Staggered Bus Stops

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Staggered bus stops are commonly found in the city, along roads which experience high volumes of vehicular and human traffic. They help disperse traffic by grouping bus services which are heading towards a similar general direction. By separating route groups and allocating separate bus stops for each group, commuters can be spread out into different bus stops while still having multiple bus services to their destinations.

Not all services are staggered. Services like Fast-Forwards, Chinatown Directs, Nite Owls and Nightriders do not stagger their stops. Sometimes, regular bus routes call at staggered stops not allocated to their route group because they are unable to call at the subsequent stop (Hill Street has a number of cases).

Section A: Staggered bus stops along long stretches of road

A1: Bus Stops along Eu Tong Sen St, Hill St & Victoria St (Eastbound)

S/N Bus Stop Services Description
Eu Tong Sen Street1, Hill Street2 & Victoria Street3 (Eastbound)
1 10017 Aft Hosp Dr1 2, 12, 54, 120, 121, 167, 174, 174e, 190, 196, CTs All services originating from New Bridge Road Ter and services turning right to Cantonment Rd
2 10018 Bef Outram Rd1 61, 124, 143, 147, 166, 197, 961 Remaining services from Kg Bahru Rd
3 05012 Pearl’s Ctr1 54, 124, 143, 147, 166, 190, 851, 970, CTs
4 05013 People’s Pk Cplx1 2, 12, 33, 61, 63, 80, 143, 197, 961, 970, CTs 970 turns right into Upp Pickering St, unable to call at next stop
5 05022 People’s Pk Ctr1 54, 124, 145, 147, 166, 190, 851
6 05023 Opp Hong Lim Pk1 2, 12, 33, 51, 61, 63, 80, 174, 174e, 197, 961, CT28
7 04222 Clarke Quay Stn1 2, 12, 33, 51, 54, 61, 63, 80, 124, 145, 147, 166, 174, 174e, 190, 197, 851, 961, All Nite Owls + NightRiders All services call at this stop
8 04223 Old Hill St Police Stn2 124, 145, 147, 166, 174, 174e, 190, 851
9 04142 Armenian Ch2 2, 12, 32, 33, 51, 61, 63, 80, 197
10 04143 Stamford Ct2 124, 147, 166, 174, 174e, 190 Services turning left to Stamford Rd only
11 04151 Cath of The Good Shepherd3 130, 133, 145, 197, 851, 960
12 01012 Hotel Grand Pacific3 2, 7, 12, 32, 33, 51, 61, 63, 80, 175, NR7
13 01013 St. Joseph’s Ch3 130, 133, 145, 197, 851, 960, NR7
14 01112 Opp Bugis Junction3 7, 12, 63, 80, 175, 197, 851, 960, 980, NR7
15 01113 Bugis Stn3 2, 32, 33, 51, 61, 130, 133, 145, NR7

A2: Bus Stops along Orchard Rd & Bras Basah Rd (Eastbound)

