City Direct Bus Service 669 is an AM/PM Peak City Direct Service between Bedok Reservoir and the Central Business District, passing through Bedok North Ave 3.
City Direct Bus Service 669 commenced operations on 22 Mar 2016. It is the nineteenth City Direct route introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
|Route||[AM]: Bedok North Rd (Opp Blocks 705/706) → Marina Blvd (Marina Bay Financial Ctr)
[PM]: Central Blvd (Marina Bay Station) → Bedok North Rd (Bet Blocks 705/706)
|Passes Through||Bedok Reservoir Rd, Bedok North Ave 3|
|Current Operator||Tong Tar Transport Service Pte Ltd|
|Current Fleet||Private buses|
|Departure Times from Bedok North
||0740hrs, 0755hrs (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)|
|Departure Times from CBD||1815hrs, 1830hrs (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)|
|Frequency||Direction 1||Direction 2|
|AM Peak: 15 mins||PM Peak: 15 mins|
City Direct Service 669 provides residents of Bedok Reservoir 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 Bedok and the CBD via ECP and MCE.
This is the nineteenth 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 669, Premium Service 523 also plys from Bedok Reservoir to the CBD.
Rides on the launch day, 22 March 2016, were free-of-charge.
- AM Peak from Opp Blks 705/706, Bedok North Rd: 0740hrs, 0755hrs
- PM Peak from Marina Bay Stn, Ctrl Blvd: 1815hrs, 1830hrs
Route Details[AM] From Opp Blocks 705/706 to Marina Bay Financial Centre
|Stop No.||Road||Bus Stop Name|
|1||Bedok North Road||Opp Blocks 705/706|
|2||Bedok Reservoir Road||Opp Block 701|
|4||Opp Block 716|
|5||Opp Waterfront Isle|
|6||Opp Waterfront Waves|
|7||Opp Waterfront Key|
|8||Bedok North Avenue 3||Opp Baywater|
|10||Bet Blocks 139/140|
|11||Opp Block 220 Car Park|
|12||New Upper Changi Road||Block 27|
|13||Anson Road||Mapletree Anson|
|14||Robinson Road||Aft Capital Tower|
|15||Opp The Ogilvy Centre|
|16||Marina Boulevard||The Sail|
|17||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||New Upper Changi Road||Block 221A|
|6||Bedok North Avenue 3||Block 220 Car Park|
|9||Opp Block 761|
|10||Bedok Reservoir Road||Waterfront Key|
|11||Aft Waterfront Waves|
|16||Bedok North Road||Bet Blocks 705/706|
Fares: Charges regular distance-based express fares. See Bus Fares for exact fares.
|Maximum Card Fares per trip:||$2.33||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) – $1.92
- 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 (22 Mar): Launch of City Direct 669
- 2015 (14 Dec): Tender for City Direct 669 awarded to Tong Tar Transport Service Pte Ltd
- 2016 (22 Mar) onwards: Tong Tar Transport Service Pte Ltd
External Links & References:
- City Direct Services 666 to 670 – LTA