Changes in operational hours for train and selected bus services on Christmas Eve, 24 December 2019

Updated on 23 December 2019 


SBS Transit will be extending the operational hours of the North East Line (NEL) and the Downtown Line (DTL) as well as 22 selected bus services on Christmas eve, 24 December 2019. It will also be making changes to the evening schedules of 14 bus services operating from the city/ business district to the heartlands.


    Train Services
    On Tuesday, 24 December 2019, train services on the North East Line (NEL) and the Downtown Line (DTL) will be extended by about one-and-a-quarter hours or 75 minutes.
    The last train on the NEL headed towards Punggol will depart HarbourFront Station at 1.18am, while the last train towards HarbourFront will leave Punggol Station at 12.47am. On the DTL, the last train towards Expo will depart Bukit Panjang Station at 12.50am, while the last train towards Bukit Panjang will leave Expo Station at 12.44am.
    The Sengkang/Punggol LRT systems will also run until after the last NEL train arrives at their respective Town Centre Stations.  
    Bus Services
    To complement the extension of train operational hours, the last bus timings of 22 selected bus services – 60A, 63M, 181, 222, 225G, 228, 229, 232, 238, 240, 241, 243G, 261, 269, 291, 292, 293, 315, 325, 410W, 804 and 812 – will also run later at their respective bus interchanges during the same period.
    Fourteen services - 10e, 14e, 30e, 74e, 89e, 128, 151e, 174e, 196e, 513, 654, 655, 660 and 850E – will not be operating weekday evening trips from the Central Business District on 24 December. Since offices will be closed earlier that day, these services will instead operate return trips between 12.51pm and 2.00pm. There is no change to the operating hours of these services for the morning trips.
    Please refer to the attached posters for details.