weekend changes

Happy National Day Singapore

August 5, 2021

    Happy National Day Singapore! 

    From all of us at Moovit, we wish all Singaporean a very Happy National Day in advance and enjoy your National Day Weekend!

    On the National Day, 9th August 2021, there will be service changes in conjunction with the National Day Celebration (Ceremonial Parade).

    Services that normally calling on the following stops will be diverted from 12am to 1pm on 9th August 2021.

    Road NameStop CodeStop Name
    Bayfront Ave3501Marina Bay Sands Theatre
    3511Aft Bayfront Stn Exit E
    3509Bayfront Stn Exit B / MBS
    3519Bayfront Stn Exit A
    Beach Rd1611Aft Raffles Hotel
    Central Blvd3529Downtown Stn
    3539Marina Bay Stn
    Marina Blvd3381The Sail
    3391Marina Bay Financial Ctr
    Raffles Ave2051The Float @ Marina Bay
    2061The Esplanade
    2101Aft S’pore Flyer
    Raffles Blvd2089Promenade Stn/Pan Pacific
    Temasek Ave2161Promenade Stn
    2169Promenade Stn Exit B
    2171Opp The Ritz-Carlton
    Temasek Blvd2151Suntec Convention Ctr
    2159Opp Suntec Convention Ctr

    Here are the other changes this weekend:

    1) Post-COVID19 Circuit Breaker Period – Changes to public transport services

    We had entered Post-Covid19 Circuit Breaker Period since 2nd June 2020. As a result, 18 routes from Franchised Bus Service, Express Bus Services, Night Buses and Chinatown Direct Bus Service that are catered for recreational demand will continue to be suspended. More details on the suspension can be found here.

    2) Early Closure & Late Opening of Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL)

    To facilitate additional engineering hours to prepare the upcoming TEL Stage 2 which is scheduled to open later in the year, the Thomson-East Coast Line will end its service earlier at around 9.00 pm and start operating later at around 6.30am every day until 8 Aug 2021 to facilitate additional hours to test the systems in preparation of the opening of TEL Stage 2.

    5) Suspension of service on Punggol LRT for maintenance work

    On 7 & 8 August 2021, (Saturday & Sunday), Punggol LRT will run only single direction loop service to facilitate maintenance works. Service will be resume to normal on Monday, 9 August 2021.

    Suspended Loop:

    • Punggol East via Cove (PE1)
    • Punggol West via Soo Teck (PW7)

    6) National Recovery Plan in Malaysia

    The land border between Malaysia and Singapore on the Johor Causeway had officially reopened despite the National Recovery Plan announced in Malaysia. However, travellers are required to obtain My Travel Pass Reciprocal Green Lane* / Periodic Commuting Arrangement before proceeding their journey toward Malaysia. More information on My Travel Pass and its requirements can be obtained via the Malaysian Immigration Department’s microsite.

    *RGL arrangement has been temporarily suspended from 1st February 2021.