Go-Ahead Express Bus Service 12e

Go-Ahead Express Bus Service 12e is a Limited Stop route variant of Service 12, plying between Pasir Ris and Kampong Bahru at selected hours daily. It passes through Tampines, Simei, Bedok South, Bugis and Chinatown, skipping the East Coast, Mountbatten and Kallang areas.

The bus service only calls at selected bus stops along its parent route. Along with Service 147e, both new services were introduced on Sunday, 28 January 2018.

Express 12e will be suspended from 15 Sep 2021 due to the impact of COVID-19 on available manpower.

77009 Pasir Ris Int B6 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
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
93131 Opp Eastern Lagoon II Bedok Sth Ave 1
01541 Bugis Stn Exit D EW12DT14 Rochor Rd
01119 Aft Bugis Stn Exit C 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 Pk NE5 New Bridge Rd
05049 Chinatown Stn Exit E 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
10499 Kampong Bahru Ter Spooner Rd
10499 Kampong Bahru Ter Spooner 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 Stn Exit C EW12DT14 Victoria St
01559 Landmark Village Hotel Ophir Rd
01549 Opp Duo Residences Ophir Rd
93139 Eastern Lagoon II Bedok Sth Ave 1
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
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, Simei, Bedok South, Bugis, Chinatown
Route Length Towards Kampong Bahru: 26.0 km Towards Pasir Ris: 25.6 km
Travelling Time 80 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Loyang Bus Package
Current Operator Go Ahead Singapore Pte Ltd
(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
06:00 – 18:30
Departure Times from Kampong Bahru
12:30 – 23:30
Operating Frequency
From Pasir Ris 30 mins
From Kampong Bahru 30 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges express distance fares


Bus Service 12e is a Limited-stop Express Bus Service which offers quicker journeys for commuters at Tampines, Simei, and Bedok South, linking them with the Central areas of Bugis. Operating during selected hours in the day, it only calls at selected bus stops served by its parent Bus Service 12, and charges Express Fares as a result.

In between Bedok South and Bugis, the bus plies an express sector along the East Coast Parkway (ECP) in both directions. The route operates daily at 30-minute intervals.

Service 12e is the second new route to be introduced under the Bus Contracting Model (BCM) after Service 110, as well as the first limited-stop service to operate daily (since 188R and 963R only operate on Weekends and PHs). The use of the lowercase e as the service suffix has its origins from Fast-Forward services introduced by SBS Transit in 2005, which are limited-stop services operating only during the peak hours.

Along with several other express services, operating hours for Express 12e was revised from 9 February 2020. Trips from Pasir Ris Bus Interchange will operate till 6:30pm, while trips from Kampong Bahru Bus Terminal only start operations at 12:30pm.

The service was degraded further from 4 January 2021, with the frequency adjusted to be 30 minutes throughout operating hours daily instead of 20 minutes during weekday peak hours.

Departure Timings:

Route Variants:
  • Service 12: Pasir Ris Bus Interchange ↔ Kampong Bahru Bus Terminal
MRT Stations Served:

Poster Gallery

Operator History
  • 2018 – Present: Go-Ahead Singapore Pte Ltd

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

Route History

Past Routings

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13 thoughts on “Go-Ahead Express Bus Service 12e

  • 6 May 2020 at 5:55 AM

    Service 12e doesn’t warrant full double deckers,Maybe 50/50 distribution of single and double decker will do just fine.

  • 19 March 2020 at 8:34 PM

    Wonderful service. Really bummed about the change in operating hours. The bus always seemed quite full. Thought commuters love it. Probably, the company should focus on advertising about these new services to make it known.


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