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Early Closures for NEL starting January 2019

January 3, 2019

    Early closures will be implemented for the North East Line (NEL) starting January 2019

    to support intensified maintenance and renewal works of the line as it ages and maintenance needs to be stepped up to sustain a high level of reliability.

    From 4 January to 2 March 2019, NEL stations between NE12 Serangoon and NE17 Punggol will close early at around 11.00pm on selected Fridays and Saturdays.

    Train services for the rest of the NEL, between NE1 HarbourFront and NE12 Serangoon, will also operate with longer intervals, about 9 minutes during the early closures.

    North East Line Early closure dates and section

    Last train timing, check here

    Alternative Travel Options

    Shuttle 21 will bridge between Serangoon and Punggol stations in both directions.

    DatesShuttle NumberStations ServedFrequency
    4 January5 January


    From Punggol: NE17 Punggol to NE12 Serangoon
    From Serangoon: NE12 Serangoon to NE17 Punggol

    2-5 minutes

    11 January12 January
    22 February23 February
    1 March2 March

    Meanwhile, southbound train services from NE12 Serangoon to NE1 HarbourFront will be extended to 12.09am. Light Rail Transit (LRT) services will also be extended to 1.10am in Sengkang and 1.20am in Punggol.20181217_Shuttle_21_bus_service_diagram

    And  the last bus of service 325 will depart the Hougang Central Bus Interchange at 12.50am instead of its regular time at 12.30am.

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