SBS Transit Bus Service 162M

SBS Transit Service 162M is a trunk service plying from Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange and looping at Temasek Avenue, passing through Ang Mo Kio, Bishan, Sin Ming, Thomson, Newton, Orchard, Dhoby Ghaut, City Hall and Suntec City. It is a route variant of Bus Service 162, and only operates during weekday nights, Saturday evenings and Sundays / Public Holidays.

162M
Yio Chu Kang Int ↺ Temasek Ave (Loop)
55509
Yio Chu Kang Int
Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
55209
Anderson JC
Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
54059
Bef Ang Mo Kio Lib
Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
54049
Courts Ang Mo Kio
Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
54039
Bef Al-Muttaqin Mque
Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
54241
Blk 700B
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54339
Blk 422
Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
54329
Blk 420
Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
54319
Opp Christ The King Ch
Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
54531
OPP BISHAN PK
Bishan Rd
53241
OPP BLK 217
Bishan Rd
53391
Opp Blk 203
Bishan St 22
53381
Bishan Nth Shop Mall
Bishan St 22
53371
Blk 257
Bishan St 22
53321
CityCab
Sin Ming Ave
53331
Bef Bright Hill Tp
Sin Ming Ave
53341
Blk 407
Sin Ming Ave
53351
Ai Tong Sch
Sin Ming Ave
53361
Blk 454
Sin Ming Ave
53069
Aft Windsor Pk Rd
Upp Thomson Rd
53059
Opp Thomson Plaza
Upp Thomson Rd
53049
Bef Jln Todak
Upp Thomson Rd
53039
Thomson CC
Upp Thomson Rd
53029
Shunfu Est
Upp Thomson Rd
53019
OPP ST. THERESA'S HME
Upp Thomson Rd
51069
Mt Alvernia Hosp
Thomson Rd
51059
AFT TOA PAYOH RISE
Thomson Rd
51049
SLF Cplx
Thomson Rd
51039
Opp S'pore Polo Club
Thomson Rd
51029
Opp Old Police Academy
Thomson Rd
51019
Thomson Flyover
Thomson Rd
50059
Opp Thomson Med Ctr
Thomson Rd
50049
Opp Novena Lodge
Thomson Rd
50037
Novena Stn Exit B
Thomson Rd
50069
Hotel Royal
Newton Rd
40129
Newton Life Ch
Newton Rd
40189
Newton Stn Exit B
Scotts Rd
40179
Env Bldg
Scotts Rd
09219
Far East Plaza
Scotts Rd
09047
Orchard Stn/Tang Plaza
Orchard Rd
09037
Opp Mandarin Orchard
Orchard Rd
08138
Concorde Hotel S'pore
Orchard Rd
08057
Dhoby Ghaut Stn
Orchard Rd
08069
BENCOOLEN STN EXIT B
Bras Basah Rd
04179
AFT BRAS BASAH STN EXIT A
Bras Basah Rd
02049
Raffles Hotel
Bras Basah Rd
02151
Suntec Convention Ctr
Temasek Blvd
02161
Promenade Stn
Temasek Ave
02171
Opp The Ritz-Carlton
Temasek Ave
02051
Seating Gallery
Raffles Ave
02061
The Esplanade
Raffles Ave
04111
Capitol Bldg
Stamford Rd
04121
SMU
Stamford Rd
08041
YMCA
Orchard Rd
08031
Dhoby Ghaut Stn
Penang Rd
08111
Winsland Hse
Penang Rd
08121
Somerset Stn
Somerset Rd
09011
Opp Ngee Ann City
Orchard Turn
09023
Opp Orchard Stn/ION
Orchard Turn
09212
Royal Plaza On Scotts
Scotts Rd
40171
Opp Env Bldg
Scotts Rd
40181
Newton Stn Exit A
Scotts Rd
40121
Opp Newton Life Ch
Newton Rd
50061
Opp Hotel Royal
Newton Rd
50031
Opp Novena Ch
Thomson Rd
50041
Novena Lodge
Thomson Rd
50051
Thomson Med Ctr
Thomson Rd
51011
Opp Tan Tong Meng Twr
Thomson Rd
51021
Old Police Academy
Thomson Rd
51031
S'pore Polo Club
Thomson Rd
51041
Opp SLF Cplx
Thomson Rd
51051
AFT ANDREW RD
Thomson Rd
51071
Macritchie Reservoir
Thomson Rd
53011
ST. THERESA'S HME
Upp Thomson Rd
53021
Opp Shunfu Est
Upp Thomson Rd
53041
Bef Thomson Ridge
Upp Thomson Rd
53051
Bef Thomson Plaza
Upp Thomson Rd
53061
Bef Windsor Pk Rd
Upp Thomson Rd
53369
Opp Blk 454
Sin Ming Ave
53359
Opp Ai Tong Sch
Sin Ming Ave
53349
Bishan Pk Sec Sch
Sin Ming Ave
53339
Opp Bright Hill Tp
Sin Ming Ave
53329
Opp CityCab
Sin Ming Ave
53379
Blk 245
Bishan St 22
53389
Opp Bishan Nth Shop Mall
Bishan St 22
53399
Blk 202
Bishan St 22
53249
BLK 210
Bishan Rd
54539
BISHAN PK
Bishan Rd
54311
Blk 332
Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
54321
Blk 354
Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
54331
Blk 346
Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
54247
Blk 322
Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54031
Opp Al-Muttaqin Mque
Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
54041
Opp Courts Ang Mo Kio
Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
54051
Bef Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
55201
Opp Anderson JC
Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
55509
Yio Chu Kang Int
Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange ↺ Temasek Avenue (Loop)
Passes Through Ang Mo Kio, Bishan, Sin Ming, Thomson, Newton, Orchard, Dhoby Ghaut, City Hall, Bras Basah, Suntec City
Route Length 39.0 km
Travelling Time 150 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Seletar Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Seletar Bus Depot (SEDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from Yio Chu Kang
1818 2330 (Weekdays)
1315 2330 (Saturdays)
0600 2330 (Sundays & Public Holidays)
Frequency Loop Service
0630 – 0830: 11 – 13 mins
0831 – 1659: 12 – 17 mins
1700 – 1900: 15 mins
After 1900: 14 – 18 mins

