Historical Routes of Express Services

This page covers present-day trunk services only. Timeline of amendments can be found on the individual bus article pages. If you are looking for history of withdrawn Express routes, please refer to this page.

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Express 188E:

Year Direction 1 Direction 2
2007 No significant route changes since introduction
     

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Express 502:

Year Direction 1 Direction 2
1997 Hougang Ctrl Int, Hougang Ctrl, Upp Serangoon Rd, Hougang Ave 8, Hougang Ave 2, Yio Chu Kang Rd, Yio Chu Kang Link, Boundary Rd, Lor Chuan, Ang Mo Kio Ave 1, CTE (express), Buyong Rd (express), Orchard Rd (express), Penang Lane (express), Penang Rd, Somerset Rd, Orchard Link, Orchard Blvd, Grange Rd, Napier Rd (express), Holland Rd (express), Ulu Pandan Rd (express), Clementi Ave 2, C’wealth Ave West, Boon Lay Way, Jurong East Ctrl, Jurong East Ave 1, Jurong West Ave 1, Boon Lay Ave, Jln Boon Lay, Boon Lay Int Boon Lay Int, Jln Boon Lay, Boon Lay Ave, Jurong West Ave 1, Jurong East Ave 1, Jurong East Ctrl, Boon Lay Way, C’wealth Ave West, Clementi Ave 2, Ulu Pandan Rd (express), Holland Rd (express), Napier Rd (express), Tanglin Rd, Orchard Rd, Buyong Rd (express), CTE (express), Ang Mo Kio Ave 1, Lor Chuan, Boundary Rd, Yio Chu Kang Link, Yio Chu Kang Rd, Hougang Ave 2, Hougang Ave 8, Upp Serangoon Rd, Hougang Ctrl, Hougang Ctrl Int
Operating Hours: Weekdays & Saturdays: 0600hrs-2200hrs; Weekends & PHs: 0700hrs-2200hrs
2000 Sengkang Int, Sengkang Sq, Compassvale Rd, Compassvale St, Rivervale Dr, Sengkang East Ave, Punggol Rd, Hougang Ave 10, Hougang Ave 8, Hougang Ave 2, Yio Chu Kang Rd, Yio Chu Kang Link, Boundary Rd, Lor Chuan, Ang Mo Kio Ave 1, CTE (express), Buyong Rd (express), Orchard Rd (express), Penang Lane (express), Penang Rd, Somerset Rd, Orchard Link, Orchard Blvd, Grange Rd, Napier Rd, Holland Rd (express), Ulu Pandan Rd (express), Clementi Ave 2, C’wealth Ave West, Boon Lay Way, Jurong East Ctrl, Jurong East Ave 1, Jurong West Ave 1, Boon Lay Ave, Jln Boon Lay, Boon Lay Int Boon Lay Int, Jln Boon Lay, Boon Lay Ave, Jurong West Ave 1, Jurong East Ave 1, Jurong East Ctrl, Boon Lay Way, C’wealth Ave West, Clementi Ave 2, Ulu Pandan Rd (express), Holland Rd (express), Napier Rd, Tanglin Rd, Orchard Rd, Buyong Rd (express), CTE (express), Ang Mo Kio Ave 1, Lor Chuan, Boundary Rd, Yio Chu Kang Link, Yio Chu Kang Rd, Hougang Ave 2, Hougang Ave 8, Hougang Ave 10, Punggol Rd, Sengkang East Ave, Rivervale Dr, Compassvle St, Compssvale Rd, Sengkang Sq, Sengkang Int
Operating Hours: Weekdays & Saturdays: 0545hrs-2200hrs from Sengkang, 0600hrs-2200hrs from Boon Lay; Weekends & PHs: 0700hrs-2200hrs
