City Direct Service 664 is an AM/PM Peak City Direct service between Tampines East / Simei and the CBD, passing through Tampines St 45, 34, 32, Simei Rd, Simei St 3 and Shenton Way. It is the fourteenth City Direct route introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
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|Route||[AM]: Tampines St 41 (Blk 417) → Marina Blvd (Marina Bay Financial Ctr)
[PM]: Central Blvd (Marina Bay Stn) → Tampines St 41 (Blk 418)
|Passes Through||Tampines St 45, 34, 32, Simei Rd, St 3|
|Current Operator||Aedge Holdings Pte Ltd|
|Current Fleet||Private buses|
|Departure Times from T1||0730 – 0745 (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)|
|Departure Times from T2||1815 – 1830 (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)|
|Frequency||Direction 1||Direction 2|
|0630-0830: 15 mins||1700-1930: 15 mins|
- 2015 (09 Feb): Tender for City Directs 661 to 665 announced; tender closes 09 Mar 2015.
- 2015 (21 Jul): Tender for City Direct 664 awarded to Aedge Holdings Pte Ltd at $5.41 million.
- 2015 (6 Oct): City Direct 664 launched from Tampines East to and fro CBD.
City Direct service 664 provides residents of Tampines East & Simei with greater connectivity to the CBD. The service provides a travel alternative for commuters who relied on the rail network and feeder buses to and from work. The route incorporates an express sector between Simei St 3 and Anson Rd via PIE, KPE & MCE.
This is the fourteenth City Direct service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP), which provides more options for commuters using stretches of the existing rail lines that experience persistently high ridership, while the ongoing rail enhancement measures are being implemented.
In addition to City Direct 664, Premium Service 553, 753 and 531 also ply from Tampines East / Simei to the CBD. These premium services may see a drop in demand, especially for Premium 531 as this service is cheaper and faster to the CBD and vice versa as compared to the various premium services that serve the area.
Fares: Charges regular distance-based express fares. See Bus Fares for exact fares.
|Maximum Card Fares per trip:||$2.52||Free||$0.91||$1.35|
|Maximum Cash Fares per trip:||$3.00||$3.00||$3.00||$3.00|
*PWD (Persons with Disabilities Transport Concession Scheme) – $1.35
*WTCS (Workfare Transport Concession Scheme) – $2.09
Fleet: Service 664’s fleet comprises of private buses operated by Aedge Holdings Pte Ltd.
|Direction 1 (Towards CBD)||Direction 2 (Towards Tampines)|
- 2015 (21 Jul): Tender for City Direct 664 awarded to Aedge Holdings Pte Ltd.
External Links & References:
- City Direct Services 661 to 665 – LTA
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