Road closures for Marina Bay Singapore Countdown on New Year's Eve

Fireworks light up the sky over Marina Bay on Jan 1, 2011, to welcome the new year. Police, auxiliary police and security officers will be deployed for crowd and traffic control duties at the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2014. -- ST FILE PHOTO
Fireworks light up the sky over Marina Bay on Jan 1, 2011, to welcome the new year. Police, auxiliary police and security officers will be deployed for crowd and traffic control duties at the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2014. -- ST FILE PHOTO: MUGILAN RAJASEGERAN

Police, auxiliary police and security officers will be deployed for crowd and traffic control duties at the Marina Bay Singapore Countdown 2014.

Bags and personal items may be checked, and the public should cooperate and follow the instructions of officers, said the police.

They are also reminded to stay vigilant against crime, such as molestation or theft.

There will be full or partial road closures between 6pm and 2am the following day.

Train services

TRAIN services will be extended, while some bus routes will be changed.

  • On the Downtown Line, the last train towards Bugis station will leave Chinatown station at 2.13am on New Year's Day. The last train towards Chinatown station will leave Bugis station at 2.14am.
  • On the Circle Line, the last trains towards HarbourFront and Dhoby Ghaut stations will leave their terminals at 1.38am.
  • On the East-West and North-South lines, the last trains towards Joo Koon, Pasir Ris and Jurong East stations will leave City Hall station at 2.15am, while the last train towards Marina Bay station will leave City Hall station at 2.01am.

Bus services

DUE to road closures for the Marina Bay Countdown, eight SMRT bus services - 75, 77, 106, 167, 171, 700A, 857 and 960 - will bypass some stops in the Marina Bay area from 11pm to 1am.

Sixteen SBS Transit bus services - 10, 36, 56, 57, 70M, 97, 100, 111, 130, 131, 133, 162M, 195, 196, 502 and 518 - will be similarly diverted.