SMRT Service 825 / Premium 529


Premium 529 will be withdrawn after 31 Dec 2016.

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SMRT Bus Service 825 and Premium Service 529 are both Lentor Estate shuttle services between Yio Chu Kang Int and the private estates around Lentor. Both services ply the same route, but operate at different times. They are operated by SMRT’s charter subsidary Busplus.

^ SMRT Mitsubishi Rosa (PA1848U) – Service 825

Route Information
Service SMRT Service 825 SMRT Premium 529
Route Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange ↺ Lentor Loop
Passes Through Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6
Route Length 5.7km
Travelling Time 22mins
Operator Information
Current Operator Busplus (subsidiary of SMRT Buses)
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Current Fleet Mitsubishi Fuso Rosa
Departure Times from T1 Service 825:
0630 – 2045

Saturdays: 0630 – 1425
Premium 529:
1500 – 2000
Frequency Loop Service Loop Service
0630-0830: 08 – 11 mins
0831-1659: 10 – 20 mins
1700-1930: 09 – 13 mins
After 1930: 09 – 10 mins
0630-0830: —
0831-1659: 25 mins
1700-1930: 25 mins
After 1930: 25 mins

Route History

Service 529 and 825 both serve Lentor Estate residents with connections to Yio Chu Kang MRT, but charge different fares based on different operating hours. While 825 operates on regular weekdays and Saturday mornings, 529 operates on Saturday afternoons and charges higher fares.

Fare: Service 825 charges trunk fares under the distance-based fare scheme, as shown in the Fare Table. Premium 529 charges a flat fare of $2.70 per ride.

Fleet: Service 529/825′s fleet comprises of Mitsubishi Fuso Rosas from Busplus. SMRT buses may be used on very rare occasions.

Route Information:

Service 529 / 825 – Loop Service (via Lentor Loop)
Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
– Yio Chu Kang Int
Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
– Castle Green

Yio Chu Kang Rd
– Seasons Pk

Lentor Dr
– Thomson Gr

Lentor Loop
– Aft Florissa Pk

Lentor Rd
– Opp Fudu Walk P/G

Lentor Loop (Express)

Lentor St (Express)

Lentor Cres (Express)

Lentor St (Express)

Lentor Loop
– Aft Lentor St
– Bef Bullion Pk
– Countryside Gdn P/G
– Aft Lentor Gr

Lentor Dr
– Opp Thomson Gr

Yio Chu Kang Rd
– Opp Seasons Pk

Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
– Opp Castle Grn
– Yio Chu Kang Stn

Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
– Yio Chu Kang Int

Operator History:

1988 – 2004: Trans-Island Bus Services Ltd

2004 – Present: SMRT Buses Ltd

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



1990s: Introduced between  Springleaf Garden and Yio Chu Kang (loop)

1995: Amended to start from Yio Chu Kang Ter

1996/7: Shortened to Lentor Estate

2007 (12 Mar): Extended to ply Lentor Way and Lentor Vale

??: Fare revision for Premium 529 from $2.20 to $2.70

Past Routings:

Refer to this article

2007: Amended to present routing. No significant route changes since 2007.


External Links:

TransitLink E-Guide – Premium 529

TransitLink E-Guide – Service 825

SGWiki – Buses

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