SBS Transit Bus Service 157

SBS Transit Bus Service 157 is a trunk service plying between Toa Payoh Interchange and Boon Lay Interchange, passing through Lorong 4 Toa Payoh, Lornie, Bukit Timah, Bukit Batok, and Jurong East/West Avenue 1.

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52009 Toa Payoh Int NS19 Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52509 Opp Toa Payoh Swim Cplx Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52261 Opp Blk 73 Lor 4 Toa Payoh
52271 Jackson Sq Lor 4 Toa Payoh
52369 Blk 237 Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52039 Aft Muhajirin Mque Braddell Rd
52029 Blk 1004 Braddell Rd
52019 Aft Bishan Rd Braddell Rd
51139 Braddell View Braddell Rd
51079 Opp Macritchie Reservoir Thomson Rd
51119 Bef Andrew Rd Lornie Rd
40269 LP 57 Lornie Rd
40259 Bef Wallace Way Lornie Rd
41159 Aft Lornie Wk Lornie Rd
41169 Bef Kheam Hock Rd Lornie Highway
41139 Aft The Japanese Assn Adam Rd
41129 Opp S'Pore Bible Coll Adam Rd
41031 Bef Crown Ctr Bt Timah Rd
41041 Coronation Plaza Bt Timah Rd
41051 Tan Kah Kee Stn DT8 Bt Timah Rd
41061 Chinese High Sch Bt Timah Rd
41071 Opp Natl JC Bt Timah Rd
41081 Sixth Ave Stn DT7 Bt Timah Rd
42011 Sixth Ave Ctr Bt Timah Rd
42021 Aft Maple Ave Bt Timah Rd
42031 The Tessarina Bt Timah Rd
42041 The Nexus Bt Timah Rd
42051 King Albert Pk Stn DT6 Bt Timah Rd
42061 King Albert Pk Bt Timah Rd
42071 Pei Hwa Presby Pr Sch Upp Bt Timah Rd
42151 Beauty World Stn Exit C DT5 Jln Jurong Kechil
42161 Blk 18 Jln Jurong Kechil
42171 Signature Pk Condo Jln Jurong Kechil
42181 Opp The Hillford Jln Jurong Kechil
42191 Bef Bt Batok East Ave 6 Jln Jurong Kechil
43201 Opp Autobacs Bt Batok East Ave 6
43191 Blk 288C Bt Batok East Ave 6
43181 Keming Pr Sch Bt Batok East Ave 3
43171 Blk 229 Bt Batok East Ave 3
43419 Aft Bt Batok Stn/Blk 628 NS2 Bt Batok Ctrl
43401 Bt Batok Polyclinic Bt Batok West Ave 3
43531 Blk 140 Bt Batok West Ave 3
43341 Princess E Pr Sch Bt Batok West Ave 3
43453 BEF PIE Bt Batok Rd
28299 Blk 253 Jurong Town Hall Rd
28451 Parc Oasis Jurong East Ave 1
28461 Blk 347 Jurong East Ave 1
28491 Opp Jurong Polyclinic Jurong East Ave 1
28501 Blk 490 Jurong West Ave 1
28511 Blk 463 Jurong West Ave 1
28521 Blk 457 Jurong West Ave 1
28401 Blk 502 Jurong West Ave 1
28531 Blk 536 Jurong West Ave 1
21161 Blk 216B Corporation Rd
21389 OPP ST. JOSEPH'S HME Jurong West Ave 2
21379 Blk 263 Jln Boon Lay
21369 Opp Blk 695 Jln Boon Lay
22009 Boon Lay Int EW27 Jurong West Ctrl 3
22009 Boon Lay Int EW27 Jurong West Ctrl 3
21361 Blk 695 Jln Boon Lay
21371 Blk 680C Jln Boon Lay
21381 ST. JOSEPH'S HME Jurong West Ave 2
21169 Opp Blk 216B Corporation Rd
28539 Blk 538 Jurong West Ave 1
28409 Blk 454 Jurong West Ave 1
28529 Blk 441 Jurong West Ave 1
28519 Blk 425 Jurong West Ave 1
28509 Blk 422 Jurong West Ave 1
28499 Jurong Polyclinic Jurong East Ave 1
28469 Blk 316 Jurong East Ave 1
28459 Opp Parc Oasis Jurong East Ave 1
