SBS Transit Bus Service 122 is a residential trunk route from New Bridge Road Ter and looping at Commonwealth Drive, passing through Tiong Bahru, Alexandra Road, Kay Siang Road, Margaret Drive and Commonwealth MRT Station. Introduced on 15 Mar 2015, it is the thirty-eighth bus service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
|Route||New Bridge Road Bus Terminal ↺ Commonwealth Drive (Loop)|
|Passes Through||Tiong Bahru, Alexandra Rd, Kay Siang Rd, Margaret Dr, Commonwealth MRT|
|Travelling Time||60 mins|
|Current Operator||SBS Transit|
|Current Depot||Ang Mo Kio Depot (AMDEP)|
|Current Fleet||Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro|
|Departure Times from T1||0600 – 2330 (Daily)|
|0630-0830: 11 mins
0831-1659: 11 – 15 mins
1700-1930: 12 – 14 mins
After 1930: 14 – 15 mins
Service 122 provides residents of Tiong Bahru, Alexandra, and Commonwealth Drive with greater connectivity to Outram Park, Tiong Bahru and Commonwealth MRT Stations, along with other amenities in the vicinity. It is the thirty-eighth (38th) bus service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP), and the third new BSEP service originating from New Bridge Road after Service 121.
The inter-town service improves on existing bus connections in certain areas, notably Commonwealth Drive (previously only served by Service 195), and Margaret Drive (previously only served by Service 32), linking residential estates and amenities with transport nodes and enhancing connectivity to these areas. Apart from benefiting new residential developments near Dawson Road, such as the new HDB Skyville and SkyTerrace developments, the route will serve schools – Gan Eng Seng, Manasseh Meyer, Queenstown Primary, Queensway Secondary, Assumption English, Crescent Girls and Alexandra Primary – as well as amenities such as Tiong Bahru Plaza and Singapore General Hospital.
The service also calls at a new pair of bus stops along Kay Siang Road, which had bus stop provisions constructed years ago but did not receive any bus services until now.
No boarding is allowed at New Bridge Rd Terminal. The first stop for commuters to board is at BS 10017 Eu Tong Sen St – Aft Hospital Dr.
- Commonwealth Drive (Blk 92) → New Bridge Road Ter
Weekdays: 0600hrs, 0614hrs
Saturdays / Eve of PH: 0600hrs, 0613hrs
Sundays / Public Holidays: 0600hrs, 0611hrs
Fare: Charges fares for regular trunk services. See Bus Fares for exact fares.
Fleet: Service 122′s fleet comprises Mercedes-Benz Citaros under the BSEP scheme.
|Loop Service (via Commonwealth Drive)|
- 2015 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2016.
- 2015 (15 Mar): Introduced under the LTA’s Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP), plying between New Bridge Road Terminal and Commonwealth Drive (Loop).
- 2015 (22 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
- Refer to this article
- 2015: No significant route changes since 2015.
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External Links & References:
- TransitLink E-Guide
- SGWiki – Buses
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