Peak Period Short Service 268P is a Peak Period Short Service (PPSS) between Ang Mo Kio Avenue 9 and Ang Mo Kio MRT, passing through Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4 and 3. Operating during weekday peak hours, it runs alongside Townlink 268 and alleviates crowding on high-demand sectors during peak hours.
Peak Period Short Service 268P will be replaced by SBS Transit Shortworking Trip 268B & 268C and withdrawn from 01 Sep 2016.
|Route||Ang Mo Kio Avenue 9 ⇄ Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3|
|Passes Through||Ang Mo Kio Ave 4, 3|
|Route Length||3.8km (D1) | 3.9km (D2)|
|Current Operators||Commute Solutions
BT & Tan Transport
|Current Fleet||Private Coaches|
|Departure Times from AMK Ave 9
AM Peak: 0630 – 0800
|Departure Times from AMK Ave 3
PM Peak: 1800 – 1930
|0630-0830: ~12 mins
1700-1930: ~12 mins
After 1930: —
Service 268P duplicates Townlink 268, serving between Ang Mo Kio Avenue 9 and Ang Mo Kio MRT during the weekday peak hours. It operates unidirectional trips towards Ang Mo Kio MRT during morning peak hours, and trips in the reverse direction during evening peak hours.
Operated using private coaches from Commute Solutions and BT & Tan Transport, the route helps to relieve frequent overcrowding on Service 268. It is the fourth PPSS service to be introduced.
Peak Period Short Services operate at least five trips per hour during Weekday AM and PM peak periods. This initiative taps on the resources of Private Bus Operators to run shorter bus services to augment the resources of the Public Transport Operators (PTOs).
Fare: Basic fares capped at 3.2km. See Bus Fares.
Fleet: Service 268P′s fleet fully comprises of private coaches from Commute Solutions and BT & Tan Transport
|Direction 1||Direction 2|
MRT Stations served by this route:
- 06 May 2014 – 31 Aug 2016: Commute Solutions LLP & BT&Tan Transport
- 2013 (30 Sep): Tender for PPSS 268P opens
- 2014 (21 Jan): Tender for PPSS 268P awarded to Commute Solutions
- 2014 (06 May): Introduced as a PPSS route between AMK Ave 9 and AMK MRT under the BSEP.
- 2016 (01 Sep): Service renumbered to 268B & 268C and operated by SBS Transit Ltd.