Go-Ahead Bus Service 12

Go-Ahead Bus Service 12 is a trunk route connecting Pasir Ris and Kampong Bahru through Bugis, East Coast, Bedok South, Simei and Tampines. Like Service 2, it provides a link between Chinatown and the eastern part of Singapore, but along different routes.

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77009 Pasir Ris Int EW1 Pasir Ris Dr 3
78109 Downtown East Pasir Ris Dr 3
78081 Blk 467 Pasir Ris Dr 6
78071 Blk 446 Pasir Ris Dr 6
78069 Blk 442 Pasir Ris Dr 1
78059 Blk 210 Pasir Ris Dr 1
98099 Blk 269A Pasir Ris Dr 1
98019 Opp Blk 149A Loyang Ave
76249 Blk 370 Tampines Ave 7
76239 Blk 390 Tampines Ave 7
76039 TAMPINES EAST STN EXIT C DT33 Tampines Ave 2
76109 Blk 302 Tampines Ave 2
96129 Melville Pk Simei Rd
96189 Blk 166 Simei Rd
96199 Opp Blk 224 Simei Rd
96209 Opp Simei Green Condo Simei Rd
95909 AFT SOMAPAH RD Upp Changi Rd East
96039 Expo Halls 4/5/6 CG1DT35 Upp Changi Rd East
96029 Expo Halls 1/2/3 Upp Changi Rd East
96019 Aft Simei Ave Upp Changi Rd East
85109 Bef Bedok Rd Upp Changi Rd East
85099 Tanah Merah Stn Exit A EW4CG New Upp Changi Rd
84101 Opp Blk 49 Bedok Sth Ave 3
84071 Blk 71 Bedok Sth Rd
84081 Opp Blk 40 Bedok Sth Rd
84141 OPP LION HME FOR ELDERS Bedok Sth Rd
84111 Temasek JC Bedok Sth Rd
84151 Casafina Bedok Sth Ave 1
93099 Siglap Sth CC Upp East Coast Rd
93089 Opp Goodwill Ct Upp East Coast Rd
93079 Opp Springvale East Coast Rd
93069 Aft Siglap Rd East Coast Rd
93059 Aft Jln Buloh Perindu East Coast Rd
92159 ST. PATRICK'S SCH East Coast Rd
92149 St. Patrick's Green East Coast Rd
92139 Opp Katong Omega Apt East Coast Rd
92129 The Holy Family Ch East Coast Rd
92119 Roxy Sq East Coast Rd
92109 Opp Katong Shop Ctr Mountbatten Rd
92099 One Amber Mountbatten Rd
91079 Aft Tg Katong Rd Mountbatten Rd
91069 Bef Walton Rd Mountbatten Rd
91059 Katong Pk Twrs Mountbatten Rd
91049 Bef Fort Rd Mountbatten Rd
91091 Bef Kg Kayu Rd Mountbatten Rd
80271 Opp Mountbatten Stn CC7 Mountbatten Rd
80141 Opp S.A. Deaf Mountbatten Rd
80111 Bef Geylang Rd Sims Way
80049 Aft Sims Way Geylang Rd
80039 Opp Lor 1 Geylang Ter EW10 Geylang Rd
80029 Bef Kg Bugis Kallang Rd
01319 Lavender Stn Exit A/ICA EW11 Kallang Rd
01219 Blk 461 Victoria St
01129 Opp Stamford Pr Sch Victoria St
01059 Bugis Stn Exit B EW12DT14 Victoria St
01119 Bugis Junction EW12DT14 Victoria St
01019 Bras Basah Cplx Victoria St
04159 Aft CHIJMES Victoria St
04149 Grand Pk City Hall Hill St
04229 High St Ctr Hill St
04239 Opp Clarke Quay Stn NE5 New Bridge Rd
05059 Hong Lim Park NE5 New Bridge Rd
05049 Chinatown Pt NE4DT19 New Bridge Rd
05039 New Bridge Ctr New Bridge Rd
05019 Aft Duxton Plain Pk New Bridge Rd
10011 BEF NEIL RD New Bridge Rd
10041 BEF KAMPONG BAHRU TER Kg Bahru Rd
10499 Kampong Bahru Ter Spooner Rd
10499 Kampong Bahru Ter Spooner Rd
10049 OPP KAMPONG BAHRU TER Kg Bahru Rd
10017 Aft Hosp Dr EW16NE3 Eu Tong Sen St
05013 Chinatown Stn Exit C NE4DT19 Eu Tong Sen St
05023 Opp Hong Lim Pk Eu Tong Sen St
04222 Clarke Quay Stn Exit E NE5 Eu Tong Sen St
04142 Armenian Ch Hill St
01012 Hotel Grand Pacific Victoria St
