Go-Ahead Feeder Bus Service 386

Go-Ahead Feeder Bus Service 386 is a residential feeder route connecting Punggol Bus Interchange & MRT to Edgefield Plains, looping at Punggol East. This is the thirtieth (30th) bus service to be rolled out under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP), as well as the fourth feeder service after 803. It was launched on Sunday, 17 August 2014.

Go Ahead Loyang Pte Ltd (Go Ahead Singapore) has taken over operations of this bus service from SBS Transit from 4 September 2016 under the Loyang Bus Package.


Route
386
Punggol Temp Int ↺ Punggol Ctrl (Loop)
65009
Punggol Temp Int
Punggol Pl
65221
BLK 303D
Punggol Ctrl
65281
Punggol Sec/Blk 601B
Punggol Ctrl
65381
Punggol Sec Sch
Edgefield Plains
65391
Blk 672A
Edgefield Plains
65319
Oasis Stn Exit A
Punggol Dr
65371
Blk 682A
Edgedale Plains
65419
Opp Horizon Pr Sch
Edgefield Plains
65429
Greendale Pr Sch
Edgefield Plains
65171
Coral Edge Stn Exit B
Punggol Field
65231
Riviera Stn Exit B
Punggol East
65269
Blk 162B
Punggol Ctrl
65411
Horizon Pr Sch
Edgefield Plains
65379
Blk 661A
Edgedale Plains
65311
Oasis Stn Exit B/Blk 617D
Punggol Dr
65399
Blk 670A
Edgefield Plains
65389
Opp Punggol Sec Sch
Edgefield Plains
65289
Opp Punggol Sec/Blk 195E
Punggol Ctrl
65229
Blk 298
Punggol Ctrl
65009
Punggol Temp Int
Punggol Pl
Bus Service 386: Punggol ↺ Punggol East (Loop)
From Punggol Looping at Punggol East
  • Punggol Pl
    – Punggol Temp Int 
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  • Punggol Ctrl
    – Blk 303D
    – Punggol Sec/Blk 601B
  • Edgefield Plains
    – Punggol Sec Sch
    – Blk 672A
  • Punggol Dr
    – Oasis Stn Exit A PE6
  • Edgedale Plains
    – Blk 682A
    – Opp Horizon Pr Sch
    – Greendale Pr Sch
  • Punggol Field
    – Coral Edge Stn Exit B PE3
  • Punggol East
    – Riviera Stn Exit B PE4
  • Punggol Ctrl
    – Blk 162B
  • Edgedale Plains
    – Horizon Pr Sch
    – Blk 661A
  • Punggol Dr
    – Oasis Stn Exit B/Blk 617D PE6
  • Edgefield Plains
    – Blk 670A
    – Opp Punggol Sec Sch
  • Punggol Ctrl
    – Opp Punggol Sec/Blk 195E
    – Blk 298
  • Punggol Pl
    – Punggol Temp Int 
    NE17PTC

Note:

  • At Edgefield Plains (End), commuters heading towards Punggol East should board Bus Service 386 at Bus Stop 65391 – Block 672A, while commuters heading towards Punggol Temp Int should board at the opposite bus stop at Bus Stop 65399 – Block 670A.
  • At Edgedale Plains (End), commuters heading towards Punggol East should board Bus Service 386 at Bus Stop 65371 – Block 682A, while commuters heading towards Punggol Temp Int should board at the opposite bus stop at Bus Stop 65379 – Block 661A.
Technical Information
Route Punggol Temporary Bus Interchange ↺ Punggol East (Loop)
Passes Through Punggol Ctrl, Edgefield Plains, Edgedale Plains
Route Length 9.3 km
Traveling Time 35 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Loyang Bus Package
Current Operator Go-Ahead Singapore
(Go Ahead Loyang Pte Ltd)
Current Depot Loyang Bus Depot
Current Fleet 12-metre Single-Deck Buses
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Departure Times from Punggol 0545hrs – 0035hrs (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service
0630 – 0830: 07 – 08 mins
0831 – 1659: 10 – 15 mins
1700 – 1900: 07 – 10 mins
After 1900: 07 – 15 mins

 

Service 386 Launch Poster
Service 386 Launch Poster

Originally introduced on 17 August 2014 and looping at Edgefield Plains as the 30th BSEP Bus Service, Bus Service 386’s route was extended to loop at Punggol East (Riveria Station) from 14 February 2015 as the 37th Bus Service to be enhanced under BSEP. Free rides were offered on the day of route extension.

