Singapore Public Transport Timeline (1991 – 2000)

Since the independence of Singapore in 1965, the public transport system serving the country had undergone multiple significant changes and evolved to become what it is today. In this article, we will take a walk down the memory lane and go through the major public bus and rail service changes that had occurred over the past decades since the massive bus service reorganization exercise in Year 1971.

This article covers major changes to public bus, Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) and Light Rail Transit (LRT) services between 1 January 1991 and 31 December 2000 only. If you are looking for public transport service changes before 1991 or after 2000, please see the subsequent or previous articles in this series (1971 – 19801981 – 19902001 – 2010 & 2011 – 2020).

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Overview

For the operating period between 1 January 1991 and 31 December 2000, the public transport system in Singapore continued in its developments with more changes to public bus services, more MRT stations and the development of the first Light Rail Transit (LRT) system in the country.

Between 6 January 1991 and 5 December 1993, TransitLink worked with Singapore Bus Service (SBS) and Trans-Island Bus Service (TIBS) to develop a network integration exercise, which saw even more adjustments to public bus services to provide greater connectivity to and reduce overall duplication with the rail network. Rationalization was conducted once again when the Woodlands MRT Extension along the North South Line (NSL) opened in 1996.

In rail developments, six more MRT stations were constructed along the Woodlands MRT Extension for the NSL, which links up the Branch MRT Line with the original NSL between Choa Chu Kang and Yishun when they opened in 1996. The first LRT system was launched in Bukit Panjang in 1999, connecting the neighbourhoods in the residential estate with Choa Chu Kang MRT station. A third MRT line, the North East Line (NEL), was also proposed by the government, linking north-eastern Singapore with the city centre. The operating license for the NEL was eventually awarded to SBS in 1999.

More bus services were also handed over to TIBS over the decade. In 1995, TIBS took over bus services in Bukit Panjang, Sengkang and Punggol from SBS. However, after clinching the operating license for NEL in 1999, SBS was allowed to take back its bus services in Sengkang and Punggol, which were compensated with the operating territories of Choa Chu Kang and Bukit Batok.

In 1996, TIBS introduced a second type of high capacity buses – the articulated bus – on the roads to cater to its heavily utilized bus services. Seen as a competitor to the double-deck buses introduced by SBS two decades earlier, these buses have similar capability to carry more passengers owing to its extended trailer behind their articulators.

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Year 1991:

Date Bus Service Changes
6 January Withdrawal of Bus Services 3, 50, 85, 162 and 180
Route cutback for Bus Service 23 to loop at Rochor Canal Rd
20 January Route cutback for Bus Service 14 to Bedok Int
Route extension for Bus Service 98 to loop at Jurong Pier Rd
Route amendment for Bus Services 174 and 199 to Nanyang Dr
Withdrawal of Bus Services 175, 188 and 247
7 April Route cutback for Bus Service 7 to Clementi Int and route amendment to Clementi Ave 5 towards Bedok Int
Withdrawal of Bus Services 41 and 205
Route extension for Bus Service 173 to Clementi Int
Route cutback for Bus Service 174 to Boon Lay Int
Route extension for Bus Service 197 to Bedok Int
Route cutback for Bus Service 198 to Jurong East Int
21 April Route amendment for Bus Service 139 to Bt Merah Central
Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 295 to loop at Tampines Ave 3
Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 301 to Choa Chu Kang Way and Choa Chu Kang Central
28 April Route amendment for Bus Service 7 to Clementi Ave 5 towards Clementi Int
Route amendment for Bus Service 74 to Clementi Ave 2 towards Clementi Int
Route cutback for Bus Service 122 to Buona Vista Ter
Route amendment for Bus Service 185 to Bt Batok East Ave 2
Route cutback for Bus Service 189 to loop at Clementi West St 2 and route amendment to Bt Batok Central, Bt Batok Ave 1, Bt Batok East Ave 6 and Bt Batok St 23
Withdrawal of Bus Service 193 and Feeder Bus Service 366
19 May Route amendment for Bus Service 99 to Jurong West St 72 and Jurong West Ave 5
Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 242 to Upp Jurong Rd and Pioneer Rd North
Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 243 between Boon Lay Int and Jurong West Ave 5 (Loop)
26 May Withdrawal of Bus Service 60
Route extension for Bus Service 61 to Eunos Int
Route cutback for Bus Service 66 to Bedok Int
Introduction of Bus Service 67 between Tampines Int and Choa Chu Kang Int
Route cutback for Bus Service 172 to loop at Jln Anak Bt

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Year 1992:

Date Bus Service Changes
26 January Introduction of Bus Service 952 between Marsiling Ter and Marina Ctr Ter
29 March Route amendment for Bus Service 5 to Holland Ave, Commonwealth Ave, Margaret Dr, Lower Delta Rd, Jln Bt Merah, Kg Bahru Rd and Eu Tong Sen St/New Bridge Rd
Route amendment for Bus Services 14 and 153 to Bt Merah Central
Route amendment for Bus Service 32 to Lower Delta Rd and Tiong Bahru Rd
Route amendment for Bus Service 82 to Hougang Ave 10 and Hougang Ave 2
Withdrawal of Bus Services 83, 248 and M3 and Feeder Bus Service 244
Route cutback for Bus Service 103 to New Bridge Rd Ter
Route extension for Bus Service 105 to Jurong East Int
Route extension for Bus Service 147 to Upp Serangoon Rd End Ter and route amendment to Waterloo St/Bras Basah Rd, Middle Rd, Selegie Rd/Bencoolen St and Serangoon Rd/Jln Besar
Introduction of Bus Service 148 between Clementi Int and Lor 1 Geylang Ter
Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 242 to Jurong West St 72 and Jurong West Ave 5
Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 243 to Pioneer Rd North
Route amendment for Bus Service 250 to Enterprise Rd, Kwong Min Rd/Wan Lee Rd, Soon Lee Rd and Fan Yoong Rd
Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 323 to Tampines Rd
3 May Route amendment for Bus Service 40 to Siglap Rd
Withdrawal of Bus Services 57, 71 and 72 and Feeder Bus Service 312
Route cutback for Bus Service 59 to Ang Mo Kio Int and route amendment to loop at Jln Kayu
Route extension for Bus Service 70 to Yio Chu Kang Ter with the introduction of an alternate route to Lor 1 Geylang Ter during off peak hours on weekdays and Saturdays and throughout the day on Sundays and public holidays
Route amendment for Bus Service 76 to Paya Lebar Rd, Tg Katong Rd, Amber Rd and Marine Parade Rd
Route extension for Bus Service 104 to New Bridge Rd Ter and route amendment to Ang Mo Kio Ave 1 and Bishan Rd
Route amendment for Bus Service 105 to Serangoon Ave 2, Serangoon Ave 3 and Lor Chuan
Route extension for Bus Service 131 to St. Michael’s Ter
Route cutback for Bus Service 134 to Bishan Int
Route amendment for Bus Service 155 to Geylang East Central and Paya Lebar Rd
Route cutback for Bus Service 158 to loop at Tg Rhu Rd
Route cutback for Bus Service 163 to Toa Payoh Int
Route amendment for Bus Service 173 to ply the western branch of Bt Batok Central and Bt Batok St 21
Route amendment for Bus Service 182 to Shenton Way Ter
Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 410 between Bishan Int and Sin Ming Ave (Loop) as a bi-directional bus service with green/white plates
24 May Introduction of Bus Service 79 between Jurong East Int and Boon Lay Int (Loop)
28 June Route amendment for Bus Service 10 to Tg Katong Rd, Dunman Rd and Old Airport Rd
Route amendment for Bus Service 30 to Fort Rd and ECP
Route amendment for Bus Service 64 to Sims Pl Ter and route amendment to Clemenceau Ave, Havelock Rd, Ganges Ave, Lower Delta Rd and Tiong Bahru Rd
Route cutback for Bus Service 196 to Buona Vista Ter
Route cutback for Bus Service 197 to Jurong East Int
Route amendment for Bus Service 198 to Boon Lay Int and Bt Merah Int
20 September Route cutback for Bus Service 73 to loop at Serangoon North Ave 4
Withdrawal of Bus Services 137, 161 and 850
Route amendment for Bus Service 167 to Sembawang Rd End Ter and Bt Merah Int
Introduction of Bus Service 857 between Yishun Int and Admiralty Rd West Ter
18 October Route amendment for Bus Service 257 to Pioneer Sector Lane
15 November Route extension for Bus Service 196 to Clementi Int
29 November Route cutback for Bus Service 2 to New Bridge Rd Ter
Route cutback for Bus Services 4 and 8 to Tampines Int
Route cutback for Bus Service 9 to Bedok Int
Introduction of Bus Service 21 between Pasir Ris Int and Lor 1 Geylang Ter
Route extension for Bus Service 27 to Pasir Ris Int
Withdrawal of Bus Services 28 and 148 and Feeder Bus Service 224
Route amendment for Bus Service 29 to loop at Changi Village Ter after 1930 hours daily
Introduction of Bus Service 55 between Ang Mo Kio Int and Marine Parade Ter
Introduction of Bus Service 63 between Bt Merah Int and Merpati Rd (Loop)
Route amendment for Bus Services 7, 14, 16, 65, 92, 106, 111, 123, 124, 143, 167, 171, 174, 182, 190, 390 and 952 to Orchard Link
Route amendment for Bus Services 64, 123, 139 and 143 to bypass Tank Rd
Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 800 to Yishun St 71 and Yishun Ring Rd
Extension of operating hours for Bus Service M4 to Sundays and public holidays

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Year 1993:

