Shuttle 1: Jurong East—Outram Park Shuttle Bus Service

Shuttle 1, or the Jurong East—Outram Park Shuttle Bus Service, is a Rail Replacement Service plying between Jurong East and Outram Park, serving en-route East West Line (EWL) stations. The route will be activated to operate during selected Fridays and Saturdays in October & November 2019, when shortened operating hours are implemented on the East West Line, to facilitate additional engineering hours for power supply system renewal works.

The Shuttle Bus Service serves the following MRT Stations:


Shuttle 1: Jurong East Outram Park Shuttle Bus Service
Towards Outram Park
Towards Jurong East
  • Jurong Gateway Rd
    — Jurong East Temp Int (Berth 7) EW24NS1
  • C’wealth Ave West
    — Clementi Stn (Exit B)  EW23
    — Dover Stn (Exit B)  EW22
  • 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 Stn  EW17
  • Outram Rd
    — Outram Pk Stn  EW16NE3
  • Eu Tong Sen St
    — Outram Park Stn Exit F/SGH  EW16NE3
  • Tiong Bahru Rd
    — Opp Tiong Bahru Stn  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
    — Pick Up & Drop Off Point at Buona Vista Stn Exit D  EW21CC22
  • C’wealth Ave West
    — Dover Stn (Exit A)  EW22
    — Clementi Stn (Exit A)  EW23
  • Jurong Gateway Rd
    — Jurong East Temp Int EW24NS1
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Jurong East MRT ↔ Outram Park MRT
Passes Through Clementi, Dover, Buona Vista, Commonwealth, Queenstown, Redhill, Tiong Bahru MRT Stations
Route Length 15.5 km (Actual Distance) / 13.0km (Fare Payable Distance)
Travelling Time 30 – 53 mins
Operator Information
Operators SMRT Buses Ltd & Task Force 50 Bus Captains
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Decker Buses
Alexander Dennis Enviro500
Volvo B9TL
Departure Times from Jurong East
11.05pm – 11.52pm (Early Closure on Affected Fridays & Saturdays)
Departure Times from Outram Park
11.05pm – 12.12am (Early Closure on Affected Fridays & Saturdays)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
2 – 5 mins 2 – 5 mins

The Shuttle Bus Service will only operate on days of Early Closure of the EWL in October & November 2019, namely:

  • 11, 12, 18 & 19 October 2019
  • 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 & 23 November 2019

Shuttle Bus Departure Timings from Stations

[October & November 2019] Shuttle 1 (Jurong East – Outram Park) Departure Timings from Stations

History of Activation

Shuttle 1 Activation: 
December 2017 (ECLO+SC) Outram Park—Jurong East (SBST & TTS)
March 2018 (ECLO+EEC) Buona Vista—Raffles Place (SMRT, TTS & GAS)
April 2018 (ECLO) Buona Vista—Raffles Place (SMRT, TTS & GAS)
October 2018 (EC) Outram Park—Jurong East (SMRT)
October & November 2019 (EC) Outram Park—Jurong East (SMRT & SMRT TF50)
  • EC: Early Closure | LO: Late Opening | EEC: Extended Early Closure | SC: Sunday Closure
Bus Fares:

Charges regular distance fare based on the distance between MRT Stations by rail. Train, bus and hybrid concession passes are accepted, and distance fare rules apply.

Category Card Fares Cash Fares Concession Passes
Adult / Workfare Transport Concession Card holders Follows MRT Fare structure $1.00 Train, bus and hybrid concession passes accepted
Senior Citizen / Persons with Disabilities Card holders $0.50
Student Concession Card holders $0.50

  • 2017 (27 Nov): Route Announced
  • 2017 (01 Dec): Route revised – Outram Park boarding point
  • 2017 (07 Dec): Timings revised for Last Bus to Outram Park from Jurong East
  • 2017 (08 Dec): Launched as a Shuttle Bus Service between Outram Park and Jurong East, operating during periods of MRT closure in Dec 2017.
  • 2018 (22 Feb): Revised Shuttle Route of Buona Vista – Raffles Place for March 2018 Early Closure / Late Opening announced
  • 2018 (02 Mar): Start of operations for March 2018 MRT Early Closure, Late Opening with revised route details
  • 2018 (22 Mar): Extended operating days to Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays in April 2018. Frequency reduced to 4 – 10 mins from 3 – 10 mins
  • 2018 (26 Sep): Announced as a Shuttle Bus Service between Jurong East and Outram Park, operating during periods of MRT Early Closure in October 2018
  • 2019 (26 Sep): Route announced for Early Closure in October & November 2019 between Jurong East and Outram Park

Page 2: More Photos
Page 3: Shuttle 1 (Oct 2018) Route Information
Page 4: Shuttle 1 (Mar 2018) Route Information
Page 5: Shuttle 1 (Dec 2017) Route Information

The following Shuttle Bus Service also operates during periods of planned Early Closure in November 2019 on the North East Line:

External Links & References:

Back to Shortened Operating Hours for Rail Renewal Work

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