Shuttle 22: HarbourFront—Serangoon Shuttle Bus Service

Shuttle 22 is a Rail Replacement Service for the North East Line (NEL), plying between HarbourFront – Serangoon.

The route will be activated to operate in June & July 2024, as train services on the entire North East Line (NEL) will start later at 8.00am on four consecutive Sundays, from 30 June to 21 July 2024. This is to facilitate the integrated testing of systems for the opening of the new Punggol Coast Station.

Shuttle 21 between Serangoon and Punggol will also be operated on affected days.

The Shuttle Bus Service serves the following MRT Stations:

Shuttle 22
66009 S'Goon Int B2 NE12CC13 S'goon Ave 2
61039 Woodleigh Stn Exit A NE11 Upp S'goon Rd
60269 Potong Pasir Stn Exit B NE10 Upp S'goon Rd
60119 Opp Boon Keng Stn NE9 Bendemeer Rd
50251 Farrer Pk Stn Exit A NE8 Rangoon Rd
Little India Stn Exit E NE7DT12 Race Course Road
08031 Dhoby Ghaut Stn Exit B NS24NE6CC1 Penang Rd
04239 Opp Clarke Quay Stn NE5 New Bridge Rd
05049 Chinatown Stn Exit E NE4DT19 New Bridge Rd
05069 Outram Pk Stn Exit 4 EW16NE3TE17 New Bridge Rd
14141 HarbourFront Stn/Vivocity NE1CC29 Telok Blangah Rd
14119 Opp VivoCity NE1CC29 Telok Blangah Rd
10018 Outram Pk Stn Exit 6/SGH EW16NE3TE17 Eu Tong Sen St
05013 Chinatown Stn Exit C NE4DT19 Eu Tong Sen St
04222 Clarke Quay Stn Exit E NE5 Eu Tong Sen St
08057 Dhoby Ghaut Stn NS24NE6CC1 Orchard Rd
40019 Little India Stn NE7DT12 Bt Timah Rd
07211 Aft Farrer Pk Stn Exit G NE8 S'goon Rd
60121 Boon Keng Stn/Blk 102 NE9 S'goon Rd
60261 Potong Pasir Stn Exit C NE10 Upp S'goon Rd
61031 Woodleigh Stn Exit B NE11 Upp S'goon Rd
66009 S'Goon Int NE12CC13 S'goon Ave 2

Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px HarbourFront MRT ↔ Serangoon MRT
Passes Through
Outram Park, Chinatown, Clarke Quay, Dhoby Ghaut, Little India, Farrer Park, Boon Keng, Potong Pasir & Woodleigh MRT Stations
Operator Information
Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Fleet Double-deck buses
Operating Hours
Departure Times from HarbourFront
Affected Sundays
06:11 – 08:00
Departure Times from Serangoon
Affected Sundays
06:14 – 08:00
Operating Frequency
Affected Sundays 3 – 8 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges distance fares based on the distance between MRT Stations by rail

Shuttle 22 operates during periods of planned closure on the NEL.

The Shuttle Bus Service will only operate on days of Late Opening of the NEL in June & July 2024, namely:

  • Sunday 30 June 2024
  • Sunday 7 July 2024
  • Sunday 14 July 2024
  • Sunday 21 July 2024
Shuttle Bus Departure Timings from Stations


History of Activation
Shuttle 22 Activation:
March 2019 (EC) HarbourFront—Dhoby Ghaut (SBST)
April (& May) 2021 (EC) HarbourFront—Dhoby Ghaut (SBST)
June & July 2024 (LO) HarbourFront—Serangoon (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.

  • 2018 (17 Dec): Route announced for March 2019 (HarbourFront – Dhoby Ghaut) as Shuttle 21, differing from the Shuttle 21 route deployed in January, February & March 2019 (Serangoon – Punggol)
  • 2018 (25 Feb): March 2019 (HarbourFront – Dhoby Ghaut) route renumbered to Shuttle 22
  • 2021 (02 Apr): Route announced for Early Closure of North East Line in April & May 2021 (HarbourFront – Dhoby Ghaut)
  • 2021 (27 Apr): Service on 7 & 8 May 2021 announced to be cancelled as works were completed ahead of schedule
  • 2024 (12 Jun): Route announced for Late Opening of North East Line in June & July 2024 (HarbourFront – Serangoon)

External Links & References:

Page 2: Photo Gallery
Page 3: Shuttle 22 (Apr & May 2021) Route Information
Page 4: Shuttle 22 (Mar 2019) Route Information

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