SBS Transit Bus Service 156

SBS Transit Bus Service 156 is a trunk service plying between Sengakng Interchange and Clementi Interchange, passing through Buangkok, Yio Chu Kang Road, Lorong Chuan, Bishan, Thomson, Bukit Timah, Sixth Avenue, Ulu Pandan and Clementi Avenue 2.

Route Information
Route Sengkang Bus Interchange  Clementi Bus Interchange  WAB_logo_20px
Passes Through Buangkok, Yio Chu Kang Rd, Lorong Chuan, Bishan, Thomson Rd, Whitley Rd (PIE), Bukit Timah, Sixth Ave, Ulu Pandan, Clementi Ave 2
Route Length 25.6km (D1) | 26.0km (D2)
Travelling Time 90mins
Operator Information
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Hougang Bus Depot (HGDEP)
Bukit Batok Bus Depot (BBDEP)
Current Fleet Scania K230UB
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Departure Times from T1 0515 – 2330 (Weekdays, Saturdays)
0545 – 2330 (Sundays/PHs)
Departure Times from T2 0530 – 2330 (Weekdays, Saturdays)
0600 – 2330 (Sundays/PHs)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
0630-0830: 09 – 17 mins
0831-1659: 09 – 17 mins
1700-1930: 11 – 15 mins
After 1930: 15 – 19 mins
0630-0830: 11 – 14 mins
0831-1659: 09 – 17 mins
1700-1930: 10 – 14 mins
After 1930: 15 – 17 mins

Route History

Service 156 is a residential route connecting the estates of Sengkang, Buangkok, Bishan and Clementi with low-density housing around Bukit Timah and Sixth Avenue. It is also the only SBS Transit service to serve Sixth Avenue, and hence cannot deploy double-decker buses due to height limitations.

Special Departures:

  • Bishan Road (Opp Bishan Stn)  Sengkang Int
    Weekdays: 0555hrs
  • Yio Chu Kang Road (Opp Blk 139)  Clementi Int
    Sundays/PHs: 0545hrs

Fare: Charges fares for regular trunk services. See Bus Fares for exact fares.

Fleet: Service 156′s fleet comprises Volvo B10M Mark IV, Scania K320UB and Mercedes-Benz Citaro buses.

Route Information:

Direction 1 Direction 2
  • Sengkang Int
  • Sengkang East Way
  • Sengkang East Rd
  • Buangkok Green
  • Yio Chu Kang Rd
  • Yio Chu Kang Link
  • Boundary Rd
  • Lor Chuan
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 1
  • Bishan Rd
  • Braddell Rd
  • Thomson Rd
  • Whitley Rd
  • Bt Timah Rd
  • Sixth Ave
  • Holland Rd
  • Ulu Pandan Rd
  • Clementi Ave 2
  • Commonwealth Ave West
  • Clementi Int
  • Clementi Int
  • Clementi Ave 3
  • Clementi Ave 2
  • Ulu Pandan Rd
  • Holland Rd
  • Sixth Ave
  • Dunearn Rd
  • Whitley Rd
  • PIE
  • Thomson Rd
  • Braddell Rd
  • Bishan Rd
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 1
  • Lor Chuan
  • Boundary Rd
  • Yio Chu Kang Link
  • Yio Chu Kang Rd
  • Buangkok Green
  • Sengkang East Rd
  • Sengkang East Way
  • Compassvale Rd
  • Sengkang Int
Service 156 at a glance
Service 156 at a glance

Operator History:

  • 1993 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2016. 

History:

  • 1993 (05 Dec): Introduced by SBS between Serangoon Int Clementi Int
  • 2001 (19 Jul): Extended to Sengkang (Temp) Int
  • 2003 (28 Dec): Amended to air-conditioned Sengkang Integrated Transport Hub (ITH)
  • 2006 (29 Oct): Amended to Clementi (Temp) Int
  • 2011 (26 Sep): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2011 (26 Nov): Amended to air-conditioned Clementi Integrated Transport Hub (ITH)
  • 2015 (27 Dec): Calls at a new bus stop along Dunearn Rd (42019 Opp Sixth Ave Stn)

Past Routings:

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