Weekend Singapore

It’s time to welcome the tale of the moon

August 29, 2019

    It’s the month of mooncakes and lantern again!

    Month-long Ge Tai(s) and lots of religious prayers along the street for our special friends in this “Hungry Ghost Festival” is about to end, and it signifies the arrival of the mysterious mooncake festival! As this weekend of the new lunar month arrives, there are some changes you might want to be aware of.

    Here are the changes:

    1) North South Line (NSL): Stations between Jurong East & Woodlands will start after 8am for engineering works

    On the morning of 31 August & 1 September (Saturday & Sunday), several stations Between Jurong East and Woodlands will start its service later at around 8am. There will be no service from Woodlands and Jurong East and trains service will terminate at Woodlands.

    2) Shuttle 4 | Jurong East – Woodlands / Kranji: Replacement shuttle during early closure of stations.

    During planned disruption of the North-South Line (NSL), replacement service (Shuttle 4) will be activated for passengers who wish to travel to affected stations. The said replacement service will run at a frequency of  3-5 minutes.

    2) Sengkang LRT (B & C) will only operate at 5.30pm on Sunday

    On Sunday, 1 September, both Sengkang East and West LRT service will only operate on single direction only up until 5.30pm. Route B & C will be closed to accommodate maintenance work on the systems. Passengers still can use the LRT but expect longer journey times to the Sengkang LRT/MRT Station.

    3) Bus diversion during Car-Free Weekend @ One North

    On Sunday, 31 August, 3 pm to 10 pm, several bus route will be diverted in conjunction of the Car-Free Weekend @ One North.

    Road NameStop CodeStop DescriptionAffected Bus Service No.
    Ayer Rajah Ave18051one-north Stn91
    Portsdown Rd18151Opp one-north Stn/Galaxis191
    18159one-north Stn/Galaxis
    18171Bef Weyhill Cl
    18179Opp Weyhill Cl
    18181Opp Tanglin Trust Sch
    18189Tanglin Trust Sch


    3) Bus diversion during Opening Ceremony of the Chinatown Mid Autumn Festival

    On Sunday, 31 August, 1 pm to midnight, several bus route will be diverted in conjunction of the Opening Ceremony of the Chinatown Mid Autumn Festival 2019

    Road NameStop CodeStop DescriptionAffected Bus Service No.
    Eu Tong Sen St05012Bef Pearl’s Hill Terr54, 124, 143, 147, 147e, 166, 190, 851, 851e, 970, CT8, CT18
    05013Chinatown Stn Exit C33, 61, 63, 80, 143, 197, 961, 970, CT8, CT18
    05022Aft Chinatown Stn Exit D54, 124, 145, 147, 147e, 166, 190, 851, 851e
    New Bridge Rd05019Aft Duxton Plain Pk143, 190, 961, 970
    05039New Bridge Ctr33, 54, 63, 124, 143, 147, 147e, 190, 851, 851e, 961, 970, CT8, CT18
    05049Chinatown Pt33, 54, 143, 147, 147e, 190, CT8, CT18
    05069Outram Pk Stn Exit H143, 961
    Outram Rd06029Outram Pk Stn33, 63, 851, 970
    Upp Cross St05131Opp Hong Lim Cplx63, 124, 851, 851e, 961, 970
    06171Opp State Ct143


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