ROAD ACCESS AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION PLANS FOR THE 2017 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE AIRLINES GRAND PRIX

Last edited 13 Sep 2017.

Bus route diversions

  • Bus Services 10, 10e, 70, 196, 196A, 196e
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    Times: 13 Sep to 0530 h on 19 Sep (EXCEPT 13-15, 18 Sep 530-930; 18 Sep 1700-2030)

    • ADDITIONAL B/S CLOSURES:
      1. Esplanade Dr, 02111 Esplanade Bridge — 12 Sep to 18 Sep
      2. Nicoll Highway, 80169 Nicoll Highway Stn — 15 Sep to 17 Sep, from 1400 h each day
      3. Nicoll Highway, 80161 Opp Nicoll Highway Stn — 15 Sep to 17 Sep, from 1900 h each day
      4. Nicoll Highway, 80159 Suntec City — Closed until 0930 h on 13 Sep to 15 Sep, the whole day on 16 and 17 Sep. On 19 Sep, closed until 0930 h and also from 1700 h to 2030 h.
  • 14, 14A, 14e, 16
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    Times: 13 Sep to 0530 h on 19 Sep (EXCEPT 13-15, 18 Sep 530-930; 18 Sep 1700-2030)

    • Additional bus stop closures
      1. Nicoll Highway, 80169 Nicoll Highway Stn — 15 Sep to 17 Sep, from 1400 h each day
      2. Nicoll Highway, 80161 Opp Nicoll Highway Stn — 15 Sep to 17 Sep, from 1900 h each day
      3. Nicoll Highway, 80159 Suntec City — Closed until 0930 h on 13 Sep to 15 Sep, the whole day on 16 and 17 Sep. On 19 Sep, closed until 0930 h and also from 1700 h to 2030 h.
  • 36, 36A, 36BCapture (1).PNG

    Times: 13 Sep to 530 on 19 Sep
  • 56F1 2016 - Service 56 Diversion Diagram produced by SBS Transit

    Times: 13 Sep to 530 on 19 Sep

    • First bus stop is 01611. Boarding is likely disallowed at 02049.
  • 57F1 2016 - Service 57 Diversion Diagram produced by SBS Transit

    Times: 13 Sep – 530 on 19 Sep

    • ADDITIONAL B/S CLOSURES
      1. Beach Rd, 01629 Shaw Twrs — 18 Sep from 0530 h to 0930 h and from 1700 h to 2030 h.
      2. Esplanade Dr, 02111 Esplanade Bridge — 12 Sep to 18 Sep.
  • 70M, 70A
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    DIVERSION PLAN FOR 70M


    Times: 13 Sep to 530 on 19 Sep

    • 70A will terminate at Suntec City on 13 to 15 Sep and 18 Sep. On 16-17 Sep, it terminates at Natl Stadium.
    • ADDITIONAL B/S CLOSURES
      1. Nicoll Highway, 80169 Nicoll Highway Stn — 15 Sep to 17 Sep, from 1400 h each day
      2. Nicoll Highway, 80161 Opp Nicoll Highway Stn — 15 Sep to 17 Sep, from 1900 h each day
      3. Nicoll Highway, 80159 Suntec City — Closed until 0930 h on 13 Sep to 15 Sep, the whole day on 16 and 17 Sep. On 19 Sep, closed until 0930 h and also from 1700 h to 2030 h.
  • 75
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    Times 13 Sep to 530 on 19 Sep

    • All passengers alight to Aft Capital Twr. First bus stop for boarding towards Bt Panjang is One Raffles Quay.
  • 171
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    Times: 13 Sep – 530 on 19 Sep

    • All passengers alight at Income Ctr. First boarding b/s towards Yishun is Capitol Bldg.
  • 77, 97, 97e, 106Capture (1).PNG
    Times: 13 Sep – 530 on 19 Sep

    • 77: All passengers alight at Income Ctr. First boarding b/s towards Bt Batok is Capitol Bldg.
    • 97e: Operations start from One Raffles Quay from 1821 h to 1909 h.
    • 106: On 18 Sep 1700 to 2030, 106 towards Bt Batok will ply Robinson Rd > Collyer Quay (non-stop) > Fullerton Rd > Esplanade Dr > Stamford Rd, serving all bus stops along the diversion route.
  • 100, 107F1 2016 - Service 100 Diversion Diagram produced by SBS Transit

