Temporary Route Diversion for Chinatown Mid-Autumn Festival Activities in September and October 2017

Last edited 19 Sep 2017.

On 23 September 2017, from 1400 h to 2359 h, and on 1 October 2017, from 1600 h to 2359 h, Eu Tong Sen Street between Outram Road and Upper Cross Street and New Bridge Road between Upper Cross Street and Kreta Ayer Road will be closed for events. As such, several bus services will be temporarily diverted.

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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

CNY celebration 2017

Information accurate as at 1 January 2017 – Opening of PTWebSG.Wordpress

The following bus services will be temporarily diverted due to events and thus will skip selected bus stops in and around Chinatown.

SBS Transit/Tower Transit/Go Ahead

The affected dates are:

  • Saturday, 7 January 2017, 2.00pm to 11.00pm: Chinese New Year Light Up and Official Opening Ceremony
  • Friday, 27 January 2017, 5.00pm to 3.00am: Chinese New Year Countdown Celebration
  • Sunday, 12 February 2017, 2.00pm to 11.00pm: Chingay Parade @ Chinatown

The affected bus stops are:

Road Name Bus Stop Skipped Affected Bus Services
Eu Tong Sen Street Eu Tong Sen Street (05012) Pearl’s Centre 54, 124, 147, 166, CT8, CT18
(05013) People’s Park Complex 2, 12, 33, 63, 80, 197, CT8, CT18
(05022) People’s Park Centre 54, 124, 145, 147, 166
New Bridge Road (05039) New Bridge Centre 2, 12, 33, 54, 63, 124, 143, 147, CT8, CT18
(05049) Chinatown Point 2, 12, 33, 54, 143, 147, CT8, CT18
Outram Road (06029) Outram Park Station 33, 63
Upper Cross Street (05131) Opposite Hong Lim Complex 63, 124

Please note that the road closures may be extended beyond 11pm for SBS Transit services.

In addition, Service 143 will also skip bus stops opp Pearl’s Ctr and Outram Pk Stn along New Bridge Rd.

Go Ahead services will also call at additional bus stops during the diversion period:

  • Outram Rd, opp Outram Pk Stn
  • Chin Swee Rd, Blk 8
  • Havelock Rd, Ctrl Sq
  • Upp Pickering Street, Hong Lim Pk
  • Sth Bridge Rd, opp Hong Lim Cplx/opp Sri Mariamman TP
  • Kreta Ayer Rd, opp Blk 333

SMRT Buses

Date Time Event
07 Jan 2017 2.00pm – 11.59pm Opening Ceremony
27 Jan 2017 5.00pm – 03.00am Countdown Celebrations

Eu Tong Sen St:

05022 People’s Pk Ctr 190, 851
05013 People’s Pk Cplx 61, 961, 970
05012 Pearl’s Ctr 190, 851, 970

New Bridge Rd:

05049 Chinatown Pt 190
05039 New Bridge Ctr 190, 851, 961, 970
05019 Opp Pearl’s Ctr
05069 Outram Pk Stn 961

Upp Cross St:

05131 Opp Hong Lim Cplx 851, 961, 970

Outram Rd:

06029 Outram Pk Stn 851, 970

 

Extension of operating hours

Chinatown Direct Services CT8 and CT18 will have their operating hours temporarily changed in the lead up to the festive season.

On 7, 14 and 21 January 2017, the last bus of the two Services towards Chinatown will depart from their respective heartlands at 9pm, while the last bus back from Chinatown will depart from Eu Tong Sen St, aft Hosp Dr at 12.30am the next day.

On weekdays and Sundays from 9 to 26 January 2017, the timings of their first and last trips will be adjusted by between five and 10 minutes.

On 27 January 2017, the last bus of the two Services towards Chinatown will depart from their respective heartlands at 11pm, while the last bus back from Chinatown will depart from Eu Tong Sen St, aft Hosp Dr at 1.55am the next day.

The Chinatown Direct Services will not operate on 28 and 29 January 2017.

 

Credits:

  • SBS Transit
  • SMRT
  • Tower Transit
  • Go Ahead

 

Last edited on 8 Jan 2017

Bus Service 54 (SBS Transit Ltd)

Information in this article with effect from 9 Apr 2017 – Bus stops distances update

 

Bus Service 54 is a trunk route between Bishan and New Bridge Road, via Marymount, Thomson, Scotts, River Valley and Chinatown.

 

Service 54 Route Information
RouteWheelchair-accessible Bishan Int – New Bridge Rd Ter New Bridge Rd Ter – Bishan Int
Length 16.6 km 16.4 km
Operator Information
Operator SBS Transit Limited
Departure Times 0545 – 2300 (Weekdays)

0600 – 2300 (Weekends/PHs)

0616 – 2331 (Weekdays, Sundays and PHs)

0616 – 0001 (+1) (Saturdays)

Frequency 9 – 13 mins (0630 – 0830)

10 – 15 mins (0831 – 1659)

12 – 13 mins (1700 – 1900)

12 – 17 mins (1901 – 0629 (+1))

12 – 19 mins (0630 – 0830)

10 – 15 mins (0831 – 1659)

10 – 15 mins (1700 – 1900)

12 – 17 mins (1901 – 0629 (+1))

 

 

Fares: Service 54 charges regular Basic Bus Service Distance fares.

