SBS Transit Bus Service 70

SBS Transit Bus Service 70 is a trunk service plying between Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange and Shenton Way Terminal, passing through Yio Chu Kang Rd, Serangoon, Paya Lebar, Guillemard, Nicoll Highway and Fullerton Road. Its route variant is Service 70M, which operates during weekday nights, Saturday evenings and Sundays/PHs, and loops at Suntec City.

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55509 Yio Chu Kang Int NS15 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
55301 AMK Police Div HQ Ang Mo Kio Ave 9
55311 Opp Yio Chu Kang Stadium Ang Mo Kio Ave 9
55239 Sbst Ang Mo Kio Depot Ang Mo Kio St 63
55229 SMRT Buses AMK Depot Ang Mo Kio St 64
55041 Opp Ue Bizhub Ctrl Yio Chu Kang Rd
55051 Opp ST Electronics Yio Chu Kang Rd
55071 Bef KLC Intl Inst Yio Chu Kang Rd
55081 Opp Sunrise Gdns Yio Chu Kang Rd
55101 Opp Serenity Pk Yio Chu Kang Rd
67011 Bef Begonia Rd Yio Chu Kang Rd
67021 Opp Dedap Rd Yio Chu Kang Rd
67041 Opp The Greenwich Yio Chu Kang Rd
67051 Opp Seletar Hills Est Yio Chu Kang Rd
67061 Aft Jln Selaseh Yio Chu Kang Rd
67071 Bef Gerald Dr Yio Chu Kang Rd
64129 Blk 988B Yio Chu Kang Rd
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
81131 Opp Grandlink Sq Guillemard Rd
81141 Versailles Condo Guillemard Rd
81151 Kong Hwa Sch Guillemard Rd
81161 blk 56 Guillemard Rd
80259 Aft Chen Li Presby Ch Guillemard Rd
80219 Natl Stadium Nicoll Highway
80169 Nicoll Highway Stn CC5 Nicoll Highway
80159 Suntec City Nicoll Highway
02119 Opp War Memorial Pk CC3 Nicoll Highway
03019 OUE Bayfront EW14NS26 Collyer Quay
03059 One Raffles Quay Raffles Quay
03129 UIC Bldg Shenton Way
03218 Opp MAS Bldg EW15 Shenton Way
03239 Shenton Way Ter Shenton Way
03239 Shenton Way Ter Shenton Way
03222 Hub Synergy Pt Anson Rd
03111 Aft Capital Twr Robinson Rd
03031 Raffles Pl Stn Exit F EW14NS26 Robinson Rd
03011 Fullerton Sq EW14NS26 Fullerton Rd
02111 Esplanade Bridge Esplanade Dr
80151 Opp Suntec City Nicoll Highway
80161 Opp Nicoll Highway Stn CC5 Nicoll Highway
80211 Opp Natl Stadium Nicoll Highway
80251 Aft Lor 14 Geylang Guillemard Rd
81169 Opp Blk 56 Guillemard Rd
81159 Opp Kong Hwa Sch Guillemard Rd
81149 The Sunny Spring Condo Guillemard Rd
81139 Grandlink Sq Guillemard 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
64121 Aft Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 Yio Chu Kang Rd
67079 Ch Of St. Vincent De Paul Yio Chu Kang Rd
67069 Bef Jln Selaseh Yio Chu Kang Rd
67059 Seletar Hills Est Yio Chu Kang Rd
67049 The Greenwich Yio Chu Kang Rd
67039 Aft Seletar Rd Yio Chu Kang Rd
67029 Aft Dedap Rd Yio Chu Kang Rd
67019 Aft Begonia Rd Yio Chu Kang Rd
55109 Serenity Pk Yio Chu Kang Rd
55089 Aft Sunrise Gdns Yio Chu Kang Rd
55079 Aft KLC Intl Inst Yio Chu Kang Rd
55059 ST Electronics Yio Chu Kang Rd
55049 Ue Bizhub Ctrl Yio Chu Kang Rd
55221 Opp SMRT Buses AMK Depot Ang Mo Kio St 64
55231 Opp Sbst Ang Mo Kio Depot Ang Mo Kio St 63
55319 Yio Chu Kang Stadium Ang Mo Kio Ave 9
55309 Opp AMK Police Div HQ Ang Mo Kio Ave 9
55189 Yio Chu Kang Stn NS15 Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
55509 Yio Chu Kang Int NS15 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
Note:

