SBS Transit Bus Service 103M was an alternate route variant of Bus Service 103, running from Serangoon Interchange and looping at West Camp Road at selected times of the day, passing through Yio Chu Kang Road and Jalan Kayu.
Its last day of operation was on Saturday, 12 February 2011, after which it was integrated with Service 103.
|Route||Serangoon Bus Interchange ↺ West Camp Road|
|Passes Through||Yio Chu Kang Rd, Jln Kayu|
|Route Length||22.4 km|
|Former Operator||SBS Transit Ltd|
|Former Depot||Hougang Bus Depot (HGDEP)|
||12-metre Single Deck Bus
– Volvo B10M Mark III
– Volvo B10M Mark IV
|Departure Times from Serangoon
||0609hrs – 0904hrs, 1135hrs – 2100hrs (Weekdays)
0615hrs – 0856hrs, 1127hrs – 1657hrs (Saturdays)
0636hrs – 0908hrs, 1308hrs – 1400 hrs, 1633hrs – 2304hrs (Sundays & PHs)
|0630—0830: 12 – 22 mins
0831—1659: 13 – 15 mins
1700—1900: 20 – 35 mins
After 1900: 15 – 33 mins
Service 103M served both residential developments along Yio Chu Kang Road / Jln Kayu and various military and aviation industries within Seletar West Camp and Seletar Airport along its route. The route operated as alternate trips to its parent service at selected timings daily, catering to demand from military personnel in Seletar West Camp. Similar to its parent service, it connected to Serangoon Town Centre, as well as the Jalan Kayu roundabout (Seletar Camp G), where passengers could transfer to other bus routes plying the TPE/SLE corridor.
The route variant was first introduced as Service 103W under Phase 3 of the North East Line (NEL) bus rationalisation, replacing the defunct Feeder Service 379. As part of the renumbering exercise for route variants, it was re-numbered as Service 103M from Monday, 28 January 2008.
Following the redevelopment of Seletar West Camp into the upcoming Seletar Aerospace Park, its route was integrated with its parent service 103, which had its route extended to loop at the former looping point of Service 103M. The last day of operation was on Saturday, 12 February 2011.
Fare: Charged distance-related fares for trunk services. Refer to Bus Fares.
Fleet: Service 103M’s fleet comprised of Volvo B10M Mark III and Volvo B10M Mark IV buses from Service 103 during its operational hours.
- 7 Dec 2003 – 12 Feb 2011: SBS Transit Ltd
The route was withdrawn before expiry of the Bus Service Operating License (BSOL).
- 2003 (07 Dec): Introduced between Serangoon and West Camp Rd (Loop), replacing Feeder Service 379 under North East MRT Line Rationalisation Phase 3, numbered as Service 103W.
- 2008 (28 Jan): Re-numbered to Service 103M.
- 2011 (13 Feb): Integrated with Service 103 and withdrawn, following the partial closure of Piccadilly and West Camp Rd to facilitate development works for the Seletar Aerospace Park.
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