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.
New Short Trip Service 142A from Toa Payoh Int to Upper Serangoon Road via Potong Pasir Avenue 1 on Weekday Morning Peak hours commence on 24 December 2018.
|Route||Toa Payoh Bus Interchange ↺ Potong Pasir Avenue 1 (Loop)|
|Passes Through||Jalan Toa Payoh, Upper Serangoon Road|
|Route Length||8.4 km|
|Travelling 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:
– MAN A22 (Euro 6)
– Scania K230UB
|Departure Times from Toa Payoh
||0600hrs – 0005hrs (Daily)|
|0630hrs – 0830hrs: 08 – 09 mins
0831hrs – 1659hrs: 07 – 10 mins
1700hrs – 1900hrs: 08 mins
After 1900hrs: 08 – 11 mins
Service 142 is a residential route serving the small Potong Pasir estate with connections to Potong Pasir MRT and Toa Payoh Town Centre, hence providing access to the North-South Line and North-East Line.
Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares.
MRT Stations Served
Short Trip Service
- Service 142A: Toa Payoh Int → Potong Pasir Ave 1 → Upp Serangoon Rd (Sant Ritz)
- Weekdays (excluding Public Holidays): 0628hrs & 0644hrs
- Service 142A Special Departure: Upp Serangoon Rd (18 Woodsville) → Potong Pasir Ave 1 → Upp Serangoon Rd (Sant Ritz)
Weekdays (excluding Public Holidays): 0722hrs & 0749hrs
- Upp Serangoon Rd (18 Woodsville) → Potong Pasir Ave 1 → Toa Payoh Int
Weekdays: 0705hrs, 0816hrs
- Potong Pasir Ave 1 (Blk 122) → Toa Payoh Int
Daily: 0545hrs, 0559hrs
- 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.
- 1987: Amended to start from Toa Payoh Int and loop at Potong Pasir Ave 1.
- 1994 (31 May): Amended to ply Lor 6 Toa Payoh towards Toa Payoh Int
- 1998 (31 May): Amended to Toa Payoh Temp Int
- 1999: Calls at a new pair of bus stops outside and opposite Toa Payoh Swim Cplx along Lor 6 Toa Payoh
- 2002 (19 May): Amended to air-conditioned Toa Payoh Integrated Transport Hub (ITH)
- 2003: Calls at a new pair of bus stops outside Potong Pasir Stn along Upp Serangoon Rd.
- 2006 (16 Apr): Calls at a 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 Serangoon Rd towards Toa Payoh Integrated Transport Hub with the permanent closure of Whampoa North
- 2018 (24 Dec): Short Trip Service 142A launched
- Refer to this article
- 2011: Amended to present routing. No significant route changes since 2011.