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Loyang Bus Depot is a new bus depot near Loyang Avenue and Pasir Ris Drive 3. Completed in June 2015, the depot is currently occupied by the Go-Ahead Group under the Government Contracting Model, as the successful tenderer of the Loyang Bus Package.
^ Loyang Bus Depot in September 2015, noise barriers yet to be installed.
|Name||Loyang Bus Depot|
|Address||2 Loyang Way, Singapore 508776|
Go-Ahead Group (from 11 Dec 2015)
|GCM Route Package||Loyang Bus Package|
|Type||Major bus depot|
|Catchment||SBST: Pasir Ris, Tampines
GCM: Pasir Ris, Punggol, Changi Business Park
Loyang Bus Depot is the second bus depot (after Bulim Depot) that LTA developed and funded, as part of the review of the enhanced structural assistance that the Government is providing the bus industry, as announced in Committee of Supply (COS) 2012. The depot is intended to accommodate additional buses that are being introduced over the years, as the overall bus capacity increases under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
Contract RD259 for the design and construction of Loyang Depot was awarded to Huationg Contractor Pte Ltd for S$61,180,195.15. When completed by December 2015, the new bus depot will accommodate about 500 buses and be equipped with facilities for daily bus operations, bus repair/ maintenance and a rest area for bus drivers.
SBS Transit use
As of Mar 2015, the depot is used for parking of newly delivered and unregistered SBS Transit Mercedes-Benz Citaros for Bedok North Depot.
The parking area has portable toilet and a container SBS Transit office. The parking area is divided to various zones from Zone A to Zone J for various bus services.
Under the Government Contracting Model, operations of this bus depot have been transferred to a new operator, the Go-Ahead Group, who won the tender in operating the Loyang Bus Package. The newly completed depot was handed over to the Go-Ahead Group on 11 December 2015, allowing sufficient time for the operator to build up its resources, such as recruitment and training of bus captains and technicians, for a smooth transition.
- Jun 2015 – Dec 2015: SBS Transit Ltd
- Dec 2015 — : Go-Ahead Group
Government Contracting Model (GCM)
Under the GCM, Loyang Bus Depot will be bundled together with 25 bus routes as part of the Loyang Bus Package. These routes would operate mainly from Pasir Ris & Punggol Bus Interchanges, with the Depot handling the operations of all buses operating on these routes.
The Depot will take in an initial number of around 400 buses (leased to the successful tenderer) in 2016, before growing to about 500 buses in 2021, in tandem with expected ridership growth and the development of Pasir Ris & Punggol New Town.
Allocated bus services are:
|Service||Destination 1||Destination 2||Type||Description|
|2||Changi Village||New Bridge Road||Trunk|
|6||Pasir Ris||↺ Loyang Way||Trunk|
|12||Pasir Ris||New Bridge Road||Trunk|
|15||Pasir Ris||↺ Marine Parade||Trunk|
|17||Pasir Ris||↺ Bedok||Trunk|
|34||Punggol||↺ Changi Airport||Trunk|
|36||Changi Airport||↺ Tomlimson Road||Trunk|
|43||Punggol||Upper East Coast||Trunk|
|47||Changi Business Park||↺ Amber Road||Trunk|
|62||Punggol||↺ Sims Way||Trunk|
|82||Punggol||↺ Serangoon Central||Trunk|
|84||Punggol||↺ Punggol Rd (End)||Trunk|
|118||Punggol||Changi Business Park||Trunk|
|119||Punggol||↺ Hougang St 21||Trunk|
|136||Punggol||Ang Mo Kio||Trunk|
|354||Pasir Ris||↺ Jln Loyang Besar||Feeder|
|358||Pasir Ris||↺ Pasir Ris Dr 4 / 10||TownLink|
|359||Pasir Ris||↺ Pasir Ris St 11 / 71||TownLink|
|382G/W||Punggol||↺ Sumang Walk||Feeder|
|386||Punggol||↺ Punggol East||Feeder|
|403||Pasir Ris||↺ Pasir Ris Rd||Feeder|
|518||Pasir Ris||↺ Bayfront Ave||Express|
External Links & References:
- new loyang bus depot to support bus fleet expansion under bsep – LTA
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