(Defunct) Premium Bus Service 598

Premium Bus Service 598 is a Premium service operated by private operator Bus-Plus from Petir Road to Shenton Way. The route passes through Upp Bt Timah, Dairy Farm estate, Orchard and Fullerton, operating city-bound trips in the morning only.

Premium 598 will be discontinued from 19 December 2016. The last day of operations will be on Friday, 16 December 2016.


 

Route Information
Route Petir Road (Maysprings Condo) → Shenton Way (opp MAS Bldg)
Passes Through Upp Bt Timah, Dairy Farm estate, Orchard, Fullerton
Route Length 20.9km
Travelling Time 55mins
Operator Information
Current Operator Bus-Plus Services Pte Ltd
Current Fleet Private minibuses
Departure Times from Petir Road
0745 – 0845 (Weekdays, Except Public Holidays)
Frequency Unidirectional Service
AM Peak: 10 mins

Premium 598 serves private estates and condominiums around Upper Bukit Timah, Dairy Farm and Cashew with connections to Orchard and Shenton Way, eliminating the hassle of transferring between different modes of transport.

The service will be withdrawn from 19 December 2016. The last day of revenue service will be on Friday, 16 December 2016. Affected commuters can take the Downtown Line to the Central Business District direct.

Operating Days: Weekdays only. Does not operate on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.

Fares: Flat fare of $5.50. Transfer rebates & concessionary travel are not applicable.

Fleet: Premium 598 commonly operates on private minibuses like Mercedes-Benz Sprinters and Mitsubishi Rosas.

Route Information:

Boarding Points in Bukit Panjang
 Alighting Points in the City
  • Petir Rd
    – Maysprings Condo
  • Upp Bt Timah Rd
    – The Linear
    – Bef Hazel Pk Terr
    – Cashew Stn
    – Assumption Pathway Sch
    – Aft Assumption Eng Sch
  • Dairy Farm Rd (Express)
  • Dairy Farm Cres
    – Opp Dairy Farm Est Sth Gate
    – Bef Dairy Farm Est Nth Gate
  • Jln Pakis (Express)
  • Chestnut Dr
    – Opp Hse No. 42
  • Chestnut Ave
    – Aft Chestnut Dr
  • Petir Rd (Express)
  • Dairy Farm Rd (Express)
  • BKE (Express)
  • PIE (Express)
  • Whitley Rd (Express)
  • Stevens Rd (Express)
  • Scotts Rd
    – Far East Plaza
  • Orchard Rd
    – Opp Mandarin Orchard
    – Orchard Plaza
    – MacDonald Hse
  • Bras Basah Rd
    – Rendezvous Hotel S’pore
    – NTUC Income Ctr
  • Nicoll Highway
    – One Raffles Link
  • Esplanade Dr (Express)
  • Collyer Quay
    – OUE Bayfront
  • Shenton Way
    – UIC Bldg
    – Opp AXA Twr
    – Opp MAS Bldg

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History:

  • 8 Sep 2008: Introduced as a Premium Service between Petir Road and Shenton Way
  • 16 Dec 2016: Last day of revenue service.
  • 19 Dec 2016: Route withdrawn.

Operator History:

  • 8 Sep 2008 – 16 Dec 2016: Bus-Plus Services Pte Ltd

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