Singapore Public Bus Timeline (2000s)


Year 2002:

Date Bus Service(s) Service Change(s)
4 Feb 981 Route amendment to start from and terminate at Sembawang Way
8 Feb 11, 16, 608, 16M Route amendment to Stadium Wk
16, 608 Route amendment to Stadium Cres
10 Feb 371 Route amendment to Sengkang East Way, Sengkang East Rd and Compassvale St
17 Feb 136 Route extension to loop at Punggol Ctrl
24 Feb 323 Service withdrawal
24 Mar 22, 24, 25, 73, 86, 130, 130A, 133, 135, 136, 138, 166, 169, 261, 262, 269 Route amendment to Ang Mo Kio Temp Int
138 Route amendment to Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 and Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
265 Route extension to Ang Mo Kio Depot and conversion to Townlink service
266, 267 Service withdrawal
268 Route extension to loop at Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
269 Route amendment to Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 and Ang Mo Kio Ave 4
7 Apr 3 New service between Tampines Int and Pasir Ris St 71 (Loop)
38 New service between Tampines Int and Bedok Int
220, 227, 290, 294, 357 Service withdrawal
20 Apr 2, 12, 33, 54, 62, 81, 143, 147, 190, 520 Route reinstatement along New Bridge Rd
63, 124, 174, 851, 961, 961#, 970 Route reinstatement along Upp Cross St and New Bridge Rd
12 May 51 Route amendment to Pandan Gdns
51A New terminating short trip service between Jurong East Int and Pandan Gdns (Blk 407), operating after the last bus of Bus Service 51 daily
78 Route amendment to West Coast Rd (towards Jurong East)
143 Route extension to Jurong East Int
307 Route amendment to Choa Chu Kang Way and loop at Choa Chu Kang St 62 before looping at Teck Whye Ave
331 Service withdrawal
19 May 8, 26, 28, 31, 73, 88, 90, 90A, 139, 142, 143, 145, 155, 157, 159, 163, 231G, 231W, 232, 235, 238 Route amendment to Toa Payoh Integrated Transport Hub
232 Converted unidirectional feeder service between Toa Payoh Int and Toa Payoh East (Loop)
237 Service withdrawal
26 May 182 Route extension to loop at Tuas Sth Ave 9
183 Service withdrawal
2 Jun 161 New service between Hougang Ctrl Int and Woodlands Reg Int
7 Jul 7, 14, 16, 65, 85, 106, 111, 123, 502, 16M, 65M, 89M Skipped bus stop opposite The Mandarin S’pore along Orchard Rd
36, 77, 124, 143, 162, 162X, 167, 171, 174, 190, 512, 518, 603, 605, 700, 700A Skipped bus stop outside Orchard Emerald along Orchard Rd
965 New service between Woodlands Reg Int and Sengkang Temp Int
15 Sep 34 Service withdrawal
506 Route cutback to Bedok Int
29 Sep 521 Service withdrawal
963 New service between Woodlands Reg Int and World Trade Ctr Ter
17 Nov 60 New service between Eunos Int and Bedok Int (Loop)
60A New daily peak hour short trip service between Eunos Int and Bedok Reservoir Rd (Blk 608), via Bedok Int
143 Route amendment to Pandan Gdns
226, 385 Service withdrawal
269 Route amendment to Yio Chu Kang Rd and Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
24 Nov 63 Route extension to start from Eunos Int and loop at Jln Rumah Tinggi
382 Service withdrawal
29 Dec 27 Route extension to Hougang Ctrl Int
163 Route extension to Sengkang Temp Int
30 Dec 27A New weekday peak hour short trip service between Compassvale Rd (Opp Blk 240) and Tampines Ave 5 (Blk 147)
TBC 2, 29 New pair of bus stops outside and opposite Changi Chapel Museum along Upp Changi Rd Nth
TBC 10, 30, 143, 176, 188 Abolition of bus stop opposite ITE Pasir Panjang along Telok Blangah Rd
TBC 14, 65 New staggered bus stop outside Mutiara Crest along River Valley Rd
TBC 21, 22, 65, 66, 228, 506 New bus stop between Blks 731/734 along Bedok Reservoir Rd
21, 22, 65, 66, 228, 506, 65M New bus stop opposite Blks 731/734 along Bedok Reservoir Rd
TBC 27, 72, 168 New pair of bus stops before and after Tampines Ave 9 along Tampines Ave 10
TBC 38 New bus stop outside Blk 223 along Simei St 4
TBC 81, 82, 85, 97, 100, 103, 106, 107, 107X, 111, 133, 135, 147, 153, 853, 853#, NR6 New bus stops after Sommerville Rd and after Sunshine Lodge along Upp Serangoon Rd
TBC 86, 103, 163 Reinstatement of bus stops before and after Sengkang West Ave along Jln Kayu
TBC 131A New weekday peak hour short trip service between St. Michael’s Ter and Shenton Way (Opp Temasek Twr)
TBC 171, 858, 858A, 859, 969, NR1 Change in calling bus stop to outside Blk 923 along Yishun Ave 2
TBC 196 Additional bus stop after Hosp Dr along Eu Tong Sen St
TBC 700, 700A Additional bus stops along Dunearn Rd, Bt Timah Rd and Scotts Rd
TBC 962 New pair of bus stops outside and opposite Blk 484A CP along Sembawang Dr

