Remembering Mr Lee Kuan Yew (1923-2015)

Public Transport Arrangements / Bus Diversions For The State Funeral Of The Late Mr Lee Kuan Yew
25 Mar 2015 – 28 Mar 2015

The following post sums up all public transport arrangements during the State Funeral Of The Late Mr Lee Kuan Yew.

A custom “Remembering Mr Lee Kuan Yew (1923 – 2015)” EDS Message was programmed by SMRT and was on a number of SMRT Buses during the period of mourning from 23 Mar 2015.

1. Bus Service Diversions for State Funeral Procession on 29 March 2015

The State Funeral Service for the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew will be held at the University Cultural Centre (UCC) located at the National University of Singapore (NUS) on Sunday, 29 March 2015. It will commence at 2 p.m.

To facilitate the State Funeral Procession and State Funeral Service, there will be road closures and public bus services will be diverted.

The following 86 bus services will be diverted on the morning and early afternoon on Sunday, 29 March 2015. This is the largest scale of bus diversions that ever occurred to date.

2, 5, 10, 12, 14, 16, 30, 32, 33, 36, 48, 51, 52, 54, 56, 57, 61, 63, 64, 70M, 74, 75, 77,  80, 93, 95, 96, 97, 100, 105, 106, 111, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 130, 131, 132, 133, 138, 139, 143, 145, 147, 151, 153, 154, 156, 157, 162M, 163, 165, 166, 167, 169, 171, 174, 175, 183, 185, 186, 188, 189, 190, 191, 195, 196, 197, 198, 200, 400, 402, 410G, 410W, 502, 700A, 851, 852, 855, 857, 960, 961, 970, 980, CT8, CT18

View the bus diversions for 29 Mar 2015 here (Under Construction, please wait while our admin team compile them)

2. Extension of Public Transport Operating Hours – 28 Mar 2015

The last MRT trains will leave City Hall, Raffles Place and Clarke Quay stations at about 1.00am instead of the usual around 11.50pm.

The following services will operate at extended hours until the last train arrives.
51A, 60A, 63M, 173A, 181, 189A, 222, 225G, 228, 229, 232, 238, 240, 241, 243G, 261, 269, 282, 291, 292, 293, 300, 302, 307, 315, 325, 333, 334, 358, 359, 410W, 804, 812, 859A, 901, 911, 912, 913, 941, 945, 947

The following Night Owl & Night Rider buses will operate tonight and extended till 0600hrs 28 Mar 2015.
Service frequency will be improved to 15minutes per bus.
1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 6N, NR1, NR2, NR3, NR5, NR6, NR7 & NR8

The following bus services will operate 24hrs (15min freq at night) on 28mar15.
32, 124, 145, 190 & 851

 

3. Road Closure during Lying In State (25 Mar 2015 – 28 Mar 2015)

Image: LTA Facebook

 

Road Name Bus Stop No Bus Stop Name Bus Services
Parliament Place  02181  Supreme Ct  195, 961
Fullerton Rd  02011  Victoria Concert Hall  75, 100, 107, 130, 131, 167
Connaught Dr  02029  Opp S’pore Cricket Club  75, 100, 107, 130, 131, 167

4. Extension of Public Transport Operating Hours – 27 Mar 2015

All MRT & LRT Train Services will continue to operate throughout the night.

The following services will operate throughout the night also.
51A, 60A, 63M, 173A, 181, 189A, 222, 225G, 228, 229, 232, 238, 240, 241, 243G, 261, 269, 282, 291, 292, 293, 300, 302, 307, 315, 325, 333, 334, 358, 359, 410W, 804, 812, 859A, 901, 911, 912, 913, 941, 945, 947

Night Owl & Night Rider services will operate as per normal (last bus at 2am).

5. Extension of Public Transport Operating Hours – 26 Mar 2015

The last MRT trains will leave City Hall, Raffles Place and Clarke Quay stations at about 12.45am instead of the usual around 11.50pm.

The following services will operate at extended hours until the last train arrives.
51A, 60A, 63M, 173A, 181, 189A, 222, 225G, 228, 229, 232, 238, 240, 241, 243G, 261, 269, 282, 291, 292, 293, 300, 302, 307, 315, 325, 333, 334, 358, 359, 410W, 804, 812, 859A, 901, 911, 912, 913, 941, 945, 947

The following Night Owl & Night Rider buses will operate tonight and extended till 0600hrs 27 Mar 2015.

1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 6N, NR1, NR2, NR3, NR5, NR6, NR7 & NR8

6. Extension of Public Transport Operating Hours – 25 Mar 2015

All train services, both MRT and LRT, would continue operating after normal hours on 25 Mar 2015 at frequencies of up to 20 minutes for members of the public who wish to pay their last respects to the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew at Parliament House.

The following services will operate throughout 25 Mar 2015 to 26 Mar 2015 nonstop.
51A, 60A, 63M, 173A, 181, 189A, 222, 225G, 228, 229, 232, 238, 240, 241, 243G, 261, 269, 282, 291, 292, 293, 300, 302, 307, 315, 325, 333, 334, 358, 359, 410W, 804, 812, 859A, 901, 911, 912, 913, 941, 945, 947

In addition, the following Nite Owl Services will operate on the night of 25 Mar 2015:
1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N & 6N.

7.Gun Carriage Movement – 25 Mar 2015

The Gun Carriage movement involved road closures on Orchard Rd, Bras Basah Rd & North Bridge Rd ontop of the above road closures.
Although the diversions were planned to last till 0930hrs, roads were only reopened progressively from 1000hrs.

Image: LTA Facebook

 

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