SBS Transit Bus Service 4 is a trunk route running between Tampines Bus Interchange and Changi North Way, passing through Flora Road and Changi North Industrial Estate.
Bus Service 4 commenced operations on Sunday, 17 March 2013 as the 7th bus service under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
|Bus Service 4: Tampines ↺ Changi North Way (Loop)|
||Looping at Changi North Way
||Tampines Bus Interchange ↺ Changi North Way (Loop)|
|Passes Through||Tampines Ave 7, Flora Rd, Tanah Merah Besar Rd
|Route Length||10.2 km|
|Travelling Time||55 mins|
|BCM Route Package||Tampines Bus Package
|Current Operator||SBS Transit Ltd|
|Current Depot||Bedok North Bus Depot (BNDEP)|
|Current Fleet||12-metre Single Deck Buses:
– Mercedes-Benz Citaro
– Scania K230UB
12-metre Double Deck Buses:
|Departure Times from Tampines
||0600hrs – 2330hrs (Daily)|
|0630 – 0830: 10 – 12 mins
0831 – 1659: 11 – 13 mins
1700 – 1900: 10 – 13 mins
After 1900: 11 – 12 mins
Bus Service 4 provides better connectivity for commuters travelling between Tampines and the Changi North Industrial Estate and its surrounding areas. It enhances connectivity for commuters travelling between Tampines, Flora Road and Changi North Industrial Estate as well as its surrounding areas.
The bus service serves eight new bus stops in Flora Road and Changi North Industrial Estate. It also enhances the connectivity to key transport nodes at Tampines Bus Interchange and MRT, where they can transfer to other bus services or rail lines to reach their destination. In addition, Bus Service 4 improves connection of these areas to amenities within Tampines Town.
Service 4 receives considerable demand from Flora Road, where residents previously heading to Tampines had to rely on a shuttle bus run by ComfortDelGro charging a flat fare of $1.30. In addition, this route helps disperse Service 37’s high peak demand for workers at Changi North Industrial Estate, as well as providing new bus connectivity for industries along Changi North Way.
MRT Stations Served:
- Changi North Way (Bef Changi Prison Complex) → Tampines Int
Daily: 0550hrs, 0605hrs
- 2013 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 01 Sep 2024 under the Tampines Bus Package.
- 2013 (17 Mar):Introduced as a loop service from Tampines to Changi North Way under LTA’s Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
- 2013 (31 Mar): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
- 2015 (17 Aug): Start of Double Decker Bus Deployments
- Refer to this article
- 2013: Amended to present routing. No significant route changes since 2013.
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