SBS Transit Bus Service 73

SBS Transit Bus Service 73 is a trunk route running from Ang Mo Kio Int and looping at Toa Payoh Int, passing through Serangoon North Ave 4, Serangoon Gardens Way, Lorong Chuan and Lorong 4 Toa Payoh.

73
Ang Mo Kio Int ↺ Lor 6 Toa Payoh (Loop)
54009 Ang Mo Kio Int NS16 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
54261 Aft Ang Mo Kio Stn Exit A NS16 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54271 Blk 586 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54281 Blk 570 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54291 Blk 564 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54301 Blk 5022 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
66341 Daikin S'pore Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
66331 Blk 554 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
66421 Blk 537 S'goon Nth Ave 4
66431 Opp Blk 506A S'goon Nth Ave 4
64109 Gracehaven S Army Yio Chu Kang Rd
63219 Opp Blk 139 Yio Chu Kang Rd
63209 Toho Green Yio Chu Kang Rd
66149 Aft Yio Chu Kang Rd S'goon Gdn Way
66139 Opp Trinity Meth Ch S'goon Gdn Way
66271 Serangoon Gdn Circus S'goon Gdn Way
66129 Aft Chuan Gdn Lor Chuan
66119 Summer Pl Lor Chuan
66039 Blk 307 Lor Chuan
66029 St. Gabriel's Pr Sch Lor Chuan
66019 Bef Braddell Rd Lor Chuan
52069 Comfortdelgro Corp Ltd Braddell Rd
52059 Blk 219 Braddell Rd
52361 Blk 1 Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52279 Blk 56 Lor 4 Toa Payoh
52259 Opp Chung Hwa Free Clinic Lor 4 Toa Payoh
52501 Toa Payoh Swim Cplx Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52009 Toa Payoh Int NS19 Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52509 Opp Toa Payoh Swim Cplx Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52251 Chung Hwa Free Clinic Lor 4 Toa Payoh
52271 Jackson Sq Lor 4 Toa Payoh
52369 Blk 237 Lor 6 Toa Payoh
52051 BLK 147 Braddell Rd
52061 BCA Academy Braddell Rd
66011 Aft Braddell Rd Lor Chuan
66021 New Tech Pk Lor Chuan
66031 Cardiff Residence Lor Chuan
66111 Opp Grace Wk Lor Chuan
66121 Chuan Terr Lor Chuan
66271 Serangoon Gdn Circus S'goon Gdn Way
66131 Aft Trinity Meth Ch S'goon Gdn Way
66141 Bef Yio Chu Kang Rd S'goon Gdn Way
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
66439 Blk 504A CP S'goon Nth Ave 4
66429 Blk 530 S'goon Nth Ave 4
66339 Blk 101 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
66349 Opp Daikin S'pore Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54309 Opp Blk 5022 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54299 Opp Blk 565 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54289 Blk 452 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54279 Blk 427 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54269 Opp Ang Mo Kio Stn NS16 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
54009 Ang Mo Kio Int NS16 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8

Note:

  • Bus Service 73 towards both Toa Payoh and Ang Mo Kio duplicates along Lorong Chuan & Serangoon Garden Way. Check the bus destination before boarding.
    – Buses displaying the Red 73 Plate head towards Ang Mo Kio
    – Buses displaying the White 73 Plate head towards Toa Payoh

 

Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Ang Mo Kio Bus Interchange Toa Payoh Bus Interchange (Loop)
Passes Through Serangoon North Ave 4, Serangoon Gardens Way, Lorong Chuan, Lorong 4 Toa Payoh
Route Length 24.8 km
Traveling Time 110 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Scania K230UB
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Ang Mo Kio
Weekdays Saturdays & Sundays / Public Holidays
05:30 – 23:25 05:30 – 23:20
Buses leaving Ang Mo Kio Int from 23:30 – 23:45 will terminate at Toa Payoh Int
Departure Times from Toa Payoh Weekdays & Saturdays
Sundays / Public Holidays
05:45 – 00:00 06:00 – 00:00
Operating Frequency
Loop Service 6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
Weekdays 11 12 mins 9 12 mins 9 11 mins 10 12 mins
Saturdays 10 13 mins 11 14 mins 11 15 mins 14 15 mins
Sundays / Public Holidays 11 13 mins 12 14 mins 14 15 mins 14 15 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares

 

Service 73 is a residential route between Toa Payoh and Ang Mo Kio, serving housing areas of Serangoon North, Serangoon Gardens, Lorong Chuan and Lorong 4 Toa Payoh with connections to Ang Mo Kio and Toa Payoh Interchanges & MRT stations.

Both Toa Payoh & Ang Mo Kio Bound Service 73 buses will call at the same stops at Lorong Chuan & Serangoon Garden Way. As such, buses display a red / white plate to indicate the direction of travel as an additional guide on top of the electronic destination sign displayed.

Between 2330hrs & 2345hrs, buses leaving Ang Mo Kio Int will terminate at Toa Payoh Int.

MRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Toa Payoh Int → Ang Mo Kio Int
    Weekdays: 05:45, 05:55 & 06:04
    Saturdays: 05:45 & 05:56
    Sundays / Public Holidays: 06:00
  • Serangoon North Ave 4 (Blk 504A CP)  Ang Mo Kio Int
    Weekdays: 05:15, 05:29, 05:43 & 05:57
    Saturdays: 05:55

Gallery

Operator History
  • 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 2026 under the Bishan – Toa Payoh Bus Package.

History
  • 1971 (16 Jun): Introduced as Service 73/73A between Yio Chu Kang Rd Ter and Tg Pagar Ter, operated by Associated Bus Services
  • 1972 (18 Jun): Amended to ply Bendemeer Rd towards Tg Pagar Ter with the conversion of Serangoon Rd to one-way traffic
  • 1974 (03 Feb): Shortened to Toa Payoh Town Ctr Ter and re-numbered Service 73 under 1974 Bus Rationalisation
  • 1977 (11 Jul): Amended to ply Yio Chu Kang Rd, skipping Jln Woodbridge
  • 1979 (26 Oct): Amended to Old Upp Thomson Ter
  • 1980 (16 Mar): Amended to loop at Old Upp Thomson Rd
  • 1981 (05 Jun): Amended to ply the realigned Yio Chu Kang Rd, skipping Ang Mo Kio Ave 9
  • 1983 (26 Dec): Amended to Toa Payoh Int
  • 1988 (24 Jan): Shortened to Yio Chu Kang Ter
  • 1992 (20 Sep): Amended to loop at Serangoon North Ave 4 from Toa Payoh Int under TransitLink Network Integration Exercise Phase 9
  • 1993 (05 Dec): Extended to Ang Mo Kio Int under TransitLink Network Integration Exercise Phase 14
  • 1998 (31 May): Amended to Toa Payoh Temp Int, Serves new pair of bus stops outside and opposite Toa Payoh Swim Cplx along Lor 6 Toa Payoh
  • 2002 (24 Mar): Amended to Ang Mo Kio Temp Int
  • 2002 (19 May): Amended to loop at Toa Payoh Integrated Transport Hub from Ang Mo Kio Temp Int
  • 2005 (19 Jan): Serves additional pair of bus stops outside Jubilee and opposite Blk 710 along Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
  • 2007 (28 Apr): Amended to Ang Mo Kio Integrated Transport Hub
  • 2012 (03 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)

Past Routings

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One thought on “SBS Transit Bus Service 73

  • 19 October 2020 at 9:10 PM
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    today i took a citaro on 73

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