SBS Transit Bus Service 116

SBS Transit Bus Service 116 is a residential trunk route from Hougang Central Int and looping at Serangoon, passing through Hougang Avenue 4 and 9, Serangoon North Avenue 4 and Yio Chu Kang Road. This is also the third route to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).


^ SBST Mercedes-Benz Citaro (SBS6548Z) – Service 116, with advert wrap for LTA: Color Your Buses

Route Information
Route Hougang Central Bus Interchange ↺ Serangoon Central (Loop)  WAB_logo_20px
Passes Through Hougang Ave 4 / 9, Serangoon Nth Ave 4 and Yio Chu Kang Rd
Route Length 13.0km
Travelling Time 50mins
Operator Information
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Hougang Bus Depot (HGDEP)
Current Fleet Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Departure Times from T1 0545 – 2330 (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 10 – 12 mins
0831-1659: 10 – 15 mins
1700-1930: 10 – 15 mins
After 1930: 12 – 15 mins
LTA-SBST Joing News Release

LTA-SBST Joint News Release

Route History

Service 116 is the third bus service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP). For more information on the BSEP, click on the link to a separate article. It is also the first new BSEP service introduced under SBS Transit.

The inter-town service improves on existing bus connections between Serangoon, Serangoon North and Hougang, complimenting existing Services 72 and 315 and providing more travel options for local residents.

“From Sunday, 18 November 2012, a new bus route – Service 116 – will be launched to provide commuters with better connectivity between Serangoon Central and Hougang Central. The new loop service will enhance connectivity for residents staying between these two housing estates, providing convenient access to key amenities such as the Hougang Polyclinic, Hougang 1, nex, schools, Serangoon and Hougang MRT stations and their town centres.”

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

Fleet: Service 116′s fleet comprises of  Mercedes-Benz Citaros under the BSEP scheme.

Route Information:

Loop Service
  • Hougang Central Int
  • Hougang Central
  • Hougang Ave 4
  • Hougang Ave 9
  • Serangoon North Ave 4
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
  • Yio Chu Kang Rd
  • Yio Chu Kang Link
  • Serangoon Central
  • Upp Serangoon Rd
  • Boundary Rd
  • Yio Chu Kang Link
  • Yio Chu Kang Rd
  • Ang Mo Kio Ave 3
  • Serangoon North Ave 4
  • Hougang Ave 9
  • Hougang Ave 4
  • Hougang Central
  • Hougang Central Int
Service 116 at a glance

Service 116 at a glance

Operator History:

  • 2013 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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

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History:

Past Routings:

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Gallery:

BSEP Promotional Hanger for Service 116

BSEP Promotional Hanger for Service 116

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External Links:

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4 thoughts on “SBS Transit Bus Service 116

  1. Besides the Mercedes Citaro Fleet, and it’s history of previous deployments, it is also found deployed on the vovlo b10m, reusing the plates used in its previous use.

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