Change in Bus Stop Distance (9 Jul 2017)

Last edited 23 Jun 2017 — PUBLISHING

From 9 July 2017, there will be some changes in the distances between some bus stops.

Affected bus stop To next bus stop (before update) Affected bus services
Road name Bus stop code Bus stop description Road name Bus stop code Bus stop description Original distance (km) Updated distance (km)
Airpt Blvd 95019 Aft Changi Airpt PTB2 Airpt Blvd 95159 Near SATS Flight Kitchen 0.7 0.8 24, 27, 34, 53, 858, 858B
ECP 94099 Aft E.C. Sea Sports Club 6.0 6.1 36, 36A
95159 Near SATS Flight Kitchen TPE 65191 Bef Punggol Rd 11.8 11.7 858, 858B
Upp Changi Rd E 96069 Mera Terr P/G 3.4 3.3 24
Tampines Ave 5 76061 Blk 938 6.8 6.7 27
Tampines Ave 7 76249 Blk 370 4.5 4.4 34
CBP Ave 3 Citibank TBC TBC (-0.1 from original dist.) TS1
Loyang Ave 98011 Blk 149A 4.7 4.6 53
Marine Parade Rd 93021 Opp Mandarin Gdns Marine Parade Rd 93031 Opp Laguna Pk 0.6 0.4 31, 43, 47, 48, 55, 155, 196, 196e, 197, 541, 853#, 4N
Siglap Rd 93121 Opp Sekolah Indonesia 0.4 0.2 13, 16
93199 Opp Mandarin Gdns 0.3 0.1 36, 36B, 135, 135A
93031 Opp Laguna Pk Marine Parade Rd 93041 Hua Xin Ct 0.5 0.7 31, 43, 47, 48, 55, 155, 196, 196e, 197, 541, 621, 853#, 4N

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

Bus Service 196/A/e (SBS Transit Ltd)

Information in this article with effect from 9 Jul 2017 – Bus stops distance update

Bus Service 196 is a trunk route between Bedok and Clementi, via Marine Parade, Marine Crescent, Mountbatten, Shenton Way, Bukit Merah, Commonwealth, Dover and Ayer Rajah. It shares both its termini with Services 7 and 14.

Service 196e is a Fast-Forward route variant of Service 196, plying between Marine Parade and Shenton Way, via Marine Terrace, Nicoll Highway and Fullerton. It operates only during peak hours.

Service 196 Information

RouteWheelchair-accessible

Bedok Interchange – Clementi Interchange

Clementi Interchange – Bedok Interchange

Operator

SBS Transit Limited

Departure Times

Weekdays: 0530 – 2315

Saturdays: 0530 – 2315

Sundays and Public Holidays: 0530 – 2315

Weekdays: 0545 – 2345

Saturdays: 0545 – 2345

Sundays and Public Holidays: 0545 – 2345

Frequency

0630 – 0830: 7 – 8 mins

0831 – 1659: 6 – 17 mins

1700 – 1900: 9 – 11 mins

1901 – 0629 (+1): 9 – 14 mins

0630 – 0830: 11 – 14 mins

0831 – 1659: 5 – 15 mins

1700 – 1900: 8 – 13 mins

1901 – 0629 (+1): 11 – 13 mins

 

Service 196e Information

RouteWheelchair-accessible

Marine Parade Road – Shenton Way

Anson Road – Marine Parade Road

Operator

SBS Transit Limited

Departure Times

Weekdays: 0756 – 0820

Saturdays: No operation

Sundays and Public Holidays: No operation

Weekdays: 1818 – 1842

Saturdays: No operation

Sundays and Public Holidays: No operation

Frequency

8 mins

8 mins

Fares: Service 196 charges regular Basic Bus Service Distance fares while Service 196e charges Express Distance fares for Fast-Forward services.

