Premium Bus Service 590

Premium Bus Service 590 is a Premium service operated by Commute Solutions from Choa Chu Kang Crescent to Shenton Way. The route passes through Choa Chu Kang North 6/5, PIE, Orchard and Fullerton, operating two trips in the morning.

Operations of Premium Bus Service 590 will be transferred to Commute Solutions from 03 Jan 2017.

Route Information
Route Choa Chu Kang Crescent (opp Blk 666) → Shenton Way (opp MAS Building)
Passes Through Choa Chu Kang North 6/5, PIE, Orchard, Fullerton
Travelling Time 65mins
Operator Information
Current Operator Commute Solutions
Current Fleet Private Buses
Departure Times from CCK Cres
0740 – 0750 (Weekdays)
Frequency Unidirectional Service
10 mins

Premium 590 serves the housing estates of Choa Chu Kang Neighbourhoods 6 and 7 with bus connections to Orchard and Shenton Way, eliminating the hassle of transferring between different modes of transport. The steep fares and cheaper alternatives make Premium 590 a more expensive alternative route to the city, but passengers get to enjoy the luxury benefits of Premium travel.

From Yew Tee, commuters can also take City Direct 662 to the Central Business District at a much cheaper fare.

Two trips are operated in the mornings, departing Choa Chu Kang Crescent (Opp Blk 666) at 7:40am and 7:50am on weekdays.

From 03 Jan 2017, Premium 590 will be operated by Commute Solutions.

Operating Days: Weekdays only. Does not operate on Weekends and Public Holidays.

Fare:

  • EZ Link / NETS Flashpay: $5.50
    Cash $7.00

Fleet: See above.

Route Information:

Boarding Points in Choa Chu Kang
 Alighting Points in the City
  • Choa Chu Kang Cres
    – Opp Blk 666
    – Blk 661
  • Choa Chu Kang North 7 (Express)
  • Choa Chu Kang Dr (Express)
  • Choa Chu Kang North 6
    – Opp Yew Mei Green Condo
  • Choa Chu Kang North 5
    – Opp Blk 765
    – Blk 708
  • Choa Chu Kang Dr (Express)
  • KJE (Express)
  • BKE (Express)
  • PIE (Express)
  • Whitley Rd (Express)
  • Stevens Rd (Express)
  • Scotts Rd
    – Far East Plaza
  • Orchard Rd
    – Opp Mandarin Orchard
    – Orchard Plaza
    – MacDonald Hse
  • Bras Basah Rd
    – Rendezvous Hotel S’pore
    – NTUC Income Ctr
  • Nicoll Highway
    – One Raffles Link
  • Esplanade Dr (Express)
  • Collyer Quay
    – OUE Bayfront
  • Shenton Way
    – UIC Bldg
    – Opp AXA Twr
    – Opp MAS Bldg

 


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Operator History:

  • 8 Sep 2008 – 30 Dec 2016: SMRT Buses Ltd
  • 03 Jan 2017 onwards: Commute Solutions

History:

  • 2008 (08 Sep): Introduced as a Premium Service from Choa Chu Kang Crescent → Shenton Way. Charges a flat fare of $4.50. One trip departing at 0745hrs.
  • 2009 (01 Apr): Fares brought down to $4.30
  • 2010 (01 Apr): Original fare of $4.50 reinstated
  • Late 2011?: Fares raised to $5.00
  • 2012 (06 Aug): Second departure added, trips re-timed to 0740hrs and 0750hrs
  • 2014 (04 Aug): Fare revision to $5.50
  • 2017 (03 Jan): Operations transferred to Commute Solutions. No longer wheelchair accessible.

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