SBS Transit Feeder Bus Service 329 is a residential feeder service plying from Hougang Central and looping at Buangkok Crescent, passing through Hougang Avenue 4, Hougang Street 91, Hougang Street 93 and Buangkok Link, connecting Buangkok and Hougang residents with the Hougang Town Centre, Bus Interchange and MRT Station. It is the seventy-fifth (75th) Bus Service launched under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP), as well as the tenth feeder service.
Bus Service 329 was launched on Sunday, 9 July 2017, with free rides given out on the first day of operations.
|Bus Service 329: Hougang Central ↺ Buangkok Cres (Loop)
|From Hougang Central
||Looping at Buangkok Cres
||Hougang Central Bus Interchange ↺ Buangkok Crescent (Loop)|
|Passes Through||Hougang Ave 4, Hougang St 91, Hougang St 93, Buangkok Link|
|Route Length||6.8 km|
|Travelling Time||28 – 40 mins|
|BCM Route Package||Sengkang—Hougang Bus Package|
|Current Operator||SBS Transit|
|Current Depot||Hougang Bus Depot (HGDEP)|
|Current Fleet||12-metre Single Deck Bus:
– Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
|Departure Times from Hougang Central
||0545hrs — 0030hrs (Daily)|
|0630-0830: 10 – 11 mins
0831-1659: 12 mins
1700-1900: 10 – 12 mins
After 1900: 10 – 15 mins
Service 329 provides residents at Buangkok Crescent, Buangkok Link and Hougang Street 91/93 with greater connectivity to Hougang MRT Station and Hougang Central Bus Interchange, along with other amenities in the neighbourhood. The new route also benefits Hougang Primary School, Hougang Secondary School and other key amenities such as Hougang 1, Hougang Sports Centre and Hougang Polyclinic. This was the tenth feeder service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
Looping at Buangkok Crescent, the route serves new Build-To-Order (BTO) housing developments such as Buangkok Parkvista, Buangkok Edgeview, Buangkok Tropica, Buangkok Woods and Buangkok Square.
The route duplicates Service 72 and 116 from Hougang Central to Hougang Avenue 9 and complements Service 325 for Hougang Street 91/93. In addition, Service 101 also links Hougang MRT Station/Bus Interchange with Buangkok Link.
MRT Station Served:
- NE14 Hougang
- Buangkok Link (Blk 980C) → Hougang Ctrl Int via Buangkok Cres
Weekdays & Saturdays: 0530hrs
- 09 Jul 2017 onwards: SBS Transit Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2021 under the Sengkang – Hougang Bus Package.
- 2017 (09 Jul): Introduced as a feeder service from Hougang Central Bus Interchange to Buangkok Crescent under LTA’s Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP). Wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB) at launch.
- Joint News Release by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) & SBS Transit – New Loop Service 329 to Serve Hougang – LTA