Year 2003:

Date Bus Service(s) Service Change(s)
3 Jan 16M, 89M, 162M, 181M Revision of operating hours to eves of New Year’s Day, Lunar New Year and Christmas only
18 Jan 80, 80A, 83, 85, 86, 87, 156, 159, 163, 371, 372, 501, 501X, 502, 965 Route amendment to Sengkang Integrated Transport Hub
9 Feb 83 Route amendment to Sengkang East Rd and Compassvale St
86 Route amendment to Compassvale Dr
9 Mar 163 New pair of bus stops before and after Fernvale Lk along Sengkang West Ave
371 Route extension to loop at Sengkang West Ave and route amendment to Sengkang East Way and Punggol Rd
16 Mar 24, 28, 76, 135, 154, 155 Temporary route amendment to Eunos Rd 5 and Eunos Rd 8
30 Temporary route amendment to Geylang Rd, Paya Lebar Rd and Sims Ave
70, 70X Temporary route amendment to Eunos Rd 5, Eunos Rd 8, Tg Katong Rd and Geylang Rd
23 Mar 28 Route amendment to Tampines St 45, Tampines St 34 and Tampines St 32
29 Route amendment to Tampines St 41 and Tampines Ave 9
911, 912, 913 Route amendment to loop at Woodlands Ctr Rd
4 May 26, 61, 107, 107X, 853, 853# Route amendment to Geylang Bahru, Bendemeer Rd, Whampoa East and Serangoon Rd
83 Route amendment to loop at Edgedale Plains
189A Service withdrawal
361 > 941 Service renumbering
367 > 947
365 > 945 Route amendment to Bt Batok St 52
1 Jun 962 New bus stop outside Nth Lk along Admiralty St
7 Jun 401 Route extension to loop at Tomlinson Rd and service enhancement to operate on Saturdays
16 Jun 68 New weekday peak hour service between Tampines Int and Tampines St 92 (Loop)
20 Jun 13, 81, 82, 85, 97, 103, 106, 107, 107X, 111, 133, 142, 147, 853, 853#, NR6 New pair of bus stops outside Potong Pasir Stn along Upp Serangoon Rd
80, 87 New bus stop opposite Hougang Ctrl Int along Hougang Ctrl
83 Route extension to loop at Punggol Ctrl
317 New bus stop outside S’goon Stn along Serangoon Ctrl
21 Jun 21, 125 Route amendment to Jln Besar, Kitchener Rd and Serangoon Rd
22, 53, 70, 70X Route amendment to Serangoon Ctrl and Upp Serangoon Rd
72 Route amendment to Hougang Ctrl and Upp Serangoon Rd
130, 139 Route amendment to Serangoon Rd, Boon Keng Rd and Bendemeer Rd
30 Jun 711 > 715 Handover of operations to Transit Network Consortium
712 > 716
713 > 717
1 Jul NR1# New alternate route from Marina Ctr Ter to Woodlands Rd on weeknights
NR2 Route amendment to loop at Sembawang Dr
NR3 Route amendment to Choa Chu Kang Nth 5, Choa Chu Kang St 52, Choa Chu Kang St 62 and Choa Chu Kang Cres
Route amendment to Choa Chu Kang Way and Choa Chu Kang Ave 2
NR5 Route cutback to Marina Ctr Ter
NR5# New alternate route from Marina Ctr Ter to Jurong West St 75 on weeknights
NR6 Route amendment to loop at Anchorvale Lk
NR7 Route amendment to Victoria St, Kallang Rd, Sims Ave/Geylang Rd/Changi Rd, Jln Eunos, Bedok Reservoir Rd, Bedok Nth Rd, Bedok Nth Ave 3, New Upp Changi Rd, Upp Changi Rd East, Simei Rd and Simei St 3
NR7# New alternate route from Marina Ctr Ter to Pasir Ris Dr 3
NR8 Route cutback to start from Marina Ctr Ter and loop at Bt Batok West Ave 5
SN10, SN20, SN30 Service withdrawal
27 Jul 22, 53, 70, 70X, 317 New bus stop outside S’goon Stn along Serangoon Ctrl
81 Route cutback to Serangoon Int and route amendment to Hougang Ave 3 and Upp Serangoon Rd
85, 185, 501, 501X, 511, 512, 989 Service withdrawal
97, 111, 502 Route cutback to loop at Temasek Ave
106 Route cutback to Marina Ctr Ter
502 Additional pair of bus stops outside and opposite Holland Village along Holland Rd
985 New service between Choa Chu Kang Int and Lor 1 Geylang Ter
3 Aug 268 Route amendment to Ang Mo Kio Ind Pk 2
