SBS Transit Premium 552

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Premium 552 will be operated by Commute Solutions and extended to Nicoll Highway from 03 Jan 2017.

Learn more at our updated article at Land Transport Guru. Click here to continue.


SBS Transit Premium 552 is a Premium service operated by SBS Transit from Tampines Street 45 to Fullerton Road. The route passes through Tampines Street 32, Tampines Avenue 2, ECP and Robinson Road, operating one trip in the morning.

Route Information
Route Tampines Street 45 (Blk 491C) → Fullerton Road (Fullerton Sq)
Passes Through Tampines St 32 / Ave 2, ECP, Robinson Rd
Route Length 27.9km
Travelling Time 57mins
Operator Information
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Changi Bus Park (CGBP)
Current Fleet Volvo B10TL
Shifts Weekdays: 1AM (1 bus)
Departure Times from T1 0745 – 0745 (Weekdays)
Frequency Unidirectional Service

History:

  • 2008 (1 Apr): Introduced as a Premium Service from Tampines St 45 → Fullerton Rd, with one trip departing at 0745hrs. Charges a flat fare of $3.60
  • 2009 (01 Apr): Fare temporarily lowered to $3.40
  • 2010 (01 Jul): Fare reinstated to $3.60
  • 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 552 serves the housing estates of Tampines Neighborhoods 1, 2 3 and 4 with bus connections to the CBD, eliminating the hassle of transferring between different modes of transport. One of three SBS Transit Premium services in Tampines, It provides a more convenient alternative route for residents who would otherwise rely on feeder buses and the MRT to reach the city.

One trip is operated in the mornings, departing Tampines Street 45 (Blk 491C) at 7:45am on weekdays.

Operating Days: Weekdays only. Does not operate on Weekends and Public Holidays.

Fare: Flat fare of $4.50. Transfer rebates & concessionary travel are not applicable.

Fleet: Premium 552 operates on one Volvo B10TL, running under crossover trips from Service 81.

Route Information:

  1. Tampines Street 45 (Bus stop outside Blk 491C)
  2. Tampines Street 45 (Bus stop opposite Blk 489A)
  3. Tampines Street 45 (Bus stop opposite Blk 487B)
  4. Tampines Street 34 (Bus stop outside East Spring Secondary School)
  5. Tampines Street 32 (Bus stop outside Blk 331)
  6. Tampines Street 32 (Bus stop outside Blk 307A)
  7. Tampines Avenue 2 (Bus stop outside Blk 302)
  8. Tampines Avenue 2 (Bus stop outside Blk 285)
  9. Tampines Avenue 2 (Bus stop outside The Holy Trinity Church)
  10. Tampines Avenue 2 (Bus stop outside Blk 101)
    Simei Avenue (Express)
    Xilin Avenue (Express)
    ECP (Express)
    MCE (Express)
    Maxwell Road (Express)
  11. Robinson Road (Bus stop after Capital Tower)
  12. Robinson Road (Bus stop opposite The Ogilvy Centre)
  13. Robinson Road (Bus stop opposite AIA Tower)
  14. Fullerton Road (Bus stop outside Fullerton Square)

Operator History:

  • 2008 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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

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