History of Services 51 - 60

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Service 51 Handicapped/disabled access[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
ABS 1971 11 April Introduced between Jln Eunos Ter and Alexandra Rd Ter under 1971 Bus Reorganisation.
28 September Amended to ply the extended Ganges Ave towards Jln Eunos Ter.
1972 11 June Amended to ply Upp Cross St with the partial conversion of Havelock Rd to one-way traffic, skipping Upp Hokien St.
SBS 1975 2 March Amended to ply Sims Ave towards Jln Eunos Ter with the conversion of Geylang Rd to one-way traffic.
1979 11 November Amended to ply Ganges Ave towards Alexandra Rd Ter with the realignment of Delta Circus.
1987 22 March Integrated with Service 54 and extended to Hougang Int.
27 September Amended to ply the extended Eu Tong Sen St towards Hougang Int to facilitate the first stage of road expansion along New Bridge Rd.
1 November Amended to ply Eu Tong Sen St towards Hougang Int to facilitate the second stage of road expansion along New Bridge Rd.
13 December Serves new staggered bus stop opposite Peninsula Plaza along Nth Bridge Rd, skipping the bus stop outside St Andrew's Cath.
1988 18 December Integrated with Service 192 and extended to Jurong East Int.
1990 22 July Serves additional bus stop outside Ellenborough Mkt along Eu Tong Sen St.
1996 TBC Serves additional bus stop outside Kallang Stn along Sims Ave.
TBC First bus from Hougang Sth Int brought forward to 0530 hrs daily.
1997 TBC Serves the bus stop outside Bugis Stn along Victoria St, skipping the bus stop opposite Bugis Junction.
1999 TBC Serves new pair of bus stops outside and opposite West Bay Resort Condo along West Coast Rd.
SBS Transit
(Current)
2002 12 May Amended to ply Pandan Gdns.
2004 15 February Extended to Hougang Ctrl Int with the closure of Hougang Sth Int.
2007 22 May Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB).
2009 5 July Amended to ply Boon Lay Way and Jurong East Ctrl with the closure of Jurong East St 12 to facilitate the Jurong East Modification Project (JEMP).
2011 17 December Amended to Jurong East Temp Int.
2014 27 April Serves new bus stop outside Queens Condo along Commonwealth Ave.
2020 6 December Amended to relocated Jurong East Temp Int and serve new bus stop before Jurong East Stn along Jurong Gateway Rd.

Short Trip 51A Handicapped/disabled access[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS Transit
(Current)
2002 12 May Introduced from Jurong East Int to Pandan Gdns (Blk 407), operating after the last bus of Service 51 daily.
2007 22 May Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB).
2009 5 July Amended to ply Boon Lay Way and Jurong East Ctrl with the closure of Jurong East St 12 to facilitate the Jurong East Modification Project (JEMP).
2011 17 December Amended to Jurong East Temp Int.
2020 6 December Amended to relocated Jurong East Temp Int.

Service 52 (1971 - 1974)[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
ABS 1971 3 July Introduced between Jln Eunos Ter and Tg Pagar Rd Ter.
SBS 1974 3 February Withdrawn under 1974 Bus Rationalisation.

Service 52 (since 2005) Handicapped/disabled access[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS Transit
(Current)
2005 23 October Introduced between Bishan Int and Jurong East Int.
2009 3 December Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB).
2011 17 December Amended to Jurong East Temp Int.
2012 9 December Amended to ply Upp Bt Timah Rd and Bt Timah Lk with the partial closure of Jln Jurong Kechil to facilitate the construction of Beauty World MRT station on the Downtown MRT Line.
2014 26 January Amended to ply the reinstated Jln Jurong Kechil, skipping Upp Bt Timah Rd and Bt Timah Lk.
2018 28 October Amended to ply southbound Lornie Highway towards Jurong East Temp Int.
2019 23 June Amended to ply northbound Lornie Highway towards Bishan Int.
2020 6 December Amended to relocated Jurong East Temp Int and serve new bus stop before Jurong East Stn along Jurong Gateway Rd.

