The route operates from Sengkang Bus Interchange and ends at Ang Mo Kio Ave 8 (Bef Ang Mo Kio Stn Exit B), operating only during the weekday morning peak hours, with additional special departures on weekday afternoons starting at ITE College Central along Ang Mo Kio Avenue 5.
|Route||Sengkang Bus Interchange → Ang Mo Kio Ave 8 (Bef Ang Mo Kio Stn Exit B)|
|Passes Through||Buangkok, Hougang Ave 9, Ang Mo Kio Ave 5|
|Route Length||8.0 km|
|Journey Time||~ 45 mins|
|BCM Route Package||Sengkang–Hougang Bus Package|
|Current Operator||SBS Transit Ltd|
|Current Depot||Hougang Bus Depot|
|Current Fleet||12-metre Single Deck Bus:
– Mercedes-Benz Citaro
– Scania K230UB
||Weekdays, except Public Holidays
From Sengkang Interchange: 0625hrs–0905hrs | 12–25 mins frequency
From Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 (Opp ITE Coll Ctrl): 1147hrs–1747hrs
Short Trip Service 159A is a trunk service operating from Sengkang Bus Interchange and ends at Ang Mo Kio Ave 8 (Bef Ang Mo Kio Stn Exit B).
As a Short-Trip Service, the route operates during Weekday AM Peak hours and supplements the high demand for Service 159 from students commuting to ITE College Central in the mornings, as well as residents at Sengkang, Buangkok, Hougang and Serangoon North, connecting to Ang Mo Kio MRT station. In the afternoons during the school term, additional special departures are operated, departing from Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 (Opp ITE Coll Ctrl).
- From Sengkang Interchange:
Weekdays: 0625hrs, 0636hrs, 0647hrs, 0658hrs, 0717hrs, 0730hrs, 0749hrs, 0803hrs, 0817hrs, 0831hrs, 0852hrs, 0905hrs
- From Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 (Opp ITE Coll Ctrl):
Weekdays: 1147hrs, 1201hrs, 1307hrs, 1321hrs, 1335hrs, 1349hrs, 1403hrs, 1504hrs, 1510hrs, 1518hrs, 1524hrs, 1532hrs, 1538hrs, 1546hrs, 1552hrs, 1705hrs, 1719hrs, 1733hrs, 1747hrs
Fare: Charges regular distance fares for trunk services. See Bus Fares.
MRT Stations Served
- 6 Apr 2009 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
- 2009 (06 Apr): Introduced from Sengkang Int to Ang Mo Kio Ave 8 (Opp Blk 710) — now Ang Mo Kio Ave 8 (Ang Mo Kio Stn) in the morning
- 2013 (07 Jan): Additional trips from Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 (Opp ITE College Central) introduced on weekday afternoons