 

Service 54 is an inter-town trunk route that connects residential towns of Marymount and Bishan to Novena, Scotts, River Valley and Chinatown in Central Singapore, serving Bishan Street 13 together with Service 56. From River Valley, Service 54 is the sole service to Orchard, Newton and Novena.

On Saturdays, operational hours end at 0001 the next day for late-night dwellers to return home from Clarke Quay and Chinatown.

 

Service 54 Route Information:

DIRECTION 1
Distance (km) Bus Stop
Code
Road / Bus Stop Description
Bishan St 13
0.0  53009  • Bishan Int
0.7  53279  • Kuo Chuan Presby Sch
0.9  53289  • Zion Bible Presby Ch
Bishan St 11
1.4  53251  • Blk 125
1.8  53221  • Blk 115
Bishan Rd
2.2  53239  • Opp Bishan Stn
Bishan St 22
2.7  53391  • Opp Blk 203
3.2  53381  • Bishan Nth Shop Mall
3.5  53371  • Blk 257
Marymount Rd
3.8  53159  • Blk 260
4.3  53149  • Whitley Sec Sch
4.6  53139  • Marymount View
5.1  53129  • Opp Marymount Stn
5.5  53119  • Aft Bishan St 21
5.9  51089  • Bef Marymount Convent Sch
Thomson Rd
6.5  51059  • Opp MediaCorp
6.9  51049  • SLF Cplx
7.2  51039  • Opp S’pore Polo Club
7.4  51029  • Opp Old Police Academy
7.6  51019  • Thomson Flyover
8.1  50059  • Opp Thomson Med Ctr
8.3  50049  • Opp Novena Lodge
8.6  50037  • Novena Ch
Newton Rd
9.3  50069  • Hotel Royal
9.6  40129  • Newton Life Ch
Scotts Rd
10.1  40189  • Newton Stn
10.3  40179  • Env Bldg
11.1  09219  • Far East Plaza
Paterson Rd
11.8  13199  • Opp Paterson Lodge
Irwell Bank Rd
12.3  13159  • Bef Zion Full Gospel Ch
River Valley Rd
12.7  13071  • Opp ERC Inst
13.1  13081  • Airview Twr
13.5  13091  • Aft AA Ctr
13.9  13101  • Opp Mohd Sultan Rd
14.2  04339  • Opp Liang Ct
14.4  04219  • Opp Clarke Quay
New Bridge Rd
14.8  04239  • Clarke Quay Stn
15.1  05059  • Hong Lim Pk
15.3  05049  • Chinatown Pt
15.7  05039  • New Bridge Ctr
16.0  05019  • Opp Pearl’s Ctr
Eu Tong Sen St
16.6  10589  • New Bridge Rd Ter
DIRECTION 2
Distance (km) Bus Stop
Code
Road / Bus Stop Description
Eu Tong Sen St
0.0  10017  • Aft Hosp Dr
0.5  05012  • Pearl’s Ctr
1.1  05022  • People’s Pk Ctr
1.6  04222  • Clarke Quay Stn
River Valley Rd
1.9  04211  • Clarke Quay
2.2  04331  • Liang Ct
2.5  13109  • UE Sq
3.0  13099  • Bef AA Ctr
3.4  13089  • The Morningside
3.8  13079  • Aft ERC Inst
Hoot Kiam Rd
4.3  13141  • Aft Zion Full Gospel Ch
Paterson Rd
4.9  13191  • Paterson Lodge
Scotts Rd
5.5  09212  • Royal Plaza On Scotts
6.1  40171  • Opp Env Bldg
6.4  40181  • Newton Stn
Newton Rd
6.8  40121  • Opp Newton Life Ch
7.1  50061  • Opp Hotel Royal
Thomson Rd
7.7  50031  • Opp Novena Ch
8.0  50041  • Novena Lodge
8.2  50051  • Thomson Med Ctr
8.5  51011  • Opp Tan Tong Meng Twr
8.9  51021  • Old Police Academy
9.1  51031  • S’pore Polo Club
9.3  51041  • Opp SLF Cplx
9.7  51051  • MediaCorp
Marymount Rd
10.3  51081  • Opp Marymount Convent Sch
10.9  53111  • Bef Marymount Lane
11.4  53121  • Marymount Stn
11.9  53131  • Blk 319
12.2  53141  • Opp Whitley Sec Sch
12.6  53151  • Opp Blk 263A CP
Bishan St 22
13.0  53379  • Blk 245
13.3  53389  • Opp Bishan Nth Shop Mall
13.8  53399  • Blk 202
Bishan Rd
14.3  53231  • Bishan Stn
Bishan St 11
14.8  53229  • Blk 501
15.1  53259  • Opp Blk 125
Bishan St 13
15.5  53281  • Blk 169
15.8  53271  • Opp Kuo Chuan Presby Sch
16.4  53009  • Bishan Int

 

Bus stops shown in Orange are wheelchair-inaccessible.

 

Downroute Departures:

Thomson Rd, Novena Lodge – Bishan Int Weekday 0625
Bishan St 22, Blk 245 – Bishan Int Weekday 0630, 0648, 0706, 0727

Departure times are staggered with buses originating from New Bridge Rd.

 

 

Route History:

 

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Last edited 6 Apr 2017 – UPDATE for Bus stops distances update