Tower Transit Bus Service 871

Tower Transit Bus Service 871 is a trunk service operating from Tengah and looping at Beauty World MRT Station, serving the new housing estates in Tengah and providing connectivity to Bukit Batok West and Bukit Gombak.

Service 871 will be launched on 21 July 2024 in tandem with the opening of Tengah Bus Interchange.
Service 871 will serve 2 new bus stops (Blk 242 & Opp Blk 236A) along Tengah Gdn Walk from 28 July 2024.

871
Tengah Int
↺ Upp Bukit Timah Rd (Loop)
41009 Tengah Int NEW Tengah Boulevard
40441 Blk 238 NEW Tengah Dr
40431 Blk 237A NEW Tengah Garden Walk
40421 Blk 220A NEW Tengah Garden Walk
40401 Blk 224A NEW Tengah Boulevard
40389 Blk 119 NEW Plantation Crescent
43751 Opp Blk 443D Bt Batok Rd
40311 Blk 439C Bt Batok West Ave 6
40359 Opp Blk 461C Bt Batok West Ave 6
43601 Opp Blk 532 Bt Batok West Ave 5
43569 Bt Gombak Stadium Bt Batok East Ave 5
43809 Blk 514 Bt Batok St 52
43549 Regent Hts Bt Batok East Ave 5
43429 Blk 240 Bt Batok East Ave 2
43179 Blk 231 Bt Batok East Ave 3
43189 Blk 283 Bt Batok East Ave 3
43199 Ch Of St. Mary Bt Batok East Ave 6
43209 Autobacs Bt Batok East Ave 6
42199 Aft Bt Batok East Ave 6 Jln Jurong Kechil
42189 The Hillford Jln Jurong Kechil
42179 Aft Chun Tin Rd Jln Jurong Kechil
42169 Opp Blk 19 Jln Jurong Kechil
42159 Opp Beauty World Stn DT5 Jln Jurong Kechil
42079 Opp Pei Hwa Presby Pr Sch Upp Bt Timah Rd
42151 Beauty World Stn Exit C DT5 Jln Jurong Kechil
42161 Blk 18 Jln Jurong Kechil
42171 Signature Pk Condo Jln Jurong Kechil
42181 Opp The Hillford Jln Jurong Kechil
42191 Bef Bt Batok East Ave 6 Jln Jurong Kechil
43201 Park Natura Bt Batok East Ave 6
43191 Blk 288C Bt Batok East Ave 6
43181 Keming Pr Sch Bt Batok East Ave 3
43171 Blk 229 Bt Batok East Ave 3
43421 Blk 503 Bt Batok East Ave 2
43541 Blk 510 Bt Batok East Ave 5
43801 Ren Ci @ Bt Batok St 52 Bt Batok St 52
43561 Opp Bt Gombak Stadium Bt Batok East Ave 5
43609 Blk 531 Bt Batok West Ave 5
40351 Blk 461C Bt Batok West Ave 6
40381 Blk 111 Plantation Crescent
40409 Blk 132B NEW Tengah Boulevard
40449 Blk 324B NEW Tengah Dr
41009 Tengah Int NEW Tengah Boulevard
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Tengah Bus Interchange ↺ Upper Bukit Timah Road (Loop)
Passes Through Tengah Garden Walk, Plantation Cres, Bukit Batok West Ave 6, Bukit Batok St 52, Bukit Batok East Ave 6, Jln Jurong Kechil
Route Length TBC
Travelling Time TBC
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bulim Bus Package
Current Operator Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd
(Tower Transit Singapore)
Current Depot Bulim Bus Depot
Current Fleet TBC
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Tengah
Daily
05:15 – 00:00
Operating Frequency
  6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
Loop Service
TBC TBC TBC TBC
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares

Bus Service 871 was introduced to offer more public transport options to residents of Tengah new town. It provides full-day bus connections to Bukit Batok West, Bukit Gombak, and Beauty World, serving existing schools and community amenities, as well as connections to the MRT network via Beauty World MRT Station along the Downtown Line.

Key landmarks & schools served by Service 871 include:

  • Plantation Plaza
  • Le Quest Mall
  • Dazhong Primary School
  • Bukit Gombak Stadium
  • Hillgrove Secondary School
  • Lianhua Primary School
  • Bukit Batok East Point shopping area
  • Keming Primary School
  • Pei Hwa Presbyterian Primary School
  • Bukit Timah Market & Food Centre
  • Bukit Timah Plaza
  • Beauty World Centre

The last bus of Service 871 departs Bus Stop 42151 – Beauty World Stn Exit C, Jln Jurong Kechil at 00:48 towards Tengah Int.

Future Bus Stops

Service 871 will serve 2 new bus stops along Tengah Garden Walk from 28 July 2024 (a week after launch):

  • Bus Stop 40429 – Blk 242, Tengah Garden Walk
  • Bus Stop 40439 – Opp Blk 236A, Tengah Garden Walk

In addition, Service 871 will serve the following upcoming bus stops in the future:

  • Bus Stop 40451 – Blk 306B, Tengah Blvd
  • Bus Stop 40459 – Blk 321, Tengah Blvd
  • Bus Stop 40411 – Blk 221B, Tengah Garden Ave
  • Bus Stop 40419 – Blk 215, Tengah Garden Ave
MRT Station Served

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Operator History:
  • From 21 Jul 2024: Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd

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

Route History:
  • 2024 (21 Jul): Introduced between Tengah Int and Upp Bukit Timah Rd (Loop)
  • 2024 (28 Jul): Serves 2 new bus stops outside Blk 242 & Opp Blk 236A along Tengah Gdn Walk

Past Routings


References:

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21 thoughts on “Tower Transit Bus Service 871

  • 5 July 2024 at 9:23 PM
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    870 i think will become two directional service from Tengah to Jurong Town Hall…

    Lease buses probably a few E6 A22 and E5 A22

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    • 6 July 2024 at 3:16 PM
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      It’s already going to be bidirectional service on the same day 871 will be launched.
      870 actually has DD operations, which I suspect will increase with the amendment.

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  • 5 July 2024 at 6:49 PM
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    in the future let’s say 2025 service 871 could amend to Serve Hillview Regency Condo or amend to Bukit Batok East Avenue 4 next to the Police Station, so residents of East Avenue 4 can get to Beauty World or Tengah faster instead of walking to Hillview or The Park to catch Service 985 to Beauty World.

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  • 5 July 2024 at 1:22 PM
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    Actually Gombak stadium is a short walk away from a Bukit Gombak MRT only.

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  • 5 July 2024 at 12:39 PM
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    Couldve amended 66 instead

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    • 7 July 2024 at 9:40 AM
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      Was thinking of 154. Which is currently the bus service with the most number of buses, and a bus service with huge operational challenge.

      If LTA wants to break up 154, actually only need to retain 154’s unique sector from the DTL west to Boon Lay Int. The rest, can essentially take DTL, CCL and other bus services.

      Thereafter, the retained 154 can absorb 871. And become part of the Bulim Bus Package.

      To think about it, it’s clearer right now.

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      • 9 July 2024 at 3:16 PM
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        154 western leg can merge with 871.

        154 eastern leg can merge with 174 western leg.

        174 eastern leg can merge with 41.

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