City Direct Service 662 is an AM/PM Peak City Direct Service between Yew Tee and the CBD, passing through Choa Chu Kang Street 52, Street 62 and Shenton Way. It is the twelfth City Direct route introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
|Route||[AM]: Choa Chu Kang North 7 (Blk 619) → Marina Blvd (Marina Bay Financial Ctr)
[PM]: Central Blvd (Marina Bay Stn) → Choa Chu Kang North 7 (Regent Grn Condo)
|Passes Through||Choa Chu Kang Cres, Street 62/52|
|Traveling Time||65 – 70 mins|
|Current Operator||Aedge Holdings Pte Ltd|
|Current Fleet||Private buses|
|Departure Times from T1||0725 – 0740 (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)|
|Departure Times from T2||1810 – 1825 (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)|
|Frequency||Direction 1||Direction 2|
|0630-0830: 15 mins||1700-1930: 15 mins|
- 2015 (09 Feb): Tender for City Directs 661 to 665 announced; tender closes 09 Mar 2015.
- 2015 (21 Jul): Tender for City Direct 662 awarded to Aedge Holdings Pte Ltd at $5.41 million.
City Direct service 662 provides residents of Yew Tee with greater connectivity to the CBD. The service provides a travel alternative for commuters who relied on the rail network and feeder buses to and from work. The route incorporates an express sector between Choa Chu Kang Dr and Anson Rd via KJE, Brickland Rd, Bukit Batok Rd, Jurong Town Hall Rd & AYE.
This is the twelfth City Direct service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP), which provides more options for commuters using stretches of the existing rail lines that experience persistently high ridership, while the ongoing rail enhancement measures are being implemented.
In addition to City Direct 662, SMRT Premium Service 590 and a few other Premium services also ply from Choa Chu Kang to the CBD.
On the first day of operations on 22 Sep 2015, free rides were available on this service.
- AM Peak: 0725hrs, 0740hrs
- PM Peak: 1810hrs, 1825hrs
Fares: Charges regular distance-based express fares. See Bus Fares for exact fares.
|Maximum Card Fares per trip:||$2.55||Free||$0.91||$1.35|
|Maximum Cash Fares per trip:||$3.00||$3.00||$3.00||$3.00|
*PWD (Persons with Disabilities Transport Concession Scheme) – $1.35
*WTCS (Workfare Transport Concession Scheme) – $2.12
Fleet: Service 662’s fleet comprises of private buses operated by Aedge Holdings Pte Ltd.
|Direction 1 (Towards CBD)||Direction 2 (Towards Yew Tee)|
- 2015 (21 Jul): Tender for City Direct 662 awarded to Aedge Holdings Pte Ltd.
- 2015 (22 Sep) – Present: Aedge Holdings Pte Ltd
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