01112 Opp Bugis Junction Victoria St
01121 Stamford Pr Sch Victoria St
01211 Opp Blk 461 Victoria St
01311 Lavender Stn Exit B EW11 Kallang Rd
80011 AFT PADANG JERINGAU Kallang Rd
80031 Kallang Stn EW10 Sims Ave
80051 Aft Lor 1 Geylang Sims Ave
80119 Aft Geylang Rd Sims Way
80149 S.A. Deaf Mountbatten Rd
80279 Mountbatten Stn Exit B CC7 Mountbatten Rd
91099 Bef Wilkinson Rd Mountbatten Rd
91041 EtonHouse Pre-Sch Mountbatten Rd
91051 Opp Santa Fe Mansions Mountbatten Rd
91061 Bet Hse No. 767/767A Mountbatten Rd
91071 Bef Tg Katong Rd Mountbatten Rd
92091 Opp One Amber Mountbatten Rd
92101 Katong Shop Ctr Mountbatten Rd
92111 Opp Roxy Sq East Coast Rd
92121 Opp The Holy Family Ch East Coast Rd
92131 Katong Omega Apt East Coast Rd
92141 Nafa Arts Kindergarten East Coast Rd
92151 Christ Meth Ch East Coast Rd
93051 Aft Dunbar Wk East Coast Rd
93061 Bef Siglap Rd East Coast Rd
93071 Crescendo Bldg Upp East Coast Rd
93081 Opp Chiang Ct Upp East Coast Rd
93091 Opp Siglap Sth CC Upp East Coast Rd
84159 Opp Casafina/Temasek JC Bedok Sth Ave 1
84119 Opp Temasek JC Bedok Sth Rd
84149 LION HME FOR ELDERS Bedok Sth Rd
84089 Blk 40 Bedok Sth Rd
84079 Siglap Cc/Opp Blk 71 Bedok Sth Rd
84109 Blk 50 Bedok Sth Ave 3
85091 Tanah Merah Stn Exit B EW4CG New Upp Changi Rd
85101 Aft Bedok Rd Upp Changi Rd East
96011 Bef Simei Ave Upp Changi Rd East
96021 Opp Expo Halls 1/2/3 Upp Changi Rd East
96031 Opp Expo Halls 4/5/6 CG1DT35 Upp Changi Rd East
95901 BEF SIMEI RD Upp Changi Rd East
96201 Simei Green Condo Simei Rd
96191 Blk 224 Simei Rd
96181 Blk 151 Simei Rd
96121 Metta Welfare Assn Simei Rd
76101 Tampines East CC Tampines Ave 2
76031 TAMPINES EAST STN EXIT B DT33 Tampines Ave 2
76231 Opp Blk 390 Tampines Ave 7
76241 Blk 497D Tampines Ave 7
98011 Blk 149A Loyang Ave
98091 Blk 156 Pasir Ris Dr 1
78051 Blk 197 Pasir Ris Dr 1
78061 Blk 104 Pasir Ris Dr 1
78079 Blk 429 Pasir Ris Dr 6
78089 Blk 405 Pasir Ris Dr 6
78101 Opp Downtown East Pasir Ris Dr 3
77009 Pasir Ris Int EW1 Pasir Ris Dr 3
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Pasir Ris Bus Interchange ↔ Kampong Bahru Bus Terminal
Passes Through Tampines Ave 2, Simei Rd, Upp Changi Rd East, Bedok South Rd, East Coast Rd, Mountbatten Rd, Victoria St, Eu Tong Sen St
Route Length Towards Kampong Bahru: 25.8 km Towards Pasir Ris: 25.7 km
Traveling Time 105 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Loyang Bus Package
Current Operator Go-Ahead Singapore
Current Depot Loyang Bus Depot
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Mercedes-Benz Citaro
12-metre Double Deck bus:
MAN A95
Volvo B9TL
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Pasir Ris
Daily
05:30 – 23:30
Departure Times from Kampong Bahru
Weekdays & Saturdays Sundays / Public Holidays
05:55 – 00:00 06:25 – 00:00
Operating Frequency
  6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
From Pasir Ris 9 mins 9 – 14 mins 9 – 10 mins 11 – 13 mins
From Kampong Bahru 10 mins 8 – 15 mins 8 – 14 mins 10 – 14 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares

 

Service 12 plies from the East to Central Singapore, connecting the residential estates of Pasir Ris, Tampines, Simei and Bedok South, along with private housing districts of East Coast and Mountbatten, to the Central areas of Kallang, Bugis, Clarke Quay and Chinatown. The route serves numerous inter-town connections, supplementing Services 21 and 358 between Pasir Ris Town Centre and Pasir Ris Drive 1, and Service 38 between Bedok South, Tanah Merah and Simei. Owing to steady demand throughout the day, this service operates a majority of double-deck buses in addition to single-deck buses.

MRT Stations served:
Special Departures:
  • Sims Ave (Kallang Stn) Pasir Ris Int
    Weekdays: 05:45, 05:55 & 06:05
    Saturdays: 06:15
    Sundays / Public Holidays: 06:30 & 06:40
Route Variant
  • Express 12e: Pasir Ris Int ↔ Kampong Bahru Ter
    Daily, skips East Coast Rd, Mountbatten Rd, Kallang Rd

Gallery (Go-Ahead Singapore):
Gallery (SBS Transit):
Poster Gallery:

Operator History:
  • 11 Apr 1971 – 31 Oct 1973: Associated Bus Services Pte Ltd
  • 01 Nov 1973 – 31 Oct 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 01 Nov 2001 – 17 Sep 2016: SBS Transit Ltd
  • 18 Sep 2016 – Present: Go Ahead Singapore Pte Ltd (formerly known as Go Ahead Loyang Pte Ltd)

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2023 under the Loyang Bus Package.

History:
  • 1971 (11 Apr): Introduced between Bedok Road/Upper Changi Road and Commonwealth Avenue/North Buona Vista Rd as part of the 1971 Bus Reorganisation, operated by Associated Bus Services.
  • 1974 (3 Feb): Extended to Upper Changi Road 13.3km, near the current Anglican High School.
  • 1975 (2 Mar): Amended to Sims Ave and Lor 1 Geylang with the conversion of Changi Rd and Geylang Rd to one-way traffic
  • 1975 (11 Dec): Amended to New Upp Changi Rd, Bedok Walk (present Bedok South Ave 3), Bedok Plain (present Bedok South Rd) and Bedok Highway (present Bedok South Ave 1)
  • 1979: Relocated to Upper Changi Road 15.5km
  • 1980 (15 Jun): Relocated to Somapah Int
  • 1980 (28 Dec): Amended to Upp Changi Rd East, skipping Bedok Rd and Upp Changi Rd
  • 1982: Amended to Buona Vista Ter
  • 1987 (27 Sep): Amended to North Canal Rd and Eu Tong Sen St instead of Upp Circular Rd
  • 1987 (13 Dec): Serves new staggered bus stop 04168 along North Bridge Rd
  • 1988 (23 Oct): Extended to Pasir Ris Ter and amended to New Bridge Rd Ter after switching routes with Service 32
  • 1989 (10 Dec): Amended to Pasir Ris Int
  • 1990 (22 Jul): Serves additional bus stop 04222 along Eu Tong Sen St
  • 1993 (11 Apr): Amended to Jln Sultan, Victoria St, Hill St and New Bridge Rd, skipping North Bridge Rd, South Bridge Rd and Upp Cross St
  • 1994 (3 Jul): Amended to Kallang Rd and Victoria St, skipping Crawford St and North Bridge Rd
  • 1997 (7 Dec): Amended to Upp Pickering St, South Bridge Rd and Kreta Ayer Rd with the closure of New Bridge Rd (between Upp Pickering St and Kreta Ayer Rd) for the construction of North East Line (NEL)
  • 1999: Serves new pair of bus stops 84141 & 84149 along Bedok South Rd
  • 2002 (20 Apr): Route reinstated along New Bridge Rd, skipping Upp Pickering St, South Bridge Rd and Kreta Ayer Rd
  • 2005 (5 Jun): Amended to southbound Sims Way
  • 2005 (2 Jul): Amended to northbound Sims Way
  • 2006 (3 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus (WAB) service
  • 2014 (10 Aug): Calls at new bus stop along Mountbatten Rd (opp Blk 2)
  • 2016 (18 Sep): Operations transferred to Go Ahead Loyang Pte Ltd from SBS Transit Ltd.
  • 2017 (21 Oct): Calls a new pair of bus stops at Tampines East MRT Station.
  • 2018 (28 Jan): Route variant Limited Stop Express Service 12e introduced
  • 2018 (10 Mar): Amended to Kampong Bahru Ter
  • 2018 (08 Apr): Calls at a new pair of bus stops along Upper Changi Rd East (Bef Simei Rd / Aft Somapah Rd)

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2 thoughts on “Go-Ahead Bus Service 12

  • 30 November 2018 at 1:29 PM
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    One of the first few services to deploy MAN ND363F’s (A95) besides Service 2 and Express route variant 12e.

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  • 13 October 2016 at 8:23 AM
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    The bus 12 bus plate no SBS3455C whole journey keep shaking feel very uncomfortable sitting that bus

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