Queue at Parliament House remains at 8 hours as at 6pm

Queue at Parliament House remains at 8 hours as at 6pm

UPDATE: Visitors at Parliament House can expect to queue for 8 hours as at 6pm. Officials have said they are accepting the last person to join the line at 8pm.

SINGAPORE - Members of the public who wish to pay their respects to Mr Lee Kuan Yew are expected to queue up to four hours at Parliament House as at 2pm.

The lying in state at Parliament House will be open until 8pm on Saturday. It is unclear if the hours will be extended.

MRT services will end later tonight to cater to members of the public who will be visiting Parliament House.

The last MRT trains will leave City Hall, Raffles Place and Clarke Quay stations at about 1.00am instead of the usual around 11.50pm.

LRT services and 41 feeder bus services will also run for extended service hours to match the last trains to provide connectivity between the train stations and the residential areas.

The State Funeral Organising Committee said the public can also visit People's Association community tribute sites at 18 locations around Singapore to pay their respects to Mr Lee.

The tribute sites will be opened for 24 hours until Sunday.

Here are the 18 locations:

Tanjong Pagar Community Club, 101 Cantonment Road.

Hong Lim Park, next to Telok Ayer Hong Lim Green Community Centre, 20 Upper Pickering Street.

Open space @ Bedok Town Centre, in front of 209 New Upper Changi Road. The space is outside the Sheng Siong Supermarket.

Tampines Community Plaza, 10 Tampines Central 1. This is in front of Tampines 1 mall.

Kovan Hub, 206 Hougang Street 21; near Heartland Mall.

Ang Mo Kio Central Stage @ Ang Mo Kio Town Centre. The stage is between 712 and 709, Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8. Hardcourt at 749, Yishun Street 72.

Woodlands Civic Centre open space, 900 South Woodlands Drive.

Hardcourt opposite Choa Chu Kang MRT Station, Choa Chu Kang Loop.

Canopy (the pavilion between JCube shopping centre and Jurong Regional Library), Jurong East Street 13.

People's Association Headquarters, 9 King George's Avenue

Botany Centre, Botanic Gardens, 1 Cluny Road

Marina Barrage, 8 Marina Gardens Drive

Toa Payoh Central CC Multipurpose Hall, 93 Toa Payoh Central

Open area at Blk 442 and Blk 449 Clementi Avenue 3

Senja-Cashew Community Club, 101 Bukit Panjang Road

Kampong Kembangan Community Club, 5 Lengkong Tiga

Sengkang Community Club, 2 Sengkang Square

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