SBS Transit Bus Service 140 is a residential trunk route from Lorong 1 Geylang and looping at St. Wilfred Road, passing through Geylang Bahru, Bendemeer, Serangoon Road and St. George’s Road.
This is the thirty-fifth (35th) bus service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP), launched on 14th December 2014.
|Route||Lorong 1 Geylang Bus Terminal ↺ St. Wilfred Road (Loop)|
|Passes Through||Upp Boon Keng Rd, Bendemeer Rd, St. George’s Rd, Serangoon Rd, Geylang Bahru|
|Route Length||8.2 km|
|Traveling Time||35 – 47 mins|
|BCM Route Package||Serangoon – Eunos Bus Package|
|Current Operator||SBS Transit Ltd|
|Current Depot||Hougang Bus Depot (HGDEP)|
|Current Fleet||12-metre Single Deck Bus
– Mercedes-Benz Citaro
|Departure Times from Lor 1 Geylang
|06:00 – 23:30|
|Loop Service||6:30am–8.30am||8.31am–4.59pm||5.00pm–7.00pm||After 7.00pm|
|Weekdays||14 – 15 mins||14 – 15 mins||15 mins||14 – 15 mins|
|Saturdays||14 mins||14 – 15 mins||14 – 15 mins||14 – 15 mins|
|Sundays / Public Holidays||13 – 14 mins||12 – 15 mins||14 – 15 mins||14 – 15 mins|
|Fare||Charges regular distance fares
Bus Service 140 enhances connectivity for residents of Geylang Bahru, Bendemeer and St George’s Estate, connecting to key transport nodes, such as Lorong 1 Geylang Bus Terminal, Kallang and Boon Keng MRT stations, for transfers to other bus services or rail lines, along with other amenities in the vicinity. It is the thirty-fifth (35th) bus service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
The route serves St. George’s Estate, a small residential area without bus connections prior to Bus Service 140, calling at three new bus stops within the estate (a pair along St. George’s Road, and one along St. Wilfred Road). It also provides residents of Geylang Bahru with a direct service to Boon Keng MRT, previously not served by existing services.
Bus Service 140 serves the following amenities along the route:
- Bendeemer Primary School
- Bendeemer Secondary School
- Geylang West Community Centre
- Kolam Ayer Community Centre
- Kallang Community Centre
- Jalan Besar Town Council Main Office
- Kallang Basin Swimming Complex
- St. Wilfred Squash & Tennis Centre
- Ministry Of Manpower Services Centre
MRT Stations Served
- St. Wilfred Road (Blk 15) → Lorong 1 Geylang Ter
- 2014 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2025 under the Sengkang – Eunos Bus Package.
- 2014 (14 Dec): Introduced from Lorong 1 Geylang Ter – St. Wilfred Road (Loop) under the LTA’s Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
- 2015 (30 Mar): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)