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.

 

Credits:

  • SMRT
  • Singapore Public Transportation
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Commencement of Parkway Parade Shuttle Bus

Last updated 7 Apr 2017 – CORRECTION

 

myBus.com.sg Facebook has announced that it will commence operations of the Parkway Parade Shuttle Bus Services from 1 April 2017.

Please refer to their post for more information.

This shuttle service used to be operated by Republic Express Pte Ltd, whose contract has expired. There are no changes to all operating details by Loh Gim Chong Transport.

Updated Bus Stop Distances (9 Apr 2017)

Last updated 7 Apr 2017 – GA Press Release

There will be an update of bus stop distances taking effect from 9 April 2017. Details are as follows:Capture.PNGCapture.PNG2ndQU2017BusstopNotice_Pathed-01.png

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Credits:

  • SMRT
  • SBS Transit
  • Tower Transit
  • Go Ahead

Route Amendments (9 Apr 2017)

The routes of Services 25, 55 and 155 will be extended from Sunday, 9 April 2017.

 

Service 25
The route of Service 25 will be extended to terminate at Upper East Coast Bus Terminal instead of Bedok Bus Interchange. With the extension, it will ply between Ang Mo Kio Bus Interchange and Upper East Coast Bus Terminal and enhance connectivity for commuters in the Bedok South area to Bedok Town Centre, as well as Eunos and Hougang. The extended route will ply New Upper Changi Road, Bedok South Avenue 3 and Upper East Coast Road.

Service 25 will operate from Upper East Coast Bus Terminal from 5.30am to 11.30pm daily. In addition, the first trip towards Ang Mo Kio from Bedok Station (Exit A) along New Upper Changi Road will start at 5.15am from Mondays to Saturdays and at 5.30am on Sundays and Public Holidays. The operating hours from Ang Mo Kio Bus Interchange remain unchanged.

PREVIOUS ROUTE INFORMATION

PREVIOUS departure times from Bedok Int – 0515 – 2340 (Weekdays and Saturdays), 0530 – 2340 (Sunday/PH)

DIRECTION 1
Distance (km) Bus Stop
Code
Road / Bus Stop Description
Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
0.0  54009  • Ang Mo Kio Int
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
0.4  54261  • Ang Mo Kio Stn
0.7  54271  • Blk 586
1.0  54281  • Blk 570
1.3  54291  • Blk 564
1.8  54301  • Blk 5022
2.1  66341  • Daikin S’pore
2.7  66331  • Blk 554
3.1  66101  • Blk 516
Hougang Ave 2
3.6  63311  • Blk 634
4.0  63321  • Blk 627
4.4  63331  • Blk 615
4.8  63341  • Opp Blk 709
Hougang Ave 3
5.4  63249  • Blk 1
5.9  63071  • Opp Blk 248
6.2  63081  • Opp Blk 241
6.6  63091  • Opp Blk 106
6.9  63101  • Opp Blk 169
7.3  62231  • Bef S’pore Girls’ Home
7.6  62241  • SBST Hougang Depot
8.0  71051  • Aft Kim Chuan Rd
8.5  71061  • Bef Airport Rd
Eunos Link
8.9  71071  • Opp Comfort Driving Ctr
9.3  71081  • Eunos Technolink
9.8  71091  • Blk 637
Jln Eunos
10.2  72019  • Eunos Mans
10.9  83119  • Opp Blk 16
11.1  83109  • Opp Eunos Stn
Sims Ave East
11.6  83011  • Casa Sarina
11.9  83031  • Opp Hong San Si Tp
12.3  83062  • Kembangan Stn
12.8  83081  • Opp Perpetual Succour Ch
New Upp Changi Rd
13.4  84011  • Chai Chee Ind Pk
13.7  84021  • Blk 32
Bedok Nth Dr
14.5  84009  • Bedok Int

 

