Shuttle 6: Raffles Place—Bugis Shuttle Bus Service

Shuttle 6, or the Raffles Place—Bugis Shuttle Bus Service, is a Rail Replacement Service plying between Raffles Place and Buona Vista, serving en-route East West Line (EWL) stations.

The route will be activated to operate during selected Fridays and Saturdays in January 2019, when shortened operating hours are implemented on the East West Line to facilitate additional engineering hours for maintenance works in the EWL railway tunnels near City Hall MRT Station.


The Shuttle Bus Service serves the following MRT Stations:

Shuttle 6: Raffles Place Bugis Shuttle Bus Service
Towards Bugis
Towards Raffles Place
  • Marina Blvd
    – The Sail EW14NS26
  • Victoria St
    – Cath of The Good Shepherd EW13NS25
    – Bugis Stn Exit A EW12DT14
  • Victoria St
    – Bugis Stn Exit B EW12DT14
    – City Hall Stn Exit B EW13NS25
  • Marina Blvd
    – The Sail EW14NS26
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Raffles Place MRT ↔ Bugis MRT
Passes Through City Hall MRT
Travelling Time 8 – 12 mins
Operator Information
Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Decker Buses
Alexander Dennis Enviro500
MAN A95
Departure Times from Raffles Place
11.39pm – 12.19am (Early Closure on Affected Fridays & Saturdays)
Departure Times from Bugis
11.35pm – 11.59pm (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 January 2019, namely: 4, 5, 11 & 12 January 2019

Shuttle Bus Departure Timings from Stations

[Jan 2019] Shuttle 6 (Raffles Place – Bugis) Departure Timings from Stations
[Jan 2019] Shuttle 6 (Raffles Place – Bugis) Departure Timings from Stations

History of Activation

Shuttle 6 Activation:
March & April 2018  (ECLO + EEC) Raffles Place—Paya Lebar (SBST)
January 2019 (EC) Raffles Place—Bugis (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:
  • 2018 (22 Feb): Route announced between Bugis and Paya Lebar
  • 2018 (07 Mar): Route extended to Raffles Place
  • 2018 (22 Mar): Extended operating days to Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays in April 2018. Frequency reduced to 4 – 10 mins from 3 – 10 mins
  • 2018 (22 Nov): Route announced between Raffles Place and Bugis for Early Closure of East West Line in January 2019

Also check out:

Page 2: More Photos
Page 3: Shuttle 6 (Mar & Apr 2018) Information

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