2003 Boon Lay Int, Jurong West Ctrl 3, Jln Boon Lay, Boon Lay Ave, Jurong West Ave 1, Jurong East Ave 1, Jurong East Ctrl, Boon Lay Way, C’wealth Ave West, Clementi Ave 2, Ulu Pandan Rd (express), Holland Rd (semi-express), Napier Rd, Tanglin Rd, Orchard Rd, Bras Basah Rd, Raffles Blvd, Temasek Blvd, Temasek Ave (Loop) Raffles Ave, Stamford Rd, Orchard Rd, Penang Rd, Somerset Rd, Orchard Link, Orchard Blvd, Grange Rd, Napier Rd, Holland Rd (semi-express), Ulu Pandan Rd (express), Clementi Ave 2, C’wealth Ave West, Boon Lay Way, Jurong East Ctrl, Jurong East Ave 1, Jurong West Ave 1, Boon Lay Ave, Jln Boon Lay, Jurong West Ctrl 3, Boon Lay Int
2005 Pioneer Rd North (Opp Blk 653B), Pioneer Rd North, Jurong West Ave 5, Jurong West St 75, St 64, Ctrl 1, Boon Lay Ave, Jurong West Ave 1, Jurong East Ave 1, Toh Guan Rd, Boon Lay Way, Toh Tuck Ave (express), PIE (express), Whitley Rd (express), Stevens Rd (express), Anderson Rd (express), Orange Grove Rd (express), Orchard Rd, Bras Basah Rd, Raffles Blvd, Temasek Blvd, Temasek Ave (Loop) Raffles Ave, Stamford Rd, Orchard Rd, Penang Rd, Somerset Rd, Orchard Turn, Scotts Rd, Stevens Rd (express), Whitley Rd (express), PIE (express), Toh Tuck Ave (express), Boon Lay Way, Toh Guan Rd, Jurong East Ave 1, Jurong West Ave 1, Boon Lay Ave, Jurong West Ctrl 1, St 64, St 75, Ave 5, Pioneer Rd North, Pioneer Rd North (Blk 653B)
Operating Hours: Weekdays: 0600hrs-0700hrs, 0800hrs-1649hrs, 1758hrs-2200hrs; Saturdays 0600hrs-2200hrs; Sundays 0700hrs-2200hrs. Express sector between Boon Lay Way (Opp The Synergy) and Orchard Rd (Delfi Orchard); Scotts Rd (Thong Teck Bldg) and Boon Lay Way (The Synergy)
2009 Soon Lee Depot, Soon Lee Rd, Soon Lee Dr, Pioneer Rd North, Jurong West Ave 5, Jurong West St 75, St 64, Ctrl 1, Boon Lay Ave, Jurong West Ave 1, Jurong East Ave 1, Toh Guan Rd, Boon Lay Way, Toh Tuck Ave (express), PIE (express), Whitley Rd (express), Stevens Rd (express), Anderson Rd (express), Orange Grove Rd (express), Orchard Rd, Bras Basah Rd, Raffles Blvd, Temasek Blvd, Temasek Ave (Loop) Raffles Ave, Stamford Rd, Orchard Rd, Penang Rd, Somerset Rd, Orchard Turn, Scotts Rd, Stevens Rd (express), Whitley Rd (express), PIE (express), Toh Tuck Ave (express), Boon Lay Way, Toh Guan Rd, Jurong East Ave 1, Jurong West Ave 1, Boon Lay Ave, Jurong West Ctrl 1, St 64, St 75, Ave 5, Pioneer Rd North, Soon Lee Dr, Soon Lee Rd, Soon Lee Depot
Express sector between Boon Lay Way (Opp The Synergy) and Orchard Rd (Delfi Orchard); Scotts Rd (Thong Teck Bldg) and Boon Lay Way (The Synergy)
2010 Soon Lee Depot, Soon Lee Rd, Soon Lee Dr, Pioneer Rd North, Jurong West Ave 5, Jurong West St 75, St 64, Ctrl 1, Boon Lay Ave, Jurong West Ave 1, Jurong East Ave 1, Toh Guan Rd, Boon Lay Way, Toh Tuck Ave (express), PIE (express), Whitley Rd (express), Stevens Rd (express), Anderson Rd (express), Orange Grove Rd (express), Orchard Rd, Bras Basah Rd, Raffles Blvd, Temasek Blvd, Temasek Ave (Loop) Bayfront Ave, Marina Stn Rd (express), Marina St, ECP (express), AYE (express), Clementi Ave 6 (express), C’wealth Ave West (express), Boon Lay Way, Toh Guan Rd, Jurong East Ave 1, Jurong West Ave 1, Boon Lay Ave, Jurong West Ctrl 1, St 64, St 75, Ave 5, Pioneer Rd North, Soon Lee Dr, Soon Lee Rd, Soon Lee Depot
2013 Amended to present rouing (via Ctrl Blvd, Shenton Way). Express sector reverted to Holland Rd since ~2010
     

