Tower Transit Express Bus Service 854e

Tower Transit Express Service 854e is a weekday morning peak express route from Yishun to Bedok, passing through Yio Chu Kang Road, Hougang Ave 2/3 and Eunos Link. Its parent route is Service 854.

Tower Transit operates this bus service from 5 Sep 2021, under the Sembawang-Yishun Bus Package. Trip timings are adjusted from 6 Sep 2021.

854e
Yishun Int
→ Bedok Int
59009 Yishun Int B5 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
67051 Opp Seletar Hills Est 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
63311 Blk 634 Hougang Ave 2
63321 Blk 627 Hougang Ave 2
63331 Blk 615 Hougang Ave 2
63341 Opp Blk 709 Hougang Ave 2
63249 Blk 1 Hougang Ave 3
63071 Opp Blk 248 Hougang Ave 3
63081 Opp Blk 241 Hougang Ave 3
63091 Opp Blk 106 Hougang Ave 3
63101 Opp Blk 169 Hougang Ave 3
71061 Bef Airport Rd Hougang Ave 3
71071 Opp Comfort Driving Ctr Eunos Link
71081 Eunos Technolink Eunos Link
71091 Blk 637 Eunos Link
72019 Eunos Mansions Jln Eunos
84009 Bedok Int EW5 Bedok Nth Dr
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Yishun Bus Interchange → Bedok Bus Interchange
Passes Through Yio Chu Kang Road, Hougang Ave 2/3, Eunos Link
Route Length 21.8 km
Travelling Time 63 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Sembawang–Yishun Bus Package
Current Operator Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd
(Tower Transit Singapore)
Current Depot Mandai Bus Depot
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus
– Alexander Dennis Enviro500
– MAN A95

Operating Hours
Departure Times from Yishun
Weekdays, except Public Holidays
06:35 – 07:15
Fare Information
Fare Charges express distance fares
SMRT Route Diagram
SMRT Route Diagram

Introduced on 9 April 2007, Service 854e provides passengers in Yishun and Hougang with a faster link to industries at Ubi/Eunos and Bedok Interchange. Operating during the weekday morning peak hours, this service charges express fares.

The service only calls at selected bus stops along the route of its parent Service 854 and will travel alternative routes along two sections:

  • Seletar Expressway from Lentor Ave to Yio Chu Kang Rd
  • Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) from Eunos Link to Bedok North Rd, instead of Sims Ave / New Upp Changi Rd.

Service 854e is one of three peak-hour limited-stop services introduced by SMRT between 2006 and 2007, which duplicate their parent service and improve travel times by only calling at bus stops with higher commuter traffic. The other two express services are 188e and 963e.

MRT Stations Served
Departure Timings

Weekdays, except Public Holidays

  • From Yishun Int:
    06:35, 06:55 & 07:15
Route Variant

Gallery (Tower Transit):
Gallery (SMRT Buses):
Gallery (Route Posters):

Operator History
  • 09 Apr 2007 – 04 Sep 2021: SMRT Buses Ltd
  • 05 Sep 2021 – Present: Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2026 under the Sembawang–Yishun Bus Package.

History
  • 2007 (09 Apr): Introduced as a unidirectional peak hour service from Yishun Int to Bedok Int. Departs Yishun Interchange between 6:38am to 7:17am. Charges Express fares under the Distance-Based Fare scheme.
  • 2011 (19 Nov): Amended to Bedok Temp Int
  • 2014 (30 Nov): Amended to Bedok Integrated Transport Hub (ITH)
  • 2015 (14 Mar): Amended to Yishun Temp Int
  • 2015 (11 Oct): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2018 (13 Aug): Renumbered to Express 854e from Express 854E
  • 2019 (08 Sep): Amended to Yishun Integrated Transport Hub
  • 2020 (15 Apr – 01 Jun): Temporarily suspended due to Singapore COVID-19 Circuit Breaker Measures
  • 2021 (05 Sep): Operations transferred to Tower Transit under the Sembawang–Yishun Bus Package
  • 2021 (06 Sep): Change in departure timings

Past Routings

Changes in Departure Times:
Effective Date Morning Peak Timings
07 Apr 2007 06:38, 07:02 & 07:17
06 Sep 2021 06:35, 06:55 & 07:15

 

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