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 resumed using Kaki Bukit Avenue 1 instead of Jalan Damai & Jalan Tenaga from 24 April 2016.

Route:

Direction 1
Towards Bedok Int
Direction 2
Towards Sengkang Int
  • Sengkang Sq
    – Sengkang Int
  • Compassvale Rd
    – Blk 223D
    – Blk 206A
  • Sengkang East Ave
    – Blk 208 CP
  • Punggol Rd
    – The Rivervale
  • Hougang Ave 10
    – Opp Blk 458
    – Blk 412
    – Opp Blk 521
  • Hougang Central
    – Opp Hougang Ctrl Int
  • 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
    – Aft Jln Damai
    – Opp Blk 150
  • Bedok Reservoir Rd
    – Aft Kaki Bt Ctr
  • Bedok North Rd
    – Bet Blks 705/706
    – Blk 547
  • Bedok North Ave 1
    – Kg Chai Chee CC
  • Bedok North Dr
    – Bedok Int
  • Bedok North Dr
    – Bedok Int
  • Bedok North Ave 1
    – Opp Kg Chai Chee CC
  • Bedok North Rd
    – Blk 45
    – Opp Blks 705/706
  • Bedok Reservoir Rd
    – Opp Kaki Bt Ctr
  • Kaki Bt Ave 1
    – Blk 151
    – Bef Jln Damai
    – Blk 660A CP
    – 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
  • Hougang Ave 10
    – Blk 522
    – Blk 421
    – Blk 458
  • Punggol Rd
    – Opp The Rivervale
  • Sengkang East Ave
    – Blk 267 CP
  • Compassvale Rd
    – Blk 203
    – Opp Blk 223D
  • Sengkang Int

 

Technical Information
Route Sengkang Bus Interchange  Bedok Bus Interchange  WAB_logo_20px
Passes Through Hougang Central, Hougang Ave 3, Kaki Bukit, Bedok North
Route Length 13.2km (D1) | 13.4km (D2)
Travelling Time 60mins
Operator Information
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Hougang Bus Depot (HGDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL
12-metre Single Deck Bus
– 
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
– 
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from T1 0530 – 2330 (Daily)
Departure Times from T2 0600 – 2330 (Daily)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
0630-0830: 05 – 08 mins
0831-1659: 04 – 16 mins
1700-1930: 05 – 09 mins
After 1930: 05 – 18 mins
0630-0830: 05 – 09 mins
0831-1659: 05 – 13 mins
1700-1930: 05 – 13 mins
After 1930: 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.

Fare: Charges fares for regular trunk services. See Bus Fares for exact fares.

Fleet: See above.

Service 87 at a glance. Click for larger image.
Service 87 at a glance. Click for larger image.

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 2016. 

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.

Past Routings:

Gallery


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