City Direct Bus Service 668 is an AM/PM Peak City Direct Service between Ang Mo Kio / Yio Chu Kang and the Central Business District, passing through Ang Mo Kio St 52. It is the eighteenth City Direct route introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
City Direct Bus Service 668 has commenced operations on 15 Mar 2016.
|Route||[AM]: Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 (Opp Blk 649) → Marina Blvd (Marina Bay Financial Ctr)
[PM]: Central Blvd (Marina Bay Station) → Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 (Blk 649)
|Passes Through||Ang Mo Kio Avenues 4/6/10, Ang Mo Kio Street 52/53|
|Current Operator||BT & TAN Transport Pte Ltd|
|Current Fleet||Private buses|
|Departure Times from Ang Mo Kio
||0730hrs, 0740hrs, 0750hrs (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)|
|Departure Times from CBD||1810hrs, 1825hrs (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)|
|Frequency||Direction 1||Direction 2|
|AM Peak: 10 mins||PM Peak: 15 mins|
City Direct Service 668 provides residents of Yio Chu Kang and Ang Mo Kio 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 Ang Mo Kio and the CBD via CTE, Outram Rd and Cantonment Rd.
This is the eighteenth 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 668, Premium Bus 548 also plys a similar route from Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 to CBD.
- AM Peak from Opp Blk 649, Ang Mo Kio Ave 5: 0730hrs, 0740hrs, 0750hrs
- PM Peak from Marina Bay Stn, Ctrl Blvd: 1810hrs, 1825hrs
Route Details[AM] From Opp Block 649 to Marina Bay Financial Centre
|Stop No.||Road||Bus Stop Name|
|1||Ang Mo Kio Avenue 5||Opp Block 649|
|3||Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4||Block 612|
|4||Opp Block 622|
|5||Yio Chu Kang Road||Opp Seasons Park|
|6||Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6||Opp Castle Green|
|7||Yio Chu Kang Station|
|8||Anderson Junior College|
|9||Ang Mo Kio Avenue 5||Anderson Junior College|
|10||Ang Mo Kio Street 53||Opp Block 507|
|11||Ang Mo Kio Street 52||Block 522|
|13||Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10||Block 555|
|14||Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3||Block 564|
|15||Anson Road||Mapletree Anson|
|16||Robinson Road||Aft Capital Tower|
|17||Opp The Ogilvy Centre|
|18||Marina Boulevard||The Sail|
|19||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||Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3||Opp Block 565|
|6||Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10||Block 574|
|7||Ang Mo Kio Street 52||Opp Block 527|
|8||Opp Block 522|
|9||Ang Mo Kio Street 53||Block 507|
|10||Ang Mo Kio Avenue 5||Block 502|
|11||Opp Anderson Junior College|
|12||Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6||Opp Anderson Junior College|
|13||Opp Yio Chu Kang Station|
|15||Yio Chu Kang Road||Seasons Park|
|16||Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4||Block 622|
|18||Ang Mo Kio Avenue 5||Block 643|
Fares: Charges regular distance-based express fares. See Bus Fares for exact fares.
|Maximum Card Fares per trip:||$2.36||Free||$0.89||$1.33|
|Maximum Cash Fares per trip:||$2.80||$2.80||$2.80||$2.80|
*PWD (Persons with Disabilities Transport Concession Scheme) – $1.33
*WTCS (Workfare Transport Concession Scheme) – $1.95
- 2015 (05 Aug): Tender for City Directs 666 to 670 announced; tender closes 31 Aug 2015.
- 2015 (14 Dec): Tender for Ang Mo Kio / Yio Chu Kang City Direct & Punggol City Direct awarded to BT & TAN Transport Pte Ltd at $2.46 million.
- 2016 (15 Mar): Launch of City Direct 668
- 2015 (14 Dec): Tender for City Direct 668 awarded to BT & Tan Transport Pte Ltd
- 2016 (15 Mar) onwards: BT & Tan Transport Pte Ltd
External Links & References:
- City Direct Services 666 to 670 – LTA