(Defunct) Peak Period Short Service 293P

Peak Period Short Service 293P is a Peak Period Short Service (PPSS) from Tampines Int and looping at Tampines Street 45, passing through Tampines Street 41, Avenue 9, and Street 43. Operating during weekday peak hours, it runs alongside Townlink 293 and alleviates crowding on high-demand sectors during periods of high demand.

Peak Period Short Service 293P will be withdrawn from 01 Sep 2016.

Route Information
Route  Tampines Bus Interchange ↺ Tampines Street 45
Passes Through Tampines Street 41, Avenue 9, Street 43
Route Length 5.4km
Travelling Time 35mins
Operator Information
Current Operator Travel GSH Pte Ltd
Current Fleet Private Coaches
Departure Times from Tampines Weekdays:
AM Peak: 0630hrs – 0830hrs
PM Peak: 1800hrs – 2000hrs
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: ~12 mins
0831-1659: —
1700-1930: ~12 mins
After 1930: —

Service 293P duplicates the East Loop of Townlink 293, serving between Tampines MRT and Interchange with Tampines North and Neighbourhood 4. Operated using private coaches from Travel GSH Pte Ltd, the route helps to relieve frequent overcrowding on Service 291. It is the 7th PPSS service to be introduced along with 291P, commencing service on the same day.

In addition to Townlink 293, 293P also compliments Service 28 and 29 for part of its route.

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).

Withdrawal:

With the transition to the Bus Contracting Model (GCM), PPSS 293P was withdrawn from 1 Sep 2016. Additional special departures from Tampines Int plying the East Loop only during weekdays AM & PM Peak Hours were added to replace this service. More information at Changes to PPSS.

Fare: Fares for Peak Period Short Services are capped at 3.2km. See Bus Fares. Calculate your bus fare using LTA’s fare calculator on MyTransport.sg here.

Fleet: Service 293P′s fleet fully comprises of private coaches from Travel GSH Pte Ltd.

Route:

Loop Service (via Tampines St 45)
  • Tampines Central 1
    – Tampines Int
  • Tampines Central 3 (Express)
  • Tampines Ave 7
    – Opp Tampines Reg Lib
  • Tampines St 41
    – Blk 417
  • Tampines Ave 9
    – Blk 496F
    – Blk 493B
  • Tampines St 45
    – Blk 491C
    – Opp Blk 489A
    – Opp Blk 487B
  • Tampines  Ave 7
    – Opp Tampines JC
  • Tampines Ave 9
    – Opp Tampines JC
  • Tampines St 42
    –  Blk 459
  • Tampines St 43
    – Blk 442
  • Tampines Ave 9
    – Blk 430
  • Tampines St 41
    – Blk 418
  • Tampines Ave 7
    – Opp Tampines Reg Lib
  • Tampines Central 3 (Express)
  • Tampines Central 1
    – Tampines Int

MRT Stations Served by this bus service:

  •  EW2   DT32 
      Tampines

Gallery:


Operator History:

  • 24 Jun 2014 – 31 Aug 2016: Travel GSH Pte Ltd

History:

  • 2013 (23 Dec): Tender for PPSS 293P opens
  • 2014 (01 Apr): Tender for PPSS 293P awarded to Travel GSH Pte Ltd
  • 2014 (24 Jun): Introduced as a PPSS route from Tampines Int and looping at Tampines St 45 under the BSEP.
  • 2015 (17 Aug): PM Trips re-timed to 1800hrs – 2000hrs
  • 2016 (01 Sep): Service withdrawn

External Links & References:

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

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