SBS Transit Bus Service 57

SBS Transit Bus Service 57 is a trunk route running between Bishan and Bukit Merah, via Toa Payoh, Novena, Little India, Beach Road, Shenton Way, HarbourFront and Depot Rd.


Route
Bus Service 57: Bishan ↔ Bukit Merah
Direction 1
From Bishan
Direction 2
From Bukit Merah
  • Bishan St 13
    – Bishan Int NS17CC15
  • Bishan St 11
    – Blk 115
  • Bishan Rd
    – Opp Raffles Inst
  • Braddell Rd
    – Opp Blk 1004
    – Opp Blk 998
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    – Blk 1
    – Blk 2
    – Pei Chun Public Sch
    – Blk 27
    – Toa Payoh Stadium
    – Toa Payoh Swim Cplx
  • Jln Toa Payoh
    – Opp Trellis Twrs
  • Thomson Rd
    – Opp Thomson Med Ctr
    – Opp Novena Lodge
    – Novena Stn NS20
    – Opp United Sq
  • Keng Lee Rd
    – Parish of Christ Ch
  • Kg Java Rd
    – Opp KK Women & Child Hosp
  • Bt Timah Rd
    – Little India Stn NE7DT12
  • Sungei Rd
    – Opp Rochor Stn DT13
  • Ophir Rd
    – Opp Rochor Ctr
    – Landmark Village Hotel
  • Beach Rd
    – The Gateway
    – Shaw Twrs
    – Opp Raffles Hotel CC3
  • Nicoll Highway
    – Opp War Memorial Pk CC3
  • Collyer Quay
    – OUE Bayfront EW14NS26
  • Raffles Quay
    – One Raffles Quay
  • Shenton Way
    – UIC Bldg
    – Opp AXA Twr EW15
  • Keppel Rd
    – Opp Customs Port Br HQ
    – Opp Former Railway Stn
    – Keppel Workshop
    – Tg Pagar DP Blk F5
    – Opp Keppel DP Blk 517
  • Telok Blangah Rd
    – VivoCity NE1CC29
    – HarbourFront Stn Exit B NE1CC29
    – Caribbean at Keppel Bay
    – Opp Chr Community Chapel
    – Telok Blangah Stn CC28
    – Opp Yeo’s Bldg
  • Alexandra Rd
    – Aft PSA Bldg CC27
    – Alexandra Pt
  • Depot Rd
    – The Interlace
    – Opp Blk 114
    – Aft Hewlett Packard
    – Blk 118
  • Henderson Rd
    – Bef Bt Merah Ctrl
  • Bt Merah Ctrl
    – Bt Merah Int
  • Bt Merah Ctrl
    – Bt Merah Int
  • Henderson Rd
    – Aft Bt Merah Ctrl
    – Opp Blk 1
  • Depot Rd
    – Blk 105 CP
    – Blk 110
    – Blk 114
    – ISS Intl Sch
  • Alexandra Rd
    – Opp SP Jain
    – Opp Alexandra Pt
    – Bef PSA Bldg CC27
  • Telok Blangah Rd
    – Aft Alexandra Rd CC27
    – Yeo’s Bldg
    – Opp Telok Blangah Stn CC28
    – Bef Chr Community Chapel
    – Bef Seah Im Rd
    – HarbourFront Stn Exit A NE1CC29
    – Opp VivoCity NE1CC29
  • Keppel Rd
    – Keppel DP Blk 517
    – Opp Tg Pagar DP Blk F5
    – Former Railway Stn
    – Customs Port Br HQ
  • Anson Rd
    – Intl Plaza EW15
  • Cecil St
    – Opp GB Bldg
    – Prudential Twr DT18
  • Fullerton Rd
    – Fullerton Sq EW14NS26
  • Esplanade Dr
    – Esplanade Bridge CC3
  • Beach Rd
    – Raffles Hotel CC3
    – Opp Shaw Twrs
  • Rochor Rd
    – Bugis Stn Exit D EW12DT14
    – Fu Lu Shou Cplx EW12DT14
  • Rochor Canal Rd
    – Rochor Stn DT13
  • Bt Timah Rd
    – Little India Stn Exit A NE7DT12
  • Kg Java Rd
    – KK Women & Child Hosp
    – Opp Parish of Christ Ch
  • Thomson Rd
    – United Sq
    – Opp Novena Ch NS20
    – Novena Lodge
    – Thomson Med Ctr
    – Opp Tan Tong Meng Twr
  • Jln Toa Payoh
    – Trellis Twrs
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    – Opp Toa Payoh Swim Cplx
    – Opp Toa Payoh Stadium
    – Opp Blk 26
    – United Medicare Ctr
    – Blk 237
  • Braddell Rd
    – Aft Muhajirin Mque
  • Bishan Rd
    – Raffles Inst
  • Bishan St 11
    – Blk 501
  • Bishan St 13
    – Bishan Int NS17CC15

 

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Bishan Bus InterchangeBukit Merah Bus Interchange
Passes Through Toa Payoh, Novena, Little India, Beach Road, Shenton Way, HarbourFront, Depot Rd
Route Length 22.5 km (D1) | 22.2 km (D2)
Traveling Time 80 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bukit Merah Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Ayer Rajah Bus Park (ARBP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from Bishan
0600hrs – 2330hrs (Daily)
Departure Times from Bukit Merah
0545hrs – 0000hrs (Daily)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
0630-0830: 07 – 12 mins
0831-1659: 09 – 17 mins
1700-1900: 15 – 17 mins
After 1900: 12 – 17 mins
0630-0830: 10 – 15 mins
0831-1659: 10 – 15 mins
1700-1900: 09 – 15 mins
After 1900: 13 – 16 mins

Route History

Introduced in 2005, Service 57 is a residential and urban route linking Bishan to Bukit Merah. From Bishan, the route passes through Toa Payoh and Thomson, continuing to the City areas of Rochor, Fullerton and Shenton Way, and then heading West towards HarbourFront, Alexandra and Depot Road.

For residents of Toa Payoh, Service 57 provides a direct bus connection to the CBD in addition to the North-South Line. It also links Depot Road with Telok Blangah and HarbourFront stations daily. Demand is fairly high throughout the day with many connections provided by this service.

MRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Depot Road (The Interlace)  Bukit Merah Int
    Normal Weekdays: 0545hrs, 0600hrs, 0615hrs, 0630hrs, 0641hrs, 0652hrs
    Sch Hol Weekdays: 0545hrs, 0600hrs, 0615hrs, 0630hrs, 0643hrs, 0656hrs
    Saturdays: 0600hrs, 0615hrs, 0630hrs, 0645hrs
    Sundays/PHs: 0600hrs, 0620hrs, 0640hrs
  • Jalan Toa Payoh (Trellis Towers)  Bishan Int
    Weekdays: 0610hrs, 0625hrs

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares. Calculate your bus fare using LTA’s fare calculator on MyTransport.sg here.


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Operator History
  • 2005 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2018 under the Bukit Merah Bus Package.

History
  • 2005 (Jul): Introduced between Bishan Int and Bukit Merah Ter.
  • 2007 (Jan): Amended to serve Thomson Road, Kampong Java Road & Keng Lee Road.
  • 2009 (03 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
Past Routings
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References

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