DIRECTION 2
Distance (km) Bus Stop
Code
Road / Bus Stop Description
Bedok Nth Dr
0.0  84009  • Bedok Int
New Upp Changi Rd
0.7  84029  • Opp Blk 32
1.0  84019  • Opp Chai Chee Ind Pk
Changi Rd
1.5  83099  • Aft Perpetual Succour Ch
1.9  83079  • Bef Siglap Plain
2.3  83059  • Mjd Kassim
2.5  83049  • Bef Lor 110 Changi
Jln Eunos
3.4  83101  • Eunos Stn
3.7  83111  • Blk 17
4.2  72011  • Blk 322
Eunos Link
4.5  71099  • Blk 311
4.9  71089  • Opp Eunos Technolink
5.3  71079  • Comfort Driving Ctr
Hougang Ave 3
5.8  71069  • Aft Airport Rd
6.2  71059  • Bef Kim Chuan Rd
6.6  62249  • Opp SBST Hougang Depot
7.0  62239  • Opp S’pore Girls’ Home
7.4  63109  • Blk 172
7.7  63099  • Blk 106
8.1  63089  • Blk 241
8.5  63079  • Blk 248
9.0  63241  • Blk 21
Hougang Ave 2
9.5  63349  • Blk 708
10.1  63339  • Opp Blk 615
10.4  63329  • Opp Blk 627
10.9  63319  • Opp Blk 634
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
11.4  66109  • Blk 151
11.9  66339  • Blk 101
12.5  66349  • Opp Daikin S’pore
12.8  54309  • Opp Blk 5022
13.4  54299  • Opp Blk 565
13.7  54289  • Blk 452
14.0  54279  • Blk 427
14.3  54269  • Opp Ang Mo Kio Stn
Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
14.6  54009  • Ang Mo Kio Int

CANCELLED Downroute Departures:

  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3, Daikin Singapore – Bedok Int
    Weekday 0523 – 0532 (9 mins’ interval)
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3, aft Kim Chuan Rd – Bedok Int
    Weekday 0530, Saturday 0530 – 0543 (13 mins’ interval), Sunday/PH 0530 – 0544 (14 mins’ interval)

 

Service 55
Similarly, the route of Service 55 will be extended to terminate at Upper East Coast Bus Terminal. Currently, it loops at Siglap Road for its return journey to Bishan Bus Interchange. The extension will enhance connectivity for existing and upcoming developments in the Bayshore area with Eunos and Hougang. With the extension, it will ply Marine Parade Road, Bedok South Avenue 1 and Upper East Coast Road. It will, however, skip the bus stop opposite Mandarin Gardens (93199) along Siglap Road.

Service 55 will operate from Bishan Bus Interchange from 5.30am to 11.45pm from Mondays to Saturdays and from 5.45am to 11.45pm on Sundays and Public Holidays. From Upper East Coast Bus Terminal, it will operate from 5.20am to 11.40pm from Mondays to Saturdays and from 5.30am to 11.40pm on Sundays and Public Holidays.

PREVIOUS ROUTE INFORMATION

PREVIOUS Departure timing from Bishan 0530 – 2253 (Weekdays), 0530 – 2249 (Saturdays), 0530 – 2246 (Sundays/PHs)

