Shuttle 2: Joo Koon—Buona Vista Shuttle Bus Service

Refer to Page 1 of this article for the August & September 2018 version of Shuttle 2.
This page refers to the March 2018 version of Shuttle 2.

The Joo Koon—Buona Vista Shuttle Bus Service (Shuttle 2) is a Rail Replacement Service plying between Joo Koon 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.

Route:

Shuttle 2: Joo Koon Buona Vista Shuttle Bus Service
Towards Buona Vista Towards Joo Koon
  • Joo Koon Circle
    — Joo Koon Stn Exit B EW29
  • Jurong West St 63
    — Pioneer Stn Exit B EW28
  • Boon Lay Way
    — Boon Lay Stn EW27

    — Opp Lakeside Stn EW26
    — Opp Chinese Gdn Stn EW25
  • Jurong Gateway Rd
    — Jurong East Temp Int 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) EW24NS1
  • Boon Lay Way
    — Chinese Gdn Stn EW25
    — Pick-up & Drop-off point outside Lakeside Stn EW26
    — Opp Boon Lay Stn EW27
  • Jurong West St 63
    — Pioneer Stn Exit A EW28
  • Joo Koon Circle
    — Joo Koon Stn Exit A EW29
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Joo Koon MRT ↔ Buona Vista MRT
Passes Through Pioneer, Boon Lay, Lakeside, Chinese Garden, Jurong East, Clementi, Dover MRT Stations
Route Length 20.1 km (Actual Distance) / 14.8km (Fare Payable Distance)
Travelling Time 60 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Not Applicable
Operators SBS Transit Ltd
SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Decker Buses
Volvo B9TL
Departure Times from Joo Koon
10.35pm – 11.54pm (Early Closure on Affected Fridays & Saturdays)
5.31am – 8.20am (Late Opening on Affected Saturdays)
6.01am – 8.20am (Late Opening on Affected Sundays)
10.05pm – 11.54pm (Extended Early Closure on 12 & 14 March)
Departure Times from Buona Vista
10.25pm – 12.59am (Early Closure on Affected Fridays & Saturdays)
6.16am – 8.37am (Late Opening on Affected Saturdays)
6.42am – 8.37am (Late Opening on Affected Sundays)
10.55pm – 12.59am (Extended Early Closure on 12 & 14 March)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
4 – 10 minutes 4 – 10 minutes

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 483 on the Bus Ticketing System.

Shuttle Bus Departure Timings from Stations (March 2018)


Shuttle Bus Transfers at Clementi
Shuttle Bus Transfers at Buona Vista
  • Shuttle 1: Towards Raffles Place
    Bus Stop 11361: Buona Vista Stn Exit C, 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:


Page 1: Shuttle 2 (Aug & Sep 2018) Route Information
Page 2: More Photos
Page 4: Shuttle 2 (Dec 2017) Route Information

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