SBS Transit Bus Service 115

SBS Transit Bus Service 115 is a residential trunk route from Hougang Street 21 and looping at Hougang Avenue 3, passing through Hougang Avenue 1 and Kovan MRT Station. It is currently the only service terminating at Hougang Street 21, the former Hougang South Bus Interchange.


Route
Bus Service 115: Hougang Street 21 ↺ Hougang Avenue 3 (Loop)
From Hougang St 21 Looping At Hougang Ave 3
  • Hougang St 21
    – Kovan Hub
    – Bet Blks 210/211
  • Hougang Ave 1
    – Opp Blk 232
    – Blk 239
    – Blk 105 Mkt/FC
  • Hougang Ave 3
    – Blk 106
    – Blk 241
    – Blk 248
    – Blk 21
  • Upp Serangoon Rd
    – Opp Serangoon JC
    – Glad Tidings Ch
    – Kovan Stn Exit C NE13
  • Hougang St 21
    – Kovan Hub

 

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Hougang Street 21 ↺ Hougang Avenue 3 (Loop)
Passes Through Hougang Ave 1, Upp Serangoon Rd
Route Length 4.7 km
Traveling Time 22 – 25 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Sengkang – Hougang Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Hougang Bus Depot (HGDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from Hougang St 21
0715hrs – 1815hrs (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service
0630hrs – 0830hrs: 13 – 14 mins
0831hrs – 1659hrs: 13 – 17 mins
1700hrs – 1900hrs: 15 mins
After 1900hrs: NA

 

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Route History

Service 115 was introduced as a supplementary route too fill up missing transport links, benefitting residents along a short stretch of Hougang Avenue 3 with a direct bus route to Kovan MRT Station and Kovan City. This service uses the former Hougang South Bus Terminal as its terminating stop. Originally introduced as a six-month trail, the service lives on till today despite its low demand.

Formerly operating at frequencies of over half an hour, the Bus Services Enhancement Programme added one bus to the fleet from 14 July 2014, which improved frequencies tremendously, down to an average of slightly over 15 minutes. Another additional bus was added as well later on. This service is also the very last basic bus service to operate on a single bus.

MRT Station Served
Departure Timings from Kovan Hub
  • Weekdays (Effective 03 Jan 2017)
    7:15 7:29 7:43 7:57 8:10 8:23 8:36
    8:49 9:02 9:16 9:29 9:43 9:59 10:16
    10:32 10:49 11:05 11:22 11:38 11:55 12:11
    12:28 12:44 13:01 13:17 13:34 13:50 14:05
    14:19 14:33 14:47 15:01 15:16 15:30 15:45
    16:00 16:15 16:30 16:45 17:00 17:15 17:30
    17:45 18:00 18:15
  • Saturdays (Effective 1 Sep 2016)
    7:15 7:30 7:45 8:00 8:15 8:30 8:45
    9:00 9:15 9:30 9:45 10:00 10:15 10:30
    10:45 11:00 11:16 11:32 11:48 12:04 12:19
    12:35 12:50 13:06 13:21 13:37 13:52 14:08
    14:23 14:38 14:53 15:08 15:24 15:39 15:55
    16:10 16:26 16:41 16:57 17:12 17:28 17:43
    17:59 18:15
  • Sundays & Public Holidays (Effective 1 Sep 2016)
    7:15 7:29 7:43 7:57 8:11 8:25 8:39
    8:53 9:07 9:21 9:35 9:49 10:03 10:17
    10:31 10:45 11:00 11:15 11:30 11:45 12:00
    12:15 12:30 12:45 13:00 13:15 13:30 13:45
    14:00 14:15 14:30 14:45 15:00 15:15 15:30
    15:45 16:00 16:15 16:30 16:45 17:00 17:15
    17:30 17:45 18:00 18:15

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares. Calculate your bus fare using LTA’s fare calculator on MyTransport.sg here.


 

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Operator History
  • 2004 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2021 under the Sengkang – Hougang Bus Package. 

History
  • 2004 (30 Oct): Introduced between Hougang St 21 (Hougang St 21 FC) and Hougang Ave 3 (Loop), via Hougang St 21, Ave 1, (Lor Ah Soo), Hougang Ave 3, Upp Serangoon Rd and Hougang St 21.
  • 2014: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2014 (03 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2015 (Dec): Bus Service Reliability Framework (BSRF) implemented for trial till Aug 2016
Past Routings
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