SBS Transit Service 174e

SBS Transit Service 174e is a Fast Forward variant of Service 174, plying between Boon Lay and New Bridge Road. It passes through Boon Lay Avenue, Bukit Batok, Tanglin, Orchard, Dhoby Ghaut, Clarke Quay, Chin Swee Road and Outram Road.

SBST Volvo B9TL Wright (SBS7526E) – FFW 174e

Route Information
Route AM Peak: Boon Lay Bus Interchange → New Bridge Road Bus Terminal WAB_logo_20px
PM Peak: New Bridge Road Bus Terminal → Boon Lay Bus Interchange WAB_logo_20px
Passes Through Boon Lay Ave, Bukit Batok, Tanglin, Orchard, Dhoby Ghaut, Clarke Quay, Chin Swee Rd, Outram Rd
Route Length 28.1km (D1) | 27.7km (D2)
Travelling Time 90mins
Operator Information
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Soon Lee Bus Park (SLBP)
Current Fleet Scania K230UB
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Shifts Weekdays: 5S
Departure Times from T1 0652 – 0704 (Weekdays, Five trips)
Departure Times from T2 1751 – 1845 (Weekdays, Five trips)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
0630-0830: 13 mins 1700-1930: 13 – 14 mins
SBST Release Poster

SBST Release Poster

Route history:

  • 2005 (28 Mar): Introduced between Boon Lay Int and North Bridge Road to provide a faster travel between places where there is a high demand by calling at fewer stops.
  • 2006 (20 Nov): Extended to New Bridge Road Ter, observing same route as Service 174.
  • 2011 (01 Aug): Calls at an additional bus stop at Clarke Quay Stn along Eu Tong Sen St.
  • 2015 (28 Sep): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)

Service 174e was introduced as a Fast-Forward variant of Service 174. The service benefits resident of Jurong West and Bukit Batok with  for commuters to get to their workplace more quickly than its parent route during the peak hours. It also charges express fares.

The route skips selected stops throughout its route in both directions. Its express sector between Jalan Jurong Kechil and Napier Road is highly flexible, with buses able to ply the PIE, Dunearn/Bukit Timah Road or Holland Road. The Holland Road option is preferred during school vacation periods when Clementi Road has substantially less traffic.

Route Variants: 

Fare: Charges express fares. See Fare Table.

Fleet: Service 174e′s fleet comprises of Scania K230UBs and Mercedes-Benz Citaros, operating as crossovers from Service 174. Double-deck buses make an occasional appearance.

Route Information:

Direction 1 Direction 2
  • Boon Lay Int
  • Jln Boon Lay
  • Boon Lay Ave
  • Bt Batok West Ave 3
  • Bt Batok Central
  • Bt Batok East Ave 3
  • Bt Batok East Ave 6
  • Jln Jurong Kechil
  • Napier Rd
  • Tanglin Rd
  • Orchard Rd
  • Bras Basah Rd
  • North Bridge Rd
  • South Bridge Rd
  • Upp Cross St
  • Chin Swee Rd
  • Outram Rd
  • New Bridge Rd Ter
  • New Bridge Rd Ter
  • Eu Tong Sen St
  • Outram Rd
  • Chin Swee Rd
  • Havelock Rd
  • Eu Tong Sen St
  • Hill St
  • Stamford Rd
  • Orchard Rd
  • Penang Rd
  • Somerset Rd
  • Grange Rd
  • Orchard Blvd
  • Grange Rd
  • Napier Rd
  • Jln Jurong Kechil
  • Bt Batok East Ave 6
  • Bt Batok East Ave 3
  • Bt Batok Central
  • Bt Batok West Ave 3
  • Boon Lay Ave
  • Jln Boon Lay
  • Boon Lay Int
Fast Forward 174e at a glance

Fast Forward 174e at a glance

Operator History:

  • 2005 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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

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References:

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