Transport Arrangements for Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve 2015

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On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve (24 December 2015 and 31 December 2015), there will be changes in the operating hours of selected bus services. Peak hour bus services will operate return trips in the early afternoon (instead of the evening), and night services will extend their operating hours, along with selected trunk services.

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Peak Hour Bus Services

Special bus services that operate during the evening peak hours will have their operating hours revised. They will operate trips between 1pm and 2pm, and will not operate in the evening. Morning peak trips will remain unaffected.

SBS Transit:

Bus Service Departing from 24 Dec 2015
Christmas Eve
31 Dec 2015
New Year’s Eve
Service 128 City 1.00pm to 2.00pm 1.00pm to 2.00pm
Fast Forward 10e, 14e, 30e, 74e, 89e, 97e, 151e, 174e, 196e Anson Rd / Orchard Rd / Pasir Panjang Rd / Buona Vista Ter / Changi Airfreight Ter / Kent Ridge 1.00pm to 2.00pm 1.00pm to 2.00pm
Express 513 City 1.15pm & 1.30pm 1.15pm & 1.30pm

SMRT Buses:

Bus Service Departing from 24 Dec 2015
Christmas Eve
31 Dec 2015
New Year’s Eve
Premium 531 City 12.40pm, 1.00pm, 1.15pm
Express 850E,
951E982E
City 12.40pm, 1.00pm
Express 963E HarbourFront 12.40pm, 1.00pm
Express 971E City 12.40pm, 1.00pm, 1.15pm
Service 177 Bukit Batok 11.50pm to 1.20pm
Service 981 Senoko Rd 12.00pm to 1.00pm
Service BPS1 Choa Chu Kang MRT 12.00pm to 2.00pm

City Direct Services:

Bus Service Departing from 24 Dec 2015
Christmas Eve
31 Dec 2015
New Year’s Eve
City Direct 651 Marina Bay Stn 1.15pm and 1.30pm
City Direct 652 Mapletree Anson 1.10pm and 1.25pm
City Direct 653 Marina Bay Stn 1.10pm, 1.20pm and 1.30pm
City Direct 654 Mapletree Anson 1.20pm and 1.35pm
City Direct 655 Marina Bay Stn 1.20pm and 1.35pm
City Direct 656 Mapletree Anson 1.10pm and 1.25pm
City Direct 657 Marina Bay Stn 1.15pm and 1.30pm
City Direct 658 Mapletree Anson 1.20pm and 1.35pm
City Direct 659 Mapletree Anson 1.15pm and 1.30pm
City Direct 660 Mapletree Anson 1.20pm and 1.35pm
City Direct 661 Marina Bay Stn 1.10pm and 1.25pm
City Direct 662 Marina Bay Stn 1.10pm and 1.25pm
City Direct 663 Mapletree Anson 1.15pm and 1.30pm
City Direct 664 Marina Bay Stn 1.15pm and 1.30pm
City Direct 665 Mapletree Anson 1.15pm and 1.30pm

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Late Night Bus Services

SBS Transit Nite Owl services and selected SBS Transit trunk services plying the City areas will have their operating hours extended. SMRT NightRider services will not be extended.

SBS Transit:

Bus Service Departing from 24 Dec 2015
Christmas Eve
31 Dec 2015
New Year’s Eve
Nite Owl 1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 6N Marina Centre Ter (24 Dec)
North Bridge Rd (31 Dec)
12am to 4am (the next day)
Bus Service Departing from Last Bus Timings
Service 2 Changi Village Ter 12.40 am 1.25 am
New Bridge Road Ter 1.30 am 2.10 am
Service 12 Pasir Ris Int 12.40 am 1.25 am
New Bridge Road Ter 1.30 am 2.10 am
Service 33 Bedok Int 1.05 am 1.50 am
Kent Ridge Ter 1.00 am 1.50 am
Service 97 Jurong East Int 1.00 am 1.40 am
Marina Centre Ter 1.45 am 2.25 am
Service 133 Ang Mo Kio Int 1.00 am 1.40 am
Shenton Way Ter 1.30 am 2.20 am
Service 400 Shenton Way Ter 11.30 pm 1.30 am