    Times: 13 Sep – 530 on 19 Sep

    • ADDITIONAL B/S CLOSURES
      1. Beach Rd, 01629 Shaw Twrs — 18 Sep from 0530 h to 0930 h and from 1700 h to 2030 h.
      2. Esplanade Dr, 02111 Esplanade Bridge — 12 Sep to 18 Sep.
  • 107MF1 2016 - Service 107M Diversion Diagram produced by SBS Transit

    Times: 13 Sep – 530 on 19 Sep

    • ADDITIONAL B/S CLOSURES
      1. Beach Rd, 01629 Shaw Twrs — 18 Sep from 0530 h to 0930 h and from 1700 h to 2030 h.
  • 111, 162M, 700ACapture (1).PNG

    Times: 13 Sep to 530 on 19 Sep.
    From 2245 to 2300, busses on 700A departing Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk will terminate at NTUC Income Ctr.
  • 857
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    Times: 13 Sep – 530 on 19 Sep.
    From 2240 – 2330, busses leaving Yishun Temp Int will terminate at NTUC Income Ctr.
  • 128, 162, 652, 656, 660, 663, 665, 850E, 951ECapture (1).PNG

    Times: 13 Sep – 19 Sep 530 am (On 18 Sep, 1700-2030, 850E/951E will resume original route.)

    • ADDITIONAL B/S CLOSURES
      1. Esplanade Dr, 02111 Esplanade Bridge — 12 Sep to 18 Sep
  • 130F1 2016 - Service 130 Diversion Diagram produced by SBS Transit

    Times: 13 Sep – 19 Sep 530am

    • ADDITIONAL B/S CLOSURES
      1. Esplanade Dr, 02111 Esplanade Bridge — 12 Sep to 18 Sep
  • 131, 131A, 167Capture (1).PNG

    Times: 13 Sep – 530 19 Sep

    • 167: From 1700 – 2030 on 18 Sep, resume original route.
    • ADDITIONAL B/S CLOSURES
      1. Esplanade Dr, 02111 Esplanade Bridge — 12 Sep to 18 Sep
  • 133F1 2016 - Service 133 Diversion Diagram produced by SBS Transit
    Times: 13 Sep – 19 Sep 530am
  • 195Capture (1).PNG

    Times: 13 Sep – 530 19 Sep 2017
  • 502, 502AF1 2016 - Service 502 Diversion Diagram produced by SBS Transit

    Times: 13 Sep to 530 19 Sep
  • 518, 518AF1 2016 - Service 518 Diversion Diagram produced by SBS Transit

    Times: 13 Sep to 530 19 Sep
  • 700, 971E
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    Times: 13 Sep – 530 19 Sep

    • Resume original route towards Bt Panjang on 1700-2030 on 18 Sep.
    • ADDITIONAL B/S CLOSURES
      1. Esplanade Dr, 02111 Esplanade Bridge — 12 Sep to 18 Sep.
  • 868 (terminating at Fullerton Sq)
    • On 12 Sep, 868 will also skip Esplanade Bridge.
  • 960
    • All passengers alight at Bras Basah Cplx.
    • First boarding bus stop is Cath of The Good Shepherd.
  • 961/961#
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    Times: 13 Sep – 530 19 Sep
  • PREMIUM BUS SERVICES
    Premium Bus Services diversions are to be confirmed. Please confirm with the respective operators.

    • 532/539/549/557/559/560/585/750/761 will terminate at Marina Bay Financial Ctr on 13-15 and 18 Sep.
    • 590 will be diverted from Bras Basah Rd to Nth Bridge Rd, Pickering St, Church St, Collyer Quay, and Finlayson Green to Shenton Way on 13-15 and 18 Sep.
    • 544/552 will terminate at Opp AIA Twr on 13-15 and 18 Sep.
    • Morning 531 will be diverted from ECP to Sheares Ave and Ctrl Blvd to Shenton Way on 13-15 and 18 Sep.
    • Evening 531 will be diverted from Robinson Rd to Finlayson Green, Marina Blvd, and Sheares Ave to ECP on 13-15 and 18 Sep.
  • NR1, NR6
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    Times: 13 Sep – 530 19 Sep
  • NR3 not affected
  • Other NR/Nite Owl Svcs — Start at Opp The Treasury.
  • Bus stops 04167 City Hall Stn Exit B and 04168 Aft City Hall Stn Exit B will be closed from 2130 h daily from 15 to 17 Sep.

