[Cancelled] Early Closure of North South & East West Line (May & June 2020)

Early Closures along the North South Line (NSL) between Choa Chu Kang and Jurong East as well as along the East West Line (EWL) between Buona Vista and Boon Lay was originally announced to take place on selected Fridays & Saturdays in May & June 2020 to allow for additional engineering hours for maintenance, power supply renewal works, installation of railway noise barriers and replacement of track circuits where feasible.

However, due to the Singapore COVID-19 Circuit Breaker Measures, the Early Closure for rail renewal works from 15 May 2020 to 30 May 2020 will no longer take place.

In an update by SMRT on 27 May 2020, there will not be any Early Closure on the North South & East West Line from 5 to 27 June 2020.

The last train timings for the EWL & NSL will be brought forward, as part of network-ride train service reductions implemented by the Land Transport Authority during the Circuit Breaker period.


Covered in this article:

  • Affected stations and sectors
  • Last train timings
  • Extended feeder bus operating hours
Shuttle Bus Quick Links:




Affected MRT Stations

East West Line North South Line

 

As a result, train services on the:

will be unavailable during the periods of closure. In addition, a shuttle train service will operate at a frequency of 12 minutes between EW21CC22 Buona VistaEW19 Queenstown.

Train services between the remaining sections of the EWL & NSL (Pasir Ris—Queenstown, Boon Lay—Tuas Link, Tanah Merah—Changi Airport & Choa Chu Kang—Marina South Pier) will not be affected.

Affected Hours & Dates

On selected Fridays & Saturdays during Early Closure, last trains will depart at around 11:00 pm along the affected stretch.

[Cancelled]

  • 15 & 16 May 2020 (Fri & Sat)
  • 29 & 30 May 2020 (Fri & Sat)
  • 5 & 6 June 2020 (Fri & Sat)
  • 12 & 13 June 2020 (Fri & Sat)
  • 19 & 20 June 2020 (Fri & Sat)
  • 26 & 27 June 2020 (Fri & Sat)

Last Train Timings at Affected Stations

During Early Closure on affected days;

East West Line
East West Line – Towards Tuas Link
Station Last Train to
Tuas Link
Last Train to
Buona Vista
EW1 Pasir Ris 2207 2323
EW2DT32 Tampines 2210 2326
EW3 Simei 2213 2329
EW4CG Tanah Merah 2217 2333
EW5 Bedok 2220 2336
EW6 Kembangan 2223 2339
EW7 Eunos 2225 2341
EW8CC9 Paya Lebar 2228 2343
EW9 Aljunied 2230 2346
EW10 Kallang 2232 2348
EW11 Lavender 2235 2350
EW12DT14 Bugis 2237 2353
EW13NS25 City Hall 2240 2355
EW14NS26 Raffles Place 2242 2358
EW15 Tanjong Pagar 2244 0000
EW16NE3 Outram Park 2247 0002
EW17 Tiong Bahru 2250 0005
EW18 Redhill 2252 0008
EW19 Queenstown 2255 0010
EW20 Commonwealth 2257 0012
EW21CC22 Buona Vista 2300 Terminate
EW22 Dover 2302
EW23 Clementi 2305
EW24NS1 Jurong East 2309
EW25 Chinese Garden 2312
EW26 Lakeside 2314
EW27 Boon Lay 0032
EW28 Pioneer 0035
EW29 Joo Koon 0038
EW30 Gul Circle 0041
EW31 Tuas Crescent 0044
EW32 Tuas West Road 0046
EW33 Tuas Link Terminate

 