Date Bus Service Changes
3 January Route cutback for Bus Service 75 to Bt Panjang Ter
Route amendment for Bus Service 171 to Marina Ctr Ter and route amendment to Bt Panjang Rd, Pending Rd and Cashew Rd
Route amendment for Bus Service 172 to Boon Lay Int
Introduction of Bus Service 179 between Choa Chu Kang Int and Fajar Rd (Loop)
Route cutback for Bus Service 185 to loop at Jln Anak Bt
Introduction of Bus Service 186 between Shenton Way Ter and Farrer Rd (Loop)
Route amendment for Bus Service 190 to PIE and Whitley Rd
Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 326 between Hougang Int and Hougang Ave 6 (Loop)
Route extension for Feeder Bus Service 328 to loop at Hougang St 51
24 January Route amendment for Bus Service 27 to Pasir Ris St 52 and call at Tampines Int in both directions
12 February Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 232 to Lor 4 Toa Payoh and Toa Payoh Central
14 February Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 350 to Pasir Ris St 41
Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 351 to Pasir Ris St 11 and Pasir Ris Dr 1
Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 352 between Pasir Ris Int and Pasir Ris Dr 1 (Loop)
4 April Introduction of Bus Service 17 between Pasir Ris Int and Bedok Int
Withdrawal of Bus Services 122 and 194 and Feeder Bus Services 201 and 271
Route amendment for Bus Service 123 to start from New Bridge Rd Ter and loop at Tomlinson Rd
Route amendment for Bus Service 124 to Bt Merah Int and route amendment to Balestier Rd, Moulmein Rd, Newton Rd and Scotts Rd
Route cutback for Bus Service 125 to loop at Shenton Way, cessation of Sunday/public holiday operations and route amendment to Lavender St, Serangoon Rd/Jln Besar, Rochor Canal Rd, Ophir Rd/Rochor Rd and Beach Rd
Route extension for Bus Service 131 to Bt Merah Int
Route amendment for Bus Service 139 to River Valley Rd and Alexandra Rd
Introduction of Bus Service 151 between Hougang Int and Kent Ridge Ter
Route extension for Bus Service 186 to St. Michael’s Ter
Route extension for Bus Service 195 to Shenton Way Ter
Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 272 to Telok Blangah Cres
11 April Route amendment for Bus Services 2, 5, 12, 33 and 62 to Jln Sultan, Victoria St, Hill St and New Bridge Rd
Route amendment for Bus Services 81, 134, 147 and 190 to Victoria St, Hill St and New Bridge Rd
Route amendment for Bus Services 130 and 950 to Victoria St
Route amendment for Bus Service 131 to Stamford Rd
23 May Withdrawal of Bus Services 4 and 92
Route extension for Bus Service 14 to Clementi Int and route amendment to bypass Stadium Blvd and Stadium Rd
Permanent route amendment for Bus Service 16 to Stadium Blvd and Stadium Rd
Route extension for Bus Service 21 to St. Michael’s Ter
Route cutback for Bus Service 62 to New Bridge Rd Ter
Route cutback for Bus Service 63 to Rumah Tinggi Ter
Route amendment for Bus Service 67 to Tampines Ave 1, Bedok Reservoir Rd, Bedok North Ave 3, New Upp Changi Rd, Sims Ave East/Changi Rd, Sims Ave/Geylang Rd, Kallang Rd and Lavender St
Introduction of Bus Service 90 between Toa Payoh Int and Airport Rd (Loop)
Route extension for Bus Service 93 to Eunos Int
Cessation of Sunday/public holiday operations for Bus Service 94
Route extension for Bus Service 123 to start from Bt Merah Int and loop at Bt Purmei Ave
18 July Introduction of Bus Service 175 between Lim Chu Kang Ter and Upp Bt Timah Rd (Loop)
Withdrawal of Bus Service 206
Introduction of Bus Service 405 between Boon Lay Int and Choa Chu Kang Rd (Loop) as a bus service operating during Qing Ming, Hari Raya Puasa, Hari Raya Haji and Deepavali only
24 October Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 302 between Choa Chu Kang Int and Choa Chu Kang North 5 (Loop)
25 October Introduction of Bus Service 6 between Pasir Ris Int and Loyang Cres (Loop) as a weekday/Saturday peak hour bus service
30 October Route amendment for Bus Service M2 to Sims Ave East towards Fidelio St
5 December Route extension for Bus Service 16 to loop at Changi Airport PTB2 and route amendment to Zion Rd/Kim Seng Rd, Outram Rd and Tiong Bahru Rd
Route extension for Bus Service 31 to Toa Payoh Int
Introduction of Bus Service 54 between Bishan Int and New Bridge Rd Ter
Route extension for Bus Service 73 to Ang Mo Kio Int
Route amendment for Bus Service 74 to Buona Vista Ter
Withdrawal of Bus Services 104, 134, 149 and 390 and Feeder Bus Service 202
Route amendment for Bus Service 105 to Queensway, Commonwealth Ave and Commonwealth Ave West
Route cutback for Bus Service 147 to Clementi Int
Introduction of Bus Service 156 between Serangoon Int and Clementi Int
Route amendment for Bus Service 195 to Marina Ctr Ter
Route cutback for Bus Service 200 to loop at Holland Dr
Introduction of Bus Service 19 between Tampines Int and Airport Cargo Rd (Loop)
Permanent route cutback for Bus Service 29 to loop at Changi Village Ter
Route extension for Bus Service 55 to Bishan Int
Route amendment for Bus Service 174 to PIE
Route amendment for Bus Service 191 to Buona Vista Ter
Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 335 to Jurong East Central, Jurong Town Hall Rd and Jurong West St 41
Withdrawal of Feeder Bus Service 336
Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 901 to Woodlands Ave 7, Woodlands St 83, Woodlands Ave 4 and Woodlands St 82
Route extension for Bus Service M1 to loop at Science Park Dr

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Year 1994:

Date Bus Service Changes
31 January Introduction of Bus Service 16E between Bt Merah Int and Changi Airport PTB2 as a weekday peak hour semi-express bus service
1 February Conversion of Bus Service 191 to day bus service
6 February Route extension for Feeder Bus Service 302 to loop at Choa Chu Kang St 52
Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 303 between Choa Chu Kang Int and Choa Chu Kang North 5 (Loop)
5 March Route amendment for Bus Services 8, 26, 31, 90 and 142 to Lor 6 Toa Payoh towards Toa Payoh Int
26 April Introduction of Bus Service 138 between Yio Chu Kang Ter and Mandai Lake Rd (Loop)
Route amendment for Bus Service 171 to Mandai Ave and bypass Mandai Lake Rd
1 May Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 353 between Pasir Ris Int and Pasir Ris Dr 10 (Loop)
12 June Route amendment for Bus Service 11 to Stadium Rd
19 June Introduction of Bus Service 74A between Upp Serangoon Rd Ter and Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
3 July Route amendment for Bus Services 2, 5, 12, 33 and 62 to Kallang Rd and Victoria St
Route amendment for Bus Services 82 and 100 to Crawford St
Route amendment for Bus Service 107 to Kallang Rd, Victoria St and Jln Sultan towards Shenton Way
Introduction of Bus Service 184 between Bt Panjang Ter and Commonwealth Ave West (Loop)
10 July Introduction of Bus Service 53 between Bishan Int and Hougang St 22 (Loop)
11 July Route amendment for Bus Service 26 to Jln Kolam Ayer and Serangoon Rd
22 August Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 300 to Choa Chu Kang Ave 2
11 September Route amendment for Bus Service 151 to Kent Ridge Cres
Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 291 between Tampines Int and Tampines St 33 (Loop)
Route amendment for Bus Service M2 to Taman Kembangan
1 October Route extension for Bus Service 138 to Ang Mo Kio Int
2 October Introduction of Bus Service 28 between Tampines Int and Bedok Int (Loop)
24 October Conversion of Bus Service 6 to full day bus service
20 November Route extension for Feeder Bus Service 302 to loop at Choa Chu Kang St 62
17 December Route amendment for Bus Services 74, 74A, 84, 97, 111, 136, 147 and 153 to Hougang Central Int
25 December Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 243 to Jurong West St 75, Jurong West St 81 and Jurong West St 71
Introduction of Bus Service 20 between Sims Pl Ter and St. Wilfred Rd (Loop)
Route amendment for Bus Services 124, 143, 167, 171, 182, 190 and 952 to Orchard Turn
Route amendment for Bus Services 172 and 175 to Sungei Tengah Rd
Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 804A between Yishun Int and Yishun Ring Rd (Loop) as a weekday/Saturday peak hour bus service

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Year 1995:

Date Bus Service Changes
1 January Withdrawal of National Stadium Bus Service NS1
8 January Withdrawal of Bus Service 74A
Route extension for Bus Service 165 to Hougang Central Int
Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 325 between Hougang Central Int and Hougang St 51 (Loop)
15 January Route amendment for Bus Service 9 to Bedok Rd, Upp Changi Rd, Simei Ave and Simei St 3
Route amendment for Bus Service 79 to International Rd, Third Chin Bee Rd, Chin Bee Ave, Quality Rd, Chin Bee Dr and Jln Boon Lay
Route amendment for Bus Service 192 to loop at Tuas Ave 1
Introduction of Bus Service 193 between Boon Lay Int and Tuas West Dr (Loop)
Introduction of Bus Service 194 between Boon Lay Int and Jln Ahmad Ibrahim (Loop)
Route amendment for Bus Service 246 to loop at Boon Lay Dr
Route cutback for Bus Service 252 to loop at Joo Koon Rd
Route amendment for Bus Service 254 to loop at Tuas Ave 11
Route amendment for Bus Service 255 to ply Benoi Rd towards Gul Cres and Gul Ave and Gul Way towards Boon Lay Int
13 February Introduction of Bus Service 91 between Buona Vista Ter and Ayer Rajah Cres (Loop) as a weekday/Saturday bus service
1 April Route amendment for Bus Service 33 to Tembeling Rd towards Bedok Int
9 April Introduction of Bus Service 927 between Singapore Zoo Ter and Mandai Rd (Loop)
23 April Introduction of Bus Service 34 between Bedok Int and Changi Airport PTB2 (Loop) as a weekday/Saturday bus service
Route extension for Bus Service 53 to loop at Changi Airport PTB2
Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 355 between Pasir Ris Int and Pasir Ris St 71 (Loop)
30 April Route amendment for Bus Service 176 to Bt Batok East Ave 2
6 May Route extension for Bus Service 189 to loop at West Coast Ferry Ter and route amendment to PIE and Clementi Ave 6
4 June Route extension for alternate route of Bus Service 925 to loop at Neo Tiew Cres
11 June Route extension for Feeder Bus Service 315 to loop at Serangoon North Ave 4
Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 328 to Upp Serangoon Rd
15 June Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 321 to Tampines Rd and Upp Serangoon Rd towards Hougang South Int
2 July Handover of operations for Bus Services 177, 179 and 184 to Trans-Island Bus Service
9 July Introduction of Bus Service 35 between Bedok Int and Tanah Merah Ferry Rd (Loop)
10 July Route amendment for Bus Service 825 to loop at Springleaf Rd
6 August Handover of operations for Bus Services 75, 343 and 344 to Trans-Island Bus Service
17 September Handover of operations for Bus Services 5 and 187 to Trans-Island Bus Service
18 September Route amendment for Bus Services 8 and 23 to Tampines Ave 1, Tampines Ave 10 and Bedok North Rd
Introduction of Bus Service 15 between Pasir Ris Int and Eunos Int
Route cutback for Bus Service 27 to Tampines Int
Introduction of Bus Service 69 between Tampines Int and Bedok Int (Loop)
1 October Handover of operations for Bus Service 176 to Trans-Island Bus Service
29 October Route extension for Feeder Bus Service 303 to loop at Choa Chu Kang St 62
5 November Handover of operations for Bus Service 171 to Trans-Island Bus Service
17 December Handover of operations for Bus Services 59, 82, 103, 163, 214E and 214W to Trans-Island Bus Service
Introduction of Bus Service 77 between Marina Ctr Ter and Farrer Rd (Loop)
Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 356 between Pasir Ris Int and Pasir Ris Dr 1 (Loop)

