Go-Ahead Bus Service 43

Go-Ahead Bus Service 43 is a trunk service plying between Punggol and Upper East Coast, passing through Sengkang, Buangkok, Yio Chu Kang Rd, Upper Paya Lebar, Tanjong Katong and Marine Parade. A supplementary route variant, Service 43M, operates daily alongside this route, while Express 43e operates during weekday peak hours.

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65009 Punggol Temp Int NE17PTC Punggol Pl
65259 Punggol Stn/Int NE17PTC Punggol Ctrl
65409 Bef Blk 264 Punggol Ctrl
65141 Soo Teck Stn PW7 Punggol Way
65431 Twin Waterfalls Punggol Way
67591 Blk 286B Sengkang East Rd
67411 Opp Sengkang General Hosp Sengkang East Rd
67441 Sengkang Community Hub Sengkang East Rd
67611 Blk 204C Sengkang Ctrl
67601 Buangkok Stn Exit B NE15 Sengkang Ctrl
67629 Blk 557 Buangkok Dr
64621 Blk 565 Buangkok Green
64461 Blk 579 Buangkok Green
66499 Blk 911 Buangkok Green
66489 Blk 969 Buangkok Green
64119 Blk 953 Yio Chu Kang Rd
64109 Gracehaven S Army Yio Chu Kang Rd
63219 Opp Blk 139 Yio Chu Kang Rd
63209 Toho Green Yio Chu Kang Rd
63199 Aft Phillips Ave Yio Chu Kang Rd
63189 Aft Serangoon Gdn Way Yio Chu Kang Rd
63179 Bef Tai Seng Chr Ch Yio Chu Kang Rd
63369 Serangoon Sports Cplx Yio Chu Kang Link
66379 Blk 206 S'goon Ctrl
66359 Serangoon Stn Exit C/Blk 201 NE12CC13 S'goon Ctrl
62141 Opp Blk 1 Upp S'goon Rd
62059 Blk 161 Upp Paya Lebar Rd
62049 Aft Paya Lebar Cres Upp Paya Lebar Rd
62039 Raya Gdn Upp Paya Lebar Rd
62029 Paya Lebar Gdns Upp Paya Lebar Rd
62019 Aft Rochdale Rd Upp Paya Lebar Rd
70309 Opp Paya Lebar St Upp Paya Lebar Rd
70299 Opp Asiawide Ind Bldg Upp Paya Lebar Rd
70289 Aft Tai Seng Stn Exit C CC11 Upp Paya Lebar Rd
70279 Opp Trinity @ Paya Lebar Paya Lebar Rd
70269 Citipoint Ind Cplx Paya Lebar Rd
70259 Macpherson Stn Exit B CC10DT26 Paya Lebar Rd
81101 CISCO Ctr Paya Lebar Rd
81111 Paya Lebar Stn Exit B EW8CC9 Paya Lebar Rd
82119 Tg Katong Cplx Tg Katong Rd
82099 CDAC Bldg Tg Katong Rd
82089 Aft Ipoh Lane Tg Katong Rd
82079 Tg Katong Girls' Sch Tg Katong Rd
92169 Bef Katong PO Tg Katong Rd
92249 Opp Amber Gdns Amber Rd
92041 Opp Parkway Parade Marine Parade Rd
92051 Opp Blk 72 Marine Parade Rd
92061 CHIJ Katong Convent (Pr) Marine Parade Rd
92071 Opp Blk 57 Marine Parade Rd
92081 St. Patrick's Sec Sch Marine Parade Rd
93011 Opp Neptune Ct Marine Parade Rd
93021 Opp Mandarin Gdns Marine Parade Rd
93031 Opp Victoria Sch Marine Parade Rd
93041 Hua Xin Ct Marine Parade Rd
93139 Eastern Lagoon II Bedok Sth Ave 1
94011 Evergreen Gdn Upp East Coast Rd
94021 Bef Sennett Rd Upp East Coast Rd
94031 The Summit Upp East Coast Rd
94041 Aft Parbury Ave Upp East Coast Rd
94051 Opp Temasek Sec Sch Upp East Coast Rd
94061 Kew Green Condo Upp East Coast Rd
94009 Upp East Coast Ter Upp East Coast Rd
94009 Upp East Coast Ter Upp East Coast Rd
94069 Opp Kew Green Condo Upp East Coast Rd
94059 Temasek Sec Sch Upp East Coast Rd
94049 Aft Bedok Sth Ave 3 Upp East Coast Rd
