Bus and train hours to be extended on Christmas Eve

Train and bus service operating hours will be extended on Christmas Eve.
Train and bus service operating hours will be extended on Christmas Eve. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - Train and bus service operating hours will be extended on Christmas Eve, SBS Transit and SMRT announced on Wednesday.

SBS Train services on the North-East and Downtown Lines will be extended by about 75 minutes on Dec 24, while the last bus timings of 32 of its bus services will also be extended at their respective bus interchanges and terminals. The six Nite Owl services will also be extended until 4 am.

SMRT train services on the North-South, East-West and Circle Lines and Bukit Panjang LRT as well as 16 bus services will be extended.

Eleven SBS bus services - 10e, 14e, 30e, 74e, 89e, 97e, 128, 151e, 174e, 196e and 513 - that serve the Central Business District will not be in operation during the evening peak hours as offices will be closed earlier on Christmas Eve. They will operate return trips from the city between 1pm and 2pm instead.

SMRT will also bring forward late afternoon and evening bus service hours for the 177 and 981 as well as premium, special and express services.

Commuters can go to www.smrt.com.sg and www.sbstransit.com.sg for more information.