City Direct Bus Service 659

City Direct Service 659 is an AM/PM Peak City Direct service between Bedok and the CBD, passing through Bedok North, Bedok South and Marina Bay. It is the ninth City Direct route introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).






City Direct 659
Bedok South Rd → Shenton Way | Anson Road → Bedok South Rd

AM Peak
Towards CBD
PM Peak
Towards Bedok South Rd
  • Bedok South Rd
    – Opp Temasek JC

    – Lion Home for Elders
    – Blk 40
    – Siglap CC/Opp Blk 71
  • Bedok South Ave 3
    – Blk 50
  • New Upp Changi Rd
    – Blk 55
  • Bedok North Rd
    – Opp Blk 180
    – Blk 124
    – Opp Blk 85
    – Blk 111
    – Fengshan Pr Sch
  • Bedok North Ave 2
    – Blk 515
  • Bedok North St 3
    – Blk 512
    – Blk 550
  • Bedok North Rd
    – Blk 45
  • PIE (Express)
  • KPE (Express)
  • Sheares Ave (Express)
  • Central Blvd
    – Marina Bay Stn
    – Downtown Stn
  • Shenton Way
    – UIC Bldg
    – Opp MAS Bldg
  • Anson Rd
    – Mapletree Anson
  • Robinson Rd
    – Aft Capital Twr
    – Opp SO Sofitel S’pore
  • Marina Blvd
    – The Sail
    – Marina Bay Financial Ctr
  • Sheares Ave (Express)
  • KPE (Express)
  • PIE (Express)
  • Bedok North Rd
    – Blk 547
  • Bedok North Ave 1
    – Blk 546
  • Bedok North St 3
    – Opp Blk 550
  • Bedok North St 2
    – Blk 526
  • Bedok North Ave 2
    – Blk 510
  • Bedok North Rd
    – Opp Fengshan Pr Sch
    – Blk 109
    – Blk 85
    – Blk 81
    – Blk 180
  • New Upp Changi Rd
    – The Tanamera Condo
  • Bedok South Ave 3
    – Opp Blk 49
  • Bedok South Rd
    – Blk 71
    – Opp Blk 40
    – Opp Lion Home For Elders
    – Temasek JC

Technical Information
Route
[AM]: Bedok South Rd (Opp Temasek JC) → Shenton Way (Opp MAS Bldg)
[PM]: Anson Rd (Mapletree Anson) → Bedok South Rd (Temasek JC)
Passes Through Bedok North Rd, Bedok North St 3, Central Blvd, Marina Blvd
Route Length 19.4km (D1) | 19.3km (D2)
Traveling Time 70 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package City Direct Bus Services
Current Operator Aedge Holdings Pte Ltd
Current Fleet Private Buses
Departure Times from Bedok South Rd
0730 – 0750 (Weekdays except Public Holidays), 3 Trips
Departure Times from Anson Rd
1815 – 1830 (Weekdays except Public Holidays), 2 Trips
Frequency AM Peak
PM Peak
10 mins 15 mins

 

City Direct 659 Route Poster
City Direct 659 Route Poster

City Direct service 659 provides residents of Bedok South and Bedok North with greater connectivity to the CBD. The service provides a travel alternative for commuters who relied on the rail network and feeder buses to and from work. The route incorporates an express sector between Bedok North Road and Marina Bay via PIE, KPE and Sheares Avenue.

This is the ninth City Direct service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP), and one of ten City Direct bus routes to be progressively introduced until the 2nd Quarter of 2014. This provides more options for commuters using stretches of the existing rail lines that experience persistently high ridership, while the ongoing rail enhancement measures are being implemented.

 

Departure Timings:

  • AM Peak from Bedok South Rd (Opp Temasek JC): 0730hrs, 0740hrs, 0750hrs
  • PM Peak from Anson Rd (Mapletree Anson): 1815hrs, 1830hrs

Fares: Charges regular distance-based express fares. Calculate your bus fare using LTA’s fare calculator on MyTransport.sg here.
Fleet: Service 659’s fleet comprises of private buses operated by Aedge Holdings Pte Ltd.


Operator History:

  • 09 Jun 2014 onwards: Aedge Holdings Pte Ltd

History:

  • 2014 (09 Jun): Introduced as a bidirectional AM/PM-Peak hour service from Bedok to the CBD under the BSEP. Operates two trips on weekday mornings at 7:30am and 7:45am, and weekday evenings at 6:15pm and 6:30pm. Charges Distance-based flat fares.
  • 2015 (19 Jan): Additional AM Trip added at 0740hrs cope with growing demand. Last trip pushed back to 0750hrs.
  • 2015 (23 Mar): Calls at new bus stop 03241 Anson Rd – Mapletree Anson instead of 03222 Anson Rd – Hub Synergy Point

 

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2 thoughts on “City Direct Bus Service 659

  • 29 September 2017 at 7:43 AM
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    Hi PIC,

    May I know, Which is thr first that 659 is starting at along Bedok South Road??

    Thank you.

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