Changi Business Park Bus Terminal is a bus terminal along Changi South Avenue 1, near the SUTD campus at Upper Changi. The terminal was opened on 20 December 2015, housing 2 new BSEP bus services, 47 and 118.
Name: Changi Business Park Bus Terminal | 樟宜商业园巴士终站
Service area: Changi Business Park
Address: 77A Changi South Avenue 1, Singapore 486001
Principal operator: SBS Transit
MRT Station: —
Berths: 12 end-on, wheelchair accessible
Bus services: 2 (SBST)
To support additional buses and services as part of the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP), the Land Transport Authority (LTA) intended to build a new bus terminal near Changi Business Park, off Changi South Avenue 1. Contract RD283 for the construction of the terminal was awarded to Yew Ann Construction Pte Ltd for the amount of S$5,745,875.00. Originally scheduled for completion in Q2 2015, the project completion date was delayed to Q4 2015.
Located along Changi South Avenue 1, near the SUTD campus and intersection with Changi Buisness Park Central 2, the terminal has end-on parking berths for 12 buses, which can accommodate about 4 bus services. A bus operator office, ticket office, canteen, driver rest room, nursing room and toilets are also incorporated. A combined vehicular entrance and exit leads to Changi South Avenue 1 via a traffic junction.
When completed, the bus terminal was handed over to SBS Transit Ltd for outfitting and preparatory works. It commenced operations on 20 December 2015, when Service 47 and Service 118 are launched under the BSEP.
Lack of Facilities
When the terminal was opened on 20 December 2015, it was obvious that the terminal was not fully completed. Where proper plastic signs were supposed to be, there were only signages made of A4 paper and sticky tape.
There were no permanent proper queuing berths for commuters to wait for their bus. Instead, portable barriers and signposts was used as makeshift queue markers and bus service signage.
The allocated alighting berth location at the entrance of the terminal was removed before the opening of the terminal and all alighting activities were done at the end on berths after the opening. However, the paper sign indicating where the alighting berth should have been was still attached to the area.
The lack of a next-bus departure timing TV screen prompted the SBS Transit staff at the Terminal to manually write and update the next few departure timings for Services 47 and 118 on a small blackboard displayed at the Passenger Service counter.
As there was no canteen for bus captains at the terminal, SBS Transit office staff had to help purchase bus captains’ meals from elsewhere.
|Boarding Berth||Parking Berth||Service||Destination||Notes|
|A1 – A3||—||—||—|
|B1||A4 – A6||47||↺ Amber Road||BSEP Service|
|B2||A7 – A9||118||Punggol||BSEP Service|
|A10 – A12||—||—||—|
View from Changi South Ave 1
The completed terminal
Completed end-on berths
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