EXTENSION OF BUS/TRAIN HOURS

  • On 15, 16, and 17 September 2017, selected train services will be extended.
    MRT Line Originating from Last train timing
    NORTH-SOUTH LINE Jurong East 2333 h
    Marina South Pier 0024 h (+1)
    EAST-WEST LINE Pasir Ris 0003 h (+1)
    Tuas Link 2343 h
    NORTH-EAST LINE HarbourFront 0030 h (+1)
    Punggol 0002 h (+1)
    CIRCLE LINE Dhoby Ghaut 2355 h
    HarbourFront 2330 h
    DOWNTOWN LINE Bukit Panjang 2359 h
    Chinatown 0037 h (+1)
    BUKIT PANJANG LRT Choa Chu Kang (Services A and B; last train will terminate at Bt Panjang) 0129 h (+1)
    SENGKANG LRT Sengkang (both loops) 0105 h (+1) on 15 Sep, 0107 h (+1) on 16 and 17 Sep
    PUNGGOL LRT Punggol (both loops) 0107 h (+1) on 15 Sep, 0109 h (+1) on 16 and 27 Sep

  • On 15, 16, and 17 September 2017, selected bus services will be extended.
    Bus Interchange Bus Services Last bus timing
    Bedok 222, 225G 0100 h (+1)
    Boon Lay 181, 243G 0120 h (+1)
    Bukit Batok 173A, 189A, 941, 945, 947 0140 h (+1)
    Choa Chu Kang 300, 301, 302, 307 0135 h (+1)
    Clementi 282, 284, 285 0105 h (+1)
    Jurong East 143M, 333, 334, 335 0145 h (+1)
    Pasir Ris 358, 359 0110 h (+1)
    Sembawang 859A 0115 h (+1)
    Woodlands 901, 911, 912, 913 0120 h (+1)
    Yishun 804, 812 0115 h (+1)

  • For 307/812: The last bus will operate with the ‘E’ suffix from the first bus stop of the second loop.
  • For 358/359: The last bus will operate BOTH LOOPS, starting from the West Loop. When operating the East Loop, these services will operate with the ‘T’ suffix.
  • For 911/913: The last bus will operate BOTH LOOPS, starting from the East Loop. When operating the West Loop, these services will operate with the ‘E’ suffix.
  • For 912: The last bus will operate BOTH LOOPS, starting from the East Loop. When operating the West Loop, the bus will be numbered 912B.

LAVENDER STN/GATE 1 SHUTTLE

  • Boarding point at Lavender Stn is near b/s 01019 Lavender Stn Exit A/ICA.

TAXIS/GRAB/UBER

  • All taxis will charge surcharges during the three race days for drop-off at allocated taxi stands near Suntec City and hotels nearby. Bookings made via Grab or Uber app are not allowed to enter the restricted areas. If in doubt, please book a taxi via the common hotline to enquire or use the extensive rail network.
  • ERP Gantries Non-Operation
    ERP Gantry Non-Operation Dates Non-Operation Timings
    Fullerton Road (OS 63)
    (towards Esplanade Drive)
    13 Sep (Wed) – 15 Sep (Fri)
    16 Sep (Sat)
    6pm – 8pm
    12.30pm – 8pm
    Fullerton Road  (OS 64)
    (towards Shenton Way)
    13 Sep (Wed) – 15 Sep (Fri) 6pm – 7pm
    New Bridge Road (OS 61) 14 Sep (Thu) – 15 Sep (Fri) 6pm – 7pm
    South Bridge Road (OS 62) 14 Sep (Thu) – 15 Sep (Fri) 6pm – 7pm
    Republic Boulevard (OS 18) 13 Sep (Wed)
    14 Sep (Thu) – 15 Sep (Fri)
    16 Sep (Sat)
    12pm – 8pm
    12pm – 8pm
    12.30pm – 8pm
    Temasek Boulevard (OS 17) 14 Sep (Thu) – 15 Sep (Fri)
    16 Sep (Sat)
    12pm – 8pm
    12.30pm – 8pm
    Bayfront Avenue (OS 66) (towards Raffles Avenue) 13 Sep (Wed) – 15 Sep (Fri)
    16 Sep (Sat)
    6pm – 8pm
    12.30pm – 8pm
    Bayfront Avenue (OS 69) (towards Marina Boulevard) 13 Sep (Wed) – 15 Sep (Fri) 6pm – 7pm

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Bus Service 656 (SMRT Buses Pte Ltd)

Information in this article with effect from 17 Apr 2017 – Change of operator.

