Singapore Public Bus Timeline (2000s)


Year 2008:

Date Bus Service(s) Service Change(s)
2 Jan 900A 2 new bus stops outside Innova Pr Sch along Champions Way and after Innova Pr Sch along Woodlands Dr 17
7 Jan 400 Route amendment to skip the western loop of Marina Mall, Marina Way and Marina Gr
28 Jan 70X > 70M Service renumbering
103W > 103M
107X > 107M
162X > 162M
98M New alternate route between Jurong East Int and Corporation Rd (Loop) during off peak hours daily
123M New weekday peak hour route variant between Tiong Bahru Stn and Bt Purmei Ave (Loop)
163M New supplementary route variant between Sengkang Int and Sengkang West Ave (Loop)
182M New alternate route between Boon Lay Temp Int and Tuas Sth Ave 9 (Loop)
11 Feb 182M 2 new pairs of bus stops before Tuas Sth Ave 2 and outside LTH Distripark and after Tuas Sth Ave 2 and before Tuas Sth Ave 2 along Tuas Sth Ave 3
25 Feb 548 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 and Fullerton Rd (AM Peak)
549 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Ang Mo Kio St 61 and Fullerton Rd (AM Peak)
550 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Rivervale Dr and Fullerton Rd (AM Peak)
555 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Bt Panjang Ring Rd and Fullerton Rd (AM Peak)
556 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Choa Chu Kang Nth 7 and Fullerton Rd (AM Peak)
557 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Choa Chu Kang Ave 3 and Fullerton Rd (AM Peak)
569 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Punggol Ctrl and Fullerton Rd (AM Peak)
4 Apr 546 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Geylang Bahru and Shenton Way (AM Peak)
21 Apr 552 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Tampines St 45 and Fullerton Rd (AM Peak)
553 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Tampines Ave 9 and Fullerton Rd (AM Peak)
554 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Tampines Ave 4 and Fullerton Rd (AM Peak)
558 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Yishun Ring Rd and Fullerton Rd (AM Peak)
559 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Yishun Ave 11 and Fullerton Rd (AM Peak)
585 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Bedok Reservoir Rd and Fullerton Rd (AM Peak)
15 Jun 181, 192, 193, 243G, 502, 502A New bus stop outside Blk 670A along Jurong West St 64
181, 192, 193, 243W, 502, 502A, 537 New bus stop outside Blk 678D along Jurong West St 64
23 Jun 531 Introduction of evening peak trips between Anson Rd and Simei Rd
30 Jun 560 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Pandan Valley and Fullerton Rd (AM Peak)
561 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Upp Aljunied Rd and Fullerton Rd (AM Peak)
563 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Bt Timah Rd and Fullerton Rd (AM Peak)
564 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Farrer Rd and Fullerton Rd (AM Peak)
