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.

163A
Sengkang Int → Bef Sengkang West Rd
67009 Sengkang Int NE16STC Sengkang Sq
67189 Opp Blk 241 Compassvale Rd
67101 Blk 250A Sengkang East Way
65049 Blk 126A Punggol Rd
65039 Blk 124 Punggol Rd
65029 Blk 111 Punggol Rd
67219 Ranggung Stn Exit B SE5 Sengkang East Ave
67269 Opp Blk 203A Sengkang East Ave
67339 Opp Blk 200B Sengkang East Ave
67299 Opp Blk 303B SW8 Sengkang East Ave
67309 Opp Blk 305 CP SW7 Sengkang East Ave
67329 Opp Blk 310B Sengkang East Ave
67479 Layar Stn Exit A/Blk 417A SW6 Sengkang West Ave
67489 Opp Fernvale Stn SW5 Sengkang West Ave
67499 Fernvale Pr Sch Sengkang West Ave
67281 Blk 403A Fernvale Lane
67651 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:
Gallery:

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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