SMRT Buses:

Bus Service Departing from 24 Dec 2015
Christmas Eve
31 Dec 2015
New Year’s Eve
NightRider NR1NR6 Resorts World Sentosa 12am to 2am (the next day)
NightRider NR3 South Bridge Rd (Boat Quay)
NightRider NR2NR5, NR7NR8 Marina Centre Ter (24 Dec)
North Bridge Rd (31 Dec)

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Extended Train Operating Hours:

Train services on North-South, East-West, North-East, Circle and Downtown Lines, as well as the Bukit Panjang, Sengkang and Punggol LRTs, will be extended on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Last LRT departure timings will allow passengers transferring from the last train at the transfer station.

North South Line
Last Train From: Last Train Towards: 24 Dec 2015
Christmas Eve
31 Dec 2015
New Year’s Eve
NS22 Orchard NS1 Jurong East 1.15 am Not Applicable
NS22 Orchard NS27 Marina Bay 1.15 am Not Applicable
NS22 Orchard NS28 Marina South Pier 1.07 am Not Applicable
NS25 City Hall NS1 Jurong East Not Applicable 2.15 am
NS25 City Hall NS28 Marina South Pier Not Applicable 2.00 am
East West Line:
Last Train From: Last Train Towards: 24 Dec 2015
Christmas Eve
31 Dec 2015
New Year’s Eve
EW13 City Hall EW29 Joo Koon 1.21 am 2.15 am
EW13 City Hall EW1 Pasir Ris 1.21 am 2.15 am
North East Line:
Last Train From: Last Train Towards: 24 Dec 2015
Christmas Eve
31 Dec 2015
New Year’s Eve
NE17 Punggol NE1 HarbourFront 12.47 am 1.45 am
NE1 HarbourFront NE17 Punggol 1.18 am 2.16 am
Circle Line:
Last Train From: Last Train Towards: 24 Dec 2015
Christmas Eve
31 Dec 2015
New Year’s Eve
CC1 Dhoby Ghaut CC29 HarbourFront 12.47 am 1.41 am
CC29 HarbourFront CC1 Dhoby Ghaut 12.43 am 1.38 am
Downtown Line:
Last Train From: Last Train Towards: 24 Dec 2015
Christmas Eve
31 Dec 2015
New Year’s Eve
DT14 Bugis DT19 Chinatown 1:13 am Not Applicable
DT19 Chinatown DT14 Bugis 1:10 am Not Applicable
DT1 Bukit Panjang DT19 Chinatown Not Applicable 1.41 am
DT19 Chinatown DT1 Bukit Panjang Not Applicable 2.02 am
Bukit Panjang LRT:
Last Train From: Last Train Towards: 24 Dec 2015
Christmas Eve
31 Dec 2015
New Year’s Eve
BP1 Choa Chu Kang BP1 Choa Chu Kang 2.08 am 3.13 am
Sengkang LRT:
Last Train From: Last Train Towards: 24 Dec 2015
Christmas Eve
31 Dec 2015
New Year’s Eve
STC Sengkang STC Sengkang
via East Loop
1:54 am 2.52 am
STC Sengkang STC Sengkang
via West Loop
1:54 am 2.52 am
Punggol LRT:
Last Train From: Last Train Towards: 24 Dec 2015
Christmas Eve
31 Dec 2015
New Year’s Eve
PTC Punggol PTC Punggol
via East Loop
1:56 am 2.55 am
PTC Punggol PTC Punggol
via West Loop
1:56 am 2.55 am

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Extended Feeder Bus Operating Hours:

SBS Transit and SMRT will extend the operating hours of the following residential bus services – 51A, 60A, 63M, 173A181, 189A, 222, 225G, 228, 229, 232, 238, 240, 241, 243G, 261, 269282, 291, 292, 293, 300301302307315, 325333, 334, 358, 359, 410W, 804, 812, 859A901911912913941945 and 947 – to complement the extension of train operating hours and better serve residents in the heartlands.