S/N Bus Stop Services Description
Orchard Road & Bras Basah Road (Eastbound)
between Scotts Rd and Nicoll Highway
1 09047 Tang Plaza 36, 77, 124, 128, 143, 162/M, 167, 171, 174/e, 190, 518/A, 700/A, 971E, 972, NR6, NR7 Most services from Scotts Rd, excluding NRs
2 09048 Lucky Plaza 7, 14/e, 16, 65, 106, 111, 123, 175, 502/A, All Nite Owls, NR6, NR7 Most services from Paterson Rd and Orchard Rd
3 09037 Opp Mandarin Orchard 36, 77, 124, 128, 143, 162/M, 167, 171, 174/e, 190, 518/A, 700/A, 971E, 972, NR6, NR7
4 09038 Midpoint Orchard 7, 14/e, 16, 65, 106, 111, 123, 175, 502/A, All Nite Owls, NR6, NR7
5 08137 Orchard Plaza 123, 143, NR6, NR7 123, 143 turn right into Penang Lane
6 08138 Concorde Hotel S’pore 7, 14/e, 16, 36, 65, 77, 106, 111, 124, 128, 162/M, 167, 171, 174/e, 175, 190, 502/A, 518/A, 700/A, 971E, 972, All Nite Owls, NR6, NR7 All remaining services plying Orchard Road (heading to Dhoby Ghaut Stn)
7 08057 Dhoby Ghaut Stn 7, 14/e, 16, 36, 77, 106, 111, 124, 128, 162/M, 167, 171, 174/e, 175, 190, 502/A, 518/A, 700/A, 850E, 951E, 971E, 972, All Nite Owls, NR6, NR7 Services heading for Bras Basah Road (Straight ahead)
8 08058 MacDonald Hse 64, 65, 139, NR6, NR7 Services heading for Prinsep Street (Left turn)
9 08069 Rendezvous Grand Hotel 7, 14/e, 16, 36, 77, 106, 111, 124, 128, 162/M, 167, 171, 174/e, 175, 190, 502/A,518/A, 700/A, 850E, 951E, NR7 Mix of services going straight and turning at subsequent junctions
10 04189 Manulife Ctr 131, 147, 166, 857 131, 147, 166 turning right at subsequent junctions
11 04179 NTUC Income Ctr 7, 14/e, 16, 36, 77, 106, 111, 128, 131, 162/M, 167, 171, 175, 502/A, 518/A, 700/A, 850E, 857, 951E, NR7
12 02049 Raffles Hotel 14/e, 16, 36, 77, 106, 111, 128, 130, 131, 133, 162/M, 167, 171, 502/A, 518/A, 700/A, 850E, 857, 951E, 960

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Section B: Single Pair of Staggered bus stops

Within the City:

B1: Anson Road (Eastbound)

S/N Bus Stop Services Description
1 03222 Hub Synergy Pt 10, 10e, 70, 75, 97/e, 100, 106, 107, 128, 130, 133, 162, 196/e, 400, 402, 513, 850E, 868, 951E, 982E Services continuing straight to Robinson Road
2 03223 Intl Plaza 57, 131, 167, 186, 700, 970, 971E Services turning left into Cecil Street
3 03241 Mapletree Anson City Directs City Directs Services only

B2: Shenton Way (Westbound)

1 03217 Opp Temasek Twr 10, 10e, 57, 97, 97e, 100, 131, 502, 971E, 982E Services continuing towards Keppel Road/AYE (971E turning right to Palmer Rd)
2 03218 Opp MAS Bldg 70, 75, 106, 107, 128, 130, 133, 162, 167, 186, 196, 196e, 400, 402, 513, 700, 850E, 951E, 970 Services terminating at Shenton Way Ter, or continuing to Cantonment Road

B3: Scotts Road (Northbound)

1 09212 Royal Plaza On Scotts 5, 54, 124, 128, 143, 162, 162M, 167, 171, 700, 700A, NR1, NR2, NR3 Services continuing straight onto Scotts Road (excluding NR2, 3)
2 09213 Thong Teck Bldg 105, 132, 190, 971E, 972, NR2, NR3 Services turning left into Stevens Road

B4: North Bridge Road (Southbound, outside City Hall Stn)

1 04167 St. Andrew’s Cath 61, 124, 145, 166, 174, 174e, 197, 1N – 6N, NR1, NR2, NR5-NR8
2 04168 Opp Peninsula Plaza 32, 51, 63, 80, 195, 851, 961

B5: South Bridge Road (Southbound)

1 05189 Opp Sri Mariamman Tp 61, 166, 197 Services continuing towards Neil Road (right)
2 05269 Maxwell Rd FC 80, 145 Services continuing towards Tanjong Pagar Road (left)

B6: Bencoolen Street (Southbound)

1 07517 Opp Burlington Sq 64, 65, 131, 139, 147, 166, 857 Services continuing to Bras Basah
2 07518 Fortune Ctr 56, 980 Services turning left to Middle Road

B7: River Valley Road (Eastbound)

1 13062 Mutiara View 32, 139, 970 Services continuing straight to River Valley Road / turning right to Kim Seng Road
2 13063 Mutiara Crest 14, 65 Services turning left to Hoot Kiam Road

B8: Thomson Road (Eastbound near Novena Station)

