SMRT Bus Parallel Service BPS1

SMRT Bus Parallel Service BPS1 is a unidirectional weekday peak hours trunk service from Segar Road to Choa Chu Kang Interchange, via Jelapang, Senja and KJE in the morning and vice versa in the evening from Lot 1 Shoppers’ Mall, supplementing the Bukit Panjang LRT during peak hours.

Service BPS1 serves the new Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange from 16 December 2018.

BLK 457
Segar Rd
Opp Jelapang Stn
Bt Panjang Ring Rd
Blk 537A CP
Bt Panjang Ring Rd
West View Pr Sch
Senja Rd
Opp Choa Chu Kang Stn
Choa Chu Kang Ave 4
Choa Chu Kang Int
Choa Chu Kang Loop
Lot 1 Shoppers' Mall
Choa Chu Kang Ave 4
Blk 610
Senja Rd
Blk 617
Bt Panjang Ring Rd
BLK 485
Segar Rd
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
[AM] Segar Road (Blk 457) →Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange
Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 (Lot 1/Choa Chu Kang Stn) → Segar Road (Blk 485)
Passes Through Jelapang, Senja, KJE
Route Length 5.4 km (D1) | 4.9 km (D2)
Travelling Time 25 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Choa Chu Kang – Bukit Panjang Bus Package
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Kranji Bus Depot (KJDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
Departure Times from Segar Rd
0630hrs – 0830hrs (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)
Departure Times from CCK Ave 4
1800hrs – 1940hrs (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
20 mins 20 mins

Service BPS1 is a uni-directional LRT supplementary bus service that offers commuters an additional travel option from Bukit Panjang to Choa Chu Kang Interchange during morning peak hours on weekdays, and vice versa during evening peak hours. During PM Peak, the service starts from Lot 1 Shoppers’ Mall, outside Choa Chu Kang Int instead of from Choa Chu Kang Int.

BPS1 was introduced as a measure to reduce peak hour crowding on the Bukit Panjang LRT network by providing an alternative travel route for residents at Segar, Jelapang and Senja to Choa Chu Kang Interchange and subsequently vice versa from 21 Sep 2015.

Departure Timings:

  • AM Peak from Segar Rd: 0630, 0650, 0710, 0730, 0750, 0810, 0830
  • PM Peak from Choa Chu Kang Ave 4: 1800, 1820, 1840, 1900, 1920, 1940

MRT/LRT Stations Served:

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares.


Operator History:

  • 2011 – Present: SMRT Buses Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2023 under the Choa Chu Kang – Bukit Panjang Bus Package.


  • 2011 (25 Oct): Introduced from Segar Road to Choa Chu Kang Interchange as a unidirectional AM peak hour route
  • 2015 (21 Sep): Enhanced to operate during Weekdays PM Peak, in reverse direction from Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 (Lot 1 Shoppers’ Mall) to Segar Rd.
  • 2017 (17 Sep): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2018 (16 Dec): Calls at relocated Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange.

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