Premium 585 will be operated by Commute Solutions and extended to Temasek Blvd from 03 Jan 2017.
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SBS Transit Premium 585 is a Premium service operated by SBS Transit from Bedok Reservoir Road to Fullerton Road. The route passes through Kaki Bukit Avenue 1, Still Road, ECP and Robinson Road, operating two trips in the morning.
|Route||Bedok Reservoir Road (Blk 122) → Fullerton Road (Fullerton Sq)|
|Passes Through||Kaki Bukit Ave 1, Still Rd, ECP, Robinson Rd|
|Current Operator||SBS Transit|
|Current Depot||Bedok North Bus Depot (BNDEP)|
|Current Fleet||Volvo B9TL
|Shifts||Weekdays: 2AM (2 buses)|
|Departure Times from T1||0750 – 0800 (Weekdays)|
- 2008 (21 Apr): Introduced as a Premium Service from Bedok Reservoir Rd → Fullerton Rd, with one trip departing at 0800hrs. Charges a flat fare of $3.30
- 2009 (01 Apr): Fare temporarily lowered to $3.10
- 2010 (01 Jul): Fare reinstated to $3.30
- 2011 (28 Aug): Calls at Jalan Damai and Bukit Reservoir Road, skipping stops along Kaki Bukit Ave 1 after the partial closure of Kaki Bukit Avenue 1 for Downtown Line construction works
- 2011 (08 Nov): Fare increased to $3.50
- 2012 (25 Jun): Second trip introduced at 0750hrs
- 2013 (29 Dec): Express sector diverted to Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE) from ECP
- 2014 (04 Aug): Fare revised to $4.20
- 2014 (28 Sep): Route Amendments in Marina South Area; Express sector amended to Maxwell Road after MCE instead of Prince Edward Rd.
Premium 585 serves the public housing areas around Bedok Reservoir and Kaki Bukit with bus connections to the CBD, eliminating the hassle of transferring between different modes of transport. It provides a more convenient alternative route for residents who would otherwise rely on the MRT or other bus routes to reach the city.
In 2014, City Direct 658 was launched between Bedok Reservoir and Shenton Way, which reduced demand on this service as a more affordable alternative.
Two trips are operated in the mornings, departing Bedok Reservoir Road (Blk 122) at 7:50am and 8:00am on weekdays.
Operating Days: Weekdays only. Does not operate on Weekends and Public Holidays.
Fare: Flat fare of $4.20. Transfer rebates & concessionary travel are not applicable.
Fleet: Premium 585 operates on a Volvo B9TL and another double-deck bus, running under crossover trips from Service 94.
- Bedok Reservoir Road (Bus stop outside Blk 122)
- Bedok Reservoir Road (Bus stop outside Blk 133)
- Bedok Reservoir Road (Bus stop outside Christ Church)
- Bedok Reservoir Road (Bus stop outside Blk 608)
- Bedok Reservoir Road (Bus stop outside Blk 140)
- Kaki Bukit Avenue 1 (Bus stop outside Blk 151)
- Kaki Bukit Avenue 1 (Bus stop before Jalan Damai)
- Jalan Damai (Bus stop opposite Blk 668)
- Bedok Reservoir Road (Bus stop opposite Blk 646)
- Jalan Eunos (Bus stop outside Eunos Mansion)
Still Road (Express)
Still Road South (Express)
Maxwell Road (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)
- 2008 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2016.
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