LOOP SERVICE
Distance (km) Bus Stop
Code
Road / Bus Stop Description
Bishan St 13
0.0  53009  • Bishan Int
Bishan St 11
0.6  53221  • Blk 115
Bishan Rd
1.0  53239  • Opp Bishan Stn
1.5  53249  • Blk 210
1.9  54539  • Bishan Pk
Ang Mo Kio Ave 10
2.6  54601  • Townsville Pr Sch
3.0  54371  • Blk 409A
3.4  54381  • Blk 443
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
4.0  54291  • Blk 564
4.5  54301  • Blk 5022
4.8  66341  • Daikin S’pore
5.4  66331  • Blk 554
5.8  66101  • Blk 516
Hougang Ave 2
6.3  63311  • Blk 634
6.7  63321  • Blk 627
7.1  63331  • Blk 615
7.5  63341  • Opp Blk 709
Hougang Ave 3
8.1  63249  • Blk 1
8.6  63071  • Opp Blk 248
8.9  63081  • Opp Blk 241
9.3  63091  • Opp Blk 106
9.6  63101  • Opp Blk 169
10.0  62231  • Bef S’pore Girls’ Home
10.3  62241  • SBST Hougang Depot
10.7  71051  • Aft Kim Chuan Rd
11.2  71061  • Bef Airport Rd
Eunos Link
11.6  71071  • Opp Comfort Driving Ctr
12.0  71081  • Eunos Technolink
12.5  71091  • Blk 637
Jln Eunos
12.9  72019  • Eunos Mans
13.6  83119  • Opp Blk 16
13.8  83109  • Opp Eunos Stn
Still Rd
14.5  83299  • Aft Lor G Telok Kurau
14.9  83319  • Aft Lor J Telok Kurau
15.2  83309  • Aft Still Lane
Still Rd Sth
15.7  92279  • Aft Grand Hotel
Marine Parade Rd
15.9  92061  • CHIJ Katong Convent (Pr)
16.4  92071  • Opp Blk 57
16.7  92081  • St. Patrick’s Sec Sch
17.1  93011  • Opp Neptune Ct
17.5  93021  • Opp Mandarin Gdns
Siglap Rd
17.8  93199  • Opp Mandarin Gdns
Marine Parade Rd
18.5  93201  • Victoria Sch
18.9  93029  • Mandarin Gdns
19.3  93019  • Neptune Ct
19.7  92089  • CHIJ Katong Convent
20.0  92079  • Blk 57
Still Rd Sth
20.6  92271  • Bef Grand Hotel
Still Rd
20.9  83301  • Aft East Coast Rd
21.3  83311  • Aft Lor Nangka
21.6  83291  • Flora East
Jln Eunos
22.3  83101  • Eunos Stn
22.6  83111  • Blk 17
23.1  72011  • Blk 322
Eunos Link
23.4  71099  • Blk 311
23.8  71089  • Opp Eunos Technolink
24.2  71079  • Comfort Driving Ctr
Hougang Ave 3
24.7  71069  • Aft Airport Rd
25.1  71059  • Bef Kim Chuan Rd
25.5  62249  • Opp SBST Hougang Depot
25.9  62239  • Opp S’pore Girls’ Home
26.3  63109  • Blk 172
26.6  63099  • Blk 106
27.0  63089  • Blk 241
27.4  63079  • Blk 248
27.9  63241  • Blk 21
Hougang Ave 2
28.4  63349  • Blk 708
29.0  63339  • Opp Blk 615
29.3  63329  • Opp Blk 627
29.8  63319  • Opp Blk 634
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
30.3  66109  • Blk 151
30.8  66339  • Blk 101
31.4  66349  • Opp Daikin S’pore
31.7  54309  • Opp Blk 5022
32.3  54299  • Opp Blk 565
Ang Mo Kio Ave 10
32.7  54389  • Blk 465
33.1  54379  • Blk 475
33.5  54609  • Opp Townsville Pr Sch
Bishan Rd
34.1  54531  • MRT Bishan Depot
34.4  53241  • Opp Blk 217
35.0  53231  • Bishan Stn
Bishan St 11
35.5  53229  • Blk 501
Bishan St 13
35.9  53009  • Bishan Int

 

WITHDRAWN Bus 55A

Number Route (Service 55) Day Operating schedule
55A Bishan Int – Marine Parade Rd, Victoria Sch Daily 2300 – 2345

 

WITHDRAWN DOWNROUTE:

Route (Service 55) Day Operating schedule
Siglap Rd, opp Mandarin Gdns – Bishan Int Weekday 0530 – 0623
Saturday 0530, 0620
Sundays/PHs 0545, 0604, 0623

 

 

Service 155
The route of Service 155 will be extended to terminate at Bedok Bus Interchange. Currently, it commences its trip at Toa Payoh Bus Interchange and loops at Siglap Road for its return journey. The extension will enhance connectivity between Bedok and Telok Kurau and serve amenities such as the Parkway East Hospital and the new Heartbeat@Bedok Integrated Complex en-route. With the extended route, it will ply Marine Parade Road, Bedok South Avenue 1, New Upper Changi Road, Bedok North Avenue 3 and Bedok North Street 1, and skip the bus stop opposite Mandarin Gardens (93199) along Siglap Road.

