SBS Transit to extend train and bus services on Christmas eve

Public transport operator SBS Transit is extending the operating hours of its train and bus services on Dec 24, Christmas eve. -- ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
Public transport operator SBS Transit is extending the operating hours of its train and bus services on Dec 24, Christmas eve. -- ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

SINGAPORE - Public transport operator SBS Transit is extending the operating hours of its train and bus services on Dec 24, Christmas eve.

Train services on the North East and Downtown Lines will be extended by about one and a half hours on Dec 24, it said in a press release Wednesday.

Services on the Punggol and Sengkang LRT systems will also be extended to coincide with the last train arrivals on the North East Line.

To complement the extension of the train operating hours, the last bus timings of 26 bus services will also be extended at their respective bus interchanges and terminals. Its six Nite Owl services will be extended to operate until 4.00am.

On Christmas Day, 14 bus services will be diverted as parts of Orchard Road will be closed due to road closure for the Celebrate Christmas in Singapore 2014 event.