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Express 502A:

Year Direction 1 Direction 2
2005 Pioneer Rd North (Opp Blk 653B), Pioneer Rd North, Jurong West Ave 5, Jurong West St 75, St 64, Ctrl 1, Boon Lay Ave, Corporation Rd (express),  PIE (express), Whitley Rd (express), Stevens Rd (express), Orchard Rd, Bras Basah Rd, Raffles Blvd, Temasek Blvd, Temasek Ave (Loop) Raffles Ave, Stamford Rd, Orchard Rd, Penang Rd, Somerset Rd, Orchard Turn, Scotts Rd, Stevens Rd (express), Whitley Rd (express), PIE (express), Corporation Rd (express), Boon Lay Ave, Jurong West Ctrl 1, St 64, St 75, Ave 5, Pioneer Rd North, Pioneer Rd North (Blk 653B)
Operating Hours: Weekdays: 0725hrs-0759hrs, 1709hrs-1734hrs. Express sector between Boon Lay Ave  (Blk 220) and Orchard Rd (Delfi Orchard); Scotts Rd (Thong Teck Bldg) and Boon Lay Ave (Blk 213)
2009 Soon Lee Depot, Soon Lee Rd, Soon Lee Dr, Pioneer Rd North, Jurong West Ave 5, Jurong West St 75, St 64, Ctrl 1, Boon Lay Ave, Jurong West Ave 1, Jurong East Ave 1, Jurong East Ctrl, Boon Lay Way, C’wealth Ave West, Clementi Ave 2, Ulu Pandan Rd (express), Holland Rd (express), Napier Rd, Tanglin Rd, Orchard Rd, Bras Basah Rd, Raffles Blvd, Temasek Blvd, Temasek Ave (Loop) Raffles Ave, Stamford Rd, Orchard Rd, Penang Rd, Somerset Rd, Orchard Turn, Scotts Rd, Stevens Rd (express), Whitley Rd (express), PIE (express), Toh Tuck Ave (express), Boon Lay Way, Jurong East Ctrl, Jurong East Ave 1, Jurong West Ave 1, Boon Lay Ave, Jurong West Ctrl 1, St 64, St 75, Ave 5, Pioneer Rd North, Soon Lee Dr, Soon Lee Rd, Soon Lee Depot
2010 Soon Lee Depot, Soon Lee Rd, Soon Lee Dr, Pioneer Rd North, Jurong West Ave 5, Jurong West St 75, St 64, Ctrl 1, Boon Lay Ave, Jurong West Ave 1, Jurong East Ave 1, Jurong East Ctrl, Boon Lay Way, C’wealth Ave West, Clementi Ave 2, Ulu Pandan Rd (express), Holland Rd (express), Napier Rd, Tanglin Rd, Orchard Rd, Bras Basah Rd, Raffles Blvd, Temasek Blvd, Temasek Ave, Bayfront Ave, Marina Stn Rd (express), Marina St (Marina Bay Stn)
2013 Amended to present rouing (via Ctrl Blvd), terminating at Ctrl Blvd (Downtown Stn)
     

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Express 506:

Year Direction 1 Direction 2
1998 Jurong East Int, Jurong East St 13, Jurong East Ctrl, Boon Lay Way, Jurong Town Hall Rd, Bt Batok Rd, Bt Batok West Ave 3, Bt Batok Ctrl, Bt Batok East Ave 3, PIE (express), Toa Payoh Lor 2 (express), Toa Payoh Lor 6, Jln Toa Payoh (express), PIE (express), Jln Eunos, Bedok Reservoir Rd, Bedok North Ave 3, Bedok North St 1, Bedok Int Bedok Int, Bedok North St 1, Bedok North Ave 3, Bedok Reservoir Rd, Jln Eunos, PIE (express), Jln Toa Payoh (express), Toa Payoh Lor 6, Jln Toa Payoh (express), PIE (express), Bt Batok East Ave 3, Bt Batok Ctrl, Bt Batok West Ave 3, Bt Batok Rd, Jurong Town Hall Rd, Boon Lay Way, Jurong East Ctrl, Jurong East St 13, Jurong East Int
2000 Jurong East Int, Jurong East St 13, Jurong East Ctrl, Boon Lay Way, Jurong Town Hall Rd, Bt Batok Rd, Bt Batok West Ave 3, Bt Batok Ctrl, Bt Batok East Ave 3, PIE (express), Toa Payoh Lor 2 (express), Toa Payoh Lor 6, Jln Toa Payoh (express), PIE (express), Jln Eunos, Bedok Reservoir Rd, Bedok North Ave 3, New Upp Changi Rd, Upp Changi Rd East, PIE (express), Airport Blvd, PTB 1 Basement PTB 1 Basement, PTB 2 Basement, Airport Blvd, PIE (express), Upp Changi Rd East, New Upp Changi Rd, Bedok North Ave 3, Bedok Reservoir Rd, Jln Eunos, PIE (express), Jln Toa Payoh (express), Toa Payoh Lor 6, Jln Toa Payoh (express), PIE (express), Bt Batok East Ave 3, Bt Batok Ctrl, Bt Batok West Ave 3, Bt Batok Rd, Jurong Town Hall Rd, Boon Lay Way, Jurong East Ctrl, Jurong East St 13, Jurong East Int
2002 Reverted back to 1998 routing
2006 Amended to present rouing (extended to Upper East Coast Ter)
     

