SBS Transit Bus Service 57 is a trunk route running between Bishan and Bukit Merah, via Toa Payoh, Novena, Little India, Beach Road, Shenton Way, HarbourFront and Depot Rd.
|Route||Bishan Bus Interchange ↔ Bukit Merah Bus Interchange|
|Passes Through||Toa Payoh, Novena, Little India, Beach Road, Shenton Way, HarbourFront, Depot Rd|
|Route Length||22.7km (D1) | 22.3km (D2)|
|Current Operator||SBS Transit|
|Current Depot||Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Ayer Rajah Bus Park (ARBP)
|Current Fleet||Scania K230UB
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
|Departure Times from T1||0600 – 2330 (Daily)|
|Departure Times from T2||0545 – 0000 (Daily)|
|Frequency||Direction 1||Direction 2|
|0630-0830: 08 – 12 mins
0831-1659: 10 – 18 mins
1700-1930: 13 – 17 mins
After 1930: 12 – 17 mins
|0630-0830: 09 – 15 mins
0831-1659: 08 – 17 mins
1700-1930: 09 – 15 mins
After 1930: 14 – 18 mins
Introduced in 2005, Service 57 is a residential and urban route linking Bishan to Bukit Merah. From Bishan, the route passes through Toa Payoh and Thomson, continuing to the City areas of Rochor, Fullerton and Shenton Way, and then heading West towards HarbourFront, Alexandra and Depot Road.
For residents of Toa Payoh, Service 57 provides a direct bus connection to the CBD in addition to the North-South Line. It also links Depot Road with Telok Blangah and HarbourFront stations daily. Demand is fairly high throughout the day with many connections provided by this service.
- Depot Road (The Interlace) → Bukit Merah Int
Normal Weekdays: 0545hrs, 0600hrs, 0615hrs, 0630hrs, 0641hrs, 0652hrs
Sch Hol Weekdays: 0545hrs, 0600hrs, 0615hrs, 0630hrs, 0643hrs, 0656hrs
Saturdays: 0600hrs, 0615hrs, 0630hrs, 0645hrs
Sundays/PHs: 0600hrs, 0620hrs, 0640hrs
- Jalan Toa Payoh (Trellis Towers) → Bishan Int
Weekdays: 0610hrs, 0625hrs
Fare: Charges fares for regular trunk services. See Bus Fares for exact fares.
Fleet: Service 57′s fleet consists Scania K230UB and Mercedes-Benz Citaro buses. Additional Citaro units were added under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
|Direction 1||Direction 2|
- 2005 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2016.
- 2005 (Jul): Introduced between Bishan Int and Bukit Merah Ter.
- 2007 (Jan): Amended to serve Thomson Road, Kampong Java Road & Keng Lee Road.
- 2009 (03 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
- 2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
- Refer to this article
- 2007: Amended to present routing. No significant route changes since 2007.
- TransitLink E-Guide
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