Early Closure of North East Line (March 2019)

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
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North East Line (NEL) Early Closure (March 2019)
North East Line (NEL) Early Closure (March 2019)




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.

Shuttle Service
No.
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.


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