SMRT Bus Service 167

SMRT Bus Service 167 is a trunk route between Sembawang Interchange and Bukit Merah Interchange, passing through Canberra Link, Sembawang Road, Upper Thomson, Thomson, Newton, Orchard, Dhoby Ghaut, Connaught Drive / St Andrews Road, Shenton Way, Cantonment Road and Jalan Bukit Merah.

Service 167 calls at a new bus stop along Upper Thomson Road from 22 December 2019.

167
58009
Sembawang Int
Sembawang Vista
58151
Bef Sembawang Stn
Canberra Road
58331
Blk 589D
Canberra Link
58029
The Nautical
Sembawang Road
58019
Aft Sembawang Shop Ctr
Sembawang Road
57139
Aft Jln Kemuning
Sembawang Road
57129
Blk 114
Sembawang Road
57119
Blk 101
Sembawang Road
57089
Blk 713
Sembawang Road
57079
Khatib Camp
Sembawang Road
57069
Opp Dieppe Barracks
Sembawang Road
57059
Opp Sembawang Air Base
Sembawang Road
57049
Opp Nee Soon HQ 22 SIB
Sembawang Road
57039
Spiritual Grace Presby Ch
Sembawang Road
57029
Aft The Springside
Sembawang Road
57019
Springleaf Nature Pk
Upper Thomson Road
56099
Aft Springleaf Rd
Upper Thomson Road
56089
Aft SLE
Upper Thomson Road
56079
Aft Old Upp Thomson Rd
Upper Thomson Road
56069
Bef Tagore Dr
Upper Thomson Road
56059
Bef Tagore Rd
Upper Thomson Road
56049
Meadows @ Peirce
Upper Thomson Road
56039
Aft Yio Chu Kang Rd
Upper Thomson Road
56029
Bef Sembawang Hills FC
Upper Thomson Road
56019
Bef Ang Mo Kio Ave 1
Upper Thomson Road
53099
Aft Ang Mo Kio Ave 1
Upper Thomson Road
53089
Faber Gdn
Upper Thomson Road
53079
Flame Tree Pk
Upper Thomson Road
53069
Aft Windsor Pk Rd
Upper Thomson Road
53059
Opp Thomson Plaza
Upper Thomson Road
53049
Bef Jln Todak
Upper Thomson Road
53039
Thomson CC
Upper Thomson Road
53029
Shunfu Est
Upper Thomson Road
53019
Opp St. Theresa’s Hme
Upper Thomson Road
51069
Mt Alvernia Hosp
Thomson Road
51059
Aft Toa Payoh Rise
Thomson Road
51049
SLF Cplx
Thomson Road
51039
Opp S’pore Polo Club
Thomson Road
51029
Opp Old Police Acad
Thomson Road
51019
Thomson Flyover
Thomson Road
50059
Opp Thomson Med Ctr
Thomson Road
50049
Opp Novena Lodge
Thomson Road
50037
Novena Stn Exit B
Thomson Road
50069
Hotel Royal
Newton Road
40129
Newton Life Ch
Newton Road
40189
Newton Stn Exit B
Scotts Road
40179
Env Bldg
Scotts Road
09219
Far East Plaza
Scotts Road
09047
Orchard Stn/Tang Plaza
Orchard Road
09037
Opp Mandarin Orchard
Orchard Road
08138
Concorde Hotel S’pore
Orchard Road
08057
Dhoby Ghaut Stn
Orchard Road
08069
Bencoolen Stn Exit B
Bras Basah Road
04179
Aft Bras Basah Stn Exit A
Bras Basah Road
02049
Raffles Hotel
Bras Basah Road
02029
Opp S’pore Cricket Club
Connaught Drive
03019
OUE Bayfront
Collyer Quay
03059
One Raffles Quay
Raffles Quay
03129
UIC Bldg
Shenton Way
03218
Opp MAS Bldg
Shenton Way
05631
Blk 16
Cantonment Link
05521
Maritime Hse
Cantonment Road
10021
Blk 3
Neil Road
10041
Bef Kampong Bahru Ter
Kampong Bahru Road
10051
Blk 149
Jalan Bukit Merah
10061
Blk 140
Jalan Bukit Merah
10071
Blk 111
Jalan Bukit Merah
10501
Blk 104
Jalan Bukit Merah
10081
Opp Blk 120
Jalan Bukit Merah
10009
Bt Merah Int
Bukit Merah Central
10009
Bt Merah Int
Bukit Merah Central
10089
Blk 119
Jalan Bukit Merah
10079
Blk 201
Jalan Bukit Merah
10069
Opp Blk 140
Jalan Bukit Merah
10059
Opp Blk 149
Jalan Bukit Merah
10049
Opp Kampong Bahru Ter
Kampong Bahru Road
10017
Aft Hosp Dr
Eu Tong Sen Street
05519
Opp Maritime Hse
Cantonment Road
05629
Opp Southpoint
Cantonment Road
03223
Tanjong Pagar Stn Exit C
Anson Road
03151
Opp GB Bldg
Cecil Street
03021
Prudential Twr
Cecil Street
03011
Fullerton Sq
Fullerton Road
02111
Esplanade Bridge
Esplanade Drive
04111
Capitol Bldg
Stamford Road
04121
SMU
Stamford Road
08041
YMCA
Orchard Road
08031
Dhoby Ghaut Stn Exit B
Penang Road
08111
Winsland Hse
Penang Road
08121
Somerset Stn
Somerset Road
09011
Opp Ngee Ann City
Orchard Turn
09023
Opp Orchard Stn/ION
Orchard Turn
09212
Royal Plaza On Scotts
Scotts Road
40171
Opp Env Bldg
Scotts Road
40181
Newton Stn Exit A
Scotts Road
40121
Opp Newton Life Ch
Newton Road
50061
Opp Hotel Royal
Newton Road
50031
Opp Novena Ch
Thomson Road
50041
Novena Lodge
Thomson Road
50051
Thomson Med Ctr
Thomson Road
51011
Opp Tan Tong Meng Twr
Thomson Road
51021
Old Police Acad
Thomson Road
51031
S’pore Polo Club
Thomson Road
51041
Opp SLF Cplx
Thomson Road
51051
Aft Andrew Rd
Thomson Road
51071
MacRitchie Resvr
Thomson Road
53011
St. Theresa’s Hme
Upper Thomson Road
53021
Opp Shunfu Est
Upper Thomson Road
53041
Bef Thomson Ridge
Upper Thomson Road
53051
Bef Thomson Plaza
Upper Thomson Road
53061
Bef Windsor Pk Rd
Upper Thomson Road
53071
Opp Flame Tree Pk
Upper Thomson Road
53081
Opp Faber Gdn
Upper Thomson Road
53091
Bef Ang Mo Kio Ave 1
Upper Thomson Road
56011
Bef Adana @ Thomson
Upper Thomson Road
56021
Opp Sembawang Hills FC
Upper Thomson Road
56031
Bef Yio Chu Kang Rd
Upper Thomson Road
56041
Opp Meadows @ Peirce
Upper Thomson Road
56051
Opp Tagore Rd
Upper Thomson Road
56061
Aft Tagore Dr
Upper Thomson Road
56071
Bef Old Upp Thomson Rd
Upper Thomson Road
56081
Bef SLE
Upper Thomson Road
56091
Bef Springleaf Rd
Upper Thomson Road
57011
Opp Springleaf Nature Pk
Upper Thomson Road
57021
Forest Hills Condo
Sembawang Road
57031
Nee Soon Driclad Ctr
Sembawang Road
57041
Nee Soon HQ 22 SIB
Sembawang Road
57051
Aft Sembawang Air Base
Sembawang Road
57061
Dieppe Barracks
Sembawang Road
57071
Opp Khatib Camp
Sembawang Road
57081
Opp Blk 713
Sembawang Road
57111
Opp Blk 101
Sembawang Road
57121
Opp Blk 115B
Sembawang Road
57131
Opp Jln Kemuning
Sembawang Road
58011
Opp Sembawang Shop Ctr
Sembawang Road
58021
Opp The Nautical
Sembawang Road
58339
Opp Blk 589D
Canberra Link
58159
Aft Admiral Hill
Canberra Road
58009
Sembawang Int
Sembawang Vista

