SBS Transit will be extending the operational hours of the North East Line (NEL) and the Downtown Line (DTL) as well as 25 selected bus services on Christmas eve, 24 December 2018. It will also be making changes to the evening schedules of 12 bus services operating from the city/ business district to the heartlands.
A) EXTENSION OF OPERATIONAL HOURS
On Monday, 24 December 2018, train services on the NEL and DTL will be extended by about one-and-a-quarter hours. 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.
The Sengkang/Punggol LRT systems will also run until after the last NEL train arrives at their respective Town Centre Stations.
On the Downtown Line, the last train towards Expo Station will depart Bukit Panjang Station at 12.50am while the last train in the opposite direction will leave Expo Station at 12.44am.
To complement the extension of train service hours, the last bus timings of 25 selected bus services – 33, 51A, 60A, 63M, 133, 181, 222, 225G, 228, 229, 232, 238, 240, 241, 243G, 261, 269, 291, 292, 293, 315, 325, 410W, 804 and 812 - will also be extended at their respective bus interchanges/terminal/bus stops on Christmas eve. On top of this, the six Nite Owl services will be extended to operate until 4.00am.
B) CHANGES TO EVENING SCHEDULES OF 12 BUS SERVICES
Twelve services - 10e, 14e, 30e, 74e, 89e, 128, 151e, 174e, 196e, 513, 655 and 850E – will not be operating weekday evening trips on 24 December.
As offices will be closed earlier that day, these services will instead operate return trips between 12.51pm and 2.00pm while Service 513 will run two trips at 1.12pm and 1.27pm. There is no change to the operating hours of these services for the morning trips.
C) CHANGES TO SCHEDULE FOR SERVICES 147e AND 851e
The schedule for Services 147e and 851e will be adjusted on 24 December.
Please refer to the attached posters for details.