Bus Service 129 (SBS Transit Ltd)

Information with effect from 28 May 2017 – New bus stops

Bus Service 129 is a Trunk service operating between Tampines Concourse Interchange and Saint Michael’s Terminal, via Tampines, Bartley, Toa Payoh and Whampoa.

Service 129 Information
RouteWheelchair-accessible Tampines Concourse Interchange – Saint Michael’s Terminal Saint Michael’s Terminal – Tampines Concourse Interchange
Operator SBS Transit Limited
Departure Times 0545 – 2330 0545 – 2330
Frequency 0630 – 0830: 12 mins

0831 – 1659: 15 mins

1700 – 1900: 12 – 15 mins

1901 – 0629 (+1): 12 – 15 mins

0630 – 0830: 12 mins

0831 – 1659: 15 mins

1700 – 1900: 12 – 15 mins

1901 – 0629 (+1): 12 – 15 mins

Fares: Service 129 charges regular distance fares for Trunk services.

Service 129 is a Trunk service from Tampines Concourse to Saint Michael’s Terminal and vice versa. It serves residents of Tampines, Toa Payoh, Whampoa and Bartley as well as provides a semi-express connection between Tampines and Toa Payoh along the Bartley Rpad and Bartley Road East viaducts. It is currently the only Service to do so.

Besides, Service 129 also complements Services 8, 15, 23 and  69 etcetera for the heavily-used sector between Tampines Central and Temasek Polytechnic.

Service 129 calls at the bus stops along Jalan Bahagia, Jalan Tenteram and Whampoa Road twice in different directions. Commuters boarding at these bus stops should look out for coloured destination plates placed on the windscreen before boarding – the red plate indicates the bus is heading towards Tampines Concourse while the white plate indicates the bus is heading towards Saint Michael’s Terminal.

In addition, Service 129 also serves the following amenities:

  • Schools:
    • St. Hilda Secondary School
    • St. Hilda Primary School
    • East View Primary School
    • Junyuan Primary School
    • Temasek Polytechnic
    • Maris Stella High School
    • BCA Academy
    • Beatty Secondary School
    • Global Indian International School (Balestier Campus)
  • Shopping Centres:
    • Tampines 1
    • Tampines Mall
    • Century Square
    • Our Tampines Hub
    • Toa Payoh Central
    • Zhongshan Mall
  • Tampines Regional Library
  • Tampines Polyclinic
  • Tampines North Community Centre
  • SAFRA Tampines
  • HomeTeamNS @ Balestier
  • Whampoa Community Centre

It also connects to the following MRT stations:

  • Tampines West
  • Tampines
  • Braddell
  • Toa Payoh
  • Bartley

Service 129 Route Information:

  • D1
    DIRECTION 1
    Distance (km) Bus Stop
    Code
    Road / Bus Stop Description
        Tampines Concourse
    0.0  75019  • Tampines Concourse Int
        Tampines Ctrl 1
    0.4  76559  • Bef Tampines Ctrl 3
        Tampines Ave 7
    0.6  76191  • Opp Tampines Reg Lib
        Tampines Ave 4
    1.1  76149  • Opp Tampines Stn/Int
    1.5  76139  • Opp Century Sq
    1.9  76111  • Blk 945
    2.2  76121  • Opp St. Hilda’s Sec Sch
    2.5  76281  • East View Pr Sch
        Tampines Ave 1
    3.0  75229  • Temasek Poly East G
    3.5  75239  • Temasek Poly
    3.9  75249  • Temasek Poly West G
    4.2  75259  • Tropica Condo
        Bartley Rd
    10.3  62071  • Opp Bartley Stn
    10.7  62081  • Opp Bartley Chr Ch
      62091  • Opp Gambir Ridge
        Braddell Rd
    12.5  66069  • Bef Braddell Flyover
    13.0  52069  • ComfortDelGro Corp Ltd
    13.3  52059  • Blk 219
        Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    13.9  52361  • Blk 1
        Lor 1 Toa Payoh
    14.3  52449  • Toa Payoh Police Ctr
    14.5  52179  • Braddell Stn
        Lor 2 Toa Payoh
    14.8  52209  • Blk 101C CP
    15.2  52199  • Blk 84B
    15.4  52189  • Toa Payoh Stn
        Jln Toa Payoh
    16.5  52079  • Opp Trellis Twrs
        Balestier Rd
    17.0  50161  • Balestier Ctr
    17.3  50171  • Zhongshan Mall
        Jln Rajah
    17.9  52401  • Blk 102
    18.3  52411  • Blk 105
        Whampoa Rd
    18.8  52451  • Blk 114
        Jln Bahagia
    19.1  52129  • Blk 29
        Jln Tenteram
    19.4  52049  • Blk 19
    19.8  52119  • Opp Blk 65
        Whampoa Rd
    20.3  52499  • St. Michael’s Ter

  • D2
    DIRECTION 2
    Distance (km) Bus Stop
    Code
    Road / Bus Stop Description
        Whampoa Rd
    0.0  52499  • St. Michael’s Ter
    0.3  52451  • Blk 114
        Jln Bahagia
    0.6  52129  • Blk 29
        Jln Tenteram
    0.9  52049  • Blk 19
    1.3  52119  • Opp Blk 65
        Jln Rajah
    1.8  52419  • Curtin S’pore
    2.2  52409  • Opp Blk 102
        Ah Hood Rd
    2.9  52479  • Opp EASB
        Balestier Rd
    3.1  50169  • Aft Irrawaddy Rd
        Thomson Rd
    3.5  51011  • Opp Tan Tong Meng Twr
        Jln Toa Payoh
    4.4  52071  • Trellis Twrs
        Lor 2 Toa Payoh
    5.0  52181  • Opp Toa Payoh Stn
    5.4  52191  • Blk 140
    5.7  52201  • Blk 121
        Lor 1 Toa Payoh
    6.0  52171  • Opp Braddell Stn
    6.2  52441  • Blk 202
        Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    6.6  52369  • Blk 237
        Braddell Rd
    7.4  52051  • Blk 147
    7.9  52061  • BCA Academy
    8.4  66061  • Aft Braddell Flyover
        Bartley Rd
      62099  • Gambir Ridge
    10.1  62089  • Bartley Chr Ch
    10.3  62079  • Bartley Stn
        Tampines Ave 1
    16.5  75251  • Opp Tropica Condo
    16.9  75241  • Opp Temasek Poly West G
    17.2  75231  • Opp Temasek Poly
    17.6  75221  • Opp Temasek Poly East G
        Tampines Ave 4
    18.1  76289  • Opp East View Pr Sch
    18.4  76129  • St. Hilda’s Sec Sch
    18.7  76119  • Opp Blk 945
    19.0  76131  • UOB Tampines Ctr
    19.4  76141  • Tampines Stn/Int
        Tampines Ave 7
    19.8  76199  • Bef Tampines Reg Lib
        Tampines Ctrl 1
    20.1  76551  • Aft Tampines Ctrl 3
        Tampines Concourse
    20.7  75019  • Tampines Concourse Int

Bus stops shown in Orange are wheelchair-inaccessible.

Downroute Departures:

Route (Service 129)

Day

Operating schedule

Braddell Rd, Blk 219 – St. Michael’s Ter

Daily

0600

Tampines Ave 1, opp Tropica Condo – Tampines Concourse Int

Daily

0600, 0613, 0626

Route History:

  • Before 1 Jan 2017 – Please refer to SG Wiki.
  • 28 May 2017 – New bus stops

Credits:

  • Transitlink e-Guide
  • SG Wiki

Last updated 14 May 2017 – UPDATE for New bus stops (28 May 2017)

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