Loyang Bus Package Commencement Dates announced

Today (04 Aug 2016), the Land Transport Authority announced the commencement dates of the Loyang Bus Package.

Go-Ahead Singapore, the successful tenderer of the Loyang Bus Package, will take over operations of 24 existing bus services in two tranches, on 4 September and 18 September. Spaced two weeks apart, the three tranches will hand Go-Ahead Singapore progressive control over Punggol Bus Interchange, followed by Pasir Ris Bus Interchange.

The implementation dates of the two tranches are as follows:

Tranche Implementation Date Bus Services No of Routes
1 04 Sep 2016 3, 34, 43/43M, 62, 82, 83, 84, 85, 118, 119, 136, 382, 386 13
2 18 Sep 2016 2, 6, 12, 15, 17, 36, 354, 358, 359, 403, 518 11
* 2017 68 1
 Total: Total: 25

*The 25th service, Bus Service 68, will be implemented in 2017. Details of the bus route will be announced at a later date.

With exactly one month before commencing bus operations, the bus company has started familiarizing bus captains with the bus routes. Go-Ahead’s training buses are often seen during off-peak hours in Punggol and Pasir Ris Bus Interchanges. Repainting of buses to the uniformed lush green SG❤Bus livery has also started.

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2 thoughts on “Loyang Bus Package Commencement Dates announced

  • 6 August 2016 at 9:25 AM
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    Nothing interesting if Go Ahead only use B9TL Wrights and MB Citaros..Duh!

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    • 7 August 2016 at 4:37 PM
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      Haven’t you heard? The Straits Times reported a new electric bus on a six-month trial, you should read that.

      Also, LTA should consider including older bus models that are wheelchair-accessible into GCM, such as Scania K230UB and Mercedes-Benz OC500LE.

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