565 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Ah Hood Rd and Fullerton Rd (AM Peak)
566 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Meyer Rd and Fullerton Rd (AM Peak)
587 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Woodlands Ring Rd and Shenton Way (AM Peak)
588 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Sin Ming Ave and Shenton Way (AM Peak)
7 Jul 128 New weekday peak hour service between Ang Mo Kio Depot and Shenton Way Ter (AM Peak) / Shenton Way Ter and Ang Mo Kio Depot (PM Peak)
14 Jul 14, 14A, 123, 123M, 174, 185 Implementation of WAB service
21 Jul 537, 540, 551, 575, 577, 580 Service withdrawal
CT28 Conversion to ad-hoc service during pre-Lunar New Year period
11 Aug 68 Service withdrawal
29 Aug 558, 1N Additional bus stop outside Blk 774 along Yishun Ring Rd
8 Sep 586 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Bt Panjang Ring Rd and Jurong East Int (AM Peak)
589 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Sunset Way and Fullerton Rd (AM Peak)
590 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Choa Chu Kang Cres and Shenton Way (AM Peak)
597 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Lor 2 Toa Payoh and Shenton Way (AM Peak)
598 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Petir Rd and Shenton Way (AM Peak)
599 New weekday peak hour Premium service between Hougang St 51 and Shenton Way (AM Peak)
24 Sep 90, 90A, 94 Abolition of bus stop outside KB Warehouse Cplx along Airport Rd
19 Oct 400 Route amendment to skip Marina Way and Marina Gr
20 Oct 587 Route amendment to Woodlands Ave 6
26 Oct 33, 33A Additional bus stop opposite Kent Ridge Ter along Clementi Rd
154 New bus stop outside Kg Ubi CC along Jln Ubi
28 Oct 576 Service withdrawal
31 Oct 2N Route amendment to Bedok Reservoir Rd and Tampines Ave 1
3N Route amendment to Jln Jurong Kechil, Bt Batok East Ave 6, Bt Batok East Ave 3, Bt Batok Ctrl, Bt Batok West Ave 2, Bt Batok West Ave 5 and Bt Batok Rd
4N Route extension to Pasir Ris Dr 1
5N Route extension to Jurong West St 92
7N, 8N Service withdrawal
2 Dec 64, 130, 130A, 183, 199, 232, 268, 268A Implementation of WAB service
7 Dec 10, 30, 30e, 57, 61, 65, 80, 97, 100, 131, 143, 145, 166, 855, NR1, NR6 Abolition of bus stop opposite Temenggong D Mque along Telok Blangah Rd
16 Dec 160, 170X, 950 Route amendment to Jln Tun Abdul Razak (towards Kotaraya II)
29 Dec 10, 16, 30, 30e, 31, 32, 33, 401 Route reinstatement along Old Airport Rd and Dunman Rd
185 Extension of last bus timing from Soon Lee Depot to 2315 hrs daily
TBC 5 New pair of bus stops before and after Pasir Ris Dr 3 along New Loyang Lk
TBC 9, 19, 89 Relocation of bus stop opposite Changi Beach CP 2 to outside Changi Beach CP 2 along Nicoll Dr
TBC 90, 90A, 94, 94A New bus stop after Defu Lane 12 along Airport Rd
TBC 962 New bus stop before LP 8 along Admiralty St

