SBS Transit Bus Service 142

SBS Transit Bus Service 142 is a trunk route running from Toa Payoh and looping at Potong Pasir Avenue 1, going via Jalan Toa Payoh and Upper Serangoon Road.


Route
Bus Service 142:  Toa Payoh ↺ Potong Pasir Avenue 1 (Loop)
From Toa Payoh Looping at Potong Pasir Ave 1
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    – Toa Payoh Int NS19
    – Opp Toa Payoh Swim Cplx
    – Opp Toa Payoh Stadium
  • Jln Toa Payoh
    – Aft Blk 195
    – St. Andrew’s Village
  • Upp S’goon Rd
    – 18 Woodsville
    – Potong Pasir Stn Exit C NE10
  • Potong Pasir Ave 1
    – Blk 148
    – Blk 122
    – Blk 121
    – Blk 120
  • Potong Pasir Ave 3
    – Bet Blks 138/144
  • Potong Pasir Ave 2
    – Potong Pasir CC
  • Potong Pasir Ave 1
    – Blk 101
  • Upp S’goon Rd
    – Potong Pasir Stn Exit B NE10
    – Saint Ritz
  • Jln Toa Payoh
    – Opp St. Andrew’s Village
    – Opp Blk 195
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    – Toa Payoh Stadium
    – Toa Payoh Swim Cplx
    – Toa Payoh Int NS19

 

Technical Information
Route Toa Payoh Bus Interchange ↺ Potong Pasir Avenue 1 (Loop)
Passes Through Jalan Toa Payoh, Upper Serangoon Road
Route Length 8.4 km
Travelling Time 40 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Braddell Bus Park (BRBP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from Toa Payoh
0600hrs – 0005hrs (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service
0630hrs – 0830hrs: 08 – 09 mins
0831hrs – 1659hrs: 09 – 12 mins
1700hrs – 1900hrs: 08 – 10 mins
After 1900hrs: 10 – 15 mins

 

Route History

Service 142 is a residential route serving the small Potong Pasir estate with connections to Potong Pasir MRT and Toa Payoh Town Centre, hence providing access to the North-South Line and North-East Line.

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

MRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Potong Pasir Ave 1 (Blk 122)  Toa Payoh Int
    Daily: 0545hrs, 0559hrs

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Operator History
  • 1984 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2026 under the Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package.

History
  • 1984 (25 Nov): Introduced between Potong Pasir Ter and Toa Payoh Int (Loop)
  • 1985 (05 May): Enhanced to ply Potong Pasir Ave 2 and Potong Pasir Ave 3 before terminating at Potong Pasir Ter.
  • 1987: Amended to start from Toa Payoh Int and loop at Potong Pasir Ave 1.
  • 1994 (31 May): Amended to ply Lor 6 Toa Payoh towards Toa Payoh Int
  • 1998 (31 May): Amended to Toa Payoh Temp Int
  • 1999: Calls at a new pair of bus stops outside and opposite Toa Payoh Swim Cplx along Lor 6 Toa Payoh
  • 2002 (19 May): Amended to air-conditioned Toa Payoh Integrated Transport Hub (ITH)
  • 2003: Calls at a new pair of bus stops outside Potong Pasir Stn along Upp Serangoon Rd.
  • 2006 (16 Apr): Calls at a new bus stop outside Blk 120 along Potong Pasir Ave 1
  • 2009 (26 Oct): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2011 (04 Sep): Amended to skip Serangoon Rd towards Toa Payoh Integrated Transport Hub with the permanent closure of Whampoa North
Past Routings

 

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