SBS Transit Bus Service 57

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.

SBST Scania K230UB EuroV Batch2 (SBS5020K) – Service 57

Route Information
Route Bishan Bus Interchange  Bukit Merah Bus Interchange  WAB_logo_20px
Passes Through Toa Payoh, Novena, Little India, Beach Road, Shenton Way, HarbourFront, Depot Rd
Route Length 22.7km (D1) | 22.3km (D2)
Travelling Time 80mins
Operator Information
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

Route History

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.

Special Departures:

  • 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).

Route Information:

Direction 1 Direction 2
  • Bishan Int
  • Bishan St 11
  • Bishan Rd
  • Braddell Rd
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
  • Jln Toa Payoh
  • Thomson Rd
  • Keng Lee Rd
  • Kg Java Rd
  • Bt Timah Rd
  • Sungei Rd
  • Ophir Rd
  • Beach Rd
  • Nicoll Highway
  • Collyer Quay
  • Raffles Quay
  • Shenton Way
  • Keppel Rd
  • Telok Blangah Rd
  • Alexandra Rd
  • Depot Rd
  • Henderson Rd
  • Bt Merah Ctrl
  • Bt Merah Int
  • Bt Merah Int
  • Bt Merah Ctrl
  • Henderson Rd
  • Depot Rd
  • Alexandra Rd
  • Telok Blangah Rd
  • Keppel Rd
  • Anson Rd
  • Cecil St
  • Fullerton Rd
  • Esplanade Dr
  • Beach Rd
  • Rochor Rd
  • Rochor Canal Rd
  • Bt Timah Rd
  • Kg Java Rd
  • Thomson Rd
  • Jln Toa Payoh
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
  • Braddell Rd
  • Bishan Rd
  • Bishan St 11
  • Bishan Int
Service 57 at a glance

Service 57 at a glance

Operator History:

  • 2005 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2016. 

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SBS Transit Release Poster

History:

  • 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)

Past Routings:

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External Links:

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References:

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