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Express 513:

Year Direction 1 Direction 2
2012 No significant route changes since introduction
     

Express 518:

Year Direction 1 Direction 2
2000 Pasir Ris Int, Pasir Ris Dr 3, Elias Rd, Pasir Ris Dr 1, Loyang Ave, Tampines Ave 7, Ave 2, Ave 1, Bedok North Rd Extn, Bedok North Rd, PIE (express), CTE (express), Moulmein Rd, Newton Rd, Scotts Rd, Orchard Rd, Bras Basah Rd, Temasek Blvd, Temasek Ave (Loop) Raffles Blvd (express), Republic Blvd (express), ECP (express), Bedok South Ave 1 (express), Bedok North Ave 1 (express), Bedok North Rd, Bedok North Rd Extn, Tampines Ave 1, Ave 2, Ave 7, Loyang Ave, Pasir Ris Dr 1, Elias Rd, Pasir Ris Dr 3, Pasir Ris Int
2005 Pasir Ris Int, Pasir Ris Dr 3, Dr 12, Dr 1, Loyang Ave, Tampines Ave 7, Ave 2, Ave 1, Bedok North Rd Extn, Bedok North Rd, PIE (express), CTE (express), Moulmein Rd, Newton Rd, Scotts Rd, Orchard Rd, Bras Basah Rd, Temasek Blvd, Temasek Ave (Loop) Raffles Blvd (express), Republic Blvd (express), ECP (express), Bedok South Ave 1 (express), Bedok North Ave 1 (express), Bedok North Rd, Bedok North Rd Extn, Tampines Ave 1, Ave 2, Ave 7, Loyang Ave, Pasir Ris Dr 1, Dr 12, Dr 3, Pasir Ris Int
Operating Hours: Weekdays: 0600hrs-0633hrs, 0734hrs-1628hrs, 1753hrs-2200hrs; Saturdays 0600hrs-2200hrs; Sundays 0700hrs-2200hrs. Express sector between Tampines Ave 1 (The Tropica) and Moulmein Rd (Opp Tan Tock Seng Hosp); Temasek Ave (Opp Cenennial Twr) and Tampines Ave 1 (Opp The Tropica)
2010 Pasir Ris Int, Pasir Ris Dr 3, Dr 12, Dr 1, Loyang Ave, Tampines Ave 7, Ave 2, Ave 1, Ave 10, Bedok North Rd Extn, Bedok North Rd, PIE, CTE, Moulmein Rd, Newton Rd, Scotts Rd, Orchard Rd, Bras Basah Rd, Temasek Blvd, Temasek Ave, Bayfront Ave, Marina Blvd, Sheares Ave, ECP, Bedok South Ave 1, Bedok North Ave 1, Bedok North Rd, Bedok North Rd Extn, Tampines Ave 10, Ave 1, Ave 2, Ave 7, Loyang Ave, Pasir Ris Dr 1, Pasir Ris Dr 12, Pasir Ris Dr 3, Pasir Ris Int
2016 Amended to present rouing (Return via ECP, KPE & PIE)
     

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Express 518A:

Year Direction 1 Direction 2
2005 Pasir Ris Int, Pasir Ris Dr 3, Dr 12, Dr 1, Loyang Ave, TPE (express), PIE (express), CTE (express), Moulmein Rd, Newton Rd, Scotts Rd, Orchard Rd, Bras Basah Rd, Temasek Blvd, Temasek Ave (Loop) Raffles Blvd (express), Republic Blvd (express), ECP (express), PIE (express), TPE (express), Loyang Ave, Pasir Ris Dr 1, Dr 12, Dr 3, Pasir Ris Int
Operating Hours: Weekdays: 0707hrs-0737hrs, 1713hrs-1743hrs. Express sector between Loyang Ave (Opp Blk 149A) and Moulmein Rd (Opp Tan Tock Seng Hosp); Temasek Ave (Opp Cenennial Twr) and Loyang Ave (Blk 149A)
2010 Amended to present rouing (Extended to serve Bayfront, terminating at Bayfront Ave and return route abolished)
     

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Express 850E:

