SBS Transit Bus Service 59

SBS Transit Bus Service 59 is a trunk route running from Bishan to Changi Village, going via Toa Payoh, PIE, Kaki Bukit, Bedok Reservior, Tampines and Loyang Ave. It has an express sector between Toa Payoh and Jalan Eunos along the PIE.

Bus Service 59 resumed using Kaki Bukit Avenue 1 instead of Jalan Damai & Jalan Tenaga from 24 April 2016.

Route:

Direction 1
Towards Changi Village
Direction 2
Towards Bishan
  • Bishan St 13
    – Bishan Int
  • Bishan St 11
    – Blk 115
  • Bishan Rd
    – Opp Raffles Inst
  • Braddell Rd
    – Opp Blk 1004
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    – Blk 1
  • Lor 1 Toa Payoh
    – Toa Payoh Police Ctr
    – Braddell Stn
    – Blk 117
    – Blk 128
    – Opp Philips S’pore
    – Oleander Twrs
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    – Opp Toa Payoh Swim Cplx
    – Opp Toa Payoh Stadium
  • Kim Keat Link (Express)
  • PIE (Express)
  • Jln Eunos
    – Blk 322
  • Eunos Link
    – Blk 311
  • Kaki Bt Ave 1
    – Opp Kaki Bkt Ind Est
    – Opp Blk 660A CP
    – Aft Jln Damai
    – Opp Blk 150
  • Bedok Reservoir Rd
    – Aft Kaki Bkt Ctr
    – Opp Blk 701
    – Blk 745
    – Opp Blk 716
    – Opp Waterfront Isle
    – Opp Waterfront Waves
    – Opp Waterfront Key
    – Opp The Clearwater Condo
    – Opp Bedok Reform Trg Ctr
  • Tampines Ave 1
    – Opp SAFRA Tampines
  • Tampines Ave 2
    – Blk 141
    – Opp The Holy Trinity Ch
    – Blk 206
    – Tampines East CC
  • Tampines Ave 7
    – Tampines JC
    – Blk 497D
  • Loyang Ave
    – Blk 149A
    – Blk 275
    – Aft Pasir Ris Dr 3
    – Opp Loyang Valley
    – Loyang Ind Est
    – Bef Loyang Way
    – Opp Engine Test Facility
    – LP 80
    – Bef Sch of Commando
    – Bef Cranwell Rd
    – Opp Maranatha B-P Ch
    – Aft Changi Golf Course
  • Changi Village Rd
    – Blk 5
    – Changi Village Ter
  • Changi Village Rd
    – Changi Village Ter
    – Blk 4
  • Loyang Ave
    – Changi Golf Course
    – St. George Chapel
    – Aft Cranwell Rd
    – Aft Sch of Commando
    – Bef Engine Test Facility
    – Aft Engine Test Facility
    – Aft Loyang Way
    – Opp Loyang Ind Est
    – Loyang Valley
    – Bef New Loyang Link
    – Opp Blk 275
    – Opp Blk 149A
  • Tampines Ave 7
    – Blk 370
    – Opp Tampines JC
  • Tampines Ave 2
    – Blk 302
    – Blk 285
    – The Holy Trinity Ch
    – Blk 101
  • Tampines Ave 1
    – SAFRA Tampines
  • Bedok Reservoir Rd
    – Bedok Reform Trg Ctr
    – The Clearwater Condo
    – Waterfront Key
    – Aft Waterfront Waves
    – Waterfront Isle
    – Blk 716
    – Blk 713
    – Blk 703
    – Opp Kaki Bukit Ctr
  • Kaki Bt Ave 1
    – Blk 151
    – Bef Jln Damai
    – Blk 660A CP
    – Kaki Bkt Ind Est
  • Eunos Link
    – Blk 637
  • Jln Eunos
    – Eunos Mans
  • PIE (Express)
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    – Toa Payoh Stadium
    – Toa Payoh Swim Cplx
  • Lor 1 Toa Payoh
    – Blk 163
    – Philips S’pore
    – Blk 166
    – Blk 111
    – Opp Braddell Stn
    – Blk 202
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
    – Blk 237
  • Braddell Rd
    – Aft Muhajirin Mque
  • Bishan Rd
    – Raffles Inst
  • Bishan St 11
    – Blk 501
  • Bishan St 13
    – Bishan Int

 

Technical Information
Route Bishan Bus Interchange  Changi Village Bus Terminal  WAB_logo_20px
Passes Through Toa Payoh, PIE, Kaki Bukit, Bedok Reservior, Tampines, Loyang Ave
Route Length 26.2km (D1) | 26.6km (D2)
Travelling Time 85mins
Operator Information
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Current Fleet Volvo B9TL
Volvo B10TL
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from Bishan
0545 – 2330 (Weekdays)
0600 – 2330 (Saturdays, Sundays/PHs)
Departure Times from Changi Village
0600 – 2330 (Daily)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
0630-0830: 08 – 13 mins
0831-1659: 08 – 18 mins
1700-1930: 13 – 17 mins
After 1930: 14 – 17 mins
0630-0830: 10 – 13 mins
0831-1659: 09 – 17 mins
1700-1930: 08 – 19 mins
After 1930: 14 – 20 mins
SBS Transit Release Poster
SBS Transit Release Poster

Route History

Service 59 serves as a inter-town route between the residential towns of Bishan, Toa Payoh, Bedok Reservoir, Tampines and Changi Village. The route incorporates an express sector between Lor 6 Toa Payoh and Jln Eunos along the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE), providing a fast connection between residential estates at both ends. Demand for this service is popular during weekday peak hours.

Service 59 at a glance
Service 59 at a glance

Special Departures:

  • Loyang Ave (Opp Blk 149A)  Bishan Int
    Weekdays: 0545hrs, 0554hrs, 0603hrs

Fare: Charges fares for regular trunk services. See Bus Fares for exact fares.

 

 

 


Operator History:

  • 2005 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2016.

History:

  • 2005 (23 Oct): Introduced by SBS Transit, plying between Bishan – Changi Village
  • 2010 (28 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2011 (28 Aug): Amended to Jln Tenaga & Jln Damai with the partial closure of Kaki Bukit Ave 1 due to the Downtown MRT Line construction works
  • 2016 (24 Apr): Resume using Kaki Bukit Ave 1, skipping Jln Damai and Jln Tenaga

Past Routings:


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