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Year 1996:

Date Bus/MRT Service Changes
1 January Route amendment for Bus Service 170 to Larkin Ter
4 February Route amendment for Bus Services 169, 178, 181, 182, 856, 900, 901, 902, 925, 926, 950, 951, 952 and SS7 to Woodlands Reg Int
Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 372 to start from Woodlands Reg Int, loop at Woodlands Centre Rd and renumbering to Feeder Bus Service 903
Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 900 to loop at Woodlands Checkpoint Ter
Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 902 to loop at Woodlands St 41
Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 904 between Woodlands Reg Int and Woodlands Checkpoint Ter (Loop)
10 February Route amendment for Bus Service 160 to Middle Rd towards Crawford St Ter and Jln Sultan, Beach Rd, Middle Rd, Victoria St, Rochor Rd and Rochor Canal Rd towards Admiralty Rd West Ter
Opening of North South Line (Sembawang, Admiralty, Woodlands, Marsiling, Kranji, Yew Tee)
9 March Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 217 to Upp Serangoon Rd and Boundary Rd and renumbering to Feeder Bus Service 317
10 March Route amendment for Bus Service 169 to Admiralty Rd West, Admiralty Rd East, Sembawang Rd, Yishun Ave 2 and Yishun Ave 3
Withdrawal of Bus Services 182, 857, 950, 952 and SS7
Route extension for Bus Service 187 to Woodlands Reg Int
Route cutback for Bus Service 852 to Bt Batok Int
Route amendment for Bus Service 856 to Canberra Rd
Introduction of Bus Service 858 between Yishun Int and Woodlands Reg Int
Route extension for Bus Service 925 to Choa Chu Kang Int
Route extension for Bus Service 927 to start from Choa Chu Kang Int and route amendment to loop at Mandai Lake Rd
Route cutback for Bus Service 951 to Bt Panjang Ter and renumbering to Bus Service 180
24 March Route extension for Feeder Bus Service 902 to loop at Woodlands Checkpoint Ter
23 June Route amendment for Bus Service 136 to loop at Hougang Ave 6
6 July Route extension for Feeder Bus Service 291 to loop at Tampines Ave 8 and conversion to Townlink bus service
Route extension for Feeder Bus Service 293 to loop at Tampines St 45 and conversion to Townlink bus service
Withdrawal of Feeder Bus Services 295 and 297
7 July Withdrawal of Feeder Bus Services 801 and 805
Introduction of Intra-Town Bus Service 811 between Yishun Int and Yishun Ave 2/Ave 1 (Loop)
12 July Introduction of Bus Service 960 between Woodlands Reg Int and Marina Ctr Ter
14 July Withdrawal of Feeder Bus Services 900 and 901
Introduction of Intra-Town Bus Service 911 between Woodlands Reg Int and Woodlands Ave 9/Checkpoint Ter (Loop)
15 July Introduction of Bus Service 37 between Tampines Int and Changi North Cres (Loop)
28 July Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 243 to Jurong West St 64
18 August Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 905 between Woodlands Reg Int and Woodlands Dr 50 (Loop)
Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 906 between Woodlands Reg Int and Woodlands Circle (Loop)
3 September Route amendment for Bus Services 53 and 81 to Pasir Ris Dr 12 and Pasir Ris Dr 1
Introduction of Bus Service 80 between Tampines Int and Hougang Central Int
3 November Withdrawal of Feeder Bus Services 802 and 803
Introduction of Intra-Town Bus Service 812 between Yishun Int and Yishun Ave 4/Ave 3 (Loop)
8 December Withdrawal of Feeder Bus Services 902, 904, 905 and 906
Introduction of Intra-Town Bus Service 912 between Woodlands Reg Int and Woodlands Dr 50/Checkpoint Ter (Loop)
Introduction of Intra-Town Bus Service 913 between Woodlands Reg Int and Woodlands Circle/Checkpoint Ter (Loop)
Introduction of Bus Service 72 between Yio Chu Kang Ter and Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 (Loop) as a weekday peak hour bus service
Route extension for Bus Service 77 to Bt Batok Int
Extension of operating hours for Bus Service 95 to Sundays and public holidays

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Year 1997:

Date Bus Service Changes
19 January Withdrawal of Feeder Bus Services 352 and 356
Introduction of Townlink Bus Service 357 between Pasir Ris Int and Pasir Ris St 71/St 21 (Loop)
2 February Withdrawal of Feeder Bus Services 350 and 353
Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 354 between Pasir Ris Int and Pasir Ris Cl (Loop)
Introduction of Townlink Bus Service 358 between Pasir Ris Int and Pasir Ris Dr 10/Dr 4 (Loop)
23 February Withdrawal of Feeder Bus Services 351 and 355
Introduction of Townlink Bus Service 359 between Pasir Ris Int and Pasir Ris St 71/St 11 (Loop)
5 April Withdrawal of Feeder Bus Services 221 and 229
Introduction of Townlink Bus Service 222 between Bedok Int and Bedok North Rd/Chai Chee St (Loop)
Route amendment for Bus Service 405 to Lim Chu Kang Rd
20 April Renumbering of Feeder Bus Service 263 to Townlink Bus Service 268 and conversion to Townlink bus service
5 May Introduction of Express Bus Service 501 between Hougang Central Int and Outram Rd as a weekday/Saturday peak hour bus service
Introduction of Express Bus Service 502 between Hougang Central Int and Boon Lay Int
Introduction of Express Bus Service 503 between Tampines Int and Anson Rd as a weekday/Saturday peak hour bus service
Introduction of Express Bus Service 520 between Yishun Int and New Bridge Rd Ter as a weekday/Saturday peak hour bus service
22 July Route amendment for Bus Service 133 to loop at Temasek Ave and route amendment to Kallang Rd and Victoria St
21 September Route extension for Bus Service 401 to Lor 1 Geylang Ter and route amendment to New Upp Changi Rd, Siglap Rd and Marine Parade Rd
5 October Route extension for Bus Service 15 to loop at Marine Parade Rd
Renumbering of Bus Service M2 to Bus Service 42
Withdrawal of Bus Service M4
6 October Renumbering of Bus Service M1 to Bus Service 92
2 November Route extension for Bus Service 858 to Changi Airport PTB2 and route amendment to Yishun Ave 5
24 November Introduction of Bus Service 964 between Woodlands Reg Int and Woodlands Link (Loop) as a weekday/Saturday peak hour bus service
1 December Renumbering of Bus Service 16E to Bus Service 36
7 December Temporary route diversion for Bus Services 2, 12, 54, 62, 81, 174 and 190 to South Bridge Rd
Temporary route diversion for Bus Services 5, 33, 63, 124, 143, 147, 181, 520 and 851 to South Bridge Rd and Neil Rd
14 December Route amendment for Townlink Bus Service 291 to loop at Tampines St 81
Route extension for Townlink Bus Service 293 to loop at Tampines St 71
15 December Route cutback for Bus Service 825 to loop at Lentor Loop and route amendment to Ang Mo Kio Ave 6 and Lentor Dr
22 December Route amendment for Express Bus Service 501 to loop at Penang Rd with the introduction of an alternate route looping at Temasek Ave during evening off peak hours on weekdays and Saturdays and throughout the day on Sundays and public holidays
29 December Route amendment for Bus Service 139 to ply Ah Hood Rd, Jln Rajah, Whampoa Rd, Jln Bahagia and Kim Keat Rd/Whampoa Dr
Introduction of alternate route for Bus Service 107 between Serangoon Int and Raffles Blvd (Loop) as an weekday/Saturday evening off peak and full day bus service on Sundays and public holidays
Route conversion for Feeder Bus Service 300 to bi-directional bus service with green/white plates
Withdrawal of Feeder Bus Services 301 and 303
Introduction of Townlink Bus Service 307 between Choa Chu Kang Int and Choa Chu Kang St 62/Teck Whye Lane (Loop)
Route extension for Feeder Bus Service 322 to loop at Hougang St 92
Route extension for Intra-Town Bus Service 912 to loop at Woodlands Ave 7

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Year 1998:

Date Bus Service Changes
2 January Route extension for Bus Services 192 and 193 to Tuas Ter and route amendment to Jurong West St 64
15 February Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 345 between Bt Panjang Ter and Saujana Rd (Loop)
13 April Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 300 to loop at Choa Chu Kang Ave 3 and reversion to one-directional bus service
24 May Route amendment for Bus Services 74, 147, 501 and 502 to Hougang Central Temp Ter
Route amendment for Bus Services 84, 97, 111, 153, 165 and 325 to Hougang Central Temp Int
31 May Route amendment for Bus Services 8, 26, 31, 73, 90, 139, 142, 143, 145, 152, 155, 157, 159, 163, 231, 232, 235, 237 and 238 to Toa Payoh Temp Int
12 June Introduction of Bus Service 860 between Sengkang Ter and Upp Serangoon Rd (Loop)
5 July Introduction of Bus Service 182 between Jurong East Int and Tuas Ter
Introduction of Bus Service 183 between Tuas Ter and Tuas South Ave 6 (Loop)
31 August Introduction of RapidBus Bus Service 700 between Woodlands Reg Int and Shenton Way Ter
6 September Route cutback for Bus Service 16 to Marine Parade Ter
Route cutback for Bus Service 36 to loop at Tomlinson Rd and route amendment to Marine Parade Rd/Siglap Link, Amber Rd, Mountbatten Rd, Temasek Blvd, Raffles Blvd, Temasek Ave and Raffles Ave
Route amendment for Townlink Bus Service 359 to Pasir Ris St 51
1 November Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 900 between Woodlands Reg Int and Woodlands Dr 14 (Loop)
8 November Route extension for Feeder Bus Service 302 to loop at Choa Chu Kang Cres
15 November Introduction of Bus Service 864 between Sengkang Ter and Marina Ctr Ter
13 December Route extension for Bus Service 860 to World Trade Ctr Ter and renumbering to Bus Service 865
27 December Route extension for Bus Service 160 to Lor 1 Geylang Ter and renumbering to Bus Service 980
Route extension for Bus Service 181 to Lor 1 Geylang Ter and renumbering to Bus Service 961
Renumbering of Feeder Bus Service 214E to Feeder Bus Service 820
Renumbering of Feeder Bus Service 214W to Feeder Bus Service 821
28 December Renumbering of Feeder Bus Service 804A to Feeder Bus Service 806
Route extension for Bus Service 13 to Marine Parade Ter
Route amendment for Bus Service 15 to bypass Marine Cres and Marine Terrace
Route extension for Bus Service 72 to Tampines Int and conversion to full day bus service
Withdrawal of Bus Service 80

