Eunos
  • Bedok
  • Tampines
  • Pasir Ris

More details to be released by SBS Transit & Go-Ahead Singapore.

See Also

External Links & References:

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