Service 196 is an inter-town trunk service connecting residential estates of Clementi, Dover, Mountbatten, Marine Parade and Bukit Merah to Outram, Shenton Way and Nicoll Highway in the City. It encounters high demand throughout the day by serving inter-town links which is highest during peak hours as a frequented route between Shenton Way and Marine Parade.

Service 196e benefits residents of Marine Parade with a quicker connection to Nicoll Highway and Shenton Way in the City by travelling faster than its parent service. It operates during peak hours only and charges express fares.

Operating between Shenton Way and Marine Parade, Service 196e skips several bus stops throughout its route and plies the same route as Service 196. It also incorporates express sectors along Nicoll Highway and Mountbatten Road.

Service 196 Route Information:

DIRECTION 1
Distance (km) Bus Stop
Code
Road / Bus Stop Description
Bedok Nth Dr
0.0  84009  • Bedok Int
Bedok Sth Rd
0.7  84139  • Panasonic
1.3  84129  • Fujitec S’pore Ltd
Bedok Sth Ave 1
1.8  84151  • Casafina
2.3  93131  • Opp Eastern Lagoon II
Marine Parade Rd
2.6  93049  • Lagoon View
3.0  93039  • Laguna Pk
3.3  93201  • Victoria Sch
3.7  93029  • Mandarin Gdns
4.1  93019  • Neptune Ct
4.5  92089  • CHIJ Katong Convent
Marine Terr
4.7  92211  • CHIJ Katong Convent (Sec)
5.0  92221  • Blk 19
Marine Cres
5.4  92231  • Blk 34
Marine Parade Rd
5.7  92069  • Tao Nan Sch
6.1  92059  • Bet Blks 72/74
6.4  92049  • Parkway Parade
Amber Rd
7.2  92241  • Amber Gdn
Mountbatten Rd
7.5  92099  • One Amber
7.9  91079  • Aft Tg Katong Rd
8.2  91069  • Bef Walton Rd
8.8  91059  • Katong Pk Twrs
9.0  91049  • Bef Fort Rd
9.4  91091  • Bef Kg Kayu Rd
9.7  80271  • Opp Blk 2
10.1  80141  • Opp Mountbatten Voc Sch
Nicoll Highway
10.8  80219  • Natl Stadium
12.2  80169  • Nicoll Highway Stn
12.9  80159  • Suntec City
13.4  02119  • One Raffles Link
Collyer Quay
14.4  03019  • OUE Bayfront
Raffles Quay
14.7  03059  • One Raffles Quay
Shenton Way
15.1  03129  • UIC Bldg
15.7  03218  • Opp MAS Bldg
Cantonment Link
16.7  05631  • Blk 16
Cantonment Rd
17.1  05521  • Maritime Hse
Neil Rd
17.4  10021  • Blk 3
Kg Bahru Rd
17.8  10041  • Aft Blair Rd
Jln Bt Merah
18.2  10051  • Blk 149
18.5  10061  • Blk 140
18.9  10071  • Blk 111
19.1  10501  • Blk 104
19.4  10081  • Opp Blk 120
20.0  10091  • Bt Merah Town Ctr
20.5  10101  • SPRING S’pore Bldg
21.0  10111  • Opp Blk 28
21.3  10131  • Opp Blk 2
Queensway
22.0  11021  • Aft Queenstown NPC HQ
22.3  11031  • Opp Queen’s Cl
23.0  11041  • Aft C’wealth Dr
23.4  11051  • Opp Queenstown Polyclinic
C’wealth Ave
23.9  11161  • C’wealth Stn
24.4  11171  • Opp Blk 7B
24.8  11181  • Opp Blk 43
Nth Buona Vista Rd
25.1  11369  • Opp Buona Vista Stn
25.7  18149  • Opp Anglo-Chinese JC
Dover Rd
26.2  18119  • Opp Fairfield Meth Pr Sch