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Year 1999:

Date Bus/LRT Service Changes
21 February Route extension for Bus Service 59 to Sengkang Ter and renumbering to Bus Service 866
28 February Introduction of Bus Service 88 between Pasir Ris Int and Toa Payoh Temp Int
7 March Route cutback for Bus Service 10 to Kent Ridge Ter
Introduction of Bus Service 188 between Choa Chu Kang Int and World Trade Ctr Ter
14 March Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 328 to loop at Buangkok Green
4 April Introduction of Bus Service 859 between Yishun Int and Sembawang Dr (Loop)
10 July Route amendment for Bus Service 81 to Middle Rd and Victoria St
Route amendment for Bus Service 147 to Stamford Rd, Prinsep St and Selegie Rd
Route amendment for Bus Services 195 and 961 to High St
25 July Route extension for Bus Service 27 to Sengkang Ter
Handover of operations for Bus Service 190 to Trans-Island Bus Service
Handover of operations for Bus Services 864, 865 and 866 to Singapore Bus Service
28 August Introduction of Express Bus Service 506 between Jurong East Int and Bedok Int
Introduction of Express Bus Service 507 between Boon Lay Int and Anson Rd as as a weekday/Saturday peak hour bus service
Introduction of Express Bus Service 508 between Sengkang Ter and Outram Rd as a weekday/Saturday peak hour bus service
29 August Handover of operations for Bus Service 82 to Singapore Bus Service
Handover of operations for Bus Services 185, 300, 302 and 307 to Trans-Island Bus Service
6 September Route extension for Express Bus Service 503 to start from Pasir Ris Int, loop at Telok Blangah Rd, conversion to full day bus service and renumbering to Express Bus Service 505
Introduction of Express Bus Service 521 between Bt Panjang Ter and World Trade Ctr Ter
19 September Introduction of Bus Service 87 between Sengkang Ter and Bedok Int
24 October Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 333 to Jurong East Central, Jurong Town Hall Rd and Toh Guan Rd
6 November Opening of Bukit Panjang LRT (Choa Chu Kang, South View, Keat Hong, Teck Whye, Phoenix, Bukit Panjang, Petir, Pending, Bangkit, Fajar, Segar, Jelapang, Senja, Ten Mile Junction)
21 November Route extension for Feeder Bus Service 325 to loop at Hougang St 91
5 December Introduction of Bus Service 89 between Hougang Central Temp Int and Airport Cargo Rd (Loop)
Renumbering of Bus Service 865 to Bus Service 85
Renumbering of Bus Service 866 to Bus Service 86
12 December Introduction of Bus Service 80 between Sengkang Ter and World Trade Ctr Ter
Withdrawal of Bus Services 84 and 864
Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 901 between Woodlands Reg Int and Woodlands Dr 16 (Loop)
26 December Withdrawal of Bus Services 5 and 179 and Feeder Bus Services 344 and 345
Handover of operations for Bus Services 67, 172, 175 and 188 to Trans-Island Bus Service
Route amendment for Bus Services 75, 176, 177, 180, 184, 343, 521 and 700 to Bt Panjang Int
Handover of operations for Bus Services 103, 163, 820 and 821 to Singapore Bus Service
Route amendment for Bus Service 171 to BKE, Bt Panjang Rd, Petir Rd, Jelebu Rd and Upp Bt Timah Rd
Route cutback for Bus Service 172 to Choa Chu Kang Int
Route amendment for Bus Service 190 to Choa Chu Kang Ave 4, Choa Chu Kang Dr and Teck Whye Ave
Route cutback for Intra-Town Bus Service 307 to bypass Choa Chu Kang Way, Choa Chu Kang Central and Teck Whye Lane and conversion to feeder bus service
Introduction of Bus Service 700A between Bt Panjang Int and Temasek Ave (Loop) as an weekday/Saturday evening off peak and full day bus service on Sundays and public holidays
Route amendment for Bus Service 927 to KJE, Woodlands Rd and Mandai Rd
Route amendment for Bus Service 960 to Jelebu Rd, Petir Rd and Pending Rd
Route amendment for Bus Service 961 to Lavender St, Kallang Bahru, Boon Keng Rd and Lor 1 Geylang
Route amendment for Bus Services 192 and 193 to Pioneer Rd North
Renumbering of Feeder Bus Service 219 to Feeder Bus Service 229
Renumbering of Feeder Bus Service 241 to Feeder Bus Service 331
Route extension for Feeder Bus Service 243 to Jurong West St 61 and Jurong West St 62 and conversion to bi-directional bus service with green/white plates
Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 371 between Sengkang Ter and Compassvale Dr (Loop)
Introduction of Bus Service 981 between Canberra Rd and Senoko Loop/Senoko Rd as a weekday/Saturday peak hour bus service

