Singapore Bus Operation Timeline

This article provides calculations of the number of days operated by public bus services* in Singapore, for both operational and defunct routes.

Information in this article is correct as of Saturday, 31 Dec 2022.

*Public bus services refer to routes currently or formerly operated by SBS / SBS Transit, TIBS / SMRT Buses (including its defunct subsidiary, SSB), Tower Transit Singapore or Go-Ahead Singapore.


1. Operational Bus Services (as of 31 Dec 2022)

A. Operational Bus Services introduced before 1 Jan 2000^

Daily (i.e. Mon to Sun)

Bus Service 125 did not operate on Sun/PH until Sun, 29 May 2011.
Bus Service 284 did not operate on Sat/Sun/PH between Sat, 4 Jul 2009 & Sun, 20 Nov 2011.
Bus Service 502 was suspended during the Circuit Breaker period between Wed, 8 Apr 2020 & Mon, 1 Jun 2020.
Bus Service 506 was suspended during the Circuit Breaker period between Wed, 15 Apr 2020 & Mon, 1 Jun 2020.
Bus Service 806 did not operate on Sun/PH until Sun, 29 Jul 2007.

Bus Service(s) No. of Days Operated (as of 31 Dec 2022)^
2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 36, 37, 40, 42, 51, 53, 54, 55, 56, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 69, 70X/70M, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 93, 95, 97, 98, 99, 100, 103, 105, 106, 107X/107M, 111, 123, 124, 130, 131, 132, 133, 135, 136, 138, 139, 142, 143, 145, 147, 151, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 163, 165, 166, 167, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 176, 178, 180, 182, 182X/182M, 184, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 200, 222, 225G, 225W, 228, 229, 235, 238, 240, 242, 243G, 243W, 246, 249, 251, 252, 254, 255, 257, 261, 262, 265, 268, 269, 272, 273, 282, 285, 291, 292, 293, 300, 302, 307, 315, 317, 325, 333, 334, 335, 354, 358, 359, 400, 403, 410G, 410W, 800, 804, 811, 812, 851, 852, 854, 855, 856, 858, 859, 900, 901, 903, 911, 912, 913, 927, 960, 980 8,401
11 8,394
96 8,387
506 8,353
502 8,331
284 8,128
806 7,925
125 7,679

Mon to Sat only (i.e. No operations on Sun/PH)

Bus Service 35 operated on Sundays & Public Holidays until Sun, 14 Dec 2014.

Bus Service(s) No. of Days Operated (as of 31 Dec 2022)^
35 7,890
6, 70, 91, 92, 94, 107, 825, 853, 925, 961, 964, 981 6,945

Sun/PH only (i.e. No operations from Mon to Sat)

Bus Service(s) No. of Days Operated (as of 26 Dec 2022)^
853#/853M, 925#/925M, 961#/961M 1,456

Mon to Fri only (i.e. No operations on Sat/Sun/PH)

Bus Service 177 operated on Saturdays until Sat, 18 Sep 2004.

Bus Service(s) No. of Days Operated (as of 30 Dec 2022)^
177 6,016

Sat/Sun/PH only (i.e. No operations from Mon to Fri)

Bus Service 401 operated on Saturdays from Sat, 7 Jun 2003.
Bus Service 401 was suspended between Sat, 25 Apr 2020 & Sun, 29 May 2022.

Bus Service(s) No. of Days Operated (as of 31 Dec 2022)^
401 2,210

Ad-hoc (i.e. Selective operations during specific times of year)

Bus Service(s) No. of Days Operated (as of 2 Nov 2022)^
405 396

^The no. of days operated by the following bus services before 1 Jan 2000 are excluded in the calculations listed in the tables above.


B. Operational Bus Services introduced after 1 Jan 2000

Daily (i.e. Mon to Sun)

Bus Service 12e was suspended during the Circuit Breaker period between Wed, 15 Apr 2020 & Mon, 1 Jun 2020, and again between Wed, 15 Sep 2021 & Sat, 15 Jan 2022.
Bus Service 123M did not operate on Sat/Sun/PH until Sun, 24 Aug 2014.
Bus Services 170X & 950 were suspended between Wed, 18 Mar 2020 & Sat, 30 Apr 2022.
Bus Service 518 was suspended during the Circuit Breaker period between Wed, 8 Apr 2020 & Mon, 1 Jun 2020, and again between Wed, 15 Sep 2021 & Fri, 24 Sep 2021.
Bus Service 851e was suspended during the Circuit Breaker period between Wed, 8 Apr 2020 & Mon, 1 Jun 2020.
Bus Service 960e was suspended during the Circuit Breaker period between Wed, 15 Apr 2020 & Mon, 1 Jun 2020.

