(Defunct) SBS Transit Feeder Bus Service 275

SBS Transit Feeder Bus Service 275 was a former Feeder Bus Service operating from Bukit Merah Interchange and looping at Bukit Purmei Avenue, passing through Lower Delta Road. This service is no longer operational.

Its last day of operation was on Sunday, 24 August 2014, after which it was replaced by Service 131M.


Route Information:

Former Route Details (Click to expand)
Bus Service 275: Bukit Merah ↺ Bukit Purmei Avenue
Direction 1
Towards Bt Purmei Ave
Direction 2
Towards Bukit Merah
  • Bt Merah Ctrl
    – Bt Merah Int
  • Henderson Rd
  • Jln Bt Merah
    – Blk 119
  • Lower Delta Rd
    – Opp Cendex Ctr
    – Opp St. Theresa’s Convent
  • Bt Purmei Ave
    – Opp Blk 109
  • Bt Purmei Ave
    – Blk 109
  • Lower Delta Rd
    – St. Theresa’s Convent
    – Cendex Ctr
  • Jln Bt Merah
    – Opp Blk 120
  • Henderson Rd
  • Bt Merah Ctrl
    – Bt Merah Int
Technical Information
Former Route WAB_logo_20px
Bukit Merah Bus Interchange ↺ Bukit Purmei Avenue (Loop)
Passes Through Jln Bt Merah, Lower Delta Rd
Route Length 4.2 km
Traveling Time 25 mins
Operator Information
Former Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Former Depot Ayer Rajah Bus Park (ARBP)
Former Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Former Departure Times from Bukit Merah 0545hrs – 0000hrs (Daily)
Former Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 11 – 15 mins
0831-1659: 14 – 30 mins
1700-1930: 13 – 15 mins
After 1930: 15 – 30 mins

Feeder Service 275 serves residential estates and schools around Bukit Purmei and Lower Delta Road with connections to Jalan Bukit Merah Bukit Merah Town Centre. It duplicates Service 131 along its entire route, and enhances connectivity for Bukit Purmei residents.

The route experiences low demand as a supplementary service, and plans to withdraw the route were hampered by local MP’s requests to keep the route operational. The route eventually received an additional bus under the Bus Services Enhancement Programme (BSEP) to boost frequencies.

The last day of operation for Service 275 was on Sunday, 24 Aug 2014, after which it was withdrawn and replaced by Service 131M, which duplicates Service 275 entirely, but operates only during weekday peak hours.

Fare: Fares for Feeder Services are capped at 3.2km. Refer to Bus Fares.

Fleet: Service 275’s fleet comprised of a single Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro. An additional Citaro was added under the BSEP scheme a year before withdrawal.


Gallery:


Operator History:

  • 1984 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – 2014: SBS Transit Ltd

The route was withdrawn before expiry of the Bus Service Operating License (BSOL).

History:

  • 1984 (19 Aug): Introduced as Bukit Merah – Bukit Purmei (Loop)
  • 2011 (03 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB)
  • 2013: Service improvement under the BSEP scheme
  • 2014 (24 Aug): Last day of operation. Withdrawn and replaced by Service 131M.

External Links & References:

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