City Direct Bus Service 667 is an AM/PM Peak City Direct Service between Clementi / Dover and the Central Business District, passing through C’Wealth Ave West. It is the seventeenth City Direct route introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
City Direct Bus Service 667 has commenced operations on 08 Mar 2016 (Tuesday).
|Route||[AM]: Clementi Ave 4 (Blk 308) → Marina Blvd (Marina Bay Financial Ctr)
[PM]: Central Blvd (Marina Bay Station) → Clementi Ave 4 (Blk 308)
|Passes Through||Clementi Ave 2 / 5, Dover Ave, Dover Rd|
|Current Operator||Tong Tar Transport Service Pte Ltd|
|Current Fleet||Zhongtong Sunny (40 seater)|
|Departure Times from Clementi||0745hrs, 0800hrs (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)|
|Departure Times from CBD||1820hrs, 1835hrs (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)|
|Frequency||Direction 1||Direction 2|
|AM Peak: 15 mins||PM Peak: 15 mins|
City Direct Service 667 provides residents of Clementi and Dover 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 Dover and the CBD via AYE.
This is the seventeenth 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.
Apart from City Direct 667, Premium Bus Service 532 also plies a similar route from Clementi to the CBD.
Rides were provided free-of-charge on its first day of service, which saw good ridership for both AM and PM trips.
- AM Peak from Blk 308, Clementi Ave 4: 0745hrs, 0800hrs
- PM Peak from Marina Bay Stn, Ctrl Blvd: 1820hrs, 1835hrs
Route Details[AM] From Block 308 to Marina Bay Financial Centre
|Stop No.||Road||Bus Stop Name|
|1||Clementi Avenue 4||Block 308|
|3||Clementi Avenue 5||Block 377|
|4||Clementi Avenue 2||Block 355|
|5||Commonwealth Avenue West||Block 365|
|6||Dover Avenue||Opp Singapore Polytechnic|
|7||Dover Road||Opp United World College|
|8||Opp ACS Boarding School|
|9||Fairfield Methodist Primary School|
|10||Anson Road||Mapletree Anson|
|11||Robinson Road||Aft Capital Tower|
|12||Opp The Ogilvy Centre|
|13||Marina Boulevard||The Sail|
|14||Marina Bay Financial Centre|
|Stop No.||Road||Bus Stop Name|
|1||Central Boulevard||Marina Bay Station|
|3||Shenton Way||UIC Building|
|4||Opp MAS Building|
|5||Dover Road||Opp Fairfield Methodist Primary School|
|6||United World College|
|7||Dover Avenue||Singapore Polytechnic|
|8||Commonwealth Avenue West||Block 410|
|9||Clementi Avenue 2||Block 334|
|10||Clementi Avenue 5||Block 335|
|11||Clementi Avenue 4||Bet Blocks 315/318|
Fares: Charges regular distance-based express fares. See Bus Fares for exact fares.
|Maximum Card Fares per trip:||$2.10||Free||$0.89||$1.33|
|Maximum Cash Fares per trip:||$2.50||$2.50||$2.50||$2.50|
*PWD (Persons with Disabilities Transport Concession Scheme) – $1.33
*WTCS (Workfare Transport Concession Scheme) – $1.73
- 2015 (05 Aug): Tender for City Directs 666 to 670 announced; tender closes 31 Aug 2015.
- 2015 (14 Dec): Tender for Bedok Reservoir City Direct, Clementi / Dover City Direct & Yishun West awarded to Tong Tar Transport Service Pte Ltd at $3.41 million.
- 2016 (08 Mar): City Direct 667 launched.
- 2015 (14 Dec): Tender for City Direct 667 awarded to Tong Tar Transport Service Pte Ltd.
- 2016 (08 Mar) onwards: Tong Tar Transport Service Pte Ltd
External Links & References:
- “More Travel Options with Five New City Direct Services.” Land Transport Authority. February 22, 2016.