26.7  19089  • United World College
27.0  19079  • Bef Dover Ct Prep Sch
27.4  19069  • Opp Ayer Rajah Telecoms
27.8  19059  • University Town
Clementi Rd
28.0  17099  • Aft Dover Rd
AYE
29.0  17121  • Blk 610
29.5  17131  • Clementi Flyover
29.9  17141  • Clementi Stadium
Clementi Ave 6
30.8  17059  • Regent Pk
C’wealth Ave West
31.2  17189  • Blk 317
Clementi Ave 3
31.5  17009  • Clementi Int
DIRECTION 2
Distance (km) Bus Stop
Code
Road / Bus Stop Description
Clementi Ave 3
0.0  17009  • Clementi Int
C’wealth Ave West
0.5  17181  • Opp Blk 317
Clementi Ave 6
0.8  17051  • Blk 436
AYE
1.3  20019  • Blk 431
1.6  17149  • Blk 426
2.0  17139  • Aft Clementi Swim Cplx
Clementi Rd
2.6  17191  • NUS High Sch
Dover Rd
3.4  19051  • New Town Sec Sch
3.9  19061  • Ayer Rajah Telecoms
4.5  19071  • Opp United World College
4.8  19081  • Opp ACS Boarding Sch
5.1  18111  • Fairfield Meth Pr Sch
Nth Buona Vista Rd
5.8  18141  • Aft Anglo-Chinese JC
6.2  11361  • Buona Vista Stn
C’wealth Ave
6.5  11189  • Blk 43
6.7  11179  • Blk 8
7.3  11169  • C’wealth Stn
Queensway
7.9  11059  • Queenstown Polyclinic
8.3  11049  • Opp Blessed Sacrament Ch
8.7  11039  • Blk 19
9.1  11029  • Blk 166
Jln Bt Merah
9.7  11019  • Opp OG Fty
10.0  10139  • Blk 1
10.4  10119  • Opp Pacific Tech Ctr
10.6  10109  • Opp SPRING S’pore Bldg
11.1  10099  • Opp Bt Merah Town Ctr
11.6  10089  • Blk 119
12.2  10079  • Blk 201
12.6  10069  • Opp Blk 140
12.9  10059  • Opp Blk 149
Kg Bahru Rd
13.2  10049  • Aft Jln Bt Merah
13.5  10039  • Bef Hosp Dr
Eu Tong Sen St
13.7  10017  • Aft Hosp Dr
Cantonment Rd
14.4  05519  • Opp Maritime Hse
14.7  05629  • Opp South Pt
Anson Rd
15.1  03222  • Hub Synergy Pt
Robinson Rd
15.8  03111  • Aft Capital Twr
16.1  03071  • Opp The Ogilvy Ctr
16.4  03031  • Opp AIA Twr
Fullerton Rd
17.0  03011  • Fullerton Sq
Esplanade Dr
17.6  02111  • Esplanade Bridge
Nicoll Highway
18.3  80151  • Opp Suntec City
19.0  80161  • The Concourse
20.6  80211  • Opp Natl Stadium
Mountbatten Rd
21.2  80149  • Mountbatten Voc Sch
21.7  80279  • Blk 2
22.0  91099  • Bef Wilkinson Rd
22.4  91041  • EtonHouse Pre-Sch
22.7  91051  • Opp Santa Fe Mans
23.0  91061  • Bet Hse No. 767/767A
23.4  91071  • Bef Tg Katong Rd
Amber Rd
24.1  92249  • Opp Amber Gdn
Marine Parade Rd
24.7  92041  • Opp Parkway Parade
25.1  92051  • Opp Blk 72
25.5  92061  • CHIJ Katong Convent (Pr)
Marine Cres
25.8  92239  • Blk 45
Marine Parade Rd
26.3  92071  • Opp Blk 57
26.6  92081  • St. Patrick’s Sec Sch
27.0  93011  • Opp Neptune Ct
27.6  93021  • Opp Mandarin Gdns
27.8  93031  • Opp Laguna Pk
28.5  93041  • Hua Xin Ct
Bedok Sth Ave 1
28.8  93139  • Eastern Lagoon II
29.2  84159  • Hitachi Consumer Products
Bedok Sth Rd
29.6  84121  • Aft Bedok Sth Ave 1
30.3  84131  • Opp Panasonic
Bedok Nth Dr
31.1  84009  • Bedok Int

