SBS Transit Bus Service 5


Operator History:

  • 11 Mar 2007 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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


  • 2007 (11 Mar): Introduced as a trunk service between Pasir Ris and Bukit Merah
  • 2008 (07 Jan): Start of Double Decker deployments
  • 2008: Calls at a new pair of bus stops before and after Pasir Ris Dr 3 along New Loyang Link
  • 2011 (27 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB)
  • 2011 (28 Aug): Amended to ply Jln Tenaga and Jln Damai with the partial closure of Kaki Bt Ave 1 to facilitate the construction of Kaki Bukit MRT station on the Downtown MRT Line
  • 2016 (24 Apr): Amended to ply the reinstated Kaki Bt Ave 1, skipping Jln Tenaga and Jln Damai
  • 2018 (18 Nov): Start of operations under Bukit Merah Bus Package (Tendered Contract)
  • 2019 (21 Jul): Amended to ply Flora Drive, Flora Road and Mariam Way.

Past Routings:

2 thoughts on “SBS Transit Bus Service 5

  • 30 July 2019 at 5:44 PM

    Your bus no 5 sbs 6211u on 30 jul at 5.40 along upper changi east was jerking badly. As the bus were full.of standing commuters it hard to balance. He jerks and brakes like no body businesd

  • 9 July 2019 at 4:29 PM

    Like that 24 can be extended to Serve the Japanese School, Flora Drive and Road before going on Old Tampines Road and entering the TPE to head to the airport. Enhances connections to Tanah Merah from Flora Drive.


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