Interchange Bus Services Last Bus Timings
24 Dec 2015
Christmas Eve
31 Dec 2015
New Year’s Eve
Ang Mo Kio 261, 269 2.15am 2.50am
Bedok 222, 225G, 228, 229 2.10am 2.50am
Bishan 410W 2.15am 3.00am
Boon Lay 181, 240, 241, 243G 2.25am 3.05am
Bukit Batok 173A, 189A, 941945947 2.15am 3.25am
Choa Chu Kang 300, 301302307 2.10am 3.20am
Clementi 282 2.15am 2.55am
Eunos 60A, 63M 2.05am 2.45am
Hougang Central 325 2.10am 2.55am
Jurong East 51A, 333, 334 2.15am 2.55am
Pasir Ris 358, 359 2.20am 3.00am
Sembawang 859A 2.20am 3.20am
Serangoon 315 2.10am 2.55am
Tampines 291, 292, 293 2.15am 2.55am
Toa Payoh 232, 238 2.05am 2.40am
Woodlands 901911912913 2.15am 3.10am
Yishun 804812 2.30am 3.20am

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Road Closures on New Year’s Eve

Bus services – 10, 36, 56, 57, 70M, 75, 77, 97, 100, 106, 111, 130, 131, 133, 162M, 167, 171, 195, 196, 400, 402, 700A, 502, 518, 857 and 960 – will skip bus stops along Bayfront Avenue, Collyer Quay, Connaught Drive, Esplanade Drive, Fullerton Road, Marina Boulevard, Raffles Avenue and Temasek Avenue. The bus stops will be closed in phases from 6.00pm on 31 December 2015 to 1.30am on 1 January 2016 and the buses diverted accordingly.

All six Nite Owl services, as well as NightRider NR2, NR5, NR7 and NR8 will skip bus stops along Raffles Avenue. They will commence service from the bus stop along North Bridge Road, in front of St. Andrew’s Cathedral. (Bus stop code 04167)

Diversion Details (6.00pm onwards):

  • Service 10, 57, 100, 130, 131, 196 to skip Collyer Quay (OUE Bayfront) due to lane closure, no route diversion
  • Service 36, 56, 70M, 97, 111, 133, 162M, 195 to skip Raffles Ave (Seating Gallery) and Raffles Ave (The Esplanade) due to lane closure, no route diversion

Diversion Details (9.00pm onwards):

  • Service 97, 133, 400, 402 to skip Marina Blvd (The Sail) and Marina Blvd (Marina Bay Financial Ctr) due to lane closure. From 10.00pm onwards, full road closure will be implemented. Buses will likely be diverted via Raffles Quay, Shenton Way, Maxwell Road, MCE, Ctrl Blvd and Bayfront Ave.

Diversion Details (11.30pm till 1.30am): Full Road closures implemented.

  • Esplanade Bridge Services 10, 57, 100, 130, 131, 196 to be diverted via Cross St, Eu Tong Sen St, Hill St, Victoria St, Middle Rd northbound and Stamford Rd, North Bridge Rd, Upp Pickering St, Church St and Finlayson Green southbound. Joined by Marina Blvd Services 97, 133 northbound to skip the whole of Marina Bay and Bayfront. Service 100, 130, 131 northbound will likely use High St, Parliament Pl, St. Andrew’s Rd.
  • Raffles Avenue Services to be diverted via Suntec City or cease to serve the Marina Centre area
  • Services 400, 402 to avoid Marina Blvd via Maxwell Rd and MCE

View the attached press releases for more information:

Service Announcement - Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2016-page-001

bus_svcs_affected_by_road_closures_for_countdown_and_new_year_celebrations-page-001

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