Service 155 will operate daily from 6.00am to midnight from Toa Payoh Bus Interchange and from 5.40am to 11.30pm from Bedok Bus Interchange.

PREVIOUS ROUTE INFORMATION

LOOP SERVICE
Distance (km) Bus Stop
Code
Road / Bus Stop Description
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
0.0  52009  • Toa Payoh Int
0.5  52509  • Opp Toa Payoh Swim Cplx
Lor 4 Toa Payoh
0.8  52251  • Chung Hwa Free Clinic
1.3  52271  • Jackson Sq
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
1.9  52369  • Blk 237
Braddell Rd
2.7  52051  • Blk 147
3.2  52061  • BCA Academy
3.7  66061  • Aft Braddell Flyover
4.2  66071  • Opp PUB Recreation Club
Upp S’goon Rd
4.7  61049  • Aft Bartley Rd
 61039
  • Woodleigh Stn
Upp Aljunied Rd
5.6  70069  • aft Bidadari Pk Dr
6.1  70059  • Bef Joo Seng Rd
6.3  70049  • Aft Blk 4
Aljunied Rd
6.7  70039  • Aljunied Pk
Merpati Rd
7.0  70151  • Aft Jln Anggerek
7.3  70161  • Blk 14
Circuit Rd
7.7  70171  • Blk 77
7.9  70181  • Blk 36
8.1  70191  • MacPherson Sec Sch
8.4  70201  • ITE MacPherson Campus 1
Pipit Rd
8.8  70211  • Blk 90
Circuit Rd
9.3  70221  • Blk 79 FC
Mattar Rd
9.7  70231  • Aft Merpati Rd
10.0  70241  • MacPherson Pr Sch
Aljunied Rd
10.4  70019  • Blk 125
10.8  81099  • Blk 102
Geylang East Ctrl
11.0  81201  • Opp Geylang Meth Sec Sch
11.4  81211  • Geylang Polyclinic
11.8  81221  • Folec Tech Ctr
Paya Lebar Rd
12.2  81111  • Paya Lebar Stn
Sims Ave
12.6  82011  • Aft Tg Katong Cplx
12.9  82032  • Blk 416
13.5  82061  • Eunos Stn
Still Rd
14.2  83299  • Aft Lor G Telok Kurau
Joo Chiat Pl
14.7  83151  • Parkway East Hosp
Telok Kurau Rd
14.8  83139  • Aft Joo Chiat Pl
15.0  83129  • Aft Ji Xiang Ct
15.3  92209  • Opp Tandeville
East Coast Rd
15.8  92141  • Ocean Apts
16.0  92151  • Christ Meth Ch
16.3  93051  • Aft Dunbar Walk
16.7  93061  • Bef Siglap Rd
Siglap Rd
17.0  93129  • Bef Sekolah Indonesia
17.4  93199  • Opp Mandarin Gdns
Marine Parade Rd
18.1  93201  • Victoria Sch
Siglap Rd
18.5  93121  • Opp Sekolah Indonesia
East Coast Rd
18.9  93069  • Aft Siglap Rd
19.3  93059  • Aft Jln Buloh Perindu
19.6  92159  • St. Patrick’s Sec Sch
19.9  92149  • St. Patrick’s Green
Telok Kurau Rd
20.3  92201  • Tandeville
20.5  83121  • Bef Lor K Telok Kurau
20.9  83131  • Aft Lor H Telok Kurau
21.1  83141  • Telok Kurau Sec Sch
Changi Rd
21.4  83029  • Bef Jamiyah Home
21.8  82069  • Aft GE Life Ctr
22.3  82049  • Joo Chiat Cplx
Geylang Rd
22.7  82029  • Blk 14 Mkt/FC
* Express
Paya Lebar Rd
23.2  81129  • Bef Geylang Fire Stn
23.5  81119  • Opp Paya Lebar Stn
Geylang East Ctrl
23.8  81229  • Opp Folec Tech Ctr
24.2  81219  • Opp Geylang Polyclinic
24.5  81209  • Geylang Meth Pr Sch
Aljunied Rd
24.9  81091  • Blk 60
25.3  70011  • Opp Blk 125
Merpati Rd
25.9  70151  • Aft Jln Anggerek
26.2  70161  • Blk 14
Circuit Rd
26.6  70171  • Blk 77
26.8  70181  • Blk 36
27.0  70191  • MacPherson Sec Sch
27.3  70201  • ITE MacPherson Campus 1
Pipit Rd
27.7  70211  • Blk 90
Circuit Rd
28.2  70221  • Blk 79 FC
Mattar Rd
28.6  70231  • Aft Merpati Rd
28.9  70241  • MacPherson Pr Sch
Aljunied Rd
29.2  70021  • Opp Canossa Convent Pr
29.5  70031  • Opp Aljunied Pk
Upp Aljunied Rd
30.0  70041  • Opp Blk 4
30.3  70051  • Aft Joo Seng Rd
30.7  70061  • bef Bidadari Pk Dr
Upp S’goon Rd
61031
  • Woodleigh Stn
31.5  61041  • Bef Braddell Rd
Braddell Rd
31.7  66089  • S’pore Power Trg Inst
32.1  66079  • PUB Recreation Club
32.7  66069  • Bef Braddell Flyover
33.2  52069  • ComfortDelGro Corp Ltd
33.5  52059  • Blk 219
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
34.1  52361  • Blk 1
Lor 4 Toa Payoh
34.7  52279  • Blk 56
35.2  52259  • Opp Chung Hwa Free Clinic
Lor 6 Toa Payoh
35.6  52501  • Toa Payoh Swim Cplx
36.0  52009  • Toa Payoh Int