28291 Blk 303 Jurong Town Hall Rd
43459 Aft PIE Bt Batok Rd
43349 Opp Princess E Pr Sch Bt Batok West Ave 3
43539 Opp Blk 140 Bt Batok West Ave 3
43409 Opp Blk 127 Bt Batok West Ave 3
43411 Opp Blk 628 NS2 Bt Batok Ctrl
43179 Blk 231 Bt Batok East Ave 3
43189 Blk 283 Bt Batok East Ave 3
43199 Ch Of St. Mary Bt Batok East Ave 6
43209 Autobacs Bt Batok East Ave 6
42199 Aft Bt Batok East Ave 6 Jln Jurong Kechil
42189 The Hillford Jln Jurong Kechil
42179 Aft Chun Tin Rd Jln Jurong Kechil
42169 Opp Blk 19 Jln Jurong Kechil
42159 Opp Beauty World Stn DT5 Jln Jurong Kechil
42259 Goh & Goh Bldg Jln Jurong Kechil
42089 Opp Bt Timah Plaza Jln Anak Bt
42059 Opp King Albert Pk Stn DT6 Dunearn Rd
42049 Hua Guan Gdns Dunearn Rd
42039 Opp The Nexus Dunearn Rd
42029 Aft Swiss Club Rd Dunearn Rd
42019 Opp Sixth Ave Stn DT7 Dunearn Rd
41089 Aft Jln Naga Sari Dunearn Rd
41079 Natl JC Dunearn Rd
41069 Opp Tan Kah Kee Stn DT8 Dunearn Rd
41049 Opp Coronation Plaza Dunearn Rd
41121 S'Pore Bible Coll Adam Rd
41131 Opp The Japanese Assn Adam Rd
41141 Aft Adam Dr Adam Rd
41151 Aft Sime Rd Lornie Rd
40251 Aft Wallace Way Lornie Rd
40261 LP 52 Lornie Rd
51111 Opp Andrew Rd Lornie Rd
51071 Macritchie Reservoir Thomson Rd
51131 Opp Braddell View Braddell Rd
52011 Bef Bishan Rd Braddell Rd
52021 OPP BLK 1004 Braddell Rd
52031 OPP BLK 998 Braddell Rd
52361 Blk 1 Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52279 Blk 56 Lor 4 Toa Payoh
52269 Blk 73 Lor 4 Toa Payoh
52501 Toa Payoh Swim Cplx Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52009 Toa Payoh Int NS19 Lor 6 Toa Payoh
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Toa Payoh Bus Interchange ↔ Boon Lay Bus Interchange  
Passes Through Lorong 4 Toa Payoh, Braddell/Lornie Rd, Bukit Timah, Jln Jurong Kechil, Bukit Batok, Jurong West Ave 1 and 2
Route Length 25.6 km (D1) | 24.7 km (D2)
Travelling Time 66 – 97 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Braddell Bus Park (BRBP)
Soon Lee Bus Park (SLBP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
– MAN A95 (Euro 6)
– Volvo B9TL
12-metre Single Deck Bus:
– Scania K230UB
– Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Departure Times from Toa Payoh
0510 – 2330 (Weekdays & Saturdays)
0535 – 2330 (Sundays / Public Holidays)
Departure Times from Boon Lay
0530 – 0000 (Weekdays & Saturdays)
0545 – 0000 (Sundays / Public Holidays)
Frequency Direction 1
 Direction 2
0630-0830: 08 – 14 mins
0831-1659: 07 – 15 mins
1700-1900: 08 – 10 mins
After 1900: 11 – 15 mins
0630-0830: 09 – 11 mins
0831-1659: 07 – 15 mins
1700-1900: 08 – 12 mins
After 1900: 12 – 17 mins

Service 157 is a residential route linking the residential and suburban areas of Jurong West, Bukit Batok, Bukit Timah and Toa Payoh. The service provides bus connections to many institutions along the Bukit Timah academic belt, as well as serving important inter-town connections along its catchment areas.