Service 162M connects the residential towns of Ang Mo Kio, Bishan and Thomson to the Central districts of Orchard Road, Bras Basah and Suntec City. It operates during weekday nights, Saturday afternoons & evenings, and Sundays & Public Holidays.
At other times, its parent service Service 162 will operate up to Shenton Way Bus Terminal.

MRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Thomson Rd (MacRitchie Reservoir)  Yio Chu Kang Int
    Sundays / Public Holidays: 0600hrs, 0614hrs, 0628hrs, 0642hrs, 0656hrs, 0709hrs
Parent Service

Fare: Charges basic distance fares for trunk services. See Bus Fares.


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Operator History
  • 2001 (Feb – Nov): Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 (Nov) – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2023 under the Seletar Bus Package.

History
  • 2001 (25 Feb): Introduced by SBS between Yio Chu Kang Terminal and Shenton Way (Loop), operating on Weekdays & Saturdays (in the day). Route variant Service 162# also introduced to loop at Suntec City during weeknights, Saturday evenings, Sundays and Public Holidays (whole day).
  • 2001 (16 Dec): Amended to terminate at Shenton Way Terminal. Operation hours of Service 162# brought forward to after 1pm on Saturdays. Also began calling at previously skipped stops along Bishan Rd, Upp Thomson Rd and Newton Rd.
  • 2008 (28 Jan): Service 162# was directly renumbered to Service 162M with no route changes.
  • 2011 (07 Mar): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2018 (11 Mar): Start of operations under Seletar Bus Package (Tendered Contract)
Past Routing

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2 thoughts on “SBS Transit Bus Service 162M

  • 26 June 2019 at 9:13 PM
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    can have double-decker on bus 162 and bus 162m

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    • 12 August 2019 at 7:15 PM
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      by right can but due to low-moderate demand, DD buses aren’t used

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