SMRT Bus Parallel Service BPS1

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SMRT Bus Parallel Service BPS1 is a unidirectional weekday peak hours trunk service from Segar Road to Choa Chu Kang Interchange, via Jelapang, Senja and KJE in the morning and vice versa in the evening from Lot 1 Shoppers’ Mall, supplementing the Bukit Panjang LRT during peak hours.

Route Information
Route [AM] Segar Road (Opp Blk 484) → Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange
[PM]
 Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 (Lot 1 Shoppers’ Mall) → Segar Road (Blk 484)
Passes Through Jelapang, Senja, KJE
Route Length AM: 5.1km | PM: 4.9km
Travelling Time 25mins
Operator Information
Current Operator SMRT Buses
Current Depot Kranji Bus Depot (KJDEP)
Current Fleet MAN NL323F
Departure Times 0630 – 0830 (Weekdays) from Segar Rd
1800 – 1930 (Weekdays) from Lot 1 Shoppers’ Mall
Frequency Unidirectional Route
0630-0830: 20 mins
0831-1659: –
1700-1930: –
After 1930: –

History:

  • 2011 (25 Oct): Introduced from Segar Road to Choa Chu Kang Interchange as a unidirectional AM peak hour route
  • 2015 (21 Sep): Enhanced to operate during Weekdays PM Peak, in reverse direction from Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 (Lot 1 Shoppers’ Mall) to Segar Rd.

Service BPS1 is a uni-directional LRT supplementary bus service that offers commuters an additional travel option from Bukit Panjang to Choa Chu Kang Interchange during morning peak hours on weekdays, and vice versa during evening peak hours. During PM Peak, the service starts from Lot 1 Shoppers’ Mall, outside Choa Chu Kang Int instead of from Choa Chu Kang Int.

BPS1 was introduced as a measure to reduce peak hour crowding on the Bukit Panjang LRT network by providing an alternative travel route for residents at Segar, Jelapang and Senja to Choa Chu Kang Interchange and subsequently vice versa from 21 Sep 2015.

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

Fleet: Service BPS1′s fleet comprises of two MAN A22s operating on the S1 timetable.

Route Information:

Direction 1 (AM Peak)
Direction 2 (PM Peak)
  • Segar Rd
    – Opp Blk 484
  • Bukit Panjang Ring Rd
    – Opp Jelapang Stn
    – Blk 537A CP
  • Senja Rd
    – West View Pri Sch
    Senja Way (Express)
    Woodlands Rd (Express)
    KJE (Express)
    Choa Chu Kang Dr (Express)
  • Choa Chu Kang Ave 4
    – Opp Choa Chu Kang Stn
  • Choa Chu Kang Loop
    – Choa Chu Kang Int
  • Choa Chu Kang Ave 4
    – Lot 1 Shoppers’ Mall
    Choa Chu Kang Dr (Express)
    KJE (Express)
    Woodlands Rd (Express)
    Senja Way (Express)
  • Senja Rd
    – Blk 610
  • Bukit Panjang Ring Rd
    – Blk 617
  • Segar Rd
    – Blk 484

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External Links & References:

  • TransitLinkE-Guide

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