Go-Ahead Feeder Bus Service 386

Go-Ahead Feeder 386 is a residential feeder route connecting Punggol Bus Interchange & MRT to Edgefield Plains, looping at Punggol East. This is the thirtieth (30th) bus service to be rolled out under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP), as well as the fourth feeder service after 803. It was launched on Sunday, 17 August 2014.

Go Ahead Loyang Pte Ltd (Go Ahead Singapore) has taken over operations of this bus service from SBS Transit from 4 September 2016 under the Loyang Bus Package.

Bus Service 386 provides direct bus connections to for the following groups of commuters:

  • Residents of estates along Punggol Central, Edgefield Plains & Edgedale Plains
    Direct Bus Connection to/from Punggol MRT and amenities at Punggol East.

Bus Service 386 also serves the following amenities along its route:

  • LRT Stations:
  • HDB Estates
    • Waterway Banks
    • Waterway Ridges
    • Waterway Sundew
    • Waterway View
    • Waterway Woodcress
  • Schools:
    • Punggol Secondary School
    • Oasis Primary School
    • Horizon Primary School
    • Greendale Primary School
    • Greendale Secondary School
    • Edgefield Primary School
  • Shopping Centres:
    • Punggol Plaza
    • Waterway Point
  • Punggol 21 Community Centre
  • Central Christian Church

Route Information:

Feeder Bus Service 386: Punggol Temp Int – Punggol East (Loop)
  • Punggol Pl
    – Punggol Temp Int   NE17  PTC  
  • Punggol Ctrl
    – Opp Blk 293
    – Punggol Sec Sch
  • Edgefield Plains
    – Punggol Sec Sch
    – Blk 672A
  • Punggol Dr
    – Oasis Stn   PE6 
  • Edgedale Plains
    – Blk 682A
    – Opp Horizon Pri Sch
    – Greendale Pri Sch
  • Punggol Field
    – Opp Blk 126A   PE3 
  • Punggol East
    – Blk 166A   PE4 
  • Punggol Ctrl
    – Blk 162B
  • Edgedale Plains
    – Horizon Pri Sch
    – Blk 661A
  • Punggol Dr
    – Oasis Stn   PE6 
  • Edgefield Plains
    – Blk 670A
    – Opp Punggol Sec Sch
  • Punggol Ctrl
    – Edgefield Pri Sch
  • Punggol Ctrl
    – Blk 298
  • Punggol Pl
    – Punggol Temp Int   NE17  PTC  

Note:

  • At Edgefield Plains (End), commuters heading towards Punggol East should board Bus Service 386 at Bus Stop 65391 – Block 672A, while commuters heading towards Punggol Temp Int should board at the opposite bus stop at Bus Stop 65399 – Block 670A.
  • At Edgedale Plains (End), commuters heading towards Punggol East should board Bus Service 386 at Bus Stop 65371 – Block 682A, while commuters heading towards Punggol Temp Int should board at the opposite bus stop at Bus Stop 65379 – Block 661A.
Technical Information
Route Punggol Temporary Bus Interchange ↺ Punggol East (Loop)  WAB_logo_20px
Passes Through Punggol Ctrl, Edgefield Plains, Edgedale Plains
Route Length 7.9km
Travelling Time 34 mins (Scheduled)
Operator Information
GCM Route Package
Loyang Bus Package
Current Operator Go-Ahead Singapore
Current Depot Loyang Bus Depot
Current Fleet Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Departure Times from Punggol 0545 – 0035 (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service
0530-0830: 10 – 10 mins
0831-1659: 10 – 15 mins
1700-1900: 10 – 10 mins
After 1900: 12 – 15 mins
LTA/SBST Joint News Release

Originally introduced on 17 August 2014 and looping at Edgefield Plains as the 30th BSEP Bus Service, Bus Service 386’s route was extended to loop at Punggol East (Riveria Station) from 14 February 2015 as the 37th Bus Service to be enhanced under BSEP. Free rides were offered on the day of route extension.

From 24 April 2016, the route was extended to Edgedale Plains (End) to serve newly completed Build-to-Order (BTO) estates,Waterway View and Waterway Sundew. This route extension however, did not count towards the 80 Bus Services planned to be introduced/enhanced under BSEP.

The stretch of Edgefield Plains which Service 386 plies is not served by existing bus routes, and is surrounded by existing and upcoming residential developments. Apart from existing housing developments around Punggol Central and Punggol Drive, the route serves new Built-to-Order (BTO) flats at the far end of Edgefield Plains, Waterway Banks and Waterway Ridges.

Buses at Edgefield Plains and Edgedale Plains will call at separate bus stops depending on their direction of travel. Passengers heading towards Punggol East should board the bus from the bus stop outside Blk 672A and outside Blk 682A respectively, while others heading towards Punggol MRT Station & Bus Interchange should board the bus from the bus stop outside Blk 670A and Blk 661A respectively instead.

2015 Service Extension

The service extension was celebrated with a lion dance performance, followed by a ribbon-cutting ceremony by Ms Penny Low, Member of Parliament (MP) for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC, at the bus stop outside Punggol Plaza (Punggol Field – Opp Blk 126A) on the morning of 14 February 2015. Two buses, SBS6366G and SBS6530Z, were chartered for this event to ply the full 386 extended route with MP and residents onboard.

2016 Route Extension to Edgedale Plains (End):

 More details about the route extension: Route Extension of Bus 386 along Edgedale Plains
Poster for Route Extension to Edgedale Plains End
Poster for Route Extension to Edgedale Plains End

Special Departures:

  • Punggol Central (Blk 162B) → Punggol Temp Int
    Weekdays & Saturdays/Eve of PH: 0525hrs, 0538hrs, 0551hrs
    Sundays / Public Holidays: 0545hrs

Fares: Fares for Feeder services are capped at 3.2km. See Bus Fares for exact fares.


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Route History:

  • 2014 (17 Aug): Introduced as a feeder service from Punggol to Edgefield Plains under LTA’s Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2014 (29 Sep): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2015 (06 Feb): Original date of extension to Punggol East brought forward from 15 Feb to 14 Feb.
  • 2015 (14 Feb): Extended to loop at Punggol East (Riveria Station)
  • 2016 (24 Apr): Extended to serve Edgedale Plains (End)
  • 2016 (4 Sep): Operations transferred to Go Ahead Loyang Pte Ltd from SBS Transit Ltd.

Operator History:

  • 17 Aug 2014 – 03 Sep 2016: SBS Transit Ltd
  • 04 Sep 2016 onwards: Go Ahead Loyang Pte Ltd

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