From 24 April 2016, the route was extended to Edgedale Plains (End) to serve newly completed Build-to-Order (BTO) estates,Waterway View and Waterway Sundew. This route extension however, did not count towards the 80 Bus Services planned to be introduced/enhanced under BSEP.

The stretch of Edgefield Plains which Service 386 plies is not served by existing bus routes, and is surrounded by existing and upcoming residential developments. Apart from existing housing developments around Punggol Central and Punggol Drive, the route serves new Built-to-Order (BTO) flats at the far end of Edgefield Plains, Waterway Banks and Waterway Ridges.

Buses at Edgefield Plains and Edgedale Plains will call at separate bus stops depending on their direction of travel. Passengers heading towards Punggol East should board the bus from the bus stop outside Blk 672A and outside Blk 682A respectively, while others heading towards Punggol MRT Station & Bus Interchange should board the bus from the bus stop outside Blk 670A and Blk 661A respectively instead.

Bus Service 386 provides direct bus connections to for the following groups of commuters:

  • Residents of estates along Punggol Central, Edgefield Plains & Edgedale Plains
    Direct Bus Connection to/from Punggol MRT and amenities at Punggol East.

Bus Service 386 also serves the following amenities along its route:

  • HDB Estates
    • Waterway Banks
    • Waterway Ridges
    • Waterway Sundew
    • Waterway View
    • Waterway Woodcress
  • Schools:
    • Punggol Secondary School
    • Oasis Primary School
    • Horizon Primary School
    • Greendale Primary School
    • Greendale Secondary School
    • Edgefield Primary School
  • Shopping Centres:
    • Punggol Plaza
    • Waterway Point
  • Punggol 21 Community Centre
  • Central Christian Church

2015 Service Extension

The service extension was celebrated with a lion dance performance, followed by a ribbon-cutting ceremony by Ms Penny Low, Member of Parliament (MP) for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC, at the bus stop outside Punggol Plaza (Punggol Field – Opp Blk 126A) on the morning of 14 February 2015. Two buses, SBS6366G and SBS6530Z, were chartered for this event to ply the full 386 extended route with MP and residents onboard.

2016 Route Extension to Edgedale Plains (End):

 More details about the route extension: Route Extension of Bus 386 along Edgedale Plains
Poster for Route Extension to Edgedale Plains End
Poster for Route Extension to Edgedale Plains End

MRT / LRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Punggol Central (Blk 162B) → Punggol Temp Int
    Weekdays & Saturdays: 0525hrs, 0538hrs, 0551hrs
    Sundays / Public Holidays: 0545hrs

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


Gallery

 


Operator History
  • 17 Aug 2014 – 03 Sep 2016: SBS Transit Ltd
  • 04 Sep 2016 onwards: Go Ahead Loyang Pte Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2021 under the Loyang Bus Package.

Route History
  • 2014 (17 Aug): Introduced as a feeder service from Punggol to Edgefield Plains under LTA’s Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2014 (29 Sep): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2015 (06 Feb): Original date of extension to Punggol East brought forward from 15 Feb to 14 Feb.
  • 2015 (14 Feb): Extended to loop at Punggol East (Riveria Station)
  • 2016 (24 Apr): Extended to serve Edgedale Plains (End)
  • 2016 (4 Sep): Operations transferred to Go Ahead Loyang Pte Ltd from SBS Transit Ltd.

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