SBS Transit Bus Service 156 is a trunk service plying between Sengakng Interchange and Clementi Interchange, passing through Buangkok, Yio Chu Kang Road, Lorong Chuan, Bishan, Thomson, Bukit Timah, Sixth Avenue, Ulu Pandan and Clementi Avenue 2.
|Route||Sengkang Bus Interchange ↔ Clementi Bus Interchange|
|Passes Through||Buangkok, Yio Chu Kang Rd, Lorong Chuan, Bishan, Thomson Rd, Whitley Rd (PIE), Bukit Timah, Sixth Ave, Ulu Pandan, Clementi Ave 2|
|Route Length||25.6km (D1) | 26.0km (D2)|
|Current Operator||SBS Transit|
|Current Depot||Hougang Bus Depot (HGDEP)
Bukit Batok Bus Depot (BBDEP)
|Current Fleet||Scania K230UB
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
|Departure Times from T1||0515 – 2330 (Weekdays, Saturdays)
0545 – 2330 (Sundays/PHs)
|Departure Times from T2||0530 – 2330 (Weekdays, Saturdays)
0600 – 2330 (Sundays/PHs)
|Frequency||Direction 1||Direction 2|
|0630-0830: 09 – 17 mins
0831-1659: 09 – 17 mins
1700-1930: 11 – 15 mins
After 1930: 15 – 19 mins
|0630-0830: 11 – 14 mins
0831-1659: 09 – 17 mins
1700-1930: 10 – 14 mins
After 1930: 15 – 17 mins
Service 156 is a residential route connecting the estates of Sengkang, Buangkok, Bishan and Clementi with low-density housing around Bukit Timah and Sixth Avenue. It is also the only SBS Transit service to serve Sixth Avenue, and hence cannot deploy double-decker buses due to height limitations.
- Bishan Road (Opp Bishan Stn) → Sengkang Int
- Yio Chu Kang Road (Opp Blk 139) → Clementi Int
Fare: Charges fares for regular trunk services. See Bus Fares for exact fares.
Fleet: Service 156′s fleet comprises Volvo B10M Mark IV, Scania K320UB and Mercedes-Benz Citaro buses.
|Direction 1||Direction 2|
- 1993 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
- 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2016.
- 1993 (05 Dec): Introduced by SBS between Serangoon Int Clementi Int
- 2001 (19 Jul): Extended to Sengkang (Temp) Int
- 2003 (28 Dec): Amended to air-conditioned Sengkang Integrated Transport Hub (ITH)
- 2006 (29 Oct): Amended to Clementi (Temp) Int
- 2011 (26 Sep): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
- 2011 (26 Nov): Amended to air-conditioned Clementi Integrated Transport Hub (ITH)
- 2015 (27 Dec): Calls at a new bus stop along Dunearn Rd (42019 Opp Sixth Ave Stn)
- Refer to this article
- 1993: Amended to present routing. No significant route changes since 1993.
- TransitLink E-Guide
- SGWiki – Buses
Back to Bus Services
Back to Bus Articles