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Sembawang Bus Interchange ↔ Bukit Merah Bus Interchange
Passes Through Canberra Link, Sembawang Rd, Thomson, Newton, Dhoby Ghaut, Shenton Way, Cantonment Rd, Jln Bukit Merah
Route Length 30.3 km (D1) | 29.8 km (D2)
Travelling Time 100 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Sembawang–Yishun Bus Package
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus
Alexander Dennis Enviro500
MAN A95
12-metre Single Deck Bus
Mercedes-Benz OC500LE
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
– MAN NL323F
Departure Times from Sembawang
0530hrs – 2330hrs (Weekdays & Saturdays)
0545hrs – 2330hrs (Sundays & Public Holidays)
Departure Times from Bukit Merah
0545hrs – 2345hrs (Weekdays & Saturdays)
0600hrs – 2345hrs (Sundays & Public Holidays)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
0630-0830: 10 mins
0831-1659: 09 – 15 mins
1700-1900: 15 – 16 mins
After 1900: 13 – 15 mins
0630-0830: 12 – 14 mins
0831-1659: 08 – 15 mins
1700-1900: 08 – 16 mins
After 1900: 12 – 16 mins

Service 167 is an inter-town trunk route connects housing estates around Sembawang, Yishun and Bukit Merah, and the suburban areas of Upper Thomson and Thomson, with connections to the City areas of Novena, Orchard Road, Padang and Shenton Way. Along with Service 980, it serves the full stretch of Upper Thomson Road and connects to the city, and compliments Service 196 between Bukit Merah and the Central Business District.

