SBS Transit Bus Service 137

SBS Transit Bus Service 137 is a trunk service plying between Sims Place and Upper East Coast, passing through Paya Lebar, Ubi, Kaki Bukit and Bedok. It is the 78th Bus Service under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP), and was launched on 21 October 2017 which was in tandem with the opening of Stage 3 of the Downtown MRT Line.

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80289 Sims Pl Ter Sims Pl
80249 Blk 49 Mkt/FC Sims Pl
80231 Opp Blk 53 Sims Dr
81089 Aljunied Stn EW9 Aljunied Rd
81011 Aft Aljunied Stn EW9 Sims Ave
81031 Blk 134 Sims Ave
81051 Sims Ville Sims Ave
81119 Paya Lebar Stn Exit C EW8CC9 Paya Lebar Rd
81109 Opp CISCO Ctr Paya Lebar Rd
71161 Blk 3019 Ubi Ave 2
71229 Opp Meiban Ind Bldg Ubi Rd 1
71219 Ubi Techpark Ubi Ave 1
71209 Opp Paya Ubi Ind Pk Ubi Ave 1
71119 Opp Blk 343 Ubi Ave 1
71109 Maha Bodhi Sch Ubi Ave 1
71129 UBI STN EXIT A DT27 Ubi Ave 2
70409 BLK 3032A Ubi Rd 3
70071 Cycle & Carriage Ubi Ave 3
71331 KAKI BT AUTOHUB Kaki Bt Ave 2
71291 THE LEO Kaki Bt Rd 3
72131 OPP TECH VIEW Kaki Bt Ave 3
72141 BARTLEY BIZ CTR Kaki Bt Ave 3
72151 AUTOBAY @ KAKI BT Kaki Bt Ave 6
72161 AFT BARTLEY VIADUCT Kaki Bt Rd 5
84459 Bet Blks 705/706 Bedok Nth Rd
84539 BEDOK NTH STN EXIT B DT29 Bedok Nth Rd
84361 Blk 547 Bedok Nth Rd
84371 Blk 546 Bedok Nth Ave 1
84401 Opp Blk 550 Bedok Nth St 3
84411 Blk 526 Bedok Nth St 3
84421 Blk 510 Bedok Nth Ave 2
84331 Opp Blk 416 Bedok Nth Ave 2
84359 Opp Bedok Ctrl PO Bedok Nth St 1
84199 Opp Blk 220 CP Bedok Nth Ave 3
84049 Blk 27 New Upp Changi Rd
84039 Bedok Stn Exit A EW5 New Upp Changi Rd
84139 Panasonic Bedok Sth Rd
84129 Fujitec S'pore Ltd Bedok Sth Rd
84151 Casafina Bedok Sth Ave 1
94011 Evergreen Gdn Upp East Coast Rd
94021 Bef Sennett Rd Upp East Coast Rd
94031 The Summit Upp East Coast Rd
94041 Aft Parbury Ave Upp East Coast Rd
94051 Opp Temasek Sec Sch Upp East Coast Rd
94061 Kew Green Condo Upp East Coast Rd
94009 Upp East Coast Ter Upp East Coast Rd
94009 Upp East Coast Ter Upp East Coast Rd
94069 Opp Kew Green Condo Upp East Coast Rd
94059 Temasek Sec Sch Upp East Coast Rd
94049 Aft Bedok Sth Ave 3 Upp East Coast Rd
94089 Calvary Ably Of God Ch Upp East Coast Rd
94039 Opp The Summit Upp East Coast Rd
94029 Aft Sennett Rd Upp East Coast Rd
94019 Opp Evergreen Ave Upp East Coast Rd
84159 Opp Casafina/Temasek JC Bedok Sth Ave 1
84121 Aft Bedok Sth Ave 1 Bedok Sth Rd
84131 Opp Panasonic Bedok Sth Rd
84031 Bedok Stn Exit B EW5 New Upp Changi Rd
84041 Blk 221A New Upp Changi Rd
84191 Blk 220 CP Bedok Nth Ave 3
84351 Bedok Ctrl PO Bedok Nth St 1
84339 Blk 416 Bedok Nth Ave 2
84429 Blk 515 Bedok Nth Ave 2
84419 Blk 512 Bedok Nth St 3
84409 Blk 550 Bedok Nth St 3
84379 Opp Blk 546 Bedok Nth Ave 1
84369 Blk 45 Bedok Nth Rd
84451 BEDOK NTH STN EXIT A DT29 Bedok Nth Rd
72169 BEF BARTLEY VIADUCT Kaki Bt Rd 5
72159 OPP AUTOBAY @ KAKI BT Kaki Bt Ave 6
72149 SHUN LI IND PK Kaki Bt Ave 3
72139 TECH VIEW Kaki Bt Ave 3
71299 EMPIRE TECHNOCENTRE Kaki Bt Rd 3
71339 OPP KAKI BT AUTOHUB Kaki Bt Ave 2
70079 Aft Regent Motors Ubi Ave 3
70401 BEF UBI RD 4 Ubi Rd 3
71121 UBI STN EXIT B DT27 Ubi Ave 2
71101 Blk 318 Ubi Ave 1
71111 Blk 343 Ubi Ave 1
71201 Paya Ubi Ind Pk Ubi Ave 1
71211 Ubi 55 Ubi Ave 1
71221 Meiban Ind Bldg Ubi Rd 1
71169 Aztech Bldg Ubi Ave 2
70259 Macpherson Stn Exit B CC10DT26 Paya Lebar Rd
81101 CISCO Ctr Paya Lebar Rd
81111 Paya Lebar Stn Exit B EW8CC9 Paya Lebar Rd
81069 Opp Lor 39 Geylang Geylang Rd
81049 Aft Lor 34 Geylang Geylang Rd
81029 Aft Lor 28 Geylang Geylang Rd
81231 Opp Kh Plaza Aljunied Rd
81081 Opp Aljunied Stn EW9 Aljunied Rd
80239 Bef Blk 53 Sims Dr
80229 Blk 45 Sims Dr
80289 Sims Pl Ter Sims Pl
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Sims Place Bus Terminal ↔ Upper East Coast Bus Terminal
Passes Through Sims Ave / Geylang Rd, Paya Lebar Rd, Ubi Ave 1, Kaki Bukit Ave 3, Bedok Nth Rd, Bedok Sth Rd
Route Length Towards Upp East Coast: 18.4 km Towards Sims Pl: 18.8 km
Traveling Time 80 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Serangoon – Eunos Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Hougang Bus Depot (HGDEP)
Bedok North Bus Depot (BNDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
– Mercedes-Benz Citaro
Scania K230UB
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Sims Place
Daily
06:00 – 23:30
Departure Times from Upper East Coast
Daily
06:00 – 23:30
Operating Frequency
From Sims Place
6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
Weekdays 14 15 mins 10 15 mins 12 15 mins 13 15 mins
Saturdays 14 15 mins 15 mins 15 mins 14 16 mins
Sundays / Public Holidays 14 15 mins 15 16 mins 15 mins 14 16 mins
From Upper East Coast
6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
Weekdays 14 mins 11 16 mins 11 15 mins 12 15 mins
Saturdays 14 15 mins 15 16 mins 15 mins 14 16 mins
Sundays / Public Holidays 14 15 mins 15 16 mins 15 mins 14 16 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares

 

Bus Service 137 is a trunk service from Sims Place to Upper East Coast. The route is the 78th bus service launched under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP), complementing bus connections between existing housing and industrial developments to Downtown Line stations, as well as serving new bus stops in the Ubi area.

The service now provides bus connections from the Sims Place estate directly to Aljunied and Paya Lebar MRT stations. Industries at Ubi Avenue 1 / Ubi Road 3 and Kaki Bukit now have direct connections to stations along the Downtown Line such as MacPhersonUbi and Bedok North. Residents at Bedok North receive bus connections to Bedok North MRT, and finally, residents at Upper East Coast and Bayshore receive direct bus connections to Bedok MRT.

Bus Service 137 also serves the following amenities along its route:

  • Sims Place Market & Hawker Ctr
  • Geylang Methodist School (Primary & Secondary)
  • Paya Lebar Square
  • Lifelong Learning Institute
  • Manjusri Secondary School
  • Maha Bodi School
  • Kaki Bukit CC
  • Blk 511 Market & Hawker Ctr
  • Heartbeat @ Bedok
  • Bedok Swimming Complex
  • Bedok Mall
  • Temasek Junior College
  • Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Cultural Academy
  • Temasek Primary School
  • Temasek Secondary School
MRT Stations Served:
Special Departures:
  • Ubi Ave 1 (Opp Blk 343) → Upp East Coast Ter
    Daily: 06:00
  • Bedok North Rd (Bet Blks 705/706) → Upp East Coast Ter
    Daily: 06:00 & 06:11
  • New Upp Changi Rd (Bedok Stn Exit B) → Sims Pl Ter
    Weekdays: 06:00, 08:28 & 08:43
    Saturdays & Sundays / Public Holidays: 06:00
  • Ubi Ave 2 (Ubi Stn Exit B) → Sims Pl Ter
    Daily: 06:00, 06:13 & 06:26
Short Trip Service:
  • Service 137A: New Upp Changi Rd (Bedok Stn Exit B) → Bedok Nth Rd (Bedok Nth Stn Exit A)
    Weekdays, except Public Holidays: 07:18 – 08:06

Gallery:

Operator History:
  • 2017 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2025 under the Serangoon – Eunos Bus Package.

Route History:
  • 2017 (21 Oct): Introduced between Sims Pl Ter and Upp East Coast Ter under the LTA’s Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP). Wheelchair-accessible at launch

Past Routings


See Also:

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12 thoughts on “SBS Transit Bus Service 137

  • 8 November 2019 at 3:03 PM
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    Please improve the bus frequency for this bus for weekdays. I mostly take bus 137 to go home. And move bus 137A to start at Sims Place terminal.

    Reply
    • 8 November 2019 at 3:05 PM
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      I forgot… Operations must start at 5:30p.m.

      Reply

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