Service 53 (1974 - 1983)[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS 1974 3 February Re-numbered from Service 50A as a service between Kaki Bt Ter and Alexandra Rd (Alexandra Hosp) Ter.
1975 2 March Amended to ply Sims Ave towards Kaki Bt Ter with the conversion of Geylang Rd to one-way traffic.
1978 15 January Amended to ply Jln Sultan, skipping Sumbawa Rd.
1983 20 February Withdrawn.

Service 53 (since 1994) Handicapped/disabled access[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS 1994 10 July Introduced between Bishan Int and Hougang Ave 3 (Loop).
1995 23 April Extended to loop at Changi Airport.
1996 TBC Converted to bi-directional service between Bishan Int and Changi Airport PTB 1.
3 September Amended to ply Pasir Ris Dr 12 and Pasir Ris Dr 1, skipping Elias Rd.
TBC First bus from Bishan Int brought forward to 0530 hrs on Sundays and Public Holidays.
1997 TBC Serves additional bus stop opposite Fish Farm Rd 2 along Tampines Rd.
1998 TBC Serves additional bus stop after Fish Farm Rd 2 along Tampines Rd.
2000 TBC Serves new pair of bus stops outside and opposite SATS Flight Kitchen along Airport Blvd.
SBS Transit
(Current)
2003 21 June Amended to ply Serangoon Ctrl and Upp Serangoon Rd under North East MRT Line Rationalisation Phase 1.
TBC Serves new bus stop outside Serangoon Stn along Serangoon Ctrl.
2007 23 June Amended to ply Tampines Svc Rd.
11 November Amended to serve Changi Airport PTB 3.
2009 26 October Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB).
2012 9 January Converted to loop service between Bishan Int and Changi Airport PTB 2.
29 April Serves new bus stop outside Blk 612 along Pasir Ris Dr 1.
2022 30 October Temporarily amended to ply Pasir Ris St 11 and Pasir Ris St 12 with the partial closure of Pasir Ris Dr 1 to facilitate the construction of Pasir Ris East MRT station on the Cross Island MRT Line.

Short Trip 53A (2012 - 2015) Handicapped/disabled access[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS Transit 2012 27 February Introduced from Hougang Ave 1 (Opp Blk 232) to Serangoon Ctrl (Blk 261) during morning peak hours on weekdays. Wheelchair-accessible at launch.
2015 16 August Withdrawn and replaced by new Service 53M.

Short Trip 53A (since 2016) Handicapped/disabled access[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS Transit
(Current)
2016 1 September Introduced from Pasir Ris Dr 1 (Blk 738) to Changi Airport PTB 2 during morning peak hours on weekdays. Wheelchair-accessible at launch.
2022 30 October Temporarily amended to ply Pasir Ris St 11 and Pasir Ris St 12 with the partial closure of Pasir Ris Dr 1 to facilitate the construction of Pasir Ris East MRT station on the Cross Island MRT Line.

Short Trip 53B (2012 - 2015) Handicapped/disabled access[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS Transit 2012 27 February Introduced from Serangoon Ctrl (Blk 206) to Hougang Ave 1 (Blk 232) during evening peak hours on weekdays. Wheelchair-accessible at launch.
2015 16 August Withdrawn and replaced by new Service 53M.

Service 53M Handicapped/disabled access[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS Transit
(Current)
2015 16 August Introduced between Hougang Ave 1 (Opp Blk 232) and Serangoon Ctrl (Loop) under the LTA's Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP). Wheelchair-accessible at launch.
2016 24 January Serves additional bus stop outside Blk 209 along Boundary Rd.

Service 54 (1985 - 1987)[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS 1985 29 December Introduced between Hougang Int and Jln Eunos (Loop).
1987 22 March Integrated with Service 51 and withdrawn.

