Serangoon – Eunos Bus Package

Service 134 is one of 23 bus services under the Serangoon–Eunos Bus Package
Service 134 is one of 23 bus services under the Serangoon–Eunos Bus Package

Bus Contracting Model (BCM) Route Package #12:
“Serangoon–Eunos Bus Package” (23 bus routes)

First announced on 11 August 2016, the Serangoon–Eunos 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 23 existing bus services mainly originating from Serangoon Bus Interchange, Eunos Bus InterchangeLorong 1 Geylang Bus Terminal and Sims Place Bus Terminal, with a handful originating at Bishan Bus Interchange and Hougang Ave 1.

All bus operations would likely be based out of Kim Chuan Bus Depot, which is integrated with Kim Chuan MRT Depot serving the Circle Line (CCL) and Downtown Line (DTL).

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 11, 53/53M, 55, 58, 59, 60, 63/63M, 64, 90, 94, 101, 103, 105, 109, 134, 137, 140, 141, 150, 154, 158, 315, 317
Bus Depot Kim Chuan Bus Depot
Anchor Interchanges / Terminals Serangoon, EunosLorong 1 GeylangSims Place, Changi Village

Bus Services:

Serangoon–Eunos Bus Package contains 23 existing bus services, all of which are currently operated by SBS Transit.

Service Route Type
11 Lorong 1 Geylang ↺ Rhu Cross Trunk
53 Bishan ↺ Changi Airport Trunk
55 BishanUpper East Coast Trunk
58 BishanPasir Ris Trunk
59 BishanChangi Village Trunk
60 EunosBedok Trunk
63 Eunos ↺ Jalan Rumah Tinggi Trunk
64 Sims Place ↺ Mei Ling Street Trunk
90 Toa Payoh ↺ Airport Road Trunk
94 Eunos ↺ Airport Road Trunk
101 Serangoon ↔ Sengkang Central Trunk
103 SerangoonYishun Trunk
105 SerangoonJurong East Trunk
109 SerangoonChangi Village Trunk
134 Sims Place ↺ Marine Terrace Trunk
137 Sims PlaceUpper East Coast Trunk
140 Lorong 1 Geylang ↺ Saint Wilfred Road Trunk
141 Lorong 1 GeylangToa Payoh Trunk
150 Eunos ↺ Marine Terrace Trunk
154 Boon LayEunos Trunk
158 Serangoon ↺ Rhu Cross Trunk
315 Serangoon ↺ Serangoon North Avenue 5 Feeder
317 Serangoon ↺ Berwick Drive Feeder


Short Trip & Supplementary Bus Services

These services do not add to the overall service count.

Service Route Type
53A Pasir Ris Dr 1 (Blk 738) → Changi Airport PTB2 Short Trip
53M Hougang Avenue 1 ↺ Serangoon Central Supplementary
55B Bishan → Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10 (Blk 443) Short Trip
58A Upper Serangoon Road (S’goon Stn Exit H) → Tampines Avenue 10 (Bef TPE) Short Trip
58B Pasir Ris → Upper Paya Lebar Road (Aft Tai Seng Stn) Short Trip
60A Eunos → Bedok Reservoir Road (Blk 608) Short Trip
63M Eunos ↺ Circuit Road Supplementary
90A Toa Payoh → Airport Road (Paya Lebar Air Base) Short Trip
94A Eunos → Airport Road (Bef RSAF Roundabout) Short Trip
105B Jurong East → Commonwealth Avenue West (Clementi Stn Exit B) Short Trip
109A Serangoon → Hougang Avenue 4 (Blk 913) Short Trip
137A New Upper Changi Road (Bedok Stn Exit B) → Bedok North Road (Bedok Nth Stn Exit A) Short Trip
154A Yung Ho Road (Blk 151) → Boon Lay Way (Lakeside Stn) Short Trip
154B Boon Lay → Clementi Road (Ngee Ann Poly) Short Trip
158A Aljunied Road (Aljunied Stn) → Aljunied Road (Opp Aljunied Stn), via Tanjong Rhu 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-three (23) 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 Serangoon and EunosBus Interchanges, Lorong 1 Geylang and Sims Place Bus Terminal, and Kim Chuan 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 23 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): Serangoon–Eunos Bus Package mentioned as one of 11 Negotiated Contract (NC) Packages, and operated by SBS Transit.
  • 2020 (11 Oct): Service 101 extended to terminate at Sengkang Central (Buangkok MRT) & converted to bi-directional service

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