Service 196e Route Information:

DIRECTION 1
Distance (km) Bus Stop
Code
Road / Bus Stop Description
Marine Parade Rd
0.0  93049  • Lagoon View
0.4  93039  • Laguna Pk
0.7  93201  • Victoria Sch
1.1  93029  • Mandarin Gdns
1.5  93019  • Neptune Ct
1.9  92089  • CHIJ Katong Convent
Marine Terr
2.1  92211  • CHIJ Katong Convent (Sec)
2.4  92221  • Blk 19
Marine Cres
2.8  92231  • Blk 34
Marine Parade Rd
3.1  92069  • Tao Nan Sch
3.5  92059  • Bet Blks 72/74
3.8  92049  • Parkway Parade
Amber Rd
4.6  92241  • Amber Gdn
Mountbatten Rd
* Express
Nicoll Highway
* Express
10.8  02119  • One Raffles Link
Collyer Quay
11.8  03019  • OUE Bayfront
Raffles Quay
12.1  03059  • One Raffles Quay
Shenton Way
12.5  03129  • UIC Bldg
13.1  03218  • Opp MAS Bldg
DIRECTION 2
Distance (km) Bus Stop
Code
Road / Bus Stop Description
Anson Rd
0.0  03222  • Hub Synergy Pt
Robinson Rd
0.7  03111  • Aft Capital Twr
1.0  03071  • Opp The Ogilvy Ctr
1.3  03031  • Opp AIA Twr
Fullerton Rd
1.9  03011  • Fullerton Sq
Esplanade Dr
 • Express
Nicoll Highway
3.2  80151  • Opp Suntec City
* Express
Mountbatten Rd
* Express
Amber Rd
9.0  92249  • Opp Amber Gdn
Marine Parade Rd
9.6  92041  • Opp Parkway Parade
10.0  92051  • Opp Blk 72
10.4  92061  • CHIJ Katong Convent (Pr)
Marine Cres
10.7  92239  • Blk 45
Marine Parade Rd
11.2  92071  • Opp Blk 57
11.5  92081  • St. Patrick’s Sec Sch
11.9  93011  • Opp Neptune Ct
12.5  93021  • Opp Mandarin Gdns
12.7  93031  • Opp Laguna Pk
13.4  93041  • Hua Xin Ct

Service 196e may ply different routes along the express sectors subject to traffic conditions.

Bus stops shown in Orange are wheelchair-inaccessible.

Short Trips:

Service Number

Route (Service 196)

Day

Operating Schedule

196A

Bedok Int – Shenton Way, opp MAS Bldg

Weekdays

AM Peak

Downroute Departures:

Route (Service 196)

Day

Operating Schedule

Shenton Way, opp MAS Bldg – Clementi Int

Weekday school term

0530 – 0600

4 trips, 10 mins’ interval

Weekday school holidays

0530 – 0606

4 trips, 12 mins’ interval

Saturdays

0530 – 0558

3 trips, 14 mins’ interval

Sundays/PHs

0540 – 0556

2 trips, 16 mins’ interval

Anson Rd, Hub Synergy Pt – Bedok Int

Weekdays

PM Peak

 

Route (Service 196A)

Day

Operating Schedule

Marine Parade Rd, Lagoon View – Shenton Way, opp MAS Bldg

Weekdays

AM Peak

Marine Parade Rd, bet Blks 72/74

Route History:

Credits:

Last edited on 23 Jun 2017 – UPDATE for bus stops distance update (9 Jul 2017).