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PUBLIC TRANSPORT SERVICES ARE EXTENDED FOR FRIDAY LATE NIGHT SHOPPING IN ORCHARD

SINGAPORE (24 January 2007) – Transit Link Pte Ltd, on behalf of the public transport operators is pleased to announce that commuters can rely on SBS Transit and SMRT trains and selected bus services to be at their service on the last Friday of every month, from January to May 2007, after their "Friday Late Night Shopping" in Orchard.

The extended timings of the trains and selected bus services during the last Friday of every month from January to May 2007 (26 January, 23 February, 30 March, 27 April & 25 May 2007) are as follows:

 

SBS Transit train services

The last NEL train for both the northbound direction (towards Punggol Station) and southbound direction (towards HarbourFront Station), will leave Dhoby Ghaut Station at 12.55am.

The last Sengkang LRT train will depart Sengkang Town Centre at 1.26am and the last Punggol LRT train will depart Punggol Town Centre at 1.28am.

 

SMRT train services

The last Northbound train (towards Jurong East Station) and the last Southbound train (towards Marina Bay Station) will depart City Hall Station at 12.34am and 12.45am respectively. The last Eastbound train (towards Pasir Ris Station) and the last Westbound train (towards Boon Lay Station) will both depart City Hall Station at 12.46am.

The last Northbound train (towards Jurong East Station) and the last Southbound train (towards Marina Bay Station) will both depart Orchard Station at 12.40am

Passengers who need timings of last SMRT trains can refer to the notice boards at the respective stations.

 

SBS Transit bus services

The operating hours of the following trunk services will be extended.

Bus Service Route of Service Departure Times
7 From Lucky Plaza to Bedok 12.40am
14 From Lucky Plaza to Bedok 12.40am
65 From Lucky Plaza to Tampines 12.40am
124 From Tang Plaza to Telok Blangah Drive, Blk 50 12.40am
143 From Tang Plaza to Jurong East 12.40am
143 From Orchard MRT Station to Toa Payoh 12.40am
162 From Orchard MRT Station to Temasek Avenue to Yio Chu Kang 12.40am

SBS Transit will be extending the operating hours of the following feeder services.

Bus Service Interchange Departure Times
222
225 (Green Plate)
228
229
Bedok 1.05am
231 (Green Plate)
232
238
Toa Payoh 12.50am
240
242
243 (White Plate)
Boon Lay 1.20am
261
265
Ang Mo Kio 1.00am
282
285
Clementi 1.10am
315 Serangoon 1.05am
325 Hougang 1.10am
291
293
Tampines 1.15am
333
334
335
Jurong East 1.15am
372 Sengkang 1.15am
358
359
Pasir Ris 1.00am
410 Bishan 1.00am

Notices will be put up at selected bus stops and interchanges / NEL Stations to inform passengers about the extended operating hours.

 

SMRT bus services

SMRT will be extending the operating hours of the following bus services to match the last MRT train timings.

Interchange Service Last Bus
Bukit Batok 941, 945, 947 1.35am
Choa Chu Kang 300, 302, 307 1.30am
Woodlands 900, 911, 912, 913 1.30am
Yishun 804, 812 1.40am

Notices will be put up at the above four interchanges to inform passengers about the extended operating hours.

For more information regarding extension of train and selected bus services during "Friday Late Night Shopping", commuters may log on to TransitLink website www.transitlink.com.sg, SBS Transit website www.sbstransit.com.sg and SMRT website www.smrt.com.sg or call TransitLink Hotline 1800-2255 663, SBS Transit Hotline 1800-287 2727 and SMRT Hotline 1800-336 8900.

Issued by Transit Link Pte Ltd
TransitLink is a service company set up by SBS Transit Ltd, SMRT Trains Ltd and SMRT Buses Ltd to provide an integrated public transport system by bringing the MRT, LRT and buses together as one single, comprehensive network.