Refer to Page 1 of this article for the July 2019 version of Shuttle 21.
This page refers to the January – March 2019 version of Shuttle 21.
Shuttle 21, or the Serangoon—Punggol Shuttle Bus Service, is a Rail Replacement Service plying between Serangoon and Punggol, serving en-route North East Line (NEL) stations.
The route will be activated to operate during selected Fridays and Saturdays in January, February and March 2019, when shortened operating hours are implemented on the North East Line, to facilitate additional engineering hours for rail renewal work.
This service is reflected as Bus Service 602 on the Bus Ticketing System.
Note: Refer to Shuttle 22 for the HarbourFront – Dhoby Ghaut shuttle operating from 8 March 2019 till 30 March 2019.
The Shuttle Bus Service serves the following MRT Stations:
|Shuttle 21: Serangoon—Punggol Shuttle Bus Service|
|Direction 1 – Towards Punggol
||Direction 2 – Towards Serangoon
||Serangoon MRT ↔ Punggol MRT|
|Passes Through||Kovan, Hougang, Buangkok & Sengkang MRT Stations|
|Travelling Time||30 – 42 mins|
|Current Operators||SBS Transit Ltd
SMRT Buses Ltd (TaskForce 50 Bus Captains)
|Current Fleet||12-Metre Double Decker Buses
– Volvo B9TL
– MAN A95
|Departure Times from Serangoon
||11.05pm – 12.25am (Early Closure on Affected Fridays & Saturdays)|
|Departure Times from Punggol
||11.05pm – 11.30pm (Early Closure on Affected Fridays & Saturdays)|
|Frequency||Direction 1||Direction 2|
|2 – 5 minutes||2 – 5 minutes|
Shuttle 21 operates during periods of planned closure on the NEL. These additional engineering hours are used to accelerate the pace of rail renewal work, including the replacement of rail crossings and track, and renewing parts of the power and signalling systems.
The Shuttle Bus Service will only operate on days of Early Closure of the NEL in January, February and March 2019, namely:
- 4, 5, 11 & 12 January 2019
- 22 & 23 February 2019
- 1 & 2 March 2019
Shuttle Bus Departure Timings from Stations
The following Shuttle Bus Service also operates during periods of planned Early Closure in January 2019 on the East West Line:
Also check out:
- Early Closure of East West Line (January 2019)
- Early Closure of North East Line (January – March 2019)
- Early Closure of North East Line (March 2019)
External Links & References:
- Joint News Release by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) & SBS Transit – Enhancement Works for the North East Line to Commence in 2019 – LTA
Page 1: Shuttle 21 (July 2019) Route Information