SBS Transit Bus Service 47 is a trunk service plying between Changi Business Park and looping at Marine Parade, via Tanah Merah and Bedok South. It is the fiftieth (50th) bus service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
|Route||Changi Business Park Terminal ↺ Amber Road (Loop)|
|Passes Through||Tanah Merah MRT, Bedok South, Marine Parade, East Coast|
|Route Length||22.9 km|
|Traveling Time||70 mins|
|BCM Route Package
||Tampines Bus Package|
|Current Operator||SBS Transit|
|Current Depot||Changi Bus Park (CGBP)|
|Current Fleet||12-metre Double Deck buses:
– Volvo B9TL
12-metre Single Deck buses:
– Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
|Departure Times from CBP
||0600hrs – 2345hrs Daily|
|0630-0830: 09 – 10 mins
0831-1659: 09 – 13 mins
1700-1930: 10 – 10 mins
After 1930: 12 – 14 mins
Service 47 connects the residential towns of Marine Parade and Bedok South with Changi Business Park, as well as enhancing public bus connections around Changi Buisness Park with a new route to Tanah Merah MRT. A unique loop sector via Amber Road, Mountbatten Road and East Coast Road (eastbound) provides better connectivity with the vibrant section of East Coast Road, with its shopping malls and old shophouses.
It is the fiftieth (50th) bus service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP). The launch of Service 47 along with Service 118 also marks the start of operations of the new Changi Business Park Bus Terminal.
The route serves educational institutions such as Temasek Junior College and Victoria School, as well as shopping centres such as Changi City Point, Parkway Parade, Katong Shopping Centre, Roxy Square and 112 Katong Mall.
In addition, the route provides a cheaper alternative to Premium Services 724 and 748, benefitting commuters who travel between Tanah Merah / Marine Parade and Changi Business Park.
- Amber Rd (Amber Gardens) → Changi Business Park Terminal
Weekdays: 0600hrs, 0613hrs, 0626hrs
Saturdays: 0600hrs, 0612hrs, 0624hrs
Sundays / Public Holidays: 0600hrs, 0615hrs
Fleet: See above.
MRT Stations served by this route:
- 20 Dec 2015 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2024 under the Tampines Bus Package.
- 2015 (20 Dec): Introduced under the LTA’s Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP), plying from Changi Business Park and looping at Marine Parade, via Tanah Merah and Bedok South. Wheelchair accessible at launch.
- 2015: Launched with present routing. No significant route changes since 2015.