City Direct Bus Service 671

City Direct Bus Service 671 is an AM/PM Peak City Direct Service between Buangkok and the Central Business District, passing through Sengkang West. It is the twenty-first City Direct route, as well as the sixty-sixth (66th) route introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP). It was launched on 17 Oct 2016.

 
 




Route:

AM Peak: Towards CBD
PM Peak: Towards Sengkang
  • Punggol Rd
    – Opp The Rivervale
  • Sengkang East Ave
    – Blk 267 CP
  • Compassvale Rd
    – Blk 203
  • Compassvale Dr
    – Blk 204 CP
  • Anchorvale Dr
    – Nan Chiau High Sch
    – Blk 306 CP
  • Anchorvale Rd
    – Anchor Green Pri Sch
  • Sengkang East Ave
    – Opp Blk 310B
    – Bef Fernvale Link
    – Pei Hua Sec Sch
    – Bef Fernvale Lane
  • Sengkang West Rd (Express)
  • Yio Chu Kang Rd (Express)
  • CTE (Express)
  • Outram Rd (Express)
  • Cantonment Rd (Express)
  • Keppel Rd (Express)
  • Anson Rd
    – Mapletree Anson
  • Robinson Rd
    – Aft Capital Tower
    – Opp The Ogilvy Ctr
  • Marina Blvd
    – The Sail
    – Marina Bay Financial Ctr
  • Ctrl Blvd
    – Marina Bay Stn
    – Downtown Stn
  • Shenton Way
    – UIC Bdlg
    – Opp MAS Bdlg
  • Keppel Rd (Express)
  • Cantonment Rd (Express)
  • Outram Rd (Express)
  • CTE (Express)
  • Yio Chu Kang Rd (Express)
  • Sengkang West Rd (Express)
  • Sengkang East Ave
    – Aft Fernvale Lane
    – Opp Pei Hua Sec Sch
    – Aft Fernvale Link
    – Blk 311A
  • Anchorvale Rd
    – Blk 309D
  • Anchorvale Dr
    – Blk 313B
    – Blk 321 CP
  • Compassvale Dr
    – Opp Blk 204 CP
  • Compassvale Rd
    – Blk 206A
  • Sengkang East Ave
    – Blk 208 CP
  • Punggol Rd
    – The Rivervale
Technical Information
Route [AM]: Punggol Rd (Opp The Rivervale) → Marina Blvd (Marina Bay Financial Ctr)
[PM]: Central Blvd (Marina Bay Station) → Punggol Rd (The Rivervale)
Passes Through Sengkang East Ave, Compassvale Rd/Dr, Anchorvale Rd/Dr
Route Length ~22.9km
Traveling Time 65 mins
Operator Information
Current Operator Rui Feng Chartered Pte Ltd
Current Fleet Private buses
Departure Times from Punggol Rd
0735 – 0750 (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)
Departure Times from CBD 1820 – 1835 (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
AM Peak: 15 mins PM Peak: 15 mins

City Direct Service 671 provides residents of Sengkang West 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 Fernvale and the CBD via Yio Chu Kang Rd, CTE, Outram Rd and Cantonment Rd.

This is the twenty-first 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.

The tender for this route called for on 15 April 2016. Read more about the tender here.

Premium Bus Service 550 also plys the same express sector as City Direct 671, serving the CBD via Cecil Street and Fullerton Square. Premium 550 duplicates City Direct 671 along Sengkang East Ave and charges a higher fare of $4.00.

The morning route for City Direct 671 is the exact reverse direction of service for Premium Bus Service 592, which serves Nicoll Highway and Suntec City before terminating at Shenton Way during weekday AM Peak hours and the reverse route during PM Peak hours. Premium 592 charges a higher fare of $4.00 also.

 

Departure Timings:

  • AM Peak from Opp The Rivervale, Punggol Rd: 0735hrs, 0750hrs
  • PM Peak from Marina Bay Stn, Central Blvd: 1820hrs, 1835hrs

Fares: Charges regular distance-based express fares. Commuters should remember to tap out when alighting for the correct distance fare to be charged. See Bus Fares for exact fares.
Free rides were given out to commuters on the first day of service on 17 October 2016.

Adult Child Student Senior Citizen
Maximum Card Fares per trip: $2.42 Free $0.89 $1.33
Maximum Cash Fares per trip: $3.00 $3.00 $3.00 $3.00

*PWD (Persons with Disabilities Transport Concession Scheme) – $1.33
*WTCS (Workfare Transport Concession Scheme) – $2.04


Route History:

  • 2016 (15 Apr): Tender for City Directs 651, 671 & 672 announced; tender closes 10 May 2016.
  • 2016 (01 Aug): Contract awarded to Rui Feng Chartered Pte Ltd
  • 2016 (17 Oct): Launched under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme.

Operator History:

  • 17 Oct 2016 onwards: Rui Feng Chartered Pte Ltd

 

External Links & References:

Back to City Direct Services
Back to Bus Services

15 thoughts on “City Direct Bus Service 671

  • 16 June 2017 at 11:30 AM
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    Bus 671 drove past us without stopping. It did not seem to be in full capacity, not to mention that it also took in passengers beyond its seat capacity. This is not the first time I encounter the premium bus without stopping. Goodness, now I am late for work. Can the management do something about this. The service is so unreliable.

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  • 16 June 2017 at 8:16 AM
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    Bus 671 did not stop at the bus stop next to Pei Hua Sec Sch and it was the last bus we supposed to board. It was not even full capacity not to mention that I always will attempt to take passengers beyond it’s full seats capacity. Not the first time I encounter the bus move straight ahead without stopping. Goodness, now I am going to be late for work. I hope the management can do something about it. Such unreliable premium bus.

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  • 5 June 2017 at 7:17 PM
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    Once again the 671 18h35 bus did not arrive. Last week the 7h50 was 10 minutes late one morning and simply did not stop at the first stop (not the first time as he tries to catch up time). This service is appalling, despite my regular feedback. What are you doing about it?

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