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Bus Service 656 is a City Direct service operating between Sembawang and Central, via Sembawang, Bras Basah, and Shenton.

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Service 656 Information

Route

Canberra Road to Shenton Way Anson Road to Canberra Road
Operator SMRT Buses Private Limited

Departure Times

Weekdays: 07 20 h to 07 40 h

Saturdays: No operation

Sundays and Public Holidays: No operation

Weekdays: 18 10 h to 18 25 h

Saturdays: No operation

Sundays and Public Holidays: No operation

Frequency

0630 – 0830: 10 min

0831 – 1659: No operation

1700 – 1900: No operation

1901 – 0629 (+1): No operation

0630 – 0830: 15 min

0831 – 1659: No operation

1700 – 1900: No operation

1901 – 0629 (+1): No operation

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Fares: Service 656 charges Express distance fares.

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Service 656 is a City Direct service that improves connectivity for residents of Sembawang to Central. It serves as an alternative to taking the train and Feeder bus services to and fro their workplaces with its route parallel to rail lines. An express sector is incorporated, between Sembawang and Dhoby Ghaut, via Seletar and Central.

This service relieves high ridership on the rail network.

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Service 656 Route Information:

  • D1

    Road Name

    Bus Stop Code

    Bus Stop Description

    Canberra Rd

    58121

    Blk 424A CP

    Admiralty Lk

    58401

    Opp Blk 491

    58411

    Blk 404A CP

    Sbw Dr

    58341

    Blk 405

    58311

    Blk 354A CP

    58251

    Sun Plaza

    58291

    Blk 317

    Sbw Ave

    58391

    Blk 303

    Orchard Rd

    08057

    Dhoby Ghaut Stn

    Bras Basah Rd

    08069

    Rendezvous H S

    04179

    NTUC Income Ctr

    02049

    Raffles H

    Nicoll Highway

    02119

    Opp War Memorial Pk

    Collyer Quay

    03019

    OUE Bayfront

    Raffles Quay

    03059

    1 Raffles Quay

    Shenton Way

    03129

    UIC Bldg

    03218

    Opp MAS Bldg

  • D2

    Road Name

    Bus Stop Code

    Bus Stop Description

    Anson Rd

    03241

    Mapletree Anson

    Robinson Rd

    03111

    Aft Capital Twr

    03071

    Opp The Oglivy Ctr

    03031

    Raffles Pl Stn Exit F

    Fullerton Rd

    03011

    Fullerton Sq

    Esplanade Dr

    02111

    Esplanade Bridge

    Stamford Rd

    04111

    Capitol Bldg

    04121

    SMU

    Orchard Rd

    08041

    YMCA

    Penang Rd

    08031

    Dhoby Ghaut Stn

    Sbw Ave

    58399

    Opp Blk 303

    Sbw Dr

    58299

    Blk 328

    58259

    Opp Sun Plaza

    58319

    Blk 357C

    58349

    Blk 478

    Admiralty Lk

    58419

    Blk 482A CP

    58409

    Blk 491

    Canberra Rd

    58129

    Blk 508 CP

 * denotes no boarding and alighting, ** for no boarding and *** for no alighting.

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Route History:

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Last edited on 24 Apr 2017 – UPDATE for miss-out of Change of Operator (17 Apr 2017).

Bus 653, 655, 656, 657 change of operator (Apr 2017)

Last updated 4 Apr 2017 – UPDATE for SBST Press Release

 

From 13 April 2017, SMRT Buses will operate Bus 653 using double-decker buses with changed operating details.

Departure frequencies for Direction 1 (Hume Ave – Marina Blvd) has been adjusted to 10 min from the previous 6 min during ComfortDelgro Bus Pte Ltd’s operations. First and last bus timings remain unchanged. Direction 2 first and last bus timings have been adjusted to 18 15 h – 18 30 h with a frequnecy of 15 min.

 

From 17 April 2017, SBS Transit Ltd will operate Bus 655, taking over operations from Woodlands Transport Services Private Limited. There are no changes to all operating details.

 

From 17 April 2017, SMRT Buses will operate Bus 656 using single-decker buses with revised operating details for DIrection 1 (Canberra Rd – Shenton Way) only.

Departure frequencies have been adjusted to 10 min from the 6 – 8 min under Loh Gim Chong Tpt. First and last bus timings remain unchanged. There are no changes to the operating details of Direction 2.

 

From 24 April 2017, SMRT Buses will operate Bus 657 using single-decker buses. There are no changes to all operating details.

 

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