  • No alighting at Shenton Way Bus Terminal
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange Shenton Way Bus Terminal
Passes Through Yio Chu Kang Rd, Serangoon, Paya Lebar, Guillemard, Nicoll Highway, Fullerton Road
Route Length 22.4 km (D1) | 23.5 km (D2)
Travelling Time 85 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Seletar Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Seletar Bus Depot (SEDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Buses:
– MAN A22 (Euro 6)
– Mercedes-Benz Citaro
12-metre Double Deck Buses:
– MAN A95 (Euro 6)
– Volvo B9TL
Departure Times from Yio Chu Kang
Weekdays & Sat: 0545 – 1800
Departure Times from Shenton Way
Weekdays & Sat: 0600 – 1930
Frequency Direction 1
Direction 2
0630-0830: 06 – 07 mins
0831-1659: 07 – 12 mins
1700-1900: 06 – 07 mins
After 1900: NA
0630-0830: 08 – 12 mins
0831-1659: 07 – 13 mins
1700-1900: 07 – 09 mins
After 1900: 09 mins

Service 70 is a trunk service connecting the residential areas of Yio Chu Kang, Serangoon and Guillemard to Shenton Way. This route operates either as Service 70 or 70M depending on times of day. Service 70, which serves the Central Business District around Shenton Way and Fullerton, operates on Weekdays and Saturdays from mornings to evenings. On Weekday nights, Saturday nights, and on Sundays/PHs, Service 70M will operate, looping at Suntec City and serving the Marina Centre area while skipping Fullerton and Shenton Way.

Much of the demand on this route is encountered between Yio Chu Kang and Serangoon MRT, and Short Trip Service 70B assists with peak passenger demand. The route also connects to Ubi Industrial Estate and Guillemard Road, providing bus connections to Paya Lebar MRT.

MRT Stations Served
Route Variants
  • Service 70M: Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange ↺ Temasek Avenue (Loop)
    Operates on Evenings on Weekdays and Saturdays; Full day on Sundays / Public Holidays
Special Departures
  • Yio Chu Kang Rd (Opp ST Electronics)  Shenton Way Ter
    Weekdays: 0530hrs, 0541hrs
    Saturdays: 0535hrs
  • Guillemard Rd (Aft Lor 14 Geylang)  Yio Chu Kang Int
    Weekdays: 0545hrs, 0602hrs
    Saturdays: 0600hrs
  • Serangoon Ctrl (Serangoon Stn Exit B) → Yio Chu Kang Int
    Weekdays: 0618hrs, 0636hrs, 0652hrs, 0706hrs, 1656hrs, 1724hrs, 1756hrs, 1825hrs, 1852hrs, 1909hrs, 1932hrs, 1940hrs
Short Trip Services
  • Service 70A: Yio Chu Kang Int → Temasek Ave (Opp The Ritz Carlton)
    Daily: 2315hrs, 2330hrs & 2345hrs
  • Service 70B: Yio Chu Kang Road (Opp Serenity Pk) → Serangoon Central (Serangoon Stn Exit C/Blk 201)
    Mondays – Thursdays (except Public Holidays):
    0650hrs, 0703hrs, 0735hrs, 0750hrs, 0854hrs & 0952hrs
    Fridays (except Public Holidays):
    0650hrs, 0702hrs, 0736hrs, 0750hrs, 0857hrs & 0950hrs

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares.


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Operator History:

  • Pre-1970s – 1971: Paya Lebar Bus Co. Ltd
  • 1971 – 1973: Associated Bus Services Pte Ltd
  • 1973 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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

History:

  • 1971 (11 Apr): Original route from Jalan Kayu (R.A.F. Seletar) to Geylang operated by Associated Bus Services, renumbered from Service 1 operated by Paya Lebar Bus Service.
  • 1973: Operated by Singapore Bus Services
  • 1977: Extended Shenton Way from Geylang
  • 1978: Skipped Piccadilly and Seletar West Camp following introduction of 214E / 214W, and hence amended to Jln Kayu Ter
  • 1992: Extended to Yio Chu Kang following amendment of Service 73.
  • ????: Variant Service 70# introduced as a Weekday night, Saturday, Sunday/PH service, plying between Yio Chu Kang and Geylang Lor 1 Terminal.
  • 1999-2001: Amended to Esplanade Dr (Esplanade Bridge), skipping Empress Place
  • 2000 (16 Oct): Service 70# extended to loop at Suntec City, later called Service 70X.
  • 2003 (21 Jun): Amended to ply Serangoon Central and Upp Serangoon Rd during Phase 1 of NEL Rationalisation.
  • 2008 (28 Jan): Service 70# was renamed to Service 70M
  • 2009 (23 Aug): No longer plies Eunos Rd 8 after Paya Lebar Rd was reinstated
  • 2012 (27 Aug): Introduction of shortowrking trip 70B during AM Peak hours
  • 2012 (3 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2013 (22 Sep): Calls at new bus stop along Upp Paya Lebar Rd (Wisma AUPE Bldg)
  • 2017 (25 Jun): Amended to relocated Shenton Way Bus Terminal
  • 2018 (11 Mar): Start of operations under Seletar Bus Package (Tendered Contract)

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One thought on “SBS Transit Bus Service 70

  • 27 March 2018 at 1:43 PM
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    is 70b withdrawn? not seen in bus apps

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