Operations of SBS Transit Premium 539 will be transferred to Commute Solutions with changes in timings and routing from 26 Sep 2016.
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SBS Transit Premium 539 is a Premium service operated by SBS Transit from Pasir Ris Drive 4 to Fullerton Road. The route passes through Pasir Ris Street 21, Pasir Ris Drive 1, TPE, ECP and Robinson Road, operating two trips in the morning.
|Route||Pasir Ris Drive 4 (opp Blk 216) → Fullerton Road (Fullerton Sq)
|Passes Through||Pasir Ris St 21, Dr 1, TPE, ECP, Robinson Rd|
|Current Operator||SBS Transit|
|Current Depot||Bedok North Bus Depot (BNDEP)
Braddell Bus Park (BRBP)
|Current Fleet||Volvo B9TL
|Shifts||Weekdays: 2AM (2 buses)|
|Departure Times from T1||0735 – 0745 (Weekdays)|
2007 (16 Jul): Introduced as a Premium Service from Pasir Ris Drive 4 → Fullerton Rd, with one trip departing at 0745hrs. Charges a flat fare of $3.00
2008 (21 Jul): Fare revised to $3.60
2009 (01 Apr): Fare temporarily lowered to $3.40
2010 (01 Jul): Fare reinstated to $3.60
2011 (25 Apr): Second departure introduced at 0735hrs
2011 (08 Nov): Fare increased to $3.80
2013 (29 Dec): Express sector diverted to Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE) from ECP.
2014 (04 Aug): Fare revised to $4.50
2014 (28 Sep): Route Amendments in Marina South Area; Express sector amended to Maxwell Road after MCE instead of Prince Edward Rd.
Premium 539 serves housing estates around Pasir Ris Neighborhoods 1, 2, 4 and 5 in Pasir Ris East with bus connections to the CBD, eliminating the hassle of transferring between different modes of transport. It is popular with residents of Pasir Ris who would otherwise rely on a long MRT ride to reach the city. Alongside Premium 538, it is one of two SBS Transit Premium services from Pasir Ris.
Due to unknown restrictions, Premium 539 does not ply a shorter express sector via KPE, but travels along TPE, ECP and MCE instead.
Two trips are operated in the mornings, departing Pasir Ris Drive 4 (opp Blk 216) at 7:35am and 7:45am on weekdays.
Operating Days: Weekdays only. Does not operate on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.
Fare: Flat fare of $4.50. Transfer rebates & concessionary travel are not applicable.
Fleet: Premium 539 operates on Volvo B9TL CDGEs and Volvo B10TLs, running under crossover trips from Service 12 and 88 respectively.
Pasir Ris Drive 4 (Bus stop opposite Blk 216)
Pasir Ris Street 21 (Bus stop outside Blk 242)
Pasir Ris Street 21 (Bus stop opposite Blk 204)
Pasir Ris Drive 2 (non-stop)
Pasir Ris Drive 1 (Bus stop outside Blk 197)
Pasir Ris Drive 1 (Bus stop outside Blk 104)
Pasir Ris Drive 1 (Bus stop outside Blk 115)
Pasir Ris Drive 1 (Bus stop outside Blk 541)
Pasir Ris Drive 1 (Bus stop after Pasir Ris Central)
Pasir Ris Drive 8 (Express)
Maxwell Rd (Express)
Robinson Road (Bus stop after Capital Tower)
Robinson Road (Bus stop opposite The Ogilvy Centre)
Robinson Road (Bus stop opposite AIA Tower)
Fullerton Road (Bus stop outside Fullerton Square)
Premium 539 at a glance. MCE amendment is not reflected.
2007 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2016.
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