Weekend Changes

July 22, 2021

    Here are the 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 Sengkang LRT for maintenance work

    On 17 & 18 July 2021, (Saturday & Sunday), Sengkang LRT will run only single direction loop service to facilitate maintenance works. Service will be resume to normal on Monday, 19 July 2021.

    Suspended Loop:

    • Sengkang East via Compassvale (SE1)
    • Sengkang West via Cheng Lim (SW1)

    6) Service Diversion for National Day Parade 2021 Rehearsals

    On 17 July 2021 (Saturday) from 11.00am to 8.00pm, a total of 14 route will be diverted from their original route to cater for rehearsals of the National Day Parade 2021. Details of stops to be skipped during the diversion and its service involved as below:

    Road NameStop CodeStop DescriptionAffected Bus Number
    Raffles Ave02051The Float @ Marina Bay36, 56, 70M, 75, 77, 97, 106, 111, 133, 162M, 195, 857, 960, 960e

    7) Movement Control Order & State of Emergency in Malaysia

    The land border between Malaysia and Singapore on the Johor Causeway had officially reopened despite the reinstation of Movement Control Order & declaration for the state of emergency. 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.



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