SBS Transit Bus Service 124

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SBS Transit Bus Service 124 is a trunk route between St Michael’s Ter and HarbourFront Int, passing through Moulmein, Newton, Orchard, Dhoby Ghaut, Clarke Quay, Outram Park, Telok Blangah Way and Telok Blangah Heights.
^ SBST Scania K230UB (SBS8399Z) – Service 124

Route Information
Route Saint Michael’s Bus Terminal ↔ HarbourFront Bus Interchange 
Passes Through Moulmein, Orchard, Dhoby Ghaut, Chinatown, Kampong Bahru Rd, Telok Blangah Way, Telok Blangah Heights
Route Length 18.6km (D1) | 17.6km (D2)
Travelling Time 85mins
Operator Information
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Braddell Bus Park (BRBP)
Current Fleet Scania K230UB
Departure Times from T1 0530 – 0000 (Daily)
Departure Times from T2 0530 – 0000 (Daily)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
0630-0830: 08 – 10 mins
0831-1659: 10 – 13 mins
1700-1930: 10 – 13 mins
After 1930: 11 – 15 mins
0630-0830: 09 – 12 mins
0831-1659: 08 – 13 mins
1700-1930: 10 – 12 mins
After 1930: 11 – 12 mins

Route History

Service 124 primarily serves the residents of St. Michael’s Estate, Telok Blangah Heights and Telok Blangah Way with bus connections to the City areas of Novena, Orchard, Dhoby Ghaut, Clarke Quay and Chinatown. As large proportions of its route serves the City areas, this route also offers various point to point connections within the City.

This service serves several bus stops in St. Michael’s Estate both times in a different directions, i.e. towards HarbourFront Int and towards St. Michael’s Ter. Red and white service plates are used to distinguish the direction of travel in addition to Electronic Display Signages (EDS) on buses. Red plate indicates buses for HarbourFront; white plate indicates buses for St. Michael’s Ter.

Formerly a loop service, 124 was extended to HarbourFront Interchange to improve transport connectivity for residents of Telok Blangah Heights.

This service will be affected by the Orchard Road Pedestrian Night bus diversions on the first Saturday night of every month from Oct 2014 – Mar 2015.

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

Fleet: Service 124′s fleet comprises a full fleet of Scania K230UB buses.

Route Information:

Direction 1 Direction 2
  • St. Michael’s Ter
  • Whampoa Rd
  • Jln Bahagia
  • Kim Keat Rd
  • Balestier Rd
  • Moulmein Rd
  • Newton Rd
  • Scotts Rd
  • Orchard Rd
  • Bras Basah Rd
  • North Bridge Rd
  • South Bridge Rd
  • Upp Cross St
  • New Bridge Rd
  • Kg Bahru Rd
  • Lower Delta Rd
  • Telok Blangah Way
  • Henderson Rd
  • Telok Blangah Heights
  • Telok Blangah St 31
  • Telok Blangah Drive
  • Henderson Rd
  • Telok Blangah Rd
  • Seah Im Road
  • HarbourFront Int
  • HarbourFront Int
  • Seah Im Road
  • Telok Blangah Rd
  • Henderson Rd
  • Telok Blangah Dr
  • Telok Blangah St 31
  • Telok Blangah Heights
  • Henderson Rd
  • Telok Blangah Way
  • Lower Delta Rd
  • Kg Bahru Rd
  • Eu Tong Sen St
  • Hill St
  • Stamford Rd
  • Orchard Rd
  • Penang Rd
  • Somerset Rd
  • Orchard Turn
  • Scotts Rd
  • Newton Rd
  • Moulmein Rd
  • Balestier Rd
  • Whampoa Dr
  • Jln Bahagia
  • St. Michael’s Ter

Operator History:

  • 1971 – 1973: Amalgamated Bus Company Pte Ltd
  • 1973 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services 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:

  • 1971 (11 Apr): Introduced between St. Michael’s Est and Kampong Bahru Rd/Keppel Rd, operated by Amalgamated Bus Company 
  • 1976: Extended to loop at Telok Blangah Rise
  • 1985: Amended to St. Michael’s Ter
  • 1993 (04 Apr): Amended to ply Moulmein Rd, Newton Rd and extended to Bukit Merah Interchange via Henderson Rd with the amendment of Service 123.
  • 2003 (23 Nov): Amended to loop at Telok Blangah Dr
  • 2006 (29 Oct): Calls at Orchard Stn bus stop along Orchard Turn instead of Orchard Blvd
  • 2012 (25 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2013 (21 Apr): Extended to HarbourFront Interchange, no longer calls at Telok Blangah Street 32. Converted from loop service to bidirectional routing. Shortworking trip 124A and morning special departures from Telok Blangah Heights (Blk 50) withdrawn on the same day.

Past Routings:

  • Refer to this article
  • 2013: Amended to present routing. No significant route changes since 2013.

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External Links:

  • TransitLink E-Guide
  • SGWiki – Buses

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One thought on “SBS Transit Bus Service 124

  1. I saw a Mercedes-benz citaro on sv 124 heading towards harbourfront at July 8 2015 at 3:01pm.that citaro number is sbs6079k

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