SBS Transit Bus Service 101

SBS Transit Bus Service 101 is a trunk route from Serangoon Int and looping at Buangkok Link, passing through Upper Serangoon Road, Hougang Central and Hougang Street 91.

SBST Mercedes-Benz Citaro (SBS6087L) – Service 101

Route Information
Route Serangoon Bus Interchange ↺ Buangkok Link (Loop)  WAB_logo_20px
Passes Through Upp Serangoon Rd, Hougang Ctrl,  Hougang St 91
Route Length 14.9km
Travelling Time 60mins
Operator Information
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Hougang Bus Depot (HGDEP)
Current Fleet Volvo B9TL
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Departure Times from T1 0515 – 0000 (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 07 – 09 mins
0831-1659: 07 – 13 mins
1700-1930: 08 – 09 mins
After 1930: 09 – 14 mins

Route History

Service 101 serves as a residential trunk route connecting large parts of Hougang Neighbourhoods 4, 5 and 9 to Hougang MRT, further travelling to Serangoon and running parallel to the North-East Line. Demand is most significant during the peak hours where many commuters commute to and from home and the MRT network.

Special Departures:

  • Upp Serangoon Road (Kovan Stn)  Serangoon Int via Buangkok Link
    0515 (Daily)

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

Fleet: Service 101′s fleet comprises of a majority of Mercedes-Benz Citaros. Double-deck buses were added in 2013 for additional capacity.

Route Information:

Loop Service
  • Serangoon Int
  • Serangoon Ave 2
  • Upp Serangoon Rd
  • Hougang Central
  • Hougang Ave 4
  • Hougang Ave 8
  • Hougang St 52
  • Hougang St 51
  • Buangkok Green
  • Buangkok Link
  • Buangkok Link
  • Buangkok Green
  • Hougang Ave 4
  • Hougang St 51
  • Hougang St 52
  • Hougang Ave 8
  • Hougang Ave 4
  • Hougang Central
  • Upp Serangoon Rd
  • Serangoon Ave 2
  • Serangoon Int
Service 101 at a glance. Click for larger image.

Service 101 at a glance. Click for larger image.

Operator History:

  • 1989 – 2001: Singapore Bus Service Ltd
  • 2001– Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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

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History:

  • 2004 (15 Feb): Introduced as Service 101 between Serangoon and Buangkok Cres (Loop), replacing Feeder 328 due to the closure of Hougang South Int
  • 2005 (14 Aug): Amended to loop at Buangkok Link.
  • 2011 (03 Sep): Amended to Serangoon Ave 2 instead of Serangoon Central with the opening of the new Serangoon Int.
  • 2011 (03 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2015 (Dec): Bus Service Reliability Framework (BSRF) implemented for trial till Aug 2016

Past Routings:

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External Links & References:

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