SBS Transit Bus Service 59

SBS Transit Bus Service 59 is a trunk route running from Bishan to Changi Village, going via Toa Payoh, PIE, Kaki Bukit, Bedok Reservior, Tampines and Loyang Ave. It has an express sector between Toa Payoh and Jalan Eunos along the PIE.

SBST Volvo Olympian 3-axle (SBS9210C) – Service 59

Route Information
Route Bishan Bus Interchange  Changi Village Bus Terminal  WAB_logo_20px
Passes Through Toa Payoh, PIE, Kaki Bukit, Bedok Reservior, Tampines, Loyang Ave
Route Length 26.2km (D1) | 26.6km (D2)
Travelling Time 85mins
Operator Information
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Current Fleet Volvo B9TL
Volvo B10TL
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from T1 0545 – 2330 (Weekdays)
0600 – 2330 (Saturdays, Sundays/PHs)
Departure Times from T2 0600 – 2330 (Daily)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
0630-0830: 08 – 13 mins
0831-1659: 08 – 18 mins
1700-1930: 13 – 17 mins
After 1930: 14 – 17 mins
0630-0830: 10 – 13 mins
0831-1659: 09 – 17 mins
1700-1930: 08 – 19 mins
After 1930: 14 – 20 mins

Route History

Service 59 serves as a inter-town route between the residential towns of Bishan, Toa Payoh, Bedok Reservoir, Tampines and Changi Village. The route incorporates an express sector between Lor 6 Toa Payoh and Jln Eunos along the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE), providing a fast connection between residential estates at both ends. Demand for this service is popular during weekday peak hours.

Special Departures:

  • Loyang Ave (Opp Blk 149A)  Bishan Int
    Weekdays: 0545hrs, 0554hrs, 0603hrs

Fare: Charges fares for regular trunk services. See Bus Fares for exact fares.

Fleet: Service 59′s fleet consists a mix of Scania K230UB, Volvo B9TL and Volvo B10TL buses.

Route Information:

Direction 1 Direction 2
  • Bishan Int
  • Bishan St 13
  • Bishan St 11
  • Bishan Rd
  • Braddell Rd
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
  • Lor 1 Toa Payoh
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
  • Jln Eunos
  • Eunos Link
  • Kaki Bt Ave 1
  • Jln Tenaga
  • Jln Damai
  • Kaki Bt Ave 1
  • Bedok Reservoir Rd
  • Tampines Ave 1
  • Tampines Ave 2
  • Tampines Ave 7
  • Loyang Ave
  • Changi Village Rd
  • Changi Village Ter
  • Changi Village Ter
  • Changi Village Rd
  • Loyang Ave
  • Tampines Ave 7
  • Tampines Ave 2
  • Tampines Ave 1
  • Bedok Reservoir Rd
  • Kaki Bt Ave 1
  • Jln Damai
  • Jln Tenaga
  • Kaki Bt Ave 1
  • Eunos Link
  • Jln Eunos
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
  • Lor 1 Toa Payoh
  • Lor 6 Toa Payoh
  • Braddell Rd
  • Bishan Rd
  • Bishan St 11
  • Bishan St 13
  • Bishan Int
Service 59 at a glance

Service 59 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

SBS Transit Release Poster

History:

  • 2005 (23 Oct): Introduced by SBS Transit, plying between Bishan – Changi Village
  • 2010 (28 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2011 (28 Aug): Amended to Jln Tenaga & Jln Damai with the partial closure of Kaki Bukit Ave 1 due to the Downtown MRT Line construction works

Past Routings:

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External Links & References:

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2 thoughts on “SBS Transit Bus Service 59

  1. My friend board bus 59 from Bedok reservoir at 520 to Chsngi village unfortunately she left her valuables in the bus . Please contact me if it’s found. My friend is a Myanmar helper working for a family at halton road Changi
    Her mobile phone ezlink card and purse contain $70 . Appreciate a lot many thanks
    Florence lee

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