Year Direction 1 Direction 2
2013 Yishun Ave 11, Ave 6, St 31, Ring Rd, Ave 2, Lentor Ave, SLE, CTE, Buyong Rd, Orchard Rd, Bras Basah Rd, Nicoll Highway, Collyer Quay, Raffles Quay, Shenton Way Anson Rd, Robinson Rd, Fullerton Rd, Esplanade Dr, Stamford Rd, Orchard Rd, Penang Rd, Buyong Rd, CTE, SLE, Lentor Ave, Yishun Ave 2, Ring Rd, St 31, Ave 6, Ave 11
2015 No significant route changes since 2015
     

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Express 854E:

Year Direction 1 Direction 2
2007 No significant route changes since introduction
     

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Express 868:

Year Direction 1 Direction 2
2010 No significant route changes since introduction
     

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Express 951E:

Year Direction 1 Direction 2
2013 Woodlands St 82, Ave 4, Ave 1, Ave 12, SLE, CTE, Buyong Rd, Orchard Rd, Bras Basah Rd, Nicoll Highway, Collyer Quay, Raffles Quay, Shenton Way
Anson Rd, Robinson Rd, Fullerton Rd, Esplanade Dr, Stamford Rd, Orchard Rd, Penang Rd, Buyong Rd, CTE, SLE, Woodlands Ave 12, Ave 1, Ave 4, St 82
2015 No significant route changes since 2015
     

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Express 963E:

Year Direction 1 Direction 2
2006/
2009
No significant route changes since introduction
     

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Express 971E:

Year Direction 1 Direction 2
2011 Bukit Panjang Int, Jelebu Rd, Bt Panjang Ring Rd, Jelapang Rd, Segar Rd, Fajar Rd, Bt Panjang Ring Rd, Bt Panjang Rd, BKE, PIE, Whitley Rd, Stevens Rd, Scotts Rd, Orchard Rd, Bras Basah Rd, Nicoll Highway, Collyer Quay, Raffles Quay, Shenton Way, Palmer Rd, Anson Rd, Cecil St Anson Rd, Cecil St, Collyer Quay, Fullerton Rd, Esplanade Dr, Stamford Rd, Orchard Rd, Penang Rd, Somerset Rd, Grange Rd, Orchard Blvd, Paterson Rd, Scotts Rd, Stevens Rd, Whitley Rd, PIE, BKE, Bt Panjang Rd, Bt Panjang Ring Rd, Fajar Rd, Segar Rd, Jelapang Rd, Bt Panjang Ring Rd, Jelebu Rd, Bukit Panjang Int
2012 Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk, Woodlands Rd, Upp Bt Timah Rd, Petir Rd, Jelebu Rd, Bt Panjang Ring Rd, Jelapang Rd, Segar Rd, Fajar Rd, Bt Panjang Ring Rd, Bt Panjang Rd, BKE, PIE, Whitley Rd, Stevens Rd, Scotts Rd, Orchard Rd, Bras Basah Rd, Nicoll Highway, Collyer Quay, Raffles Quay, Shenton Way, Palmer Rd, Anson Rd, Cecil St Anson Rd, Cecil St, Collyer Quay, Fullerton Rd, Esplanade Dr, Stamford Rd, Orchard Rd, Penang Rd, Somerset Rd, Grange Rd, Orchard Blvd, Paterson Rd, Scotts Rd, Stevens Rd, Whitley Rd, PIE, BKE, Bt Panjang Rd, Bt Panjang Ring Rd, Fajar Rd, Segar Rd, Jelapang Rd, Bt Panjang Ring Rd, Jelebu Rd, Petir Rd, Gangsa Rd, Bt Panjang Rd, Woodlands Rd, Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk
2017 Amended to present route (skipping Jelebu Rd)
     

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Express 982E:

Year Direction 1 Direction 2
2013 Choa Chu Kang Ave 5, Ave 4, Way, Ave 1, Teck Whye Ave, Choa Chu Kang Rd (express), Bukit Batok Rd (express), Jurong Town Hall Rd (express), AYE (express), Keppel Road (express), Anson Rd, Robinson Rd, Marina Blvd Central Blvd, Shenton Way, Keppel Road (express), AYE (express), Jurong Town Hall Rd (express), Bukit Batok Rd (express), Choa Chu Kang Rd (express), Teck Whye Ave, Choa Chu Kang Ave 1, Choa Chu Kang Way, Choa Chu Kang Ave 4, Choa Chu Kang Ave 5
2015 Amended to present rouing (Extended to new stops at Choa Chu Kang Ave 5)
     

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External Links & References:

  • TransitLink Bus Guides: 1980 – 2014
  • SGWiki

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