1 50037 Novena Ch 5, 54, 143, 162/M, 167 Services turning right to Newton Road
2 50038 Novena Stn 21, 56, 57, 131, 141, 166, 851, 980 Services continuing straight to Thomson Road or turning left to Moulmein Rd

Outside the City:

B9: Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 (Westbound)

1 54247 Blk 322 86, 138, 162, 162M, 169, 853 Services turning right to Ang Mo Kio Ave 6 (except 169)
2 54248 Blk 324 1N, 74/e, 76, 88, 130, 132, 133, 136, 165, 166, 265, 268, 269, CT8 Services heading straight / turning left to Ang Mo Kio Ave 6

B10: Lorong 4 Toa Payoh (Northbound)

1 52251 Chung Hwa Free Clinic 28, 73, 155, 159, 232 Services heading to Braddell Road (Eastbound), except 232
2 52261 Opp Blk 73 88, 157, 163 Services heading to Braddell Road (Westbound)

B11: Lorong 4 Toa Payoh (Southbound)

1 52269 Blk 73 88, 157, 163, 231
2 52259 Opp Chung Hwa Free Clinic 28, 73, 155, 159

B12: Sims Avenue East (Eastbound near Geylang Serai)

1 82032 Blk 416 2, 13, 21, 24, 51, 67, 154, 155, NR7 Regular services plying Sims Avenue East
2 82033 Blk 414 7, 26, 28, 30, NR7 Service 32’s route does not pass by 83062

B13: Sims Avenue East (Eastbound near Kembangan MRT)

1 83062 Kembangan Stn 2, 7, 24, 25, 26, 28, 30, 33, 67, 854 Regular services plying Sims Avenue East
2 83063 The Buddhist Union 32 Service 32’s route does not pass by 83062

B14: Yishun Avenue 2 (Southbound near Yishun MRT)

1 59072 Northpoint Shop Ctr 171, 800, 803, 811, 812, 860 Services terminating at Yishun Int
2 59073 Aft NorthPoint Shop Ctr 169, 804, 806, 856, 858, 859, 965, 969 Some services continuing straight along Yishun Avenue 2

B15: Bukit Panjang Road (Eastbound)

1 44251 Blk 604 75, 171, 176, 177, 184, 187, 190, 700/A, 960, 963/E/R, 970, 972, 975 Trunk routes
2 44041 Opp Blk 183 920, 922 Feeder services

B16: Jelebu Road (Northbound, near BPJ Plaza)

1 44731 Opp Blk 180 176, 971E, 975 First stop for existing services at BPJ Int
2 44631 Opp Bt Panjang Plaza 75, 171, 960, 963/E/R, 970 Services passing through Jelebu Road

B17: Jelebu Road (Southbound, near BPJ Plaza)

1 44639 Bt Panjang Plaza 75, 171, 177, 960, 963, 963E, 963R Services passing through Jelebu Road
2 44739 Blk 180 176, 971E, 975 Terminating stop for existing services at BPJ Int

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Special Cases:

All services plying Robinson Road call at 03111 Aft Capital Twr, but not all services call at the following stop, 03071 Opp The Ogilvy Ctr. The subsequent stop, 03031 Opp AIA Twr, is served by all services continuing to Fullerton Road. This is because there used to be another bus stop in-between 03031 Opp AIA Twr and 03011 Fullerton Sq, which functioned as a staggered bus stop only for services which serves 03071 Opp The Ogilvy Ctr but not 03031 Opp AIA Twr. Whereas another group of services would only serve 03031 Opp AIA Twr and 03011 Fullerton Sq. With the abolishing of that bus stop, all services were then made to serve 03031 Opp AIA Twr.

Along Thomson Road (51071 MacRitchie Reservoir), there are two bus stop bays serving different bus services. Services turning left towards Upper Thomson Road are served by the inner bus bay, whereas services heading straight towards Braddell Road are served by the outer bus bay.

At Jalan Kayu roundabout, 68111 Bef Seletar Camp G shares two bus stops, one for Service 103 and the other for Services 39, 86, 168 and 858 due to road constraints.

The Tampines Expressway (Punggol Road) Bus Interchange transfer bus stop comprises two independent bus stops with bus services separated by destination. Although regarded as a single bus stop, its two bus bay layout resembles a pair of staggered bus stops.

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