94089 Calvary Ably Of God Ch Upp East Coast Rd
94039 Opp The Summit Upp East Coast Rd
94029 Aft Sennet Rd Upp East Coast Rd
94019 Opp Evergreen Ave Upp East Coast Rd
93131 Opp Eastern Lagoon II Bedok Sth Ave 1
93049 Lagoon View Marine Parade Rd
93039 Laguna Pk Marine Parade Rd
93201 Victoria Sch Marine Parade Rd
93029 Mandarin Gdns Marine Parade Rd
93019 Neptune Ct Marine Parade Rd
92089 CHIJ Katong Convent Marine Parade Rd
92079 Blk 57 Marine Parade Rd
92069 Tao Nan Sch Marine Parade Rd
92059 Bet Blks 72/74 Marine Parade Rd
92049 Parkway Parade Marine Parade Rd
92241 Amber Gdns Amber Rd
92161 Aft Katong PO Tg Katong Rd
82071 Opp Tg Katong Girls' Sch Tg Katong Rd
82081 Aft Dunman Rd Tg Katong Rd
82091 Aft Queen Of Peace Ch Tg Katong Rd
81129 Paya Lebar Stn Exit D EW8CC9 Paya Lebar Rd
81119 Paya Lebar Stn Exit C EW8CC9 Paya Lebar Rd
81109 Opp CISCO Ctr Paya Lebar Rd
70251 Macpherson Stn Exit C CC10DT26 Paya Lebar Rd
70261 Opp Orion @ Paya Lebar Paya Lebar Rd
70271 Le Crescendo Paya Lebar Rd
70281 Aft Tai Seng Stn CC11 Upp Paya Lebar Rd
70291 Asiawide Ind Bldg Upp Paya Lebar Rd
70301 Aft Paya Lebar St Upp Paya Lebar Rd
62011 Aft Bartley Rd Upp Paya Lebar Rd
62021 Wisma AUPE Upp Paya Lebar Rd
62031 Bef How Sun Rd Upp Paya Lebar Rd
62041 Opp Bethany Presby Ch Upp Paya Lebar Rd
62051 Aft Jln Chermat Upp Paya Lebar Rd
62149 Forest Woods Upp S'goon Rd
66351 Serangoon Stn Exit B NE12CC13 S'goon Ctrl
66371 Blk 261 S'goon Ctrl
63361 Opp S'Goon Sports Cplx Yio Chu Kang Link
63181 Bef St. Helier's Ave Yio Chu Kang Rd
63191 Aft Serangoon Nth Ave 1 Yio Chu Kang Rd
63201 Blk 133 Yio Chu Kang Rd
63211 Blk 138 Yio Chu Kang Rd
64101 Opp Gracehaven S Army Yio Chu Kang Rd
64111 Opp Blk 953 Yio Chu Kang Rd
66481 Opp Blk 968 Buangkok Green
66491 Opp Blk 910 Buangkok Green
64469 Opp Blk 579 Buangkok Green
64629 Opp Blk 565 Buangkok Green
67621 Opp Blk 558 Buangkok Dr
67609 Buangkok Stn Exit A NE15 Sengkang Ctrl
67619 Blk 201C Sengkang Ctrl
67449 Blk 323B Sengkang East Rd
67419 Sengkang General Hosp Sengkang East Rd
67599 Opp Blk 293D Sengkang East Rd
65439 Aft TPE Punggol Way
65149 Soo Teck Stn PW7 Punggol Way
65401 Opp Blk 264A Punggol Ctrl
65009 Punggol Temp Int NE17PTC Punggol Pl
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Punggol Bus Interchange ↔ Upper East Coast Bus Terminal 
Passes Through Punggol, Sengkang, Buangkok, Serangoon, Paya Lebar Tanjong Katong Marine Parade, Upper East Coast
Route Length 23.5km (D1) | 23.5km (D2)
Travelling Time ~95 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 Double Decker Buses:
– MAN A95
– Volvo B9TL
Departure Times from Punggol
0545 – 2345 (Daily)
Departure Times from Upp East Coast
0525 – 2345 (Weekdays)
0545 – 2345 (Weekends & Public Holidays)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
0630-0830: 09 mins
0831-1659: 08 – 16 mins
1700-1900: 13 – 16 mins
After 1900: 15 – 16 mins
0630-0830: 14 mins
0831-1659: 10 – 17 mins
1700-1900: 10 – 17 mins
After 1900: 13 – 18 mins

