(Defunct) Peak Period Short Service 285P

Peak Period Short Service 285P is a Peak Period Short Service (PPSS) from Clementi Int and looping at West Coast Road, passing through Clementi Avenue 3 and Avenue 2. Operating during weekday peak hours, it runs alongside Feeder 285 and alleviates crowding on high-demand sectors during peak hours.

Peak Period Short Service 285P was withdrawn on 30 Dec 2016. The last day of operations was on 29 Dec 2016.

Route Information
Route Clementi Bus Interchange¬†‚Üļ West Coast Road¬†(Loop)
Passes Through Clementi Ave 3, Ave 2
Route Length 4.8km
Travelling Time 30mins
Operator Information
Current Operator Bus-Plus Services Pte Ltd
Current Fleet Private Buses
Departure Times from Clementi
AM Peak: 0600hrs – 0800hrs
PM Peak: 1715hrs – 1915hrs
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: ~12 mins
0831-1659: —
1700-1930: ~12 mins
After 1930: —

Route History

Service 285P duplicates the residential portion of Feeder 285, serving between Clementi MRT / Interchange and West Coast Road. Operated using private buses from Bus-Plus Services Pte Ltd, the route helps to relieve frequent overcrowding on Service 285. It is the 10th PPSS service to be introduced, commencing operations on Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

Peak Period Short Services operate at least five trips per hour during Weekday AM and PM peak periods. This initiative taps on the resources of Private Bus Operators to run shorter bus services to augment the resources of the Public Transport Operators (PTOs).


With the transition to the Bus Contracting Model (BCM), PPSS 285P will be withdrawn from 30 Dec 2016 when the 2-year contract with Bus-Plus expires. Additional trips for Bus Service 285 will be added to replace this service. More information at Changes to PPSS.

Fare: Basic fares capped at 3.2km. See Bus Fares.

Fleet: Service 285P′s fleet fully comprises private buses from Bus-Plus Services Pte Ltd.

Route Information:

Loop Service
  • Clementi Interchange
  • Clementi Ave 3 (NTUC Fairprice)
    Commonwealth Ave West
  • Clementi Ave 2 (Blk 408)
  • West Coast Rd (Blk 701)
  • West Coast Rd (Blk 513)
  • West Coast Rd (Tanglin Sec Sch)
  • West Coast Rd (Opp Tanglin Sec Sch)
  • West Coast Rd (Blk 512)
  • West Coast Rd (Opp Blk 701)
  • Clementi Ave 2 (Opp Blk 408)
  • Commonwealth Ave West (Opp Blk 329)
  • Commonwealth Ave West¬†(Clementi Stn)
  • Clementi Interchange


Operator History:

  • 30 Dec 2014 ‚Äď 29 Dec 2016: Bus-Plus Services Pte Ltd


  • 2014 (25 Feb): Tender for PPSS 285P opens
  • 2014 (14 Oct): Tender for PPSS 285P awarded to Bus-Plus Services Pte Ltd
  • 2014 (30 Dec): Introduced as a PPSS route¬†from Clementi¬†Int¬†and looping at West Coast Road¬†under the BSEP.
  • 2016 (30 Dec): Route withdrawn. Last day of operations on 29 Dec 2016.

External Links & References:

Back to Peak Period Short Services (PPSS)
Back to Bus Services

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