Go-Ahead Bus Service 85

Go-Ahead Bus Service 85 is a trunk service plying between Punggol Temp Int and Yishun Int, passing through Punggol East, Sengkang East, Sengkang West, Jln Kayu, TPE/SLE and Khatib.

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65009 Punggol Temp Int NE17PTC Punggol Pl
65221 BLK 303D Punggol Ctrl
65281 Punggol Sec/Blk 601B Punggol Ctrl
65271 Opp Blk 188 Punggol Ctrl
65261 Blk 649 Punggol Ctrl
65239 Riviera Stn Exit A PE4 Punggol East
65529 Aft Punggol Field Punggol East
67529 Opp Blk 157A Sengkang East Dr
67539 Blk 122C Sengkang East Way
67131 Bakau Stn/Blk 122F SE3 Rivervale Dr
67141 Blk 119D Rivervale Dr
67179 Opp Blk 225A Compassvale Dr
67349 Blk 204 CP Compassvale Dr
67449 Blk 323B Sengkang East Rd
67399 Blk 325 CP Sengkang East Way
67389 Blk 317B Sengkang East Way
67549 Opp Hockey Stadium Sengkang East Way
67559 Opp Blk 471A Sengkang West Way
67569 Blk 432A Sengkang West Way
67579 Bef Jln Kayu Sengkang West Way
68031 Jln Kayu Shophouse Jln Kayu
68051 Bef TPE Jln Kayu
55281 Aft SLE Lentor Ave
59011 Bef Sg Seletar Bridge Lentor Ave
59021 Bef Yishun Ave 1 Lentor Ave
59031 Opp Yishun Sports Hall Yishun Ave 2
59041 Bef Khatib Stn NS14 Yishun Ave 2
59051 Blk 790 Yishun Ave 2
58991 Blk 767 Yishun Ave 2
59009 Yishun Int NS13 Yishun Ave 2
59009 Yishun Int NS13 Yishun Ave 2
59069 Opp Blk 757 Yishun Ave 2
59059 Blk 608 Yishun Ave 2
59049 Opp Khatib Stn NS14 Yishun Ave 2
59039 Yishun Sports Hall Yishun Ave 2
59029 Aft Yishun Ave 1 Lentor Ave
59019 Aft Sg Seletar Bridge Lentor Ave
55289 LP 94 Lentor Ave
68059 Aft TPE Jln Kayu
68049 Opp Jln Tari Lilin Jln Kayu
68039 Aft Abundant Grace Ch Jln Kayu
67571 Aft Lor Tanggam Sengkang West Way
67561 Opp Blk 432A Sengkang West Way
67551 Blk 471A Sengkang West Way
67541 Hockey Stadium Sengkang East Way
67381 Blk 326 CP Sengkang East Way
67391 Blk 333B Sengkang East Way
67441 Sengkang Community Hub Sengkang East Rd
67341 Opp Blk 204 CP Compassvale Dr
67171 Blk 225A Compassvale Dr
67139 Nth Spring Pr Sch SE3 Rivervale Dr
67531 Blk 158C Sengkang East Way
67521 Blk 160 Sengkang East Dr
65521 Waterwoods Punggol East
65231 Riviera Stn Exit B PE4 Punggol East
65269 Blk 162B Punggol Ctrl
65279 Bet Blks 187/188 Punggol Ctrl
65289 Opp Punggol Sec/Blk 195E Punggol Ctrl
65229 Blk 298 Punggol Ctrl
65009 Punggol Temp Int NE17PTC Punggol Pl

 

Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Punggol Temporary Bus Interchange ↔ Yishun Bus Interchange
Passes Through Punggol East, Sengkang East, Sengkang West, Jln Kayu, TPE/SLE, Khatib
Route Length Towards Yishun: 18.1 km
Towards Punggol: 18.3 km
Traveling Time 65 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 bus:
– MAN A95
–
Volvo B9TL
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Punggol
Weekdays Saturdays, Sundays / Public Holidays
05:30 – 23:30 06:00 – 23:30
Departure Times from Yishun
Daily
06:00 – 23:30
Operating Frequency
6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
From Punggol
10 – 16 mins 10 – 16 mins 10 mins 11 – 18 mins
From Yishun
10 – 15 mins 10 – 16 mins 10 mins 16 – 18 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares

 

Bus Service 85 is an inter-town route connecting Punggol and Sengkang towns to Yishun, while plying an express sector along the Tampines Expressway (TPE) and Seletar Expressway (SLE). While it shares a similar routing with SMRT Service 965 by connecting Sengkang and Yishun, service 85 provides higher coverage of Sengkang and Punggol towns, while service 965 offers connections from Punggol Road (Blk 298A / Blk 190C) for bus transfers, as well as a faster route to Sengkang Interchange.

MRT / LRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Sengkang East Way (Blk 122C) β†’ Yishun Int
    Weekends & Public Holidays: 05:45
  • Sengkang East Rd (Blk 323B) β†’ Yishun Int
    Weekdays Morning Peak Hours
Short Trip Service
  • Service 85A: Yishun Int β†’ Sengkang East Rd (Sengkang Community Hub)
    Weekdays (except Public Holidays): 18:06 & 18:45

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

Operator History:
  • 01 Jan 2006 – 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 2021 under the Loyang Bus Package.

History:
  • 2006 (01 Jan): Introduced between Punggol Temp Int and Yishun Int
  • 2010 (23 May): Amended to ply Sengkang East Way, Sengkang West Way and Jln Kayu, except during weekday morning peak hours towards Yishun Int. (original uni-directional route towards Yishun Int during weekday moring peak hours denoted as Service 85#)
  • 2011 (31 Jul): Serves 3 new pairs of bus stops along Sengkang West Way
  • 2012 (19 Nov): Amended to ply Sengkang East Way, Sengkang West Way and Jln Kayu permanently
  • 2013 (09 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2015 (14 Mar): Amended to Yishun Temp Int
  • 2015 (22 Jun): Start of Double Decker bus deployments
  • 2016 (04 Sep): Operations transferred to Go Ahead Loyang Pte Ltd from SBS Transit Ltd. Weekday first bus timings brought forward from 6.00am to 5.30am.
  • 2016 (25 Sep): Serves a new pair of bus stops (65521 / 65529) along Punggol East
  • 2019 (08 Sep): Amended to Yishun Integrated Transport Hub

Past Routings

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3 thoughts on “Go-Ahead Bus Service 85

  • 28 November 2018 at 7:23 PM
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    Service 85, lady driver, Sg5908. We were going to board the bus but a wheelchair bound man is alighting. This she assisted the man first. The driver keep on shouting at the man who maneuvered wrongly.. Then slam the ramp after he alighted. Well maybe the ramp slipped. But the facial expressions on her face was really unpleasant. It would have been easier if she were to help n push the wheelchair

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  • 13 December 2016 at 4:21 PM
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    On 13 December at 4 05pm, when i was at bus stop 59069 opp blk 757 waited for 15 min long for bus 85 going back to punggol yet the bus 85 driver just drove pass us even have 4 passengers waving frantically at him. He just drove off even though he saw us.
    This is totally unacceptable. Most of the bus drivers will slow down yet this driver just simply drove off.

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  • 7 September 2016 at 8:34 PM
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    Hope all buses are double deckers. More busses coming up from Sengkang west way and Punggol. Thanks

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