East West Line – Towards Pasir Ris
Station Last Train to
Pasir Ris
Last Train to
Boon Lay
EW33 Tuas Link 2244 2319
EW32 Tuas West Road 2246 2321
EW31 Tuas Crescent 2248 2323
EW30 Gul Circle 2251 2326
EW29 Joo Koon 2254 2329
EW28 Pioneer 2257 2332
EW27 Boon Lay 2300 Terminate
EW26 Lakeside 2302
EW25 Chinese Garden 2305
EW24NS1 Jurong East 2308
EW23 Clementi 2312
EW22 Dover 2315
EW21CC22 Buona Vista 2351
EW20 Commonwealth 2353
EW19 Queenstown 2355
EW18 Redhill 2358
EW17 Tiong Bahru 0000
EW16NE3 Outram Park 0003
EW15 Tanjong Pagar 0005
EW14NS26 Raffles Place 0008
EW13NS25 City Hall 0010
EW12DT14 Bugis 0013
EW11 Lavender 0015
EW10 Kallang 0071
EW9 Aljunied 0020
EW8CC9 Paya Lebar 0022
EW7 Eunos 0025
EW6 Kembangan 0027
EW5 Bedok 0030
EW4CG Tanah Merah 0033
EW3 Simei 0037
EW2DT32 Tampines 0039
EW1 Pasir Ris Terminate
North South Line
North South Line – Towards Marina South Pier
Station Last Train to
Marina South Pier
Last Train to
Toa Payoh
Last Train to
Ang Mo Kio
NS1EW24 Jurong East 2246 2300
NS2 Bukit Batok 2249 2303
NS3 Bukit Gombak 2251 2305
NS4BP1 Choa Chu Kang 2256 2338 0027
NS5 Yew Tee 2258 2340 0029
NS7 Kranji 2303 2345 0034
NS8 Marsiling 2306 2348 0037
NS9TE2 Woodlands 2308 2350 0039
NS10 Admiralty 2311 2353 0042
NS11 Sembawang 2314 2356 0045
NS12 Canberra 2317 2359 0048
NS13 Yishun 2320 0002 0051
NS14 Khatib 2322 0004 0053
NS15 Yio Chu Kang 2328 0010 0059
NS16 Ang Mo Kio 2331 0013 Terminate
NS17CC15 Bishan 2334 0016
NS18 Braddell 2336 0018
NS19 Toa Payoh 2339 Terminate
NS20 Novena 2341
NS21DT11 Newton 2344
NS22 Orchard 2346
NS23 Somerset 2348
NS24NE6CC1 Dhoby Ghaut 2351
NS25EW13 City Hall 2353
NS26EW14 Raffles Place 2355
NS27CE2 Marina Bay 2358
NS28 Marina South Pier Terminate
North South Line – Towards Jurong East
Station Last Train to
Jurong East
Last Train to
Choa Chu Kang
Last Train to
Kranji
NS28 Marina South Pier 2154 2348 0004
NS27CE2 Marina Bay 2156 2350 0006
NS26EW14 Raffles Place 2159 2353 0008
NS25EW13 City Hall 2201 2355 0011
NS24NE6CC1 Dhoby Ghaut 2203 2357 0013
NS23 Somerset 2205 2359 0015
NS22 Orchard 2208 0002 0017
NS21DT11 Newton 2210 0004 0020
NS20 Novena 2213 0007 0022
NS19 Toa Payoh 2215 0009 0025
NS18 Braddell 2218 0012 0027
NS17CC15 Bishan 2220 0014 0030
NS16 Ang Mo Kio 2224 0018 0033
NS15 Yio Chu Kang 2226 0020 0036
NS14 Khatib 2232 0026 0041
NS13 Yishun 2234 0028 0044
NS12 Canberra 2237 0031 0047
NS11 Sembawang 2240 0034 0049
NS10 Admiralty 2243 0037 0053
NS9TE2 Woodlands 2246 0040 0055
NS8 Marsiling 2249 0043 0058
NS7 Kranji 2252 0045 Terminate
NS5 Yew Tee 2257 0050
NS4BP1 Choa Chu Kang 2300 Terminate
NS3 Bukit Gombak 2304
NS2 Bukit Batok 2306
NS1EW24 Jurong East Terminate

Shuttle Bus Services

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

Shuttle Operating Dates MRT Stations Served
Shuttle 2 [Cancelled]
15, 16, 29 & 30 May 2020

5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 & 27 June 2020
Buona Vista, Dover, Clementi, Jurong East, Chinese Garden, Lakeside, Boon Lay
Shuttle 4 Jurong East, Bukit Batok, Bukit Gombak, Choa Chu Kang




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.

As the Early Closures for May & June have been cancelled, the affected bus services will not be extended.


Other Early Closures / Late Openings in May & June 2020
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