City Direct Bus Service 672

City Direct Bus Service 672 is an AM/PM Peak City Direct Service between Hougang and the Central Business District. It will be the twenty-second City Direct route, as well as the sixty-eighth (68th) bus service introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP). It was launched on 7 Nov 2016.

 
 




Route:

AM Peak: Towards CBD
PM Peak: Towards Hougang
  • Hougang St 51
    – Blk 568
    – Hougang G Shopping Ctr
  • Buangkok Green
    – Blk 579
  • Hougang Ave 4
    – Opp Blk 913
  • Hougang St 51
    – Blk 574
  • Hougang St 52 (Express)
  • Hougang Ave 8
    – Blk 535
    – Blk 436
    – Punggol Pk
  • Upper Serangoon Rd
    – Blk 355
    – Opp Hougang Plaza
  • Hougang Ave 5
    – Blk 327
  • Hougang Ave 7
    – Opp Blk 316
  • Tampines Rd (Express)
  • KPE (Express)
  • MCE (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
  • MCE (Express)
  • KPE (Express)
  • Tampines Rd (Express)
  • Hougang Ave 7
    – Blk 316
  • Hougang Ave 5
    – Blk 308
  • Upper Serangoon Rd
    – Hougang Plaza
    – Blk 465A
  • Hougang Ave 8
    – Opp Punggol Pk
    – Blk 434
    – Blk 532
  • Hougang St 52 (Express)
  • Hougang St 51
    – Blk 568
    – Hougang G Shopping Ctr
  • Buangkok Green
    – Blk 579
  • Hougang Ave 4
    – Opp Blk 913
  • Hougang St 51
    – Blk 574
Technical Information
Route [AM]: Hougang St 51 (Blk 568) → Marina Blvd (Marina Bay Financial Ctr)
[PM]: Central Blvd (Marina Bay Station) → Hougang St 51 (Blk 574)
Passes Through Hougang Ave 8/7/5
Route Length ~22.7km
Traveling Time 65 mins
Operator Information
Current Operator Rui Feng Chartered Pte Ltd
Current Fleet Private buses
Departure Times from Hougang St 51
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 672 Poster
City Direct 672 Poster

City Direct Service 672 provides residents of Hougang 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 Hougang and the CBD via Tampines Rd, KPE and MCE.

This is the twenty-second 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 was called for on 15 April 2016. Read more about the tender here.

Along Hougang Ave 8, Premium Service 574 also serves the CBD via Orchard Rd, charging a higher fare of $4.00.

City Direct 660 also serves the CBD from Hougang.

On the first day of service, 7 Nov 2016, free rides were given out for commuters to try the City Direct service.

Departure Timings:

  • AM Peak from Blk 568, Hougang St 51: 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.

  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


Gallery:

 


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 (07 Nov): Launched under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme

Operator History:

  • 07 Nov 2016 onwards: Rui Feng Chartered Pte Ltd

 

External Links & References:

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