SBS Transit Townlink Bus Service 265

SBST Townlink Service 265 is a Townlink service operating from SBST East District (Ang Mo Kio Depot) and looping at Ang Mo Kio Street 64, passing through Ang Mo Kio Avenue 9, 2, 3, 8, Ang Mo Kio MRT, Street 53, 52 and 54. Along with Townlink 268, it is one of only two residential feeder routes to start from a bus depot.

Route Variant Peak Period Short Service 265P will be withdrawn and replaced by SBS Transit Shortworking Trip 265A from 06 Jan 2017.


Route:

Route Details (Click to expand)
Bus Service 265: Ang Mo Kio Depot Ang Mo Kio Ave 10 (Loop)
  • Ang Mo Kio St 63
    – Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot
    – Opp SBST East District
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 9
    – Yio Chu Kang Stadium
    – Opp AMK Police Div HQ  NS15 
    – Opp Ang Mo Kio Comm Hosp
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 4 (Express)
  • Yio Chu Kang Rd
    – The Calrose
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
    – Blk 604
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 2
    – Opp Horizon Gdns
    – St. Nicholas Girls’
  • Ang Mo Kio St 11
    – Opp Blk 255
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 4
    – Blk 110
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
    – Opp Ang Mo Kio Pri Sch
    – Blk 129
    – Blk 700B
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
    – Ang Mo Kio Int  NS16 
    – Jubilee  NS16 
    – Opp Blk 507
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 (Express)
  • Ang Mo Kio St 53
    – Opp Blk 507
  • Ang Mo Kio St 52
    – Blk 522
    – Blk 527
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 10
    – Blk 555
  • Ang Mo Kio St 54
    – Blk 561
    – Blk 549
  • Ang Mo Kio St 52
    – Opp Blk 527
    – Opp Blk 522
  • Ang Mo Kio St 53
    – Blk 507
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
    – Blk 502
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
    – Blk 504
    – Opp Blk 710  NS16 
    – Ang Mo Kio Int  NS16 
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
    – Blk 324
    – Blk 209
    – Ang Mo Kio Pri Sch
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 4
    – Blk 258
  • Ang Mo Kio St 11
    – Blk 255
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 2
    – Opp St. Nicholas Girls’
    – Horizon Gdns
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
    – Opp Blk 604
  • Yio Chu Kang Rd
    – Opp The Calrose
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 4 (Express)
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 9
    – Ang Mo Kio Comm Hosp
    – AMK Police Div HQ  NS15 
    – Opp Yio Chu Kang Stadium
  • Ang Mo Kio St 63
    – Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot

Notes:

  • No boarding and alighting at Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot.
  • At Ang Mo Kio Bus Interchange, Board Service 265 at:
    Berth B2 towards Ang Mo Kio Street 52 / 53 / 54 / Avenue 10
    Berth B5 towards Ang Mo Kio Street 11 / Avenue 2 / Avenue 9 / Bus Depot
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
SBST East District (Ang Mo Kio Depot) ↺ Ang Mo Kio Ave 10 (Loop)
Passes Through Ang Mo Kio Avenues 9, 5, 2, Ang Mo Kio Bus Interchange, Ang Mo Kio Streets 53, 52, 54
Route Length 16.3 km
Travelling Time 80 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Seletar Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck bus:
Scania K230UB
– Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Departure Times from Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot
0530 – 0040 (Daily)
Departure Times from Ang Mo Kio Bus Interchange
Towards Ang Mo Kio Ave 10:
0530 – 0105 (Daily)
Towards Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot:
0552 – 0125 (Weekdays & Saturdays)
0551 – 0125 (Sundays & Public Holidays)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 05 – 06 mins
0831-1659: 05 – 11 mins
1700-1900: 06 – 07 mins
After 1900: 07 – 13 mins

Townlink 265 serves Ang Mo Kio Neighbourhoods 1, 2, 5, 6, and the Sembawang Hills private housing estate with connections to Ang Mo Kio Town Centre, Yio Chu Kang MRT station and various other public amenities.

The route serves at Ang Mo Kio Bus Interchange twice as an intermediate stop, with different queuing berths at the interchange for either direction. Passengers heading towards Ang Mo Kio Street 54 should board at Berth B2, and passengers heading towards Ang Mo Kio Depot should board at Berth B5.

Because no boarding and alighting is allowed within Ang Mo Kio Depot, the first passenger stop of this route is 55231 Opp SBST East District along AMK St 63, and the last passenger stop is 55311 Opp Yio Chu Kang Stadium along AMK Ave 9.

In Jan 2015, a Peak Period Short Service variant of this route, 265P, was introduced. It duplicates Service 265’s route from Ang Mo Kio Bus Interchange to Ang Mo Kio Bus Interchange, via Ang Mo Kio Ave 10 and operates during weekday peak hours only. The service was renumbered to Shortworking Trip 265A from 06 Jan 2017 as part of the Changes to Peak Period Short Services.

Special Departures:

  • Ang Mo Kio Int  Ang Mo Kio St 54  Ang Mo Kio Depot
    Daily: 0530hrs, 0541hrs
SBS Transit Scania K230UB (SBS8968G) - Service 265A
SBS Transit Scania K230UB (SBS8968G) – Service 265A

Shortworking Trips:

  • 265A: Ang Mo Kio Int ↺ Ang Mo Kio Ave 10
    Weekdays, except Public Holidays: 0629hrs – 0800hrs, 1700hrs – 1845hrs
    AM Peak frequency: 18 – 25 mins
    PM Peak frequency: 22 – 26 mins

MRT Stations Served:

Fare: Fares for Townlink Services are capped at 3.2km. See Bus Fares. Calculate your bus fare using LTA’s fare calculator on MyTransport.sg here.

Fleet: See Above.


Gallery:


Operator History:

  • 1983 – 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 Seletar Bus Package.

History:

  • 1983 (13 Aug): Feeder service introduced by SBS as Ang Mo Kio Int – Ang Mo Kio Ave 10 (Loop)
  • 2002 (24 Mar): Merged with Feeder service 266 to form Townlink 265 following the opening of AMK Temp Int. Amended to start from Ang Mo Kio Depot.
  • 2010 (28 Feb): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB)
  • 2011 (29 May): Amended to serve Ang Mo Kio Interchange with 2 separate berths for Ang Mo Kio St 52/53/54 & Ang Mo Kio Ave 2/5/9 direction.
  • 2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2015 (06 Jan): Route variant Peak Period Short Service 265P launched
  • 2017 (06 Jan): Route variant Peak Period Short Service 265P withdrawn and replaced by Shortworking Trip 265A

Past Routings:

  • 1983: Ang Mo Kio Int, AMK Ave 3, AMK Ave 8, AMK Ave 5, AMK St 53, AMK St 52, AMK Ave 10, AMK St 54, AMK St 52, AMK St 53, AMK Ave 5, AMK Ave 8, Ang Mo Kio Int
  • 2002: Amended to current routing. No major amendments since 2002.

External Links & References:

Back to Ang Mo Kio Townlink and Feeder services
Back to Feeder, Townlink and Intratown routes
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