SBS Transit Bus Service 83

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SBS Transit Bus Service 83 is a trunk service plying between Punggol Int and looping at Sengkang Int, passing through Punggol Central, Punggol Field, Punggol Road, Compassvale Street and Sengkang East Road.

Route Information
Route Punggol Temporary Bus Interchange ↺ Sengkang Bus Interchange (Loop)
Passes Through Punggol Central, Punggol East, Punggol Field, Punggol Road, Compassvale Street, Sengkang East Road
Route Length 13.5km
Travelling Time 55 min
Operator Information
GCM Route Package
Loyang Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Hougang Bus Depot (HGDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus
– Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Volvo B10M Mark IV
Departure Times from T1 Daily:
0530 – 0010 (Full Loop)
0010 – 0036 (Terminates at Sengkang Int)
Frequency 0630-0830: 10 – 13 mins
0831-1659: 10 – 14 mins
1700-1930: 10 mins
After 1930: 12 – 16 mins
Notes* From 0010hrs, buses leaving Punggol Temp Int will terminate at Sengkang Interchange

Service 83 connects the residential towns of Punggol East and Compassvale, serving catchment areas outside the coverage of the Punggol & Sengkang LRT system. The route connects with Sengkang and Punggol Bus Interchanges, as well as a major transfer bus stop at Punggol Road (Blk 190C and 298A Punggol Rd). From 0010 daily, buses departing Punggol Int will terminate at Sengkang Int.

History:

Originally between Punggol Road End and New Bridge Road

1987 (06 Jun): Amended to New Bridge Road Ter

1992 (29 Mar): Merged with Service 147, withdrawn.

2001 (23 Dec): Re-introduced as a loop service between Sengkang Temp Int and Punggol Field.

2003 (28 Jan): Amended to Sengkang interchange

2003 (09 Feb): Amended to ply Sengkang East Rd instead of Compassvale Rd

2003 (04 May): Extended to loop at Edgedale Plains

2003 (20 Jun): Extended to loop at Punggol Station with the opening of the NEL.

2003 (30 Nov): Made to start at Punggol Temp Int and loop at Sengkang Int+

2010 (21 July): SBS997A, SBS Transit’s sole Volvo B10M Superlong Demonstrator, was transferred from Service 62 to Service 83. Its last day of service was 27 Sep 2012.

2011 (21 Sep): Receives Mercedes-Benz Citaros, with the first two units being 6089 and 6090.

2014 (29 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)

Past Routings:

Refer to this article

2003: Amended to present routing. No significant route changes since 2003.

Special Departures:

Punggol Rd (Blk 298A) → Punggol
0520 (Daily)

Punggol Field (Blk196A)  Punggol
Weekdays AM Peak (Split-shift)

Punggol Central (Opp Blk 188)   Punggol via Sengkang
0525 (Daily)

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

SBS Transit Service 83 (Punggol – Sengkang)

Distance (km)

Road Name

Bus Stop Description

Landmark

0.0 PUNGGOL PL PUNGGOL TEMP INT PUNGGOL STN
0.6 PUNGGOL CENTRAL OPP BLK 293  
0.9   PUNGGOL SEC SCH PUNGGOL SEC SCH
1.4   OPP BLK 188  
2.0   BLK 649 KADALOOR STN
2.5 PUNGGOL EAST OPP BLK 166A RIVIERA STN
3.1 PUNGGOL FIELD BLK 126A PUNGGOL 21 CC
3.5   BLK 108 PUNGGOL 21 CC
4.0   BLK 101C COVE STN
4.3 PUNGGOL RD BLK 102C  
4.8   BLK 190C  
5.1 COMPASSVALE ST BLK 253 COMPASSVALE STN
5.4   OPP BLK 291A  
  EXPR  
5.8 SENGKANG EAST RD BLK 261  
6.1   OPP BLK 323B  
6.8 SENGKANG SQ SENGKANG INT COMPASS POINT
7.6 SENGKANG EAST RD BLK 323B ANCHORVALE CC
7.9   OPP BLK 261  
COMPASSVALE ST EXPR  
8.5   BLK 291A  
8.8   BLK 297A  
9.0 PUNGGOL RD BLK 298A  
9.5   OPP BLK 103A  
9.9 PUNGGOL FIELD BLK 196A  
10.2   BLK 173B PUNGGOL 21 CC
10.7   OPP BLK 126A PUNGGOL PLAZA
11.3 PUNGGOL EAST BLK 166A  
11.7 PUNGGOL CENTRAL BLK 162B  
12.2   BET BLKS 187/188  
12.7   EDGEFIELD PR SCH EDGEFIELD PRI SCH
13.0   BLK 298  
13.5 PUNGGOL PL PUNGGOL TEMP INT PUNGGOL STN

Operator History:

2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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

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External Links & References:

TransitLink E-Guide

http://sgwiki.com/wiki/Buses

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2 thoughts on “SBS Transit Bus Service 83

  1. Shouldnt there be like a 83M that operates between Sengkang Int and Punggol Road End? Plus, they should build another small bus terminal at Punggol Road End (about the size of Serangoon Int), since 84 is currently serving it, an 83M too

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