Premium Bus Service 590

Premium Bus Service 590 is a Premium service operated by Commute Solutions from Choa Chu Kang Crescent to Shenton Way. The route passes through Choa Chu Kang North 6/5, PIE, Orchard and Fullerton, operating one trip in the morning.

Operations of Premium Bus Service 590 will be transferred to Commute Solutions from 03 Jan 2017.

Route Information
Route Choa Chu Kang Crescent (Blk 681) → Shenton Way (opp MAS Building)
Passes Through Choa Chu Kang North 6/5, PIE, Orchard, Fullerton
Travelling Time 49 mins
Operator Information
Current Operator Commute Solutions
Current Fleet Private Buses
Departure Times from CCK Cres
0735 (Weekdays)
Frequency Unidirectional Service

Premium 590 serves the housing estates of Choa Chu Kang Neighbourhoods 6 and 7 with bus connections to Orchard and Shenton Way, eliminating the hassle of transferring between different modes of transport. The steep fares and cheaper alternatives make Premium 590 a more expensive alternative route to the city, but passengers get to enjoy the luxury benefits of Premium travel.

From Yew Tee, commuters can also take City Direct 662 to the Central Business District at a much cheaper fare.

One trip is operated in the morning, departing Choa Chu Kang Crescent (Blk 681) at 7:35am on weekdays.

Premium 590 is operated by Commute Solutions from 3 Jan 2017.

Operating Days: Weekdays only. Does not operate on Weekends and Public Holidays.

Fare:

  • EZ Link / NETS Flashpay: $5.50
    Cash $7.00

Route Information:

Boarding Points in Choa Chu Kang
 Alighting Points in the City
  • Choa Chu Kang Cres
    – Blk 681
    – Opp Blk 670
    – Opp Blk 666
    – Opp Blk 661
  • Choa Chu Kang North 7
    – Regent Gr Condo
  • Choa Chu Kang Dr
    – Opp Yew Tee Stn
  • Choa Chu Kang North 6
    – Opp Yew Mei Green Condo
  • Choa Chu Kang North 5
    -Opp Blk 765
    – Blk 708
  • Choa Chu Kang Dr (Express)
  • KJE (Express)
  • BKE (Express)
  • PIE (Express)
  • Whitley Rd (Express)
  • Stevens Rd (Express)
  • Scotts Rd
    – Far East Plaza
  • Orchard Rd
    – Opp Mandarin Orchard
    – Orchard Plaza
    – Aft Dhoby Ghaut Stn
  • Bras Basah Rd
    – Bencoolen Stn Exit B
    – Aft Bras Basah Stn Exit A
  • Nicoll Highway
    – Opp War Memorial Pk
  • Esplanade Dr (Express)
  • Collyer Quay
    – OUE Bayfront
  • Shenton Way
    – UIC Bldg
    – Opp AXA Twr
    – Opp MAS Bldg

 


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Operator History:

  • 8 Sep 2008 – 30 Dec 2016: SMRT Buses Ltd
  • 03 Jan 2017 onwards: Commute Solutions

History:

  • 2008 (08 Sep): Introduced as a Premium Service from Choa Chu Kang Crescent → Shenton Way. Charges a flat fare of $4.50. One trip departing at 0745hrs.
  • 2009 (01 Apr): Fares brought down to $4.30
  • 2010 (01 Apr): Original fare of $4.50 reinstated
  • Late 2011?: Fares raised to $5.00
  • 2012 (06 Aug): Second departure added, trips re-timed to 0740hrs and 0750hrs
  • 2014 (04 Aug): Fare revision to $5.50
  • 2017 (03 Jan): Operations transferred to Commute Solutions. No longer wheelchair accessible.
  • ?: Reduced to 1 AM Trip, route extension along Choa Cu Kang Cres

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