Weekend Singapore

It’s Polling Day of GE tomorrow!

July 9, 2020

    Time to vote for your MPs Singapore!

    Tomorrow, Singaporeans will head to the polls and elect their representatives in the government for the next 5 days! Voters are encouraged to travel to their polling stations by walking or by taking public transport and follow the recommended time-band allocated to you.

    Singapore Votes

    Precautions are in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19 during elections. Image: ELD

    For more information about General Election, do visit the Elections Department’s website.

    Apart from that, some minor planned disruption throughout this weekend.

    Here are the changes:

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

    We had entered Post-Covid19 Circuit Break Period since 2nd June. 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) Bus Service Changes for National Day Parade 2020 Rehearsals

    On Morning of 11st July 2020, 7 am to 1 pm, buses will skip 3 bus stops to give way to the NDP2020 rehearsals.

    Road NameStop CodeStop DescriptionTimeAffected Bus Number
    Beach Rd01611Aft Raffles Hotel7.00am – 12.30pm961
    Connaught Dr02029Opp S’pore Cricket Club7.00am – 1.00pm75, 100, 107, 130, 131, 167
    Parliament Pl02181Supreme Ct7.00am – 12.30pm195, 961


    3) 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 be ending its service earlier at 10.00 pm on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays & starting its service later at 6.30 am on Saturdays and Sundays from until 26 July 2020

    4) Recovery Movement Restriction Order in Malaysia

    Reminder: All cross-border services between Malaysia and Singapore had been suspended since 18 March and will continue to be suspended until Malaysia and Singapore had worked out an SOP to reopen our borders. However, rail services by KTM, Shuttle Tebrau will continue its operation as usual with the exception where trips into Singapore can only be boarded by non-Malaysians and trips into Malaysia can only be boarded by Malaysians citizens.



    You are advised to plan your journey ahead to avoid unexpected surprises and always stay safe while you travel.

    You ride, Moovit guides!