SBS Transit Bus Service 70M

SBS Transit Service 70M is a trunk service plying from Yio Chu Kang Terminal and looping at Suntec City, passing through Yio Chu Kang Rd, Serangoon, Paya Lebar and Guillemard. It is a route variant of Bus Service 70, and only operates during weekday nights, Saturday evenings and Sundays/PHs.


 
 




Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange ↺ Temasek Avenue (Loop)
Passes Through Yio Chu Kang Rd, Serangoon, Paya Lebar, Guillemard, Nicoll Highway, Suntec City
Route Length 42.0 km
Traveling Time 150 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Seletar Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Seletar Bus Depot (SEDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Buses:
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Scania K230UB

12-metre Double Deck Buses:
Volvo B9TL
Volvo B10TL

Departure Times from Yio Chu Kang
Weekdays: 1815 – 2300
Saturdays: 
1818 – 2300 
Sunday/PHs:
 0545 – 2300
Daily: 2315 – 2345 (70A | Terminates at Opp The Ritz-Carlton, Temasek Avenue)
Frequency Loop Service
 
0630-0830: 13 – 14 mins
0831-1659: 10 – 16 mins
1700-1900: 13 – 19 mins
After 1900: 12 – 19 mins
 

Service 70M connects the residential areas of Yio Chu Kang, Serangoon and Guillemard to Suntec City. This route operates either as Service 70 or 70M depending on times of day. Service 70, which serves the Central Business District around Shenton Way and Fullerton, operates on Weekdays and Saturdays from mornings to evenings. On Weekday and Saturday nights, and on Sundays/PHs, Service 70M will operate, looping at Suntec City and serving the Marina Centre area while skipping Fullerton and Shenton Way.

MRT Stations Served:

Route Variants:

  • Service 70: Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange ↔ Shenton Way Terminal
    Operates on Morning and Afternoons on Weekdays and Saturdays

Shortworking Trips:

  • Service 70AYio Chu Kang Int → Temasek Ave (Opp The Ritz Carlton)
    2315 – 2345 Daily, 15 min frequency
  • Service 70B: Yio Chu Kang Road (Opp Serenity Pk) → Serangoon Central (Serangoon Stn)
    0650 – 1000 (Weekdays)

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares. Calculate your bus fare using LTA’s fare calculator on MyTransport.sg here.


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Operator History:

  • 2008 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2023 under the Seletar Bus Package.

History:

  • ????: Variant Service 70# introduced as a Weekday night, Saturday, Sunday/PH service, plying between Yio Chu Kang and Geylang Lor 1 Terminal.
  • 1999-2001: Amended to Esplanade Dr (Esplanade Bridge), skipping Empress Place
  • 2000 (16 Oct): Service 70# extended to loop at Suntec City, later called Service 70X.
  • 2003 (21 Jun): Amended to ply Serangoon Central and Upp Serangoon Rd during Phase 1 of NEL Rationalisation.
  • 2008 (28 Jan): Service 70# was renamed to Service 70M
  • 2009 (23 Aug): No longer plies Eunos Rd 8 after Paya Lebar Rd was reinstated
  • 2012 (27 Aug): Introduction of shortowrking trip 70B during AM Peak hours
  • 2012 (3 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2013 (22 Sep): Calls at new bus stop along Upp Paya Lebar Rd (Wisma AUPE Bldg)

Past Routings:

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