Shorter operating hours along the North East Line (NEL) between HarbourFront and Dhoby Ghaut will take place on selected Fridays & Saturdays in March 2019 to facilitate additional engineering hours to accelerate works such as the replacement of rail crossing and track, and renewing parts of the power and signalling systems. This will involve early closures along the NEL.
For Friday 1 March 2019 & Saturday 2 March 2019, Early Closure for North East Line involves the sector between Serangoon and Punggol.
Covered in this article:
- Affected stations and sectors
- Last train timings
- Extended feeder bus operating hours
Shuttle Bus Quick Links:
Affected MRT Stations
|North East Line|
As a result, train services on the North East Line between NE1CC29 HarbourFront and NE6NS24CC1 Dhoby Ghaut will be unavailable during the periods of closure. Train services remain unaffected along the remaining sections of the NEL (Dhoby Ghaut — Punggol).
Affected Hours & Dates
- On days of Early Closure:
– Fridays: 8, 15, 22 & 29 March 2019
– Saturdays: 9, 16, 23 & 30 March 2019
last trains will depart around 11:00 pm on the affected stretch.
Last Train Timings at Affected Stations
Southbound towards (6) HarbourFront
|Station||Last Train to
|Last Train to
|NE10 Potong Pasir||2250||2347|
|NE9 Boon Keng||2253||2350|
|NE8 Farrer Park||2255||2352|
|NE7DT12 Little India||2257||2354|
|NE6NS24CC1 Dhoby Ghaut||2259||2356|
|NE5 Clarke Quay||2301||–|
|NE3EW16 Outram Park||2305||–|
Northbound towards (7) Punggol
|Station||Last Train to
|NE3EW16 Outram Park||2305|
|NE5 Clarke Quay||2309|
|NE6NS24CC1 Dhoby Ghaut||0036|
|NE7DT12 Little India||0037|
|NE8 Farrer Park||0039|
|NE9 Boon Keng||0041|
|NE10 Potong Pasir||0043|
Extended LRT Operating Hours
LRT Train Services will be extended on affected days.
|LRT Service Departing from||Last Train Timing for
East & West Loops
Shuttle Bus Services
A Shuttle Bus Service will be provided throughout the duration of the early closures. Fares for the Shuttle Bus Services are equivalent to the distance travelled by train.
|MRT Stations Served
|Shuttle 22||602||HarbourFront, Outram Park, Chinatown, Clarke Quay, Dhoby Ghaut|
Extended Bus Operating Hours
On days of Early Closure, the last buses for residential bus services will be extended to allow commuters to connect from the Shuttle Bus Services.
- Serangoon Bus Interchange
Service 315 – 1.00am
- Hougang Bus Interchange
Service 325 – 1.05am
- Punggol Temporary Bus Interchange
Service 83 – 1:10am (Ends at Sengkang Int)
Service 382G – 1:10am
Service 386 – 1:10am
External Links & References:
- Joint News Release by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) & SBS Transit – Enhancement Works for the North East Line to Commence in 2019 – LTA
- Early Closures at Selected North East Line Stations from 8 to 30 March – SBS Transit