607 Service withdrawal
17 Aug 39 New service between Tampines Int and Yishun Int
24 Aug 520 Service withdrawal
14 Sep 119 New service between Sengkang Int and Upp Serangoon Rd (Loop)
136 Route amendment to loop at Punggol Ctrl
15 Sep 84 New weekday peak hour service between Punggol Stn and Punggol East (Loop)
12 Oct 61, 75, 173, 184, 985 Change in calling bus stop to opposite Bt Timah Plaza along Jln Anak Bt
19 Oct 3 Route extension to loop at Punggol Ctrl
3A New weekday peak hour/terminating short trip service between Tampines Int and Pasir Ris Dr 12 (Blk 747A), operating after the last bus of Bus Service 3 daily
10 Nov 170 Route amendment to Jln Lingkaran Dalam
170X New alternate route between Kranji Stn and Kotaraya II Ter
16 Nov 966 New service between Woodlands Reg Int and Marine Parade Rd
23 Nov 124 Route extension to loop at Telok Blangah Dr
30 Nov 3, 83, 84, 136 Route amendment to Punggol Temp Int
107, 107X Route extension to Hougang Ctrl Int
107 Route amendment to Shenton Way Ter
291 Route amendment to Tampines Ave 3, Tampines Ave 8 and Tampines St 84
603 Service withdrawal
7 Dec 62 Route amendment to start from Punggol Temp Int and loop at Sims Ave
62A Route amendment to start from Punggol Temp Int and terminate at Aljunied Rd (Aljunied Stn)
82 Route cutback to start from Serangoon Int, loop at Punggol Rd and route amendment to Punggol Field, Punggol Pl and Punggol Ctrl
103 Route cutback to start from Serangoon Int and loop at Piccadilly Rd
103W New alternate route between Serangoon Int and West Camp Rd (Loop)
174 Route amendment to Havelock Rd/Upp Cross St, Chin Swee Rd and Outram Rd
378, 379 Service withdrawal
TBC 3 New bus stop outside Blk 741 along Pasir Ris Dr 10
359 New bus stop outside Meridian JC along Pasir Ris Dr 10
TBC 6, 9, 19, 89 New bus stop opposite Loyang Ind Est along Loyang Ave
9, 19, 89 New bus stop outside Loyang Ind Est along Loyang Ave
TBC 16, 55, 76, 135, 155 New bus stop outside Victoria Sch along Marine Parade Rd
TBC 27, 168 New pair of bus stops before and after TPE along Tampines Ave 10
TBC 30, 40, 76, 135, 197, 853# New bus stop outside Shell Kiosk along Tg Katong Rd
TBC 33A New weekday peak hour short trip service between Kent Ridge Ter and Tiong Bahru Rd (Blk 1)
TBC 36, 401 Additional bus stop opposite Mandarin Gdns along Siglap Rd
TBC 61, 66, 77, 157, 174, 185, 970, 989 Route amendment along extended Jln Jurong Kechil
TBC 70, 70X Change in calling bus stop to outside City Plaza along Geylang Rd
TBC 99, 242 Additional bus stop outside Blk 673C along Jurong West Ave 4
TBC 130 Change in calling bus stop to outside Bugis Stn along Victoria St
TBC 147A Route extension to Bencoolen St (Plaza By The Pk)
TBC 158 Abolition of bus stops outside and opposite Camelot Condo along Tg Rhu Rd
TBC 166, 197 Change in calling bus stop to outside Blk 3 along Neil Rd
TBC 169, 169A Change in calling bus stop to outside Blk 923 along Yishun Ave 2
171 Change in calling bus stop to outside Northpoint Shop Ctr along Yishun Ave 2
TBC 178 New pair of bus stops outside and opposite Assyakirin Mque along Corporation Rd
TBC 195A New weekday/Saturday peak hour service between Alexandra Rd (Alexandra Hosp) and Tiong Bahru Rd (Tiong Bahru Plaza), via Commonwealth Dr
TBC 851, 852, 853, 853#, 854, 855, 857 Skipped bus stops near LP 94 and after SLE along Lentor Ave
TBC 920 Additional pair of bus stops outside and opposite Bt Panjang Plaza along Jelebu Rd
TBC 927 Abolition of bus stop after BKE along Mandai Rd

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