Home Briefs: Trains, buses to run longer on Christmas Eve

Trains, buses to run longer on Christmas Eve

SBS Transit will extend the operating hours of train services and selected bus services on Saturday.

Train services on the North East and Downtown Lines will be extended by about 1¼ hours on Christmas Eve.

The Punggol and Sengkang LRT systems will also run longer.

The last timings of 23 bus services will be extended, and the six Nite Owl services will run until 4am.

Rubbish truck catches fire on expressway

A Sembcorp rubbish truck caught fire on the Bukit Timah Expressway near Mandai yesterday afternoon.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force was alerted to the fire around 12.15pm. Firefighters extinguished the flames using a water jet.

There were no reported injuries and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

A SembWaste spokesman told The Straits Times that the fire involved an off-duty vehicle travelling to the company's depot.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 20, 2016, with the headline 'Home Briefs'. Print Edition | Subscribe