SBS Transit Bus Service 163A

SBS Transit Bus Service 163A is a Short-Trip Service variant of Bus Service 163.

The route operates from Sengkang Bus Interchange and ends at Fernvale Lane (Bef Sengkang West Rd), operating daily, after the last bus of Service 163 has departed.

Service 163A was introduced on 10 February 2019, with the withdrawal of Service 163M.

Sengkang Int → Bef Sengkang West Rd
Sengkang Int
Sengkang Sq
Opp Blk 241
Compassvale Rd
Blk 250A
Sengkang East Way
Blk 126A
Punggol Rd
Blk 124
Punggol Rd
Blk 111
Punggol Rd
Ranggung Stn Exit B
Sengkang East Ave
Opp Blk 203A
Sengkang East Ave
Opp Blk 200B
Sengkang East Ave
Opp Blk 303B
Sengkang East Ave
Opp Blk 305 CP
Sengkang East Ave
Opp Blk 310B
Sengkang East Ave
Layar Stn Exit A/Blk 417A
Sengkang West Ave
Opp Fernvale Stn
Sengkang West Ave
Fernvale Pr Sch
Sengkang West Ave
Blk 403A
Fernvale Lane
Bef Sengkang West Rd
Fernvale Lane
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px Sengkang Bus InterchangeFernvale Lane (Bef Sengkang West Rd)
Passes Through Punggol Road, Sengkang East Ave, Sengkang West Ave
Route Length 5.6 km
Journey Time ~22 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Sengkang – Hougang Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Hougang Bus Depot
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Buses:
Volvo B9TL
12-metre Single Deck Buses:
– Mercedes-Benz Citaro
– Scania K230UB
Departure Times
From Sengkang Interchange: 2346hrs, 0002hrs, 0018hrs, 0035hrs daily

Short Trip Service 163A is a trunk service operating from Sengkang Bus Interchange and ends at Fernvale Lane (Bef Sengkang West Rd). The Short-Trip Service operates daily and connects the transport node of Sengkang to residential areas around Sengkang after the last bus of Service 163 has departed, offering late-night bus connections within Sengkang without having to operate full-distance trips to Toa Payoh.

The route was introduced on 10 February 2019, following the withdrawal of Service 163M. Service 163A was also operated from March 2005 in near-identical form, until 2008 when it was renumbered to Service 163M.

Departure Timings
  • From Sengkang Interchange:
    Daily: 2346hrs, 0002hrs, 0018hrs, 0035hrs

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

MRT / LRT Stations served:

Operator History:

  • 2019 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

Route History:

  • 2005 (12 Mar): Introduced from Sengkang Int to Fernvale Lane (opposite Block 405C), replacing former Service 371. Later withdrawn with the renaming to Service 163M
  • 2019 (10 Feb): Introduced from Sengkang Int to Fernvale Lane (Bef Sengkang West Rd), replacing Service 163M

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