Free bus and train service on SBS Transit on Aug 9; extended services over Jubilee week

SBS Transit will be offering free travel on its bus and train services on Sunday and extending the operating hours of its train and selected bus services over the weekend.
SBS Transit will be offering free travel on its bus and train services on Sunday and extending the operating hours of its train and selected bus services over the weekend.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - SBS Transit will be offering free travel on its bus and train services on National Day this Sunday (Aug 9) to mark SG50.

This will extend to non-basic services such as Parks, Chinatown Direct and Night Owl bus services, SBS Transit said in a press release on Monday.

Commuters will not have to tap their fare cards when they board buses that day. Fare gates at all its train stations will also be left open to grant free access throughout the day.

SBS Transit said it will also extend the operating hours of its train and selected bus services on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday (Aug 6, 8 and 9).

Train services on the North East Line (NEL) and Downtown Lines as well as on the Sengkang and Punggol LRT systems will be extended by about half an hour.

It will also extend the last bus timings of 26 selected bus services.

They are: 51A, 60A, 63M, 181, 222, 225G, 228, 229, 232, 238, 240, 241, 243G, 261, 269, 282, 291, 292, 293, 315, 325, 333, 334, 358, 359 and 410W.

Last train departure timings on NEL towards HarbourFront Station:

Punggol Station, 12.02am

Serangoon Station, 12.13am

Dhoby Ghaut Station, 12.25am

Chinatown Station, 12.29am

Outram Park Station, 12.31am

Last train departure timings on NEL towards Punggol Station:

HarbourFront Station, 12.30am

Outram Park Station, 12.33am

Chinatown Station, 12.35am

Dhoby Ghaut Station, 12.39am

Serangoon Station, 12.51am

Last train departure timings on Downtown Line towards Bugis:

Chinatown Station, 12.14am

Bayfront Station, 12.19am

Promenade Station, 12.21am

Last train departure timings on Downtown Line towards Chinatown:

Bugis Station, 12.16am

Promenade Station, 12.18am

Bayfront Station, 12.20am.

Last train on Punggol LRT system:

Town Centre, 1.07am

Last train on Sengkang LRT system:

Town Centre Station, 1.05am