The service provides the only link between Bukit Timah and Toa Payoh Estate. In addition, it serves Bukit Batok Town Centre and Jln Jurong Kechil, providing alternatives for commuters who would otherwise rely on Express 506 (or Service 985 with transfer) between Bukit Batok and Toa Payoh. It provides the Boon Lay – Bukit Batok connection along with Service 174 and 187.

MRT Stations Served:

Special Departures:

  • Bt Batok East Ave 3 (Keming Pri Sch) → Boon Lay Int
    Weekdays: 0540hrs, 0545hrs
  • Jurong West Ave 1 (Blk 463) → Boon Lay Int
    Weekdays: 0510hrs, 0522hrs, 0534hrs, 0546hrs
    Saturdays:
    0510hrs, 0523hrs, 0535hrs, 0547hrs
    Sundays/Public Holidays:
    0515hrs, 0535hrs, 0555hrs, 0615hrs

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares.


 

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Operator History:

  • 1972 – 1973: United Bus Company Pte Ltd
  • 1973 – 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.

History:

  • 1971 (22 Jun): Introduced between Lor 1 Toa Payoh and Jurong Shipyard, operated by United Bus Company
  • 1971 (02 Aug): Amended to Toa Payoh Town Centre
  • 1973 (01 Nov): Operated by Singapore Bus Service (SBS)
  • 1978 (01 Jun): Shortened to Jurong Int
  • 1979 (30 Dec): Amended to ply Jln Anak Bt towards Toa Payoh Town Ctr Ter with the partial conversion of Upp Bt Timah Rd to one-way road
  • 1983 (26 Dec): Amended to Toa Payoh Int
  • 1985 (17 Mar): Amended to ply Bt Batok Rd, Bt Batok West Ave 3, Bt Batok Central and Bt Batok East Ave 3 with the partial closure of Jurong Rd
  • 1987 (12 Aug): Skips the bus stop after Joan Rd along Lornie Rd
  • 1989 (27 Aug): Amended to serve Jurong East/West New Town via Jurong East/West Ave 1, Corporation Road.
  • 1990 (01 Jul): Amended to Boon Lay Interchange
  • 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
  • 2001 (01 Nov): Operated by SBS Transit
  • 2001 (23 Dec): Amended to ply Corporation Rd, Jurong West Ave 2 and Jln Boon Lay, skipping Boon Lay Ave
  • 2002 (19 May): Amended to Toa Payoh Integrated Transport Hub
  • 2003: Calls at a new bus stop outside Goh & Goh Bldg along Jln Jurong Kechil
  • 2006 (18 Jun): Amended to Boon Lay Temp Int
  • 2009 (27 Dec): Amended to Boon Lay Integrated Transport Hub
  • 2012 (09 Dec): Amended to ply Bt Timah Link with the partial closure of Jln Jurong Kechil to facilitate the construction of Beauty World MRT station on the Downtown MRT Line
  • 2013 (30 Sep): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2014 (26 Jan): Amended to ply the reinstated Jln Jurong Kechil, skipping Bt Timah Link
  • 2017 (23 Apr): Calls at relocated bus stop 43453 Bef PIE along Bukit Batok Rd
  • 2018 (28 Oct): Calls at relocated bus stop 41169 Bef Kheam Hock Rd along Lornie Highway (Southbound)

Past Routings:

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One thought on “SBS Transit Bus Service 157

  • 6 January 2018 at 2:21 PM
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    Bus 157 SBS 8800G driver kept stepping on the brakes causing unnecessary jerking. It caused discomfort to passengers especially the senior citizens.
    Time boarded at around 1.50pm
    Date 6/1/2018.
    From Jalan Jurong Kechil to Jurong
    Thank you
    From joanna

    Reply

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