SMRT SG50 Free Shuttle

Free Shuttle from Gardens by the Bay to Buona Vista MRT

SMRT Buses operated a free shuttle service from Gardens by the Bay to Buona Vista MRT on Sunday, 9 August 2015, from 8:30pm to 12 midnight at 10-minute frequencies. The shuttle allowed passengers to connect to the East-West Line or Circle Line for their onward journey, or buses serving the Buona Vista area.

The boarding point for the free shuttle was at the Gardens By the Bay coach pick-up point, near the main entrance to Gardens By the Bay along Marina Gardens Drive.


^ Pick-up point at Gardens by the Bay

Shuttle Information
Route Gardens by the Bay → Buona Vista MRT Station
Passes Through Marina Gdns Dr, MCE, AYE
Operator Information
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Woodlands Bus Depot (WLDEP)
Current Fleet MAN NL323F
Departure Times 9 Aug 2015: 2030hrs – 0000hrs. Frequency of ~10mins

Route History

To compliment the National Day celebrations and fireworks display at Gardens by the Bay and the nearby Marina Barrage, SMRT Buses operated a free shuttle service from Gardens by the Bay to Buona Vista MRT on the night of Sunday, 9 August 2015. Buses departed Gardens by the Bay coach pick-up point (near main entrance along Marina Gardens Drive) from 8:30pm to 12 midnight. at 10-minute frequencies.

SMRT Poster

SMRT Poster

The shuttle allowed passengers to connect to the East-West Line or Circle Line for their onward journey, or buses serving the Buona Vista area. Apart from improving connections to the West, the shuttle also relieved demand for trains at Bayfront and Marina Bay stations which were very crowded after the end of the fireworks display.

A total of 15 MAN NL323F buses from Woodlands Depot were deployed.

Fare: Free shuttle bus service; no fares charged.

Route Information: (List of acronyms)

Shuttle Service Route
  • Gardens by the Bay
     Coach pick-up point
  • Marina Gdns Dr (express)
  • Marina Blvd (express)
  • Marina Link (express)
  • MCE (express)
  • AYE (express)
  • North Buona Vista Rd
    Buona Vista Stn

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History:

  • NA

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Gallery:


^ Layover at Gardens by the Bay


Buses at the layover point

Buses at the layover point

Pick-up point

Exiting the Gardens

Queue for buses

Arriving Buona Vista MRT

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