Bukit Merah Bus Interchange is located at Bukit Merah Central and serves the residential estates around Bukit Merah. Nearby facilities include small industrial buildings, a polyclinic and a library. This is one of the few bus interchanges that does not serve an MRT station.
Name: Bukit Merah Bus Interchange | 红山巴士转换站
Service area: Bukit Merah Estate, Bukit Purmei, Telok Blangah
Address: 3591 Bukit Merah Central, Singapore 159840
Principal operator: SBS Transit
MRT Station: –
Berths: 6 sawtooth, 2 alighting
Bus services: 12 (SBS Transit), 3 (SMRT)
Bukit Merah Bus Interchange commenced operations on 14 February 1981. Today, little has changed since its opening over 20 years ago, with no major renovations apart from re-roofing works in 2014 and the interchange layout largely similar.An overhead bridge over Bukit Merah Central was added after its opening.
General refurbishment works at the bus interchange were undertaken in 2013 to 2014. Contract VT360 was awarded to JS Metal Pte. Ltd. for Addition & Alteration Works, at a sum of S$1,183,200.00.
- Interchange offices (SBST + SMRT)
- Drivers lounge
- NTWU Canteen
- Boarding and alighting berths
- Information board & Bus arrival display
- Guide rack
An overhead bridge connects the interchange to Bukit Merah Town Centre across the road.
|131M||B5||↺ Bukit Purmei Avenue|
|272||B5||↺ Telok Blangah Rise|
|273||B2||↺ Telok Blangah Drive|
|B1||123, 139, 153|
|B2||176, 198, 273|
|B3||16, 167, 851|
|B5||131, 131M, 272|
|B6||5, 57, 132|
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