SBS Transit Bus Service 142 is a trunk route running from Toa Payoh and looping at Potong Pasir Avenue 1, going via Jalan Toa Payoh and Upper Serangoon Road.
|Route||Toa Payoh Bus Interchange ↺ Potong Pasir Avenue 1 (Loop)|
|Passes Through||Jln Toa Payoh, Upp Serangoon Rd, Potong Pasir Ave 3, Potong Pasir Ave 2|
|Route Length||8.4 km|
|Traveling Time||40 mins|
|BCM Route Package||Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package|
|Current Operator||SBS Transit Ltd|
|Current Depot||Braddell Bus Park (BRBP)|
|Current Fleet||12-metre Single Deck Bus
– Scania K230UB
|Departure Times from Toa Payoh
|06:00 – 00:05|
|Loop Service||6:30am–8.30am||8.31am–4.59pm||5.00pm–7.00pm||After 7.00pm|
|Weekdays||8 – 9 mins||7 – 13 mins||7 – 8 mins||8 – 14 mins|
|Saturdays||9 – 11 mins||10 – 14 mins||11 – 13 mins||14 – 16 mins|
|Sundays / Public Holidays||9 – 11 mins||9 – 13 mins||10 – 14 mins||13 – 16 mins|
|Fare||Charges regular distance fares
Service 142 is a residential route serving the small Potong Pasir estate with connections to Potong Pasir MRT and Toa Payoh Town Centre, providing connectivity for Potong Pasir residents to the North-South Line and North-East Line.
MRT Stations Served
- Upp Serangoon Rd (18 Woodsville) → Potong Pasir Ave 1 → Toa Payoh Int
Weekdays: 07:05 & 08:16
- Potong Pasir Ave 1 (Blk 122) → Toa Payoh Int
Daily: 05:45 & 05:59
Short Trip Service
- Service 142A: Toa Payoh Int → Potong Pasir Ave 1 → Upp Serangoon Rd (Sant Ritz)
- Weekdays (excluding Public Holidays): 06:28 & 06:44
- Service 142A Special Departure: Upp Serangoon Rd (18 Woodsville) → Potong Pasir Ave 1 → Upp Serangoon Rd (Sant Ritz)
Weekdays (excluding Public Holidays): 07:22 & 07:49
- 1984 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
- 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2026 under the Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package.
- 1984 (25 Nov): Introduced between Potong Pasir Ter and Toa Payoh Int (Loop)
- 1985 (05 May): Enhanced to ply Potong Pasir Ave 2 and Potong Pasir Ave 3 before terminating at Potong Pasir Ter.
- 1989: Amended to start from Toa Payoh Int and loop at Potong Pasir Ave 1.
- 1994 (05 Mar): Amended to ply Kim Keat Link and Lor 6 Toa Payoh towards Toa Payoh Int
- 1994 (31 May): Amended to Toa Payoh Temp Int; Serves new pair of bus stops outside and opposite Toa Payoh Swim Cplx along Lor 6 Toa Payoh
- 2002 (19 May): Amended to Toa Payoh Integrated Transport Hub
- 2003 (20 Jun): Serves new pair of bus stops outside Potong Pasir Stn along Upp Serangoon Rd
- 2006 (16 Apr): Serves new bus stop outside Blk 120 along Potong Pasir Ave 1
- 2009 (26 Oct): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
- 2011 (04 Sep): Amended to skip Bendemeer Rd, Whampoa North and Serangoon Rd towards Toa Payoh Integrated Transport Hub with the permanent closure of Whampoa North