Go-Ahead Bus Service 43M

Go-Ahead Bus Service 43M is a trunk service plying between Punggol Interchange and looping at Serangoon Central, passing through Sengkang East Road, Buangkok MRT, Buangkok Green and Yio Chu Kang Road. It is a route variant of Service 43, introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP) and was launched on Sunday, 16 November 2014.

43M
Punggol Temp Int ↺ Serangoon Ctrl (Loop)
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
63149 Serangoon Stadium Boundary 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
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Punggol Temporary Bus Interchange ↺ Serangoon Central (Loop)
Passes Through Sengkang East Rd, Sengkang Central, Buangkok Green, Yio Chu Kang Rd
Route Length 19.0 km
Traveling Time 70 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Loyang Bus Package
Current Operator Go-Ahead Singapore
Current Depot Loyang Bus Depot
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Buses:
MAN A95
Volvo B9TL
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Punggol
Daily
05:50 – 23:05
Operating Frequency
6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
Loop Service 7 – 10 mins 8 – 17 mins 4 – 15 mins 13 – 16 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares

 

Service 43M is a supplementary route of Service 43, 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. It was launched on Sunday, 16 November 2014.

The service operates daily from 5.50am to 11.05pm, serving residential areas around Punggol Way, Sengkang East Road, Sengkang Central, Buangkok Green, Yio Chu Kang Road and Serangoon Central. It will provide better access to key transport nodes such as Punggol and Serangoon Bus Interchanges, Punggol, Buangkok and Serangoon MRT Stations, amenities such as Ren Ci Hospital & Medicare Centre, Serangoon Sports & Recreation Centre and NEX as well as schools such as Hougang Secondary and Hougang Primary.

Short Trip Service 43A, which plied from Buangkok Green to Serangoon Central, was withdrawn after the introduction of 43M due to duplicating sectors. So were evening downroutes of Service 43 which started from Serangoon Central to Punggol Interchange.

While Service 43M serves Boundary Road, it skipped the bus stop outside Serangoon Stadium (63149 S’goon Stadium) as its parent Service 43 does not serve that stretch of road, which was later amended to call at that stop from 24 Jan 2016. All bus stops along Service 43M’s route are also served by Service 43.

MRT / LRT Stations Served
Route Variants
  • Service 43: Punggol Temp Int ↔ Upper East Coast Ter
  • Express Service 43e: Punggol Temp Int ⇆ Marine Parade Rd
    Weekday Peak Hours, except Public Holidays

Gallery (Go-Ahead)
Gallery (SBS Transit)
Poster Gallery

Operator History
  • 16 Nov 2014 – 03 Sep 2016: SBS Transit Ltd
  • 04 Sep 2016 – Present: Go Ahead Singapore Pte Ltd (formerly known as Go Ahead Loyang Pte Ltd)

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2023 under the Loyang Bus Package.

History
  • 2014 (16 Nov): Introduced between Punggol Int and Serangoon Ctrl under LTA’s Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2014 (03 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2014 (07 Dec): Serves new pair of bus stops (65401 / 65409) along Punggol Central
  • 2015 (30 Aug): Serves new pair of bus stops (65431 / 65439) along Punggol Way
  • 2016 (24 Jan): Serves an additional bus stop (63149) along Boundary Road
  • 2016 (04 Sep): Operations transferred to Go Ahead Loyang Pte Ltd from SBS Transit Ltd
  • 2016 (13 Nov): Serves new pair of bus stops (67591 / 67599) Sengkang East Rd
  • 2017 (26 Nov): Serves an additional bus stop (65259) along Punggol Central

Past Routings

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One thought on “Go-Ahead Bus Service 43M

  • 30 October 2018 at 8:34 AM
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    43M got 6 duties
    5 crossover from 43 and 1 perm split shift Single decker that do full trips

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