Shuttle 22: HarbourFront—Dhoby Ghaut Shuttle Bus Service

Shuttle 22 or the HarbourFront—Dhoby Ghaut Shuttle Bus Service, is a Rail Replacement Service plying between HarbourFront and Dhoby Ghaut, serving en-route North East Line (NEL) stations.

The route will be activated to operate during selected Fridays and Saturdays in March 2019, when shortened operating hours are implemented on the North East Line, to facilitate additional engineering hours for rail renewal work.

Note: Refer to Shuttle 21 for the Serangoon – Punggol shuttle operating from 4 Jan 2019 till 2 March 2019.

The Shuttle Bus Service serves the following MRT Stations:


Shuttle 22: HarbourFront—Dhoby Ghaut Shuttle Bus Service
Direction 1 – Towards Dhoby Ghaut
Direction 2 – Towards HarbourFront
  • Telok Blangah Rd
    — Opp VivoCity NE1CC29
  • Eu Tong Sen St
    — Outram Pk Stn Exit F/SGH NE3EW16
    — People’s Pk Cplx NE4DT19
    — Clarke Quay Stn Exit E NE5
  • Orchard Rd
    — Dhoby Ghaut Stn NE6NS24CC1
  • Penang Rd
    — Dhoby Ghaut Stn NE6NS24CC1
  • New Bridge Rd
    — Clarke Quay Stn NE5
    — Chinatown Pt NE4DT19
    — Outram Pk Stn Exit H NE3EW16
  • Telok Blangah Rd
    — VivoCity NE1CC29
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
HarbourFront MRT ↔ Dhoby Ghaut MRT
Passes Through Outram Park, Chinatown & Clarke Quay MRT Stations
Travelling Time 30 mins
Operator Information
Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Fleet
12-metre Double Decker Buses
Volvo B9TL

Departure Times from HarbourFront
11.05pm – 12.00am (Early Closure on Affected Fridays & Saturdays)
Departure Times from Dhoby Ghaut
11.05pm – 12.04am (Early Closure on Affected Fridays & Saturdays)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
1 – 5 mins 1 – 5 mins

Shuttle 22 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 March 2019, namely:

  • Fridays: 8, 15, 22 & 29 March 2019
  • Saturdays: 9, 16, 23 & 30 March 2019

Shuttle Bus Departure Timings from Stations

History of Activation

Shuttle 22 Activation:
March 2019 (EC) HarbourFront—Dhoby Ghaut (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 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

  • 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


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