Introduced in 2005, Service 43 is an inter-town route connecting residential towns of Punggol, Sengkang, Buangkok, Serangoon, Marine Parade and Upper East Coast. Serving many areas of high commuter traffic, this service encounters moderate to high demand throughout the day.

This service compliments Service 70/M, 76 and the Circle Line between Paya Lebar and Serangoon. Peak demand is especially high between Paya Lebar and Marine Parade, as well as between Serangoon MRT and Buangkok Green. As such, the sector is supplemented by Service 43M.

Special Departures
  • Paya Lebar Rd (Opp Trinity @ Paya Lebar) → Upper East Coast Ter
    Weekdays: 0615hrs
Route Variants
  • Service 43M: Punggol Temp Int ↺ Serangoon Central (Loop)

Service 43M is a supplementary route of Service 43, launched on Sunday, 16 November 2014 duplicating its parent service between Punggol Bus Interchange and Serangoon Central. It relieves demand and improves reliability of bus services for commuters along Service 43′s most crowded stretches of route.

  • Limited Stop Express Service 43e: Punggol Temp Int ⇆ Marine Parade Rd
    Weekday Peak Hours, except Public Holidays
    Skips Yio Chu Kang, Serangoon and Upper Paya Lebar areas
MRT / LRT Stations Served

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares.


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Operator History
  • 23 Oct 2005 – 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.

History
  • 2005 (23 Oct): Introduced between Punggol and Upper East Coast Terminal, via Sengkang East Rd, Buangkok Green, Yio Chu Kang Rd, Serangoon Central, Upp Paya Lebar Rd & Paya Lebar Rd, Tanjong Katong Rd & Marine Parade Rd.
  • 2009 (23 Aug): No longer plies Eunos Rd 8 after Paya Lebar Rd was reinstated
  • 2010 (18 Oct): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2012 (23 Jul): Introduction of shortworking trip 43A from Buangkok Green to Serangoon Stn during AM Peak hours
  • Sep 2012: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2014 (16 Nov): Supplementary route Service 43M introduced, Shortworking Trip 43A withdrawn.
  • 2014 (07 Dec): Calls at a pair of new bus stops along Punggol Central (Blk 264 / Opp Blk 264)
  • 2015 (30 Aug): Calls at a new pair of bus stops along Punggol Way
  • 2016 (4 Sep): Operations transferred to Go Ahead Loyang Pte Ltd from SBS Transit Ltd. First bus from Upp East Coast on weekdays brought forward to 0525hrs instead of 0545hrs.
  • 2016 (13 Nov): Calls at a new pair of bus stops along Sengkang East Rd (Opp Blk 293D / Blk 286B)
  • 2017 (26 Nov): Calls at an additional bus stop along Punggol Central (Punggol Stn/Int)
Past Routings

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