Shuttle 3: Tuas Link—Boon Lay Shuttle Bus Service

Shuttle 3, also referred to as the Tuas Link—Boon Lay Shuttle Bus Service is a Rail Replacement Service plying between Tuas Link and Boon Lay, serving en-route East West Line (EWL) stations.

The route will be activated to operate on Fridays & Saturdays in November 2018, when shortened operating hours are implemented on the East West Line to continue works to renew the power supply system as well as conduct other maintenance and asset renewal works.


The Shuttle Bus Service serves the following MRT Stations:

Route:

Shuttle 3: Tuas Link—Boon Lay Shuttle Bus Service
Towards Boon Lay
Towards Tuas Link
  • Tuas West Dr
    — Opp Tuas Lk Stn EW33
  • Pioneer Rd
    — Tuas West Rd Stn Exit B EW32

    — Tuas Cres Stn Exit B EW31
  • Tuas Rd
    — Gul Circle Stn Exit B EW30
  • 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
  • Boon Lay Way
    — Opp Boon Lay Stn EW27
  • Jurong West St 63
    — Pioneer Stn Exit A EW28
  • Joo Koon Circle
    — Joo Koon Stn Exit A EW29
  • Tuas Rd
    — Gul Circle Stn Exit A EW30
  • Pioneer Rd
    — Tuas Cres Stn Exit A EW31
    — Tuas West Rd Stn Exit A EW32
  • Tuas West Dr
    — Tuas Lk Stn EW33
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Tuas Link MRT ↔ Boon Lay MRT
Passes Through Tuas West Road, Tuas Crescent, Gul Circle, Joo Koon, Pioneer MRT Stations
Route Length To Be Confirmed
Travelling Time 25 – 34 mins
Operator Information
Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Fleet Task Force 50 Buses
MAN A22
Mercedes-Benz Citaro
Departure Times from Tuas Link
11.05pm – 11.30pm (Early Closure on Affected Fridays & Saturdays)
Departure Times from Boon Lay
11.05pm – 12.42am (Early Closure on Affected Fridays & Saturdays)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
2 – 10 mins 2 – 10 mins

The Shuttle Bus Service will only operate on days of Early Closure of the EWL in November 2018, namely:
2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23 & 24 November 2018.

Shuttle Bus Departure Timings from Stations

Shuttle 3 (Tuas Link – Boon Lay) Departure Timings from Stations
Shuttle 3 (Tuas Link – Boon Lay) Departure Timings from Stations

 


History of Activation

Shuttle 3 Activation: 
December 2017 (ECLO+SC) Tuas Link—Joo Koon (TTS)
March 2018 (ECLO+EEC) Tuas Link—Joo Koon (SMRT)
November 2018 (EC) Tuas Link—Boon Lay (SMRT)
  • 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

 


History:
  • 2017 (07 Dec): Operating hours revised
  • 2017 (08 Dec): Launched as a Shuttle Bus Service between Tuas Link and Joo Koon, operating during periods of MRT closure
  • 2018 (02 Mar): Start of operations for March 2018 MRT Early Closure, Late Opening with revised operating details
  • 2018 (08 Mar): Operating hours revised
  • 2018 (22 Mar): Extended operating days to Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays in April 2018. Frequency reduced to 4 – 15 mins from 3 – 15 mins
  • 2018 (24 Oct): Announced as a Shuttle Bus Service between Tuas Link and Boon Lay, operating during periods of early MRT Closure in November 2018

External Links & References:

Page 2: More Photos
Page 3: Shuttle 3 (Mar 2018) Route Information
Page 4: Shuttle 3 (Dec 2017) Route Information

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