SBS Transit Bus Service 195

SBS Transit Bus Service 195 is a trunk route running from Marina Centre Terminal and looping at Commonwealth Drive, passing through River Valley, Tiong Bahru, Telok Blangah Way, Depot Road, and Queenstown. This bus service will be diverted to Kampong Bahru Bus Terminal during the F1 Diversion period.


Route
Bus Service 195: Marina Centre ↺ Commonwealth Avenue (Loop)
From Marina Centre Looping at Commonwealth Avenue
  • Raffles Blvd
    – Marina Ctr Ter
  • Raffles Ave
    – Aft S’pore Flyer
    – Seating Gallery
    – The Esplanade
  • Nth Bridge Rd
    – Aft City Hall Stn Exit B EW13NS25
  • Nth Boat Quay
    – Opp High St Ctr
  • River Valley Rd
    – Clarke Quay
    – Bef Fort Canning Stn DT20
    – UE Sq
    – Bef Kim Yam Rd
    – Opp St. Thomas Wk
    – Aft ERC Inst
  • Kim Seng Rd
    – The Trillium
    – Opp Great World City
    – Grand Copthorne Hotel
  • Outram Rd
    – Aft Furama RiverFront
  • Tiong Bahru Rd
    – Blk 55
    – Blk 18
    – Ctrl Green Condo
    – Opp Tiong Bahru Plaza EW17
  • Lower Delta Rd
    – Blk 25B
    – Opp Cendex Ctr
    – Opp St. Theresa’s Convent
  • Telok Blangah Way
    – Blk 27
    – Al-Amin Mque
    – Opp Blk 11
  • Henderson Rd
    – Opp Blk 1
  • Depot Rd
    – Blk 105 CP
    – Blk 110
    – Blk 114
    – ISS Intl Sch
  • Alexandra Rd
    – Alexandra Hosp
    – Anchorpoint
    – Opp Lea Hin Hardware Fty
  • C’wealth Ave
    – Queens Condo
    – Queenstown Stn Exit A/D EW19
    – Blk 42
  • Queensway
    – Opp Queensway Sec Sch
  • C’wealth Dr
    – Blk 92
    – Opp Blk 115B

 

 

  • C’wealth Ave
    – C’wealth Stn Exit B/C EW20
    – Aft Ch of Our Saviour
    – Queenstown Stn Exit B/C EW19
  • Alexandra Rd
    – Lea Hin Hardware Fty
    – Bef IKEA Ind Bldg
    – Opp Queensway Shop Ctr
  • Depot Rd
    – The Interlace
    – Opp Blk 114
    – Aft Hewlett Packard
    – Blk 118
  • Henderson Rd
    – Blk 1
  • Telok Blangah Way
    – Blk 25
    – Opp Blk 27
  • Lower Delta Rd
    – St. Theresa’s Convent
    – Cendex Ctr
    – Blk 129
  • Tiong Bahru Rd
    – Tiong Bahru Plaza EW17
    – Blk 1
  • Zion Rd
    – Blk 2B
    – Blk 94
    – The Boys’ Brigade HQ
    – Opp Great World City
  • River Valley Rd
    – Opp ERC Inst
    – St. Thomas Wk
    – Aft Kim Yam Rd
    – Opp Mohd Sultan Rd
    – Fort Canning Stn Exit B DT20
    – Opp Clarke Quay
  • Parliament Pl
    – Supreme Ct
  • Raffles Blvd
    – Pan Pacific Hotel CC4DT15
    – Marina Ctr Ter

Note:

  • No boarding and alighting allowed at Marina Centre Terminal

 

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Marina Centre Bus Terminal ↺ Commonwealth Drive (Loop)
Passes Through River Valley, Tiong Bahru, Telok Blangah Way, Depot Rd, Queenstown, Commonwealth Dr
Route Length 29.0 km
Travelling Time 120 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bukit Merah Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Ayer Rajah Bus Park (ARBP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from Marina Centre
0600hrs – 2330hrs (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 08 – 13 mins
0831-1659: 07 – 14 mins
1700-1900: 08 – 17 mins
After 1900: 08 – 16 mins

 

Service 195 serves the estates of Commonwealth, Telok Blangah Way and Tiong Bahru to the City areas, such as River Valley, City Hall and Marina Centre. The route’s unique City sectors provides connections between River Valley Road and Marina Centre. It is also the only loop route operating out of Marina Centre Ter.

