SINGAPORE: From Friday (Apr 1), a brand new shuttle bus service will probably be obtainable to take passengers between Singapore’s Woodlands Checkpoint and Johor Bahru’s Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) complicated at Bangunan Sultan Iskandar (BSI).
The shuttle bus service will run each day at 15-minute intervals between the 2 checkpoints, relying on visitors and customized clearance situation, stated transportation service Causeway Link in a Facebook submit on Thursday.
The bus fare is S$2 for passengers who board from Singapore, and RM2 for many who board from Malaysia.
“This bus service only (accepts) cash, please prepare (the) exact fare before boarding,” stated Causeway Link.
The first bus leaves at 6am from BSI and 6.30am from Woodlands Checkpoint. The final bus is at 10pm at BSI and 10.30pm at Woodlands Checkpoint.
Singapore and Malaysia are easing border restrictions from Apr 1, permitting totally vaccinated individuals from each international locations to cross the land border by personal transport.
Those travelling throughout the causeway can even select to make use of designated vaccinated journey bus companies whereas Singapore and Malaysia work to revive cross-border public bus companies.
Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) stated final week that travellers “should expect some traffic congestion” as there could be a surge in these seeking to cross through the land borders.
Johor Chief Minister Onn Hafiz Ghazi additionally stated on Wednesday that he expects that the “visitors state of affairs will probably be worse particularly within the afternoon on Apr 1″.
In a information launch on Thursday, the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority stated that the variety of automated lanes at bus halls have been elevated to beef up clearance capability at Woodlands Checkpoint.
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Source : channelnewsasia.com