Peak Period Short Service 359P was a PPSS bus route from Pasir Ris Interchange and looping at Pasir Ris Street 11, passing through Pasir Ris Street 51 and Drive 1. Operating during weekday peak hours, it ran alongside Townlink 359 and alleviates crowding on high-demand sectors during periods of high demand.
Peak Period Short Service 359P was on 19 Sep 2016.
|Route||Pasir Ris Bus Interchange ↺ Pasir Ris Street 11|
|Passes Through||Pasir Ris Street 51, Drive 1|
|Current Operator||Loh Gim Chong Transport|
|Current Fleet||Private Coaches|
|Departure Times from T1||Weekdays:
AM Peak: 0630hrs – 0830hrs
PM Peak: 1715hrs – 1915hrs
|0630-0830: ~12 mins
1700-1930: ~12 mins
After 1930: —
Service 359P duplicates the East Loop of Townlink 359, serving between Pasir Ris Interchange & MRT with Pasir Ris Neighborhoods 1 and 5. Operated using private coaches from Loh Gim Chong Transport, the route helps to relieve frequent overcrowding on Service 359. It is the 5th PPSS service to be introduced along with 358P, commencing service on the same day.
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With the transition to the Bus Contracting Model (GCM), PPSS 359P was withdrawn from 19 Sep 2016. Additional special departures from Pasir Ris Int plying the East Loop operated by Go-Ahead Singapore during weekdays AM & PM Peak Hours were added to replace this service. More information at Changes to PPSS.
Fleet: Service 359P′s fleet fully comprises of private coaches from Loh Gim Chong Transport.
|Loop Service (via Pasir Ris Street 11)|
MRT Stations Served by this bus service:
- 10 Jun 2014 – 16 Sep 2016: Loh Gim Chong Transport
- 2013 (23 Dec): Tender for PPSS 359P opens
- 2014 (01 Apr): Tender for PPSS 359P awarded to Loh Gim Chong Transport
- 2014 (10 Jun): Introduced as a PPSS route from Pasir Ris Interchange and looping at Pasir Ris Street 11 under the BSEP.
- 2016 (19 Sep): Service withdrawn
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