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” (24 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 24 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 and subsequently removed in February 2020.

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, 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 24 existing bus services, all of which are currently operated by SBS Transit.

Service Route Type
7 BedokClementi Trunk
32 BedokBuona Vista Trunk
33 BedokKent Ridge Trunk
48 Bedok North Bus DepotBuona Vista Trunk
74 Hougang CentralBuona Vista Trunk
74e Hougang Central Buona Vista Express
91 Buona Vista ↺ Ayer Rajah Crescent Trunk
92 Ghim Moh ↺ Science Park Drive Trunk
95 Kent Ridge ↺ Holland Road Trunk
99 ClementiJoo Koon Trunk
100 SerangoonGhim Moh Trunk
111 Ghim Moh ↺ Temasek Avenue Trunk
147 Hougang CentralClementi Trunk
156 SengkangClementi Trunk
166 Ang Mo KioClementi Trunk
174 Boon LayKampong Bahru Trunk
174e Boon Lay Kampong Bahru Express
175 ClementiLorong 1 Geylang Trunk
191 Buona Vista ↺ Media Circle Trunk
197 BedokJurong East Trunk
200 Buona VistaKent Ridge Trunk
201 Kent Ridge ↺ Pandan Gardens Trunk
3N Marina Centre → Choa Chu Kang North 5 Night
5N Marina Centre → Jurong West Street 92 Night


Short Trip & Supplementary Bus Services

These services do not add to the overall service count.

Service Route Type
7A Bedok → Orchard Boulevard (Bef Orchard Stn Exit B) Short Trip
7B Clementi → Orchard Road (Dhoby Ghaut Stn) Short Trip
Kent Ridge → Tiong Bahru Road (Blk 1) Short Trip
Bedok → Old Airport Road (Blk 22) Short Trip
Ghim Moh → Ghim Moh Road (Blk 13) Short Trip
Ghim Moh → Science Park Drive (The Rutherford) Short Trip
Ghim Moh ↺ North Buona Vista Road Supplementary
Kent Ridge → North Buona Vista Road (Buona Vista Stn Exit C) Short Trip
Serangoon → Aljunied Road (Aljunied Stn) Short Trip
Hougang Central → New Bridge Road (Aft Duxton Plain Pk) Short Trip
Buona Vista → Kent Ridge Short Trip


Scope of Tender:

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

  1. Operate the twenty-four (24) 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.
  • 2020 (09 Feb): Bus Service 147e removed from Clementi Bus Package.
  • 2020 (08 Apr): Bus Services 174e, 3N & 5N temporarily suspended due to Singapore COVID-19 Circuit Breaker Measures.
  • 2020 (15 Apr): Bus Service 74e temporarily suspended due to Singapore COVID-19 Circuit Breaker Measures.
  • 2020 (02 Jun): Resumption of Bus Services 74e & 174e. Bus Services 3N & 5N remain suspended.

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