During the Formula 1 Diversion period, this service will instead start from Kampong Bahru Bus Terminal (previously New Bridge Road Bus Terminal prior to relocation) and loop at Commonwealth Avenue via Eu Tong Sen St & New Bridge Rd.

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
  • Tiong Bahru Road (Blk 18)  Commonwealth Avenue → Marina Centre Ter
    Weekdays: 0600hrs
  • Commonwealth Avenue (Blk 42)  Marina Centre Ter
    Weekdays: 0545hrs, 0555hrs, 0605hrs, 0615hrs
    Sat/Sun/PHs: 0600hrs, 0613hrs, 0626hrs
Short Trip Services

  • Service 195AMarina Centre Ter → Tiong Bahru Rd (Tiong Bahru Plaza)
    Weekdays PM Peak
  • Service 195B: Marina Centre Ter → Commonwealth Avenue (C’wealth Stn Exit B/C)
    Daily, 1200hrs – 1500hrs

 


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Operator History
  • 1970s – 1973: Amalgamated Bus Company Pte Ltd
  • 1973 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2018 under the Bukit Merah Bus Package.

History
  • 1971 (11 Apr): Introduced between Crawford St and Gagak Selari Barat (Jln Bt Merah)
  • 1973 (11 Mar): Amended to ply Zion Rd towards Crawford St Ter with the partial conversion of Kim Seng Rd to one-way road
  • 1973 (01 Nov): Operated by Singapore Bus Service (SBS)
  • 1974 (01 Oct): Calls at a new bus stop outside Nan Hwa Girls’ High Sch along Bencoolen St
  • 1975 (02 Feb): Amended to ply Tiong Bahru Rd and the extended Zion Rd towards Crawford St Ter with the partial conversion of Kim Seng Rd and Outram Rd to one-way road
  • 1978 (15 Jan): Amended to ply Jln Sultan and Beach Rd, skipping Sumbawa Rd and North Bridge Rd
  • 1979 (28 Oct): Amended to ply express sectors along Weld Rd and Jln Besar
  • 1980 (06 Apr): Amended to ply North Bridge Rd and Stamford Rd towards Lower Delta Rd, skipping Jln Sultan, Rochor Canal Rd and Bencoolen St
  • 1988 (18 Dec): Merged with Services 55 and 203 and re-reouted to a loop service between South Canal Rd Ter and Commonwealth Dr.
  • 1990 (10 Jun): Amended to ply New Bridge Rd, skipping South Bridge Rd
  • 1993 (04 Apr): Extended to Shenton Way with the closure of South Canal Ter.
  • 1993 (05 Dec): Amended to Marina Centre Ter, skipping Shenton Way
  • 1999 (10 Jul): Amended to ply High St and Parliament Pl instead of Hill St and Bras Basah Rd
  • 2001 (01 Nov): Operated by SBS Transit
  • 2005 (30 Oct): Calls at a new bus stop outside Blk 94 along Zion Rd
  • 2007 (24 Jun): Calls at a new bus stop outside Blk 114 along Depot Rd
  • 2012 (30 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2014 (27 Apr): Calls at a new bus stop outside Queens Condo along Commonwealth Ave
  • 2014: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2015 (20 Jun): Shortworking Trip 195B introduced
  • 2015 (24 Aug): Shortworking Trip 195B extended to terminate at Commonwealth MRT Station
Past Routings

 

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