Shuttle 2: Boon Lay—Buona Vista Shuttle Bus Service

Shuttle 2, or the Boon Lay—Buona Vista Shuttle Bus Service, is a Rail Replacement Service plying between Boon Lay and Buona Vista, serving en-route East West Line (EWL) stations.

The route will be activated to operate during selected Fridays and Saturdays in November & December 2018, when shortened operating hours are implemented on the North South & East West Line to facilitate the power supply system renewal as well as other maintenance and renewal works.


The Shuttle Bus Service serves the following MRT Stations:

Route:

Shuttle 2: Boon Lay Buona Vista Shuttle Bus Service
Towards Buona Vista Towards Boon Lay
  • Boon Lay Way
    — Boon Lay Stn EW27

    — Opp Lakeside Stn EW26
    — Opp Chinese Gdn Stn EW25
  • Jurong Gateway Rd
    — Jurong East Temp Int (Berth B7) 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
  • Nth Buona Vista Rd
    — Pick Up & Drop Off Point after Buona Vista Stn Exit D EW21CC22
  • C’Wealth Ave West
    — Dover Stn (Exit A) EW22
    — Clementi Stn (Exit A) EW23
  • Venture Ave
    — Opp Big Box (Jurong East Private Bus Pick Up Point, Bay 1) EW24NS1
  • Boon Lay Way
    — Chinese Gdn Stn EW25
    — Pick-up & Drop-off point outside Lakeside Stn EW26
    — Opp Boon Lay Stn EW27
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Boon Lay MRT ↔ Buona Vista MRT
Passes Through Lakeside, Chinese Garden, Jurong East, Clementi, Dover MRT Stations
Route Length To Be Confirmed
Travelling Time 25 – 37 mins
Operator Information
Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Decker Buses
Volvo B9TL
Departure Times from Boon Lay
11.05pm – 11.48pm (Early Closure on Affected Fridays & Saturdays)
Departure Times from Buona Vista
11.05pm – 12.25am (Early Closure on Affected Fridays & Saturdays
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
2 – 10 minutes 2 – 10 minutes

The Shuttle Bus Service will only operate on days of Early Closure of the EWL in November & December 2018, namely:
30 November 2018, 7, 8, 14 & 15 December 2018.

Shuttle Bus Departure Timings from Stations

[Dec 2018] Shuttle 2 (Boon Lay – Buona Vista) Departure Timings from Stations
[Dec 2018] Shuttle 2 (Boon Lay – Buona Vista) Departure Timings from Stations
Shuttle Bus Transfers at Jurong East

History of Activation

Shuttle 2 Activation:
December 2017 (ECLO+SC) Jurong East—Joo Koon (SBST, SMRT & TTS)
March 2018 (ECLO+EEC) Joo Koon—Buona Vista (SBST & SMRT)
August & September 2018 (ECLO) Joo Koon—Buona Vista (SBST)
December 2018 (EC) Boon Lay—Buona Vista (SBST)
  • 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
Adult / Workfare Transport Concession Card holders Follows MRT Fare structure $1.00
Senior Citizen / Persons with Disabilities Card holders $0.50
Student Concession Card holders $0.50
Other Rail Replacement Services

The route is one of three Shuttle Bus Services operating during periods of planned Early Closure in December 2018, the other routes being:


History:
  • 2017 (27 Nov): Route Announced
  • 2017 (01 Dec): Route revised – Jurong East boarding/alighting point (Jurong East Int to Venture Ave)
  • 2017 (04 Dec): Route revised – Lakeside boarding/alighting point towards Joo Koon (Station Bus stop to Private Bus Pick-up/drop-off point)
  • 2017 (08 Dec): Launched as a Shuttle Bus Service between Jurong East and Joo Koon, operating during periods of MRT closure
  • 2018 (22 Feb): Revised Route announced
  • 2018 (01 Mar): Revision of Pick Up Point at Buona Vista Stn Exit D bus stop to Pick Up & Drop Off Point after Buona Vista Stn Exit D
  • 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 (18 Jul): Route announced for Early Closure & Late Opening on August & September 2018
  • 2018 (25 Jul): Last bus timings from Jurong East extended for both bounds & Revision of Pick Up Point at Buona Vista Stn Exit D bus stop to Pick Up & Drop Off Point after Buona Vista Stn Exit D
  • 2018 (22 Nov): Route announced for Early Closure on December 2018 (Boon Lay – Buona Vista route)

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Page 4: Shuttle 2 (Dec 2017) Route Information

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