Shuttle 3: Tuas Link—Boon Lay / Joo Koon Shuttle Bus Service

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

The route will be activated to operate between Tuas Link—Boon Lay on selected Sundays in March & April 2021, while being shortened to operate between Tuas Link—Joo Koon on selected Sundays in April & May 2021 when Full Sunday Closures are implemented on the EWL to facilitate the replacement of 22kV cables along the Tuas West Extension.


The Shuttle Bus Service serves the following MRT Stations:

Selected Sundays in March & April 2021 Selected Sundays in April & May 2021

Shuttle 3: Tuas Link—Boon Lay Shuttle Bus Service
14, 21 & 28 March 2021
4, 11 & 18 April 2021
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
Shuttle 3: Tuas Link—Joo Koon Shuttle Bus Service
25 April 2021
2, 9, 16 & 23 May 2021
Towards Joo Koon
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
  • 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

 

Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px [14, 21 & 28 March 2021 /
4, 11 & 18 April 2021]

Tuas Link MRT ↔ Boon Lay MRT
[25 April 2021 /
2, 9, 16 & 23 May 2021]

Tuas Link MRT ↔ Joo Koon MRT
Passes Through
Tuas West Road, Tuas Crescent, Gul Circle, Joo Koon & Pioneer MRT Stations Tuas West Road, Tuas Crescent & Gul Circle MRT Stations
Operator Information
Operator TBA
Fleet TBA
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Boon Lay
Affected Sundays
[14, 21 & 28 March 2021 /
4, 11 & 18 April 2021]
05:51 00:42
Departure Times from Joo Koon
Affected Sundays
[25 April 2021 /
2, 9, 16 & 23 May 2021]
TBA
Departure Times from Tuas Link
Affected Sundays
[14, 21 & 28 March 2021 /
4, 11 & 18 April 2021]
Affected Sundays
[25 April 2021 /
2, 9, 16 & 23 May 2021]
05:49 23:29 TBA
Operating Frequency
Affected Sundays 5 15 mins 10 20 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges distance fares based on the distance between MRT Stations by rail

 

The Shuttle Bus Service will only operate on days of Sunday Closure of the EWL from March to May 2021, namely:

  • Boon Lay — Tuas Link
    14, 21 & 28 March 2021
    4, 11 & 18 April 2021
  • Joo Koon Tuas Link
    25 April 2021
    2, 9, 16 & 23 May 2021

Shuttle Bus 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 TF50)
November 2018 (EC) Tuas Link—Boon Lay (SMRT TF50)
March & April 2021 (SC) Tuas Link—Boon Lay
April & May 2021 (SC) Tuas Link—Joo Koon
  • 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
  • 2021 (02 Mar): Announced as a Shuttle Bus Service between Boon Lay and Tuas Link / Joo Koon and Tuas Link, operating during periods of full Sunday closure between March – May 2021

External Links & References:

Page 2: More Photos
Page 3: Shuttle 3 (Nov 2018) Route Information
Page 4: Shuttle 3 (Mar 2018) Route Information
Page 5: Shuttle 3 (Dec 2017) Route Information

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