Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot is a bus depot under SBS Transit’s East District. Located at Ang Mo Kio Industrial Park 3 near Yio Chu Kang Stadium, it serves as a parking and maintenance facility for bus operations mainly around Bishan, Ang Mo Kio, as well as Balestier and Shenton Way. This depot should not be confused with SMRT’s Ang Mo Kio Depot.
|Name||Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot / 宏茂桥巴士车厂|
|Address||15 Ang Mo Kio Street 63, Singapore 569117|
|Type||Major bus depot / open-air|
|Catchment||Bishan, Ang Mo Kio, St. Michael’s, Shenton Way|
|Sub-depots||Braddell Bus Park|
Ang Mo Kio Depot began operations in 1978 under Singapore Bus Services (SBS), and has been in operation ever since, as one of the oldest bus depots around. A major bus depot serving the east of Singapore, it provides maintenance and refueling works for buses in the area. It is commonly referred to as AMDEP.
SBS Transit’s Bus Operation Control Center (BOCC) is located at AMDEP, which oversees all SBS Transit East District operations, covering Bedok North Depot, Changi Bus Park and Braddel Bus Park.
AMDEP also functions as the terminating point for Services 45, 128, 265 and 268. Buses are interchangeable with Braddell Bus Park.
Ang Mo Kio Depot currently houses the following models of buses:
- Volvo B10M Mark IV
- Scania K230UB
- Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
- Scania K310UD
- Volvo B9TL
- Volvo B10TL
- Volvo Olympian
A depot fire on 10 March 1999 resulted in the loss of several buses, among them being SBS456U, SBS7195B and SBS9013E. Exact details are unknown.
On 07 March 2010 (~3:30am), six buses were burnt down in a depot fire which started within the bus park. These buses were SBS7440T, SBS9163E, SBS9174Z, SBS9188J, SBS9619H and SBS9888Y, all of which were written off after the incident. The incident marked the first loss of a Volvo B9TL and the Volvo B10TL Demonstrator.
|45||Upper East Coast|
|128||Shenton Way||Peak hour unidirectional|
|265||↺ Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10||Townlink|
|268||↺ Ang Mo Kio Avenue 5||Townlink|
No passenger boarding and alighting is allowed at Ang Mo Kio Depot.
View from AMK St 62 #1
View from AMK St 62 #2
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