Shuttle 4: Jurong East—Kranji Shuttle Bus Service

Shuttle 4, or the Jurong East—Woodlands / Kranji Shuttle Bus Service, is a Rail Replacement Service plying between Jurong East and Woodlands/ Kranji, serving en-route North South Line (NSL) stations.

The route will be activated to operate:

  • Between Jurong East—Woodlands on 24, 25, 31 Aug & 1 Sep 2019 during Late Opening
    and
  • Between Jurong East—Kranji on 6, 7, 13, 14, 27 & 28 Sep 2019 during Early Closure;

when shortened operating hours are implemented on the North South Line to facilitate the power supply system renewal, as well as other maintenance and renewal works.


The Shuttle Bus Service serves the following MRT Stations:

Late Opening on Selected Saturdays & Sundays in August & September 2019 Early Closure on Selected Fridays & Saturdays in September 2019

Route:

Shuttle 4: Jurong East—Woodlands / Kranji Shuttle Bus Service
Direction 1 – Towards Woodlands / Kranji
Direction 2 – Towards Jurong East
  • Jurong Gateway Rd
    — Opp The JTC Summit NS1EW24
  • Bukit Batok Ctrl
    — Bukit Batok Int (Berth B3) NS2
  • Bukit Batok West Ave 5
    — Opp Bt Gombak Stn NS3
  • Choa Chu Kang Loop
    — Choa Chu Kang Int (Berth B1) NS4BP1
  • Choa Chu Kang Dr
    — Yew Tee Stn NS5
  • Woodlands Rd
    — Opp Kranji Stn NS7
  • Woodlands Ave 3
    — Marsiling Stn NS8
  • Woodlands Square
    — Woodlands Temp Int NS9
  • Woodlands Square
    — Woodlands Temp Int (Berth B9) NS9
  • Woodlands Ave 3
    — Opp Marsiling Stn NS8
  • Woodlands Rd
    — Kranji Stn (Berth 3) NS7
  • Choa Chu Kang Dr
    — Opp Yew Tee Stn NS5
  • Choa Chu Kang Loop
    — Choa Chu Kang Int (Berth B5) NS4BP1
  • Bukit Batok West Ave 5
    — Bt Gombak Stn NS3
  • Bukit Batok Ctrl
    — Bukit Batok Int (Berth B5) NS2
  • Jurong Gateway Rd
    — Opp The JTC Summit NS1EW24

Note:
– Shuttle 4 will not serve Marsiling & Woodlands MRT Stations on 6, 7, 13, 14, 27 & 28 Sep 2019.

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
(24, 25, 31 Aug & 1 Sep 2019)
Jurong East MRT ↔ Woodlands MRT
(6, 7, 13, 14, 27 & 28 Sep 2019)

Jurong East MRTKranji MRT
Passes Through Bukit Batok, Bukit Gombak, Choa Chu Kang, Yew Tee, Kranji, Marsiling MRT Stations
Travelling Time 40 – 55 mins
Operator Information
Operators
Late Opening in August & September 2019:
SBS Transit Ltd

SMRT Buses Ltd
Early Closure in September 2019:
SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Decker Buses
Alexander Dennis Enviro500
MAN A95
Volvo B9TL
Departure Times from Jurong East
Towards Woodlands
0516hrs – 0800hrs (Late Opening on Affected Saturdays)
0535hrs – 0800hrs (Late Opening on Affected Sundays)
Towards Kranji
2305hrs – 0027hrs (Early Closure on Affected Fridays & Saturdays)
Departure Times from Woodlands
0537hrs – 0800hrs (Late Opening on Affected Saturdays)
0601hrs – 0800hrs (Late Opening on Affected Sundays)
Departure Times from Kranji 2305hrs – 0051hrs (Early Closure on Affected Fridays & Saturdays)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
3 – 5 minutes 3 – 5 minutes

The Shuttle Bus Service will only operate on the following days in 2019:

  • Between Jurong East – Woodlands on days of Late Opening:
    – Saturday 24 August & Sunday 25 August
    – Saturday 31 August & Sunday 1 September;
  • Between Jurong East – Kranji on days of Early Closure:
    – Friday 6 September & Saturday 7 September
    – Friday 13 September & Saturday 14 September
    – Friday 27 September & Saturday 28 September;

Shuttle Bus Departure Timings from Stations

 


History of Activation

Shuttle 4 Activation:
December 2017 (ECLO+SC) Jurong East—Choa Chu Kang (SMRT)
August & September 2018 (ECLO) Jurong East—Choa Chu Kang (SMRT)
December 2018 (EC) Jurong East—Woodlands (SMRT)
August & September 2019 (LO) Jurong East—Woodlands (SBST, SMRT & SMRT TF50)
September 2019 (EC) Jurong East—Kranji (SMRT & SMRT TF50)
  • 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

 


History:
  • 2017 (07 Dec): Revised last bus timing towards Choa Chu Kang
  • 2017 (08 Dec): Launched as a Shuttle Bus Service between Jurong East and Choa Chu Kang, operating during periods of MRT closure
  • 2017 (15 Dec): Amended to ply via Jurong Town Hall Rd & Jurong Gateway Link to reduce congestion along Jurong Gateway Rd
  • 2018 (18 Jul): Route announced for Early Closure & Late Opening on August & September 2018
  • 2018 (25 Jul): Extended last bus timing towards Choa Chu Kang
  • 2018 (22 Nov): Route announced for Early Closure on December 2018 (Jurong East – Woodlands route)
  • 2019 (13 Aug): Route announced for Late Opening on August & September 2019 (Jurong East – Woodlands route) and Early Closure on September 2019 (Jurong East – Kranji route)

Also check out:

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

One thought on “Shuttle 4: Jurong East—Kranji Shuttle Bus Service

  • 25 August 2019 at 7:30 AM
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    Though alternative Service is provided for between from Bukit batok mrt to woodlands mrt , should it need to take 55min of traveling time ?
    Board the Service 6.20am, arrive at 7.15am. definitely not the standard you are promoting. Thank you.

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