Bus Service(s) Introduction Date No. of Days Operated (as of 31 Dec 2022)
920 Sun, 26 Mar 2000 8,316
970 Sun, 20 Aug 2000 8,169
518 Sun, 3 Sep 2000 8,075
372 Sun, 22 Dec 2000 8,045
179 Sun, 7 Jan 2001 8,029
857 Sun, 14 Jan 2001 8,022
162X/162M Sun, 25 Feb 2001 7,980
168 Sat, 14 Apr 2001 7,932
969 Sun, 15 Apr 2001 7,931
962 Sun, 24 Jun 2001 7,861
83 Sun, 23 Dec 2001 7,679
3, 38 Sun, 7 Apr 2002 7,574
232 Sun, 19 May 2002 7,532
161 Sun, 2 Jun 2002 7,518
965 Sun, 7 Jul 2002 7,483
963 Sun, 29 Sep 2002 7,399
60 Sun, 17 Nov 2002 7,350
941, 945, 947 Sun, 4 May 2003 7,182
985 Sun, 27 Jul 2003 7,098
39 Sun, 17 Aug 2003 7,077
119 Sun, 14 Sep 2003 7,049
966 Sun, 16 Nov 2003 6,986
101, 112, 113 Sun, 15 Feb 2004 6,895
183 Sun, 22 Aug 2004 6,706
160 Sun, 5 Sep 2004 6,692
115 Sun, 30 Oct 2004 6,637
181 Sun, 9 Jan 2005 6,566
975 Sun, 27 Feb 2005 6,517
48 Sun, 3 Jul 2005 6,391
34, 57, 58 Sun, 31 Jul 2005 6,363
43, 52, 59 Sun, 23 Oct 2005 6,279
882 Sun, 20 Nov 2005 6,251
170X Sun, 10 Nov 2003 6,218
85 Sun, 1 Jan 2006 6,209
922 Sun, 23 Apr 2006 6,097
109 Sun, 28 May 2006 6,062
950 Sun, 19 Sep 2004 5,904
45, 185 Tues, 26 Dec 2006 5,850
5, 175 Sun, 11 Mar 2007 5,775
98M Mon, 28 Jan 2008 5,452
241 Sun, 15 Mar 2009 5,040
123M Mon, 28 Jan 2008 4,703
84 Sun, 3 Sep 2011 4,138
231 Sun, 11 Mar 2012 3,948
63M Mon, 12 Mar 2012 3,947
860 Sun, 21 Oct 2012 3,724
116 Sun, 18 Nov 2012 3,696
50 Sun, 16 Dec 2012 3,668
4 Sun, 17 Mar 2013 3,577
120 Sun, 21 Apr 2013 3,542
20, 141 Sun, 9 Jun 2013 3,493
904 Sun, 18 Aug 2013 3,423
972 Sun, 17 Nov 2013 3,332
49 Sat, 14 Dec 2013 3,305
371 Sun, 19 Jan 2014 3,269
803 Sun, 16 Feb 2014 3,241
121 Sun, 16 Mar 2014 3,213
143M Sun, 18 May 2014 3,150
386, 859A, 859B Sun, 17 Aug 2014 3,059
324 Sun, 14 Sep 2014 3,031
990 Sat, 15 Nov 2014 2,969
43M Sun, 16 Nov 2014 2,968
201 Sun, 23 Nov 2014 2,961
41, 140 Sun, 14 Dec 2014 2,940
35M Mon, 15 Dec 2014 2,939
122 Sun, 15 Mar 2015 2,849
301, 983 Sun, 25 Apr 2015 2,808
53M Sun, 16 Aug 2015 2,695
102 Sun, 20 Sep 2015 2,660
258 Sat, 21 Nov 2015 2,598
253 Sat, 12 Dec 2015 2,577
47, 117, 118 Sun, 20 Dec 2015 2,569
979 Sun, 27 Dec 2015 2,562
382G, 382W Sun, 3 Jan 2016 2,555
805 Sun, 14 Feb 2016 2,513
134, 150 Sun, 20 Mar 2016 2,478
46 Sun, 12 Jun 2016 2,394
883 Sun, 23 Oct 2016 2,261
127, 129 Sun, 18 Dec 2016 2,205
973 Sun, 26 Feb 2017 2,135
374, 381 Sun, 12 Mar 2017 2,121
247, 248 Sun, 18 Jun 2017 2,023
329 Sun, 9 Jul 2017 2,002
944 Sun, 27 Aug 2017 1,953
807 Sun, 15 Oct 2017 1,904
137, 298 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 1,898
110 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 1,897
71 Sat, 9 Dec 2017 1,849
68 Sun, 1 Apr 2018 1,736
974 Sun, 8 Apr 2018 1,729
991 Sun, 8 Jul 2018 1,638
12e Sun, 28 Jan 2018 1,628
851e Sun, 27 May 2018 1,625
960e Sun, 28 Oct 2018 1,478
913M Sun, 17 Mar 2019 1,386
901M Sun, 23 Jun 2019 1,288
976 Sun, 10 Nov 2019 1,148
160M Sun, 26 Jul 2020 889
972M Sun, 30 Aug 2020 854
114 Sun, 25 Oct 2020 798
384 Sun, 27 Dec 2020 735
248M Sun, 26 Sep 2021 462
801 Sun, 23 Jan 2022 343

