SBS Transit Bus Service 87

SBS Transit Bus Service 87 is a trunk service plying between Sengkang Int and Bedok Int, passing through Hougang Central, Hougang Ave 3, Kaki Bukit and Bedok North.

Bus Service 87 will call at a new bus stop at Bedok North MRT Station from 21 Oct 2017.


Route:

Bus Service 87: Sengkang ↔ Bedok
Direction 1
Towards Bedok
Direction 2
Towards Sengkang
  • Sengkang Sq
    – Sengkang Int
    NE16STC
  • Compassvale Rd
    – Blk 223D
    – Blk 206A
  • Sengkang East Ave
    – Ranggung Stn Exit A SE5
  • Punggol Rd
    – The Rivervale
  • Hougang Ave 10
    – Opp Blk 458
    – Blk 412
    – Opp Blk 521
  • Hougang Central
    – Opp Hougang Ctrl Int NE14
  • Hougang Ave 5
    – Blk 327
  • Hougang Ave 7
    – Opp Blk 316
  • Tampines Rd
    – Aft Defu Ave 1
  • Hougang Ave 3
    – Opp Blk 248
    – Opp Blk 241
    – Opp Blk 106
    – Opp Blk 169
    – Bef S’pore Girls’ Home
    – SBST Hougang Depot
    – Aft Kim Chuan Rd
    – Bef Airport Rd
  • Eunos Link
    – Opp Comfort Driving Ctr
    – Eunos Technolink
  • Kaki Bt Ave 1
    – Opp Kaki Bt Ind Est
    – Opp Blk 660A CP DT28
    – Aft Jln Damai DT28
    – Opp Blk 150
  • Bedok Reservoir Rd
    – Aft Bedok Ind Pk C
  • Bedok North Rd
    – Bet Blks 705/706
    – Bedok Nth Stn Exit B DT29
    – Blk 547
  • Bedok North Ave 1
    – Kg Chai Chee CC
  • Bedok North Dr
    – Bedok Int
    EW5
  • Bedok North Dr
    – Bedok Int
    EW5
  • Bedok North Ave 1
    – Opp Kg Chai Chee CC
  • Bedok North Rd
    – Blk 45
    – Bedok Nth Stn Exit A DT29
  • Bedok Reservoir Rd
    – Aft Bedok Ind Pk C
  • Kaki Bt Ave 1
    – Blk 151
    – Bef Jln Damai DT28
    – Blk 660A CP DT28
    – Kaki Bt Ind Est
  • Eunos Link
    – Opp Eunos Technolink
    – Comfort Driving Ctr
  • Hougang Ave 3
    – Aft Airport Rd
    – Bef Kim Chuan Rd
    – Opp SBST Hougang Depot
    – Opp S’pore Girls’ Home
    – Blk 172
    – Blk 106
    – Blk 241
    – Blk 248
  • Tampines Rd
    – Aft Hougang Ave 3
  • Hougang Ave 7
    – Blk 316
  • Hougang Ave 5
    – Blk 308
  • Hougang Central
    – Hougang Ctrl Int NE14
  • Hougang Ave 10
    – Blk 522
    – Blk 421
    – Blk 458
  • Punggol Rd
    – Opp The Rivervale
  • Sengkang East Ave
    – Ranggung Stn Exit B SE5
  • Compassvale Rd
    – Blk 203
    – Opp Blk 223D
  • Sengkang Sq
    – Sengkang Int
    NE16STC

 

 

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Sengkang Bus Interchange ↔ Bedok Bus Interchange
Passes Through Hougang Central, Hougang Ave 3, Kaki Bukit Ave 1, Bedok North Rd
Route Length 13.2 km (D1) | 13.3 km (D2)
Travelling Time 60 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Sengkang – Hougang Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Hougang Bus Depot (HGDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Scania K230UB
12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL
Departure Times from Sengkang
0530hrs – 2330hrs (Daily)
Departure Times from Bedok 0530hrs – 2330hrs (Daily)
Frequency Direction 1
Direction 2
0630 – 0830: 04 – 08 mins
0831 – 1659: 03 – 14 mins
1700 – 1900: 04 – 09 mins
After 1900: 05 – 17 mins
0630 – 0830: 04 – 09 mins
0831 – 1659: 03 – 14 mins
1700 – 1900: 04 – 15 mins
After 1900: 14 – 17 mins

Route History

At just 13 km long, Service 87 is a relatively short inter-town route, but serves many heavy-demand sectors and is an important route. It connects Sengkang, Hougang Ctrl, Hougang Ave 3, Kaki Bukit and Bedok, and experiences high demand during most of the day by residents and office workers.

From Ubi and Kaki Bukit Industrial Estates, Service 87 connects to Bedok, Hougang Central and Sengkang, providing direct bus service to these areas. From Bedok Interchange, the route also connects Kaki Bukit residents to their homes.

As part of the DTL3 Bus Service Enhancements, Service 87 calls at a new bus stop along Bedok North Road, at Bedok North MRT Station from 21 Oct 2017.

MRT/LRT Stations Served:

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


Gallery:


Operator History:

  • 1999 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2021 under the Sengkang – Hougang Bus Package. 

History:

  • 1999 (19 Sep): Introduced by SBS between Sengkang Int and Bedok Int
  • 2001 (28 Apr): Terminates at Sengkang Temp Int
  • 2003 (18 Jan): Terminates at air-conditioned Sengkang Integrated Transport Hub (ITH)
  • 2011 (28 Aug): Amended to Jln Tenaga & Jln Damai, with the partial closure of Kaki Bukit Ave 1 due to the Downtown MRT Line construction works.
  • 2011 (03 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2011 (19 Nov): Terminates at Bedok Temporary Int
  • 2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2014 (30 Nov): Terminates at air-conditioned Bedok Integrated Transport Hub (ITH)
  • 2016 (24 Apr): Resumes using Kaki Bukit Ave 1, skipping Jln Damai and Jln Tenaga.
  • 2017 (21 Oct): Calls a new bus stop at Bedok North MRT Station

Past Routings:


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