New batch of Enviro500 buses delivered

Main article: Alexander Dennis Enviro500

The Enviro500 is a low-floor, three-axle double-deck transit bus built by Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) since 2002. All Enviro500 buses in Singapore are of the third-generation make, better referred to as the Enviro500 MMC, which has been in production since 2012.

SMRT Buses was initially the sole operator of the Enviro500 MMC in Singapore bringing in an initial batch of 201 buses in 2014,  With the gradual implementation of the Bus Contracting Model (BCM), Enviro500 buses owned by the Government were also operated by Tower Transit, who was awarded the Bulim Bus Package.


Second Batch of 15 buses

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) placed orders for fifteen (15) more ADL Enviro500 MMC buses in late 2016, to expand the existing bus pool under the Bus Contracting Model (BCM).

The second batch of Enviro500 MMC buses feature the same technical specifications as the initial 201 buses delivered in 2014. Although ADL had launched a Facelifted Enviro500 MMC in late 2015, the LTA did not opt for the newer bodywork design.

These buses, which have been delivered to Singapore, have yet to enter revenue service. They come equipped with USB Charging Ports and tinted passenger windows. A pair of emergency hammers are located next to the upper deck front windscreen, with another pair mounted above the rear window, a feature common to Enviro500 buses built for the Hong Kong market. They will be registered from SG5700T to SG5714D.

  • SG5700T
  • SG5701R
  • SG5702M
  • SG5703K
  • SG5704H
  • SG5705E
  • SG5706C
  • SG5707A
  • SG5708Y
  • SG5709U
  • SG5710P
  • SG5711L
  • SG5712J
  • SG5713G
  • SG5714D

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8 thoughts on “New batch of Enviro500 buses delivered

  • 8 May 2017 at 1:17 PM
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    SMRT again la..A hint to deregistered their O405G bendy buses..LTA should buy 150 to force SBST and GAS use

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    • 8 May 2017 at 8:17 PM
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      Aiya… LTA does not need to force Go-Ahead. How about SBS Transit and Tower Transit?

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      • 19 May 2017 at 1:44 AM
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        Its for SMRT…Seen parking at Kranji depot

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  • 29 April 2017 at 1:13 PM
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    I strongly felt that its still for SMRT or tower transit

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    • 1 May 2017 at 11:00 AM
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      Maybe they could also be for the three bus packages under SMRT?

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  • 26 April 2017 at 8:13 PM
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    Confirmed for SBST seletar bus package

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  • 26 April 2017 at 7:44 PM
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    Add-on: Enviro500 buses will also be operated by SBS Transit, the successful tenderer of Seletar bus package. Well that could happen with 13 services that will be taken over from SMRT.

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    • 6 May 2017 at 9:38 AM
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      Yes for Seletar which serves Yishun, Yio Chu Kang and Ang Mo Kio. Most likely some of the services will be using them. I’m not so sure for Go-Ahead Bus Service 136.

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