PREVIOUS Departures from Toa Payoh Int – Weekdays: 0600 – 2247, Saturdays: 0600 – 2251, Sundays and Public Holidays: 0600 – 2252

WITHDRAWN DOWNROUTE

Route (Service 155)

Day

Operating schedule

Merpati Rd, aft Jln Anggerek – Toa Payoh Int

This route passes by Siglap Road.

Weekdays

0545 – 0611

2 trips, 26 mins’ interval

Saturdays

0545 – 0609

3 trips, 12 mins’ interval

Sundays and Public Holidays

0555 – 0608

2 trips, 13 mins’ interval

Siglap Rd, opp Mandarin Gdns – Toa Payoh Int

Weekdays

0600 – 0611

2 trips, 11 mins’ interval

Saturdays

0600 – 0609

2 trips, 9 mins’ interval

Sundays and Public Holidays

0600 – 0613

2 trips, 13 mins’ interval

WITHDRAWN BUS 155A

Service Number

Route (Service 155)

Day

Operating schedule

155A

Toa Payoh Int – Marine Parade Rd, Victoria Sch

Daily

2300 – 0000 (+1)

4 trips

Bus 130A Operating Dates (Qing Ming 2017)

Updated 24 Mar 2017 – Publishing

 

  • 4 Apr (0713 h to 1657 h)
  • 25 Mar, 1, 8, 15 Apr (0717 h to 1714 h)
  • 26 Mar, 2, 9, 16 Apr (0726 h to 1646 h)

Bus 405 Operating Dates (2017)

Updated 24 Mar 2017 – Publishing

 

Bus Service 405 will operate on the following dates and times in 2017:

  • 25 Mar
  • 26 Mar
  • 1 Apr
  • 2 Apt
  • 4 Apr
  • 8 Apr
  • 9 Apr
  • 15 Apr
  • 16 Apr
  • 14 Apr
  • 27 May
  • 28 May
  • 25 Jun
  • 26 Jun
  • 1 Sep
  • 14 Oct
  • 15 Oct
  • 18 Oct
  • 2 Nov

First Bus: 0700 h

Last bus: 1700 h

Frequency: 22 – 30 min

Chingay @ Heartlands – Holland – Bukit Panjang GRC

Last updated 21 March 2017 – Publishing

 

On 25 March 2017, from 5 to 10 pm, bus services 184, 187, 190, 700A, 970 and 973 will skip bus stop 44241 opp Lompang Rd due to land closure for an event.