Clementi Bus Package

Service 166 is one of 24 bus services under the Clementi Bus Package
Service 166 is one of 24 bus services under the Clementi Bus Package

Bus Contracting Model (BCM) Route Package #13:
“Clementi Bus Package” (25 bus routes)

First announced on 11 August 2016, the Clementi Bus Package is one of fourteen bus packages to be released by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) as part of the transition to the Bus Contracting Model (BCM). Currently, SBS Transit operates all bus services in this package under a Negotiated Contract (NC) model until Year 2025.

This package comprises 25 existing bus services mainly originating from Clementi Bus Interchange, Buona Vista Bus TerminalGhim Moh Bus Terminal and Kent Ridge Bus Terminal, with a handful originating at Jurong EastBoon Lay and Marina Centre.

All bus operations would likely be based out of Bukit Batok Bus Depot, which is located along Bukit Batok Street 23.

Bus Service 147e was added into the Clementi Bus Package in January 2018.

Contract Details:

Name To Be Announced
Awarded To Be Announced
Duration Five years, with two-year extension granted based on good performance
Published To Be Announced
Closing To Be Announced
Services 7, 32, 33, 48, 74, 74e, 91, 92/92M, 95, 99, 100, 111, 147, 147e, 156, 166, 174, 174e, 175, 191, 197, 200, 201, 3N, 5N
Bus Depot Bukit Batok Bus Depot
Anchor Interchanges / Terminals Clementi, Buona VistaGhim MohKent Ridge

Bus Services:

Clementi Bus Package contains 25 existing bus services, all of which are currently operated by SBS Transit.

Service Destination 1 Destination 2 Type Description
7 Clementi Bedok Trunk
7A Bedok Orchard Blvd Trunk Supplementary route
7B Clementi Orchard Rd Trunk Supplementary route
32 Buona Vista Bedok Trunk
33 Kent Ridge Bedok Trunk
48 Buona Vista Bedok North Depot Trunk
74 Buona Vista Hougang Ctrl Trunk
74e Buona Vista Hougang Ctrl Express Peak hour limited-stop
91 Buona Vista ↺ Ayer Rajah Cres Trunk No Operation on Sun/PHs
92 Ghim Moh ↺ Science Park Dr Trunk No Operation on Sun/PHs
92M Ghim Moh ↺ North Buona Vista Rd Trunk Supplementary route
95 Kent Ridge ↺ Holland Rd Trunk
99 Clementi Joo Koon Trunk
100 Ghim Moh Serangoon Trunk
111 Ghim Moh ↺ Temasek Ave Trunk
147 Clementi Hougang Ctrl Trunk
147e Clementi Clarke Quay Express Daily, Limited-Stop
156 Clementi Sengkang Trunk
166 Clementi Ang Mo Kio Trunk
174 Boon Lay Kampong Bahru Trunk
174e Boon Lay Kampong Bahru Express Peak hour limited-stop
175 Clementi Lor 1 Geylang Trunk
191 Buona Vista ↺ Media Circle Trunk
197 Jurong East Bedok Trunk
200 Buona Vista ↺ Kent Ridge Ter Trunk
201 Kent Ridge ↺ Teban Gdns Rd Trunk
3N Marina Centre → Choa Chu Kang North 5 Night Night Service
5N Marina Centre → Jurong West St 92 Night Night Service

Services 7A, 7B & 92M is considered as a supplementary service of its parent service and does not add to the overall service count. Short Trip Services are not included in the above list.

Scope of Tender:

As part of the tender, the new Operator will be required to fulfill responsibilities as such:

  1. Operate the twenty-five (25) bus services in the areas in accordance with specified EWT performance standards
  2. Operate and maintain the buses and their onboard equipment provided by LTA
  3. Operate and maintain Clementi Bus Interchange, Buona Vista, Ghim Moh and Kent Ridge Bus Terminals, and Bukit Batok Bus Depot, including all equipment and systems provided therein
  4. Charge and collect the fares approved by the Public Transport Council, on behalf of the Government
  5. Provide bus service information at all bus stops and bus interchanges served by the 25 bus services
  6. Provide customer management services, such as lost and found service, and a hotline for commuter feedback and enquiries.

All bus services will have scheduled headways of no more than 15 minutes for both directions during the morning and evening peak periods, with at least half of them having even shorter scheduled headways of no more than 10 minutes. Of these, the feeder services will run at even shorter intervals of 6-8 minutes. An estimated 45% of bus services will come at shorter intervals during peak periods when compared to the expanded BSEP.

More guidelines can be found in the main Bus Contracting Model (BCM) article.

Bus Interchanges & Terminals under the package:

Bus Depot under the package:

Route Package Timeline:

  • 2016 (11 Aug): Clementi Bus Package mentioned as one of 11 Negotiated Contract (NC) Packages, and operated by SBS Transit.
  • 2018 (28 Jan): Bus Service 147e added to the Clementi Bus Package.
  • 2018 (25 Feb): Bus Services 7A & 7B added as part of Service 7’s operating requirements to the Clementi Bus Package.

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