Mon to Sat only (i.e. No operations on Sun/PH)

Bus Service(s) Introduction Date No. of Days Operated (as of 31 Dec 2022)
162 Mon, 26 Feb 2001 6,598
16M Mon, 9 Mar 2020 851

Sun/PH only (i.e. No operations from Mon to Sat)

Bus Service(s) Introduction Date No. of Days Operated (as of 26 Dec 2022)
92M Sun, 30 Aug 2015 465
883M Sun, 12 Jan 2020 188

Mon to Fri only (i.e. No operations on Sat/Sun/PH)

Bus Services 10e, 97e, 174e, 196e, 513, 651, 652, 653, 654, 655, 656, 657, 660, 661, 663, 665, 666, 667, 670, 671, 672, 850E, 868E, 951E & 982E were suspended during the Circuit Breaker period between Wed, 8 Apr 2020 & Mon, 1 Jun 2020.
Bus Services 14e, 30e, 43e, 854e & 963e were suspended during the Circuit Breaker period between Wed, 15 Apr 2020 & Mon, 1 Jun 2020.
Bus Service 43e was suspended between Wed, 15 Sep 2021 & Fri, 14 Jan 2022.
Bus Service 89e was suspended during the Circuit Breaker period between Wed, 15 Apr 2020 & Thurs, 23 Apr 2020.
Bus Services 661 & 666 were suspended between Wed, 15 Sep 2021 & Mon, 31 Jan 2022.

Bus Service(s) Introduction Date No. of Days Operated (as of 30 Dec 2022)
97e Mon, 3 Jan 2005 4,482
174e Mon, 28 Mar 2005 4,426
89e Mon, 19 Sep 2005 4,332
30e 4,308
10e 4,304
14e Mon, 12 Dec 2005 4,250
196e 4,246
963E/963e Mon, 20 Feb 2006 4,205
900A Mon, 26 Jun 2006 4,149
854E/854e Mon, 9 Apr 2007 3,920
188E/188e Mon, 25 Jun 2007 3,867
868/868E Mon, 28 Sep 2010 3,043
902 Mon, 17 Apr 2006 2,801
513 Mon, 17 Dec 2012 2,485
850E Mon, 18 Feb 2013 2,444
982E Mon, 18 Mar 2013 2,424
951E Mon, 17 Jun 2013 2,362
240M, 912M Thurs, 1 Sep 2016 1,592
903M Fri, 13 Jan 2017 1,499
653 Thurs, 13 Apr 2017* 1,401
655, 656 Mon, 17 Apr 2017* 1,400
657 Mon, 24 Apr 2017* 1,395
181M Mon, 21 Mar 2016 1,282
663 Thurs, 28 Sep 2017* 1,287
665 Thurs, 12 Oct 2017* 1,277
660 Wed, 2 Jan 2019* 971
661 873
654 Mon, 22 Jul 2019* 834
652 Mon, 6 Jan 2020* 719
43e Mon, 9 Sep 2019 718
651, 671, 672 Mon, 13 Jan 2020* 714
667 Mon, 9 Mar 2020* 675
670 Mon, 30 Mar 2020* 660
666 Mon, 2 Mar 2020* 582
668 Mon, 14 Dec 2020* 517
117M Mon, 29 Nov 2021 276

*Takeover dates of City Direct bus services from private operators


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