Campaigning for General Election is now in full swing and for the first time in Singapore’s history that Singaporeans are experiencing a different style of election campaigns at the time of pandemic. Do stay at home where necessary and if you’re going out, do keep yourself safe by practicing safe distancing and best practices recommended by the Ministry of Health. Here are this week’s planned changes.
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 4th July 2020, 7 am to 1 pm, buses will skip 3 bus stops to give way to the NDP2020 rehearsals.
|Road Name||Stop Code||Stop Description||Time||Affected Bus Number|
|Beach Rd||01611||Aft Raffles Hotel||7.00am – 12.30pm||961|
|Connaught Dr||02029||Opp S’pore Cricket Club||7.00am – 1.00pm||75, 100, 107, 130, 131, 167|
|Parliament Pl||02181||Supreme Ct||7.00am – 12.30pm||195, 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.
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