SBS Transit extends bus, train services leading up to Chinese New Year

SBS Transit will extend the operating hours of its train services as well as its Chinatown Direct bus services in the weeks leading up to the Chinese New Year. -- ST FILE PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
SBS Transit will extend the operating hours of its train services as well as its Chinatown Direct bus services in the weeks leading up to the Chinese New Year. -- ST FILE PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

SBS Transit will extend the operating hours of its train services as well as its Chinatown Direct bus services in the weeks leading up to the Chinese New Year.

On Jan 18 and Jan 25, the last train towards HarbourFront will depart Punggol Station at 12.02am, and leave Outram Park Station at 12.31am. The last train towards Punggol will leave HarbourFront at 12.29am, and arrive at Serangoon station at 12.50am.

Services on the Punggol and Sengkang LRT systems will also be extended to coincide with the last train arrivals on the North East Line for the two Saturdays. The last train on the Sengkang LRT will depart the Town Centre Station at 1.05am, while the last train on the Punggol LRT will leave the Town Centre at 1.07am.

Similarly on the Downtown Line, the last train towards Bugis on Jan 18 and 25 will depart Chinatown Station at 12.19am. The last train towards Chinatown will leave Bugis at 12.20am.

SBS Transit will also extend the operating hours of its three Chinatown Direct bus services - CT8, CT18 and CT28. On Jan 18 and 25, the last bus of CT8, CT18 and CT28 heading to Chinatown will depart from their respective heartlands at 9pm instead of 8pm. The last bus back from Chinatown will depart at 12.30am from the bus stop after Hospital Drive along Eu Tong Sen Street.

From Jan 27 to 29, the last bus to Chinatown will similarly depart from the three heartlands at 9pm while the last bus will leave Chinatown at 12am.

On all other weekdays, from Jan 11 to 26, the three services to Chinatown will operate from 10am to 4.30pm while the return journey will be from 11am to 5pm. On Sundays, they will operate from 10am to 8pm towards Chinatown while the return trip will be from 11am to 10pm.

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