Year 2009:

Date Bus Service(s) Service Change(s)
2 Jan 158A New weekday peak hour short trip service between Aljunied Rd (Aljunied Stn) and Tg Rhu Rd (Opp Dunman High Sch)
5 Jan 189A New weekday peak hour short trip service between Bt Batok Int and Bt Batok St 23 (Opp Midview Bldg)
18 Jan 400, 402 Temporary relocation of bus stop opposite Marina Bay Stn along Marina St to Marina Stn Rd
700, 700A, 966 2 new pairs of bus stops after and before Chestnut Ave and before and after Dairy Farm Rd along Petir Rd
2 Feb 128 Route amendment to Braddell Rd and Thomson Rd
9 Feb 586 Service withdrawal
23 Feb 10e, 14e Additional bus stop outside Suntec City along Nicoll Highway
14e Additional bus stop opposite Suntec City along Nicoll Highway
30e 2 additional pairs of bus stops after and opposite PSA Wharves G3 and outside and opposite Heng Mui Keng Terr along Pasir Panjang Rd
89e Additional bus stop outside 3rd Cargo Agents along Airline Rd for evening peak trips
97e Route extension to Esplanade Dr, Nicoll Highway, Raffles Blvd, Temasek Blvd, Temasek Ave and Raffles Ave
Additional pair of bus stops outside Blk 44 and opposite Blk 45 along Telok Blangah Rd
502, 502A Route extension to Soon Lee Depot
7 Mar 408 Route amendment to Alexandra Rd, Depot Rd, Henderson Rd, Telok Blangah Hts, Telok Blangah St 32 and Telok Blangah Dr
8 Mar 28, 93, 158 Skipped bus stops after Bartley Rd and after Rochdale Rd along Upp Paya Lebar Rd
15 Mar 241 New feeder service between Boon Lay Temp Int and Jurong West St 91 (Loop)
242 Route cutback to loop at Jurong West Ave 5
16 Mar 400, 401, 403 Conversion to trunk services
6 Apr 159A New weekday peak hour short trip service between Sengkang Int and Ang Mo Kio Ave 8 (Opp Blk 710)
19 Apr 72, 101, 165 New pair of bus stops outside Hougang Polyclinic and outside Blk 834 along Hougang Ave 4
11 May 170X Extension of last bus timing from Kranji Stn to 2330 hrs on weekdays and 2400 hrs on Saturdays
262 Additional bus stop opposite Christ The King Ch along Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
963E Introduction of evening peak trips between HarbourFront Int and Woodlands Reg Int
18 May 185 Revision of first bus timing from Soon Lee Depot to 0545 hrs daily
24 May 882 Route amendment to Sembawang Dr, Sembawang Way, Canberra Rd, Wellington Circle, Montreal Dr and Montreal Lk
28 May 315 Extension of last bus timing to 0050 hrs daily
1 Jun 171, 172, 189, 189A, 307, 811, 851, 945 Implementation of WAB service
529 New Saturday afternoon Premium service between Yio Chu Kang Ter and Lentor Loop (Loop)
21 Jun 171 New pair of bus stops outside and opposite Mandai Crematorium & Columbarium along Mandai Ave
29 Jun 284M New off peak route variant between Clementi Temp Int and Clementi Ave 3 (Loop)
5 Jul 51, 51A, 66, 78, 79, 197 Route amendment to Boon Lay Way and Jurong East Ctrl
105, 105B, 160 Route amendment to Boon Lay Way
10 Jul 5N Route amendment to Boon Lay Way
19 Jul 400 Route amendment to loop at Marina Gdns Dr
27 Jul 15A New weekday peak hour short trip service between Pasir Ris Int and Jln Eunos (Opp Eunos Stn)
578, 579, 581 Service withdrawal
3 Aug 196A Route extension to start from Bedok Int
17 Aug 27A Route extension to start from Sengkang East Ave (Blk 203B) and route cutback to terminate at Tampines Ave 4 (Opp Century Sq)
23 Aug 24, 28, 43, 70, 70A, 70M, 76, 135, 154, 155 Route reinstatement along Paya Lebar Rd
5 Sep 3, 17 New bus stop outside Blk 231A CP along Pasir Ris Dr 4
3, 3A, 17 New bus stop outside Blk 485 along Pasir Ris Dr 4
4 Oct 30 Route reinstatement along Tg Katong Rd
5 Oct 532, 533, 534, 535, 536, 542, 543, 548, 549, 550, 555, 556, 557, 558, 559, 560, 561, 563, 564, 565, 569 Route amendment to Cecil St
12 Oct 272 New bus stop outside Blk 36 Mkt/FC along Telok Blangah Rise
26 Oct 3, 3A, 27, 27A, 34, 53, 142, 293, 358, 410G, 410W Implementation of WAB service
16 Nov 597 Service withdrawal
22 Nov 61, 63, 65, 66, 158 New bus stop outside MacPherson Stn along Circuit Lk
61, 63, 65, 66, 135, 154, 158 New bus stop opposite MacPherson Stn along Circuit Lk
163 Additional bus stop outside Braddell View along Braddell Rd
3 Dec 13, 15, 15A, 36, 36A, 36B, 52, 54, 57, 291, 333 Implementation of WAB service
27 Dec 30, 79, 154, 157, 172, 174, 174e, 178, 180, 181, 182, 182M, 187, 192, 193, 194, 198, 240, 241, 242, 243G, 243W, 246, 249, 251, 252, 254, 255, 257, 405 Route amendment to Boon Lay Integrated Transport Hub
107 Change in calling bus stop to opposite S’pore Cricket Club along Connaught Dr
199, 242, 405 Route amendment to Jurong West Ctrl 1
TBC 36B New weekday peak hour short trip service between Changi Airport PTB2 and Siglap Rd (Opp Mandarin Gdns), via Tomlinson Rd

External Links & References:

  • Transitlink Guides 2001-2009

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