Shuttle 1: Jurong East—Outram Park Shuttle Bus Service

 

Refer to Page 1 of this article for the October 2018 version of Shuttle 1.
This page refers to the March 2018 version of Shuttle 1.

Shuttle 1, also referred to as the Buona Vista—Raffles Place Shuttle Bus Service is a Rail Replacement Service plying between Raffles Place and Buona Vista, serving en-route East West Line (EWL) stations.

The route will be activated to operate on 12 March, 14 March, as well as Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in March & April 2018, when shortened operating hours are implemented on the East West Line to facilitate more time for track maintenance and renewal work.


The Shuttle Bus Service serves the following MRT Stations:

 

Route (March 2018):

Shuttle 1: Buona Vista — Raffles Place Shuttle Bus Service
Towards Raffles Place Towards Buona Vista
  • Nth Buona Vista Rd
    — Buona Vista Stn Exit C  EW21CC22
  • C’wealth Ave
    — C’Wealth Stn Exit B/C  EW20
    — Queenstown Stn Exit B/C  EW19
  • Tiong Bahru Rd
    — Redhill Stn  EW18
    — Tiong Bahru Plaza  EW17
  • Outram Rd
    — Outram Pk Stn  EW16NE3
  • Anson Rd
    — Intl Plaza EW15
  • Marina Blvd
    — The Sail EW14NS26
  • Marina Blvd
    — The Sail EW14NS26
  • Shenton Way
    — Opp MAS Bldg EW15
  • Eu Tong Sen St
    — Outram Park Stn Exit F/SGH  EW16NE3
  • Tiong Bahru Rd
    — Opp Tiong Bahru Plaza  EW17

    — Opp Redhill Stn  EW18
  • C’wealth Ave
    — Queenstown Stn Exit A/D  EW19

    — C’Wealth Stn Exit A/D  EW20
  • Nth Buona Vista Rd
    — Buona Vista Stn Exit D  EW21CC22
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Buona Vista MRT ↔ Raffles Place MRT
Passes Through Commonwealth, Queenstown, Redhill, Tiong Bahru, Outram Park, Tanjong Pagar MRT Stations
Route Length 10.5 km (Actual Distance) / 8.6 km (Fare Payable Distance)
Travelling Time 35 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Not Applicable
Operators SMRT Buses Ltd
Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd

Go-Ahead Singapore (Go Ahead Loyang Pte Ltd)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Decker Buses
Departure Times from Buona Vista
10.58pm – 1.33am (Early Closure on Affected Fridays & Saturdays)
5.43am – 8.07am (Late Opening on Affected Saturdays)
6.11am – 8.07am (Late Opening on Affected Sundays)
10.28pm – 1.33am (Extended Early Closure on 12 & 14 March)
Departure Times from Raffles Place
11.08pm – 12.19am (Early Closure on Affected Fridays & Saturdays)
5.59am – 8.26am (Late Opening on Affected Saturdays)
6.25am – 8.26am (Late Opening on Affected Sundays)
10.38pm – 12.19am (Extended Early Closure on 12 & 14 March)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
4 – 10 mins 4 – 10 mins

 

The Shuttle Bus Service will only operate on affected days in March & April.

These Days are as follows:

  • 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30 & 31 March
  • 1, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 & 29 April

 

  • On days of Extended Early Closure (12 & 14 March),
    buses will operate from the start time of the extended early closure till the stipulated last bus timings below.
  • On days of Early Closure (2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 & 31 March, 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 April)
    buses will operate from the start time of the early closure till the stipulated last bus timings below.
  • On days of Late Opening (3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25 & 31 March, 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29 April),
    buses will operate from the stipulated first bus timings below till the start time of normal train operations.

This Bus Service is reflected as Bus Service 482 on the Trapeze Common Fleet Management System (CFMS) and Bus Service 481 on the Bus Ticketing System.

Shuttle Bus Departure Timings from Stations (March & April 2018)

Shuttle Bus Transfer at Raffles Place
Shuttle Bus Transfer at Outram Park
  • Express 5: Towards Boon Lay (via Buona Vista & Jurong East)
    Bus Stop 10018: Outram Park Stn Exit F/SGH, Eu Tong Sen St
    (At 6:15am & 6:30am only, on Affected Saturdays & Sundays)
Shuttle Bus Transfer at Buona Vista
  • Shuttle 2: Towards Joo Koon
    Pick Up & Drop Off Point after Buona Vista Stn Exit D, North Buona Vista Road
  • Express 5: Towards Boon Lay & Towards Outram Park
    • Towards Boon Lay –
      Pick Up & Drop Off Point after Buona Vista Stn Exit D, North Buona Vista Road
      (At 6:34am & 6:49am only on Affected Saturdays & Sundays)
    • Towards Outram Park –
      Bus Stop 11361: Buona Vista Stn Exit C, North Buona Vista Road
      (At 5:50am & 6:05am only on Affected Saturdays & Sundays)
Other Rail Replacement Services

The route is one of ten Shuttle Bus Services operating during periods of planned closure in March & April 2018, the other routes being:

External Links & References:

Page 1: Shuttle 1 (Oct 2018) Route Information
Page 2: More Photos
Page 4: Shuttle 1 (Dec 2017) Route Information

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