Demand for this route remains moderate to low throughout the day owing to the presence of duplicate routes and low-density developments along much of its route. However, peak hour demand is high especially between Sembawang and the City.

Formerly a Singapore Bus Service (SBS) route since the 1970s, the route was transferred to Trans-Island Bus Service (TIBS) in 1983 and has been operated by SMRT ever since.

MRT Stations Served
Route Variant

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares.


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Operator History:

  • 1971 – 1973: United Bus Company Pte Ltd
  • 1973 – 1983: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 1983 – 2004: Trans-Island Bus Services Ltd
  • 2004 – Present: SMRT Buses Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2020 under the Sembawang – Yishun Bus Package.

History:

  • 1971 (11 Apr): Original route between Her Majesty’s (HM) Royal Dockyard (Rotherham Gate Terminal) in Admiralty and New Bridge Rd, operating as Service 160A by United Bus Company
  • 1971 (10 Aug): Amended to ply Dunearn Rd, Bt Timah Rd, Newton Circus and Balmoral Rd
  • 1973 (01 Nov): Operated by Singapore Bus Service (SBS)
  • 1974 (03 Feb): Renumbered to Service 167
  • 1974 (24 Feb): Amended to ply Grange Rd and Orchard Blvd with the conversion of Orchard Rd to one-way road, skipping Orchard Rd
  • 1976 (22 Aug): Amended to Admiralty Rd West Ter and Tanjong Pagar Ter (Lim Teck Kim Rd)
  • 1980 (20 Jan): Amended to Anson Rd Ter
  • 1983 (03 Apr): Operated by Trans-Island Bus Service (TIBS)
  • 1985 (13 Jan): Extended to World Trade Centre Ter
  • 1987 (27 Sep): Amended to ply the extended Eu Tong Sen St towards Admiralty Rd West Ter to facilitate the first stage of road expansion along New Bridge Rd
  • 1987 (01 Nov): Amended to ply Eu Tong Sen St towards Admiralty Rd West Ter to facilitate the second stage of road expansion along New Bridge Rd
  • 1987 (13 Dec): Calls at a staggered bus stop outside Orchard Stn along Orchard Blvd, skipping the bus stop opposite Orchard Stn & Calls at a new bus stop outside Newton Stn along Scotts Rd
  • 1990 (21 Feb): Skips the bus stop opposite Jasmine Rd along Upp Thomson Rd
  • 1992 (20 Sep): Extended to Sembawang Rd End Ter (to replace withdrawn 161) and Bukit Merah Int (to replace withdrawn 850). Also extended to Bt Merah Int and amended to ply Cecil St/Shenton Way under TransitLink Network Integration Exercise Phase 9, skipping Eu Tong Sen St/South Bridge Rd and Tg Pagar Rd
  • 1992: Amended to ply Orchard Link, skipping Grange Rd
  • 1994: Amended to ply Orchard Turn
  • 2001 (11 Feb): Amended to ply Canberra Rd and Canberra Link
  • 2002 (07 Jul): Skips the bus stop outside Orchard Emerald along Orchard Rd
  • 2004 (10 May): Operated by SMRT Buses
  • 2005 (03 May): Calls at an additional bus stop outside Victoria Concert Hall along Empress Pl
  • 2005 (02 Jul): Amended to ply Grange Rd and Orchard Link with the partial closure of Somerset Rd
  • 2005 (20 Nov): Shortened to Sembawang Int. New service 882 to replace lose sectors to Sembawang Rd End from Sembawang.
  • 2006 (18 Feb): Calls at an additional bus stop after Hosp Dr along Eu Tong Sen St
  • 2006 (29 Oct): Calls at a relocated bus stop outside Orchard Stn along Orchard Turn
  • 2012 (15 Nov): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2016 (01 May): Amended to ply Esplanade Dr with the partial closure of Fullerton Rd (Main Article)
  • 2017 (26 Nov): Skips the bus stop before Hospital Dr along Kg Bahru Rd
  • 2018 (26 Mar): Start of Double-Decker bus operations
  • 2019 (22 Dec): Calls at a new bus stop along Upper Thomson Road

Past Routings:

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  • 27 March 2018 at 5:02 AM
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    Double deckers deployment on weekdays recently

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