Go-Ahead Express Bus Service 43e is a Limited Stop route variant of Service 43, plying from Punggol to Marine Parade during the Morning Peak hours and from Marine Parade to Punggol during the Evening Peak Hours on Weekdays, except Public Holidays.
It passes through Sengkang, Buangkok and Tanjong Katong, skipping the Yio Chu Kang, Serangoon and Upper Paya Lebar areas.
Go-Ahead Express Bus Service 43e was launched on 9 September 2019.
||Punggol Temporary Bus Interchange ⇄ Marine Parade Road
|Passes Through||Sengkang, Buangkok, Paya Lebar & Tanjong Katong|
|Route Length||17.0km (D1) | 17.1km (D2)|
|Travelling Time||70 mins|
|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:
– MAN A22
– Mercedes-Benz Citaro
|Departure Times from Punggol
||0630hrs – 1030hrs (Weekdays, Except Public Holidays)|
|Departure Times from Marine Parade Road
||1600hrs – 2000hrs (Weekdays, Except Public Holidays)|
|Frequency||Direction 1||Direction 2|
|20 – 30 mins||20 – 30 mins|
Express Bus Service 43e is a Limited-stop Express Bus Service which offers quicker journeys for commuters at Punggol, Sengkang and Buangkok, linking them with the Paya Lebar, Tanjong Katong and Marine Parade areas. Operating in one direction during Weekdays Peak Hours only, it only calls at selected bus stops served by its parent Bus Service 43, and charges Express Fares as a result.
In between Buangkok and MacPherson, the bus plies an express sector along Buangkok Drive, Buangkok East Drive, Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) and Airport Road in both directions. The route operates at 20 to 30 minute intervals during morning peak towards Marine Parade & evening peak towards Punggol.
Travel Smart Journeys
This bus service is part of the Travel Smart Journeys – North-East Line Scheme from 10 Feb 2020, where commuters who switch to Bus Service 43e can earn cashback in the form of e-transport vouchers.
- Evening Peak Hour trips start from Marine Parade Rd (Bet Blks 72/74).
- During Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve & Chinese New Year Eve, afternoon trips from Marine Parade Road will be adjusted to operate earlier. Exact hours are announced by Go-Ahead Singapore closer to these dates.
- Go-Ahead Bus Service 43
Punggol Temporary Bus Interchange ↔ Upper East Coast Bus Terminal
- Go-Ahead Bus Service 43M:
Punggol Temporary Bus Interchange ↺ Serangoon Central (Loop)
MRT / LRT Stations Served
Fare: Charges distance-based Express Fares. See Bus Fares.
- 2019 (9 Sep): Introduced between Punggol and Marine Parade as a Peak Hour unidirectional express service. Wheelchair accessible at launch.
- 2019 – Present: Go-Ahead Loyang Pte Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2021 under the Loyang Bus Package.