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Year 2000:

Date Bus Service Changes
9 January Route amendment for Bus Service 859 to Sembawang Dr and Admiralty Dr
10 March Introduction of NightRider Bus Service NR1 from Marina Ctr Ter to Yishun Int as an one-directional bus service on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays
26 March Renumbering of Feeder Bus Service 343 to Feeder Bus Service 921
Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 920 between Bt Panjang Int and Bangkit Rd (Loop)
26 May Introduction of NightRider Bus Service NR2 from Marina Ctr Ter to Woodlands Ave 7 as an one-directional bus service on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays
Introduction of NightRider Bus Service NR3 from Marina Ctr Ter to Choa Chu Kang Int as an one-directional bus service on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays
Introduction of NightRider Bus Service NR5 from Scotts Rd to Jurong West St 75 as an one-directional bus service on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays
Introduction of NightRider Bus Service NR6 from Marina Ctr Ter to Compassvale Dr as an one-directional bus service on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays
Introduction of NightRider Bus Service NR7 from Marina Ctr Ter to Pasir Ris Dr 3 as an one-directional bus service on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays
Introduction of NightRider Bus Service NR8 between Bt Batok Int and Bedok Int as a Friday/Saturday/eve of public holiday bus service
TIBS NightRider Service SS1 reintroduced between Marina Ctr Ter and Aljunied Rd (Loop), operating on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays only
TIBS NightRider Service SS2 reintroduced between Marina Ctr Ter and East Coast Park Service Rd (Loop), operating on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays only
1 June Introduction of Jurong Island Bus Service 711 between Jurong East Int and Seraya Ave (Loop) as a weekday peak hour bus service
Introduction of Jurong Island Bus Service 712 between Jurong East Int and Sakra Rd (Loop) as a weekday peak hour bus service
Introduction of Jurong Island Bus Service 713 between Jurong East Int and Seraya Ave/Sakra Rd (Loop) as a weekday off peak and full day bus service on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays
18 June Handover of operations for Bus Services 77, 189, 361, 365 and 367 to Trans-Island Bus Service
23 June Introduction of Nite Owl Bus Service 65M from Orchard Rd to Tampines Int as an one-directional bus service on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays
Introduction of Nite Owl Bus Service 85M from Orchard Rd to Sengkang Ter as an one-directional bus service on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays
Introduction of Nite Owl Bus Service 147M from Bencoolen St to Clementi Int as an one-directional bus service on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays
Introduction of Nite Owl Bus Service 174M from New Bridge Rd Ter to Boon Lay Int as an one-directional bus service on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays
23 July Route amendment for Feeder Bus Service 371 to loop at Anchorvale Lane
20 August Introduction of Bus Service 970 between Bt Panjang Int and Shenton Way Ter
3 September Handover of operations for Bus Service 61 to Trans-Island Bus Service
Introduction of alternate route of Bus Service 170 between Woodlands Rd and Kotaraya II Ter
Route extension for Express Bus Services 501 and 502 to Sengkang Ter
Route cutback for Express Bus Service 505 to loop at Temasek Ave and renumbering to Express Bus Service 518
Route extension for Express Bus Service 506 to Changi Airport PTB2
4 September Route cutback for Express Bus Service 508 to Hougang Central Temp Ter and renumbering to Express Bus Service 511
Introduction of Express Bus Service 512 between Hougang Central Temp Ter and Moulmein Rd as a weekday/Saturday peak hour bus service
16 October Route extension for alternate route of Bus Service 70 to loop at Temasek Ave
29 October Route extension for Bus Service 28 to Toa Payoh Temp Int
Withdrawal of Bus Service 152
24 November Introduction of Nite Owl Bus Service 36M between Changi Airport PTB2 and Tomlinson Rd (Loop) as a Friday/Saturday/eve of public holiday bus service
Introduction of Nite Owl Bus Service 143M from Scotts Rd to Teban Gardens Ter as an one-directional bus service on Fridays, Saturdays and eves of public holidays
27 November Withdrawal of Bus Service 20
Route amendment for Bus Service 125 to loop at Sims Dr
18 December Route amendment for NightRider Bus Service NR1 to start from Yishun Int and loop at Temasek Ave
Route amendment for NightRider Bus Service NR2 to loop at Woodlands Ave 4
Route amendment for NightRider Bus Service NR3 to start from Choa Chu Kang Int and loop at North Canal Rd
Route extension for NightRider Bus Service NR5 to start from St. Michael’s Ter and loop at Jurong West St 75
Route amendment for NightRider Bus Service NR6 to loop at Compassvale Rd
Route amendment for NightRider Bus Service NR7 to loop at Pasir Ris Dr 3
Withdrawal of NightRider Bus Services SS1 and SS2
22 December Introduction of Feeder Bus Service 372 between Sengkang Ter and Anchorvale Rd (Loop)
24 December Handover of operations for Bus Services 106 and 173 to Trans-Island Bus Service
Route amendment for Bus Services 10, 70 and 196 to Esplanade Dr
Conversion of Feeder Bus Service 806 to full day bus service

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