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.
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:
– 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 & 30 March 2019
last trains will depart at 11:00 pm on the affected stretch.
Last Train Timings at Affected Stations
Last Train Timings during the North East Line (HarbourFront – Dhoby Ghaut) Early Closure in March 2019 to be released by SBS Transit.
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 21||TBC||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.
Extended Bus Operating Hours, if any, are to be released by SBS Transit & Go-Ahead Singapore.
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