Train Services on Downtown Line to
Start Later at 7.30am on Sundays
14 May to 27 August 2017*
*excludes Hari Raya Puasa on 25 June 2017
From *14 May to 27 August 2017, train services on the entire Downtown Line (DTL) between Bukit Panjang and Chinatown stations will commence later at 7.30am on Sundays to facilitate testing of the entire DTL as an integrated line.
Testing is required for the entire Downtown Line to prepare
for the opening of Downtown Line 3. As the current engineering
hours will not be able to provide adequate testing hours,
additional hours will be required to conduct the tests more
For commuters who must travel before 7.30am, you may
hop on the existing bus services, or the DTL shuttle service:
Existing Bus Services connecting to other MRT stations
You can use the existing bus services to get to other MRT
stations, or to transfer to the other rail lines to continue
on your travel.