Service 54 (since 1993) Handicapped/disabled access[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS 1993 5 December Introduced between Bishan Int and New Bridge Rd Ter with the integration of Services 104 and 134 under TransitLink Network Integration Exercise Phase 14.
1997 TBC First bus from Bishan Int brought forward to 0545 hrs on weekdays.
7 December Amended to ply Upp Pickering St, Sth Bridge Rd and Kreta Ayer Rd with the partial closure of New Bridge Rd to facilitate the construction of Chinatown MRT station on the North East MRT Line.
2000 20 February Serves additional bus stop opposite Blk 333 along Kreta Ayer Rd.
TBC First bus from New Bridge Rd Ter extended to 2400 hrs on Saturdays.
SBS Transit
(Current)
2002 20 April Amended to ply the reinstated New Bridge Rd, skipping Upp Pickering St, Sth Bridge Rd and Kreta Ayer Rd.
2006 5 November Amended to ply Bishan St 13 and Bishan St 11.
2009 3 December Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB).
2018 10 March Extended to Kg Bahru Ter with the closure of New Bridge Rd Ter.
First bus from Kg Bahru Ter brought forward to 0610 hrs daily.
2020 8 November Skips the bus stop opposite SLF Cplx along Thomson Rd to facilitate the construction of the North-South Corridor (NSC).
2023 8 January Skips the bus stop outside Newton Stn Exit B along Scotts Rd temporarily to facilitate upgrading works.

Short Trip 54A (2001 - 2004)[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS 2001 TBC Introduced from Bishan St 22 (Blk 245) to Bishan Rd (Bishan Stn) during morning peak hours on weekdays.
SBS Transit 2004 TBC Withdrawn.

Service 55 (1980 - 1988)[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS 1980 11 February Introduced between Sth Canal Ter and Alexandra Rd (Loop).
9 March Amended to loop at Mei Chin Rd.
23 November Amended to ply Leng Kee Rd and Tiong Bahru Rd.
1984 30 December Amended to ply Alexandra Rd, skipping Leng Kee Rd.
1988 18 December Integrated with Service 195 and withdrawn.

Service 55 (since 1992) Handicapped/disabled access[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS 1992 29 November Introduced between Ang Mo Kio Int and Marine Parade Ter under TransitLink Network Integration Exercise Phase 10.
1993 5 December Extended to Bishan Int.
2001 16 September Amended to loop at Siglap Rd from Bishan Int with the closure of Marine Parade Ter.
SBS Transit
(Current)
2003 TBC Serves new bus stop outside Victoria Sch along Marine Parade Rd.
2011 7 March Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB).
2017 9 April Extended to Upp East Coast Ter.

Short Trip 55A (2001 - 2017) Handicapped/disabled access[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS 2001 16 September Introduced from Bishan Int to Siglap Rd (Opp Mandarin Gdns) as terminating trips after the last bus of Service 55 daily.
SBS Transit 2005 25 April Extended to terminate at Marine Parade Rd (Victoria Sch).
2011 7 March Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB).
2017 9 April Withdrawn with the extension of Service 55 to Upp East Coast Ter.

Short Trip 55B Handicapped/disabled access[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS Transit
(Current)
2013 25 November Introduced from Bishan Int to Ang Mo Kio Ave 10 (Blk 443) during evening peak hours on weekdays. Wheelchair-accessible at launch.

Service 56 Handicapped/disabled access[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS 1985 22 December Introduced between Bishan St 11 and Toa Payoh Int (Loop).
1986 28 December Amended to Bishan Ter.
1989 30 April Amended to Bishan Int.
1990 2 September Integrated with Services 58 and 150 and extended to Marina Ctr Ter.
2000 TBC Last bus from Marina Ctr Ter extended to 0015 hrs on Saturdays.
2001 18 February Serves new staggered bus stop outside Novena Stn along Thomson Rd, skipping the bus stop outside Novena Ch.
SBS Transit
(Current)
2005 TBC Skips abolished bus stop outside Muhajirin Mque along Braddell Rd.
2012 30 September Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB).
2021 27 February Amended to the relocated Marina Ctr Ter.

Service 57 (1983 - 1987)[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS 1983 25 June Introduced between Buona Vista Ter and Changi Airport as a peak hour service under Changi Airport Bus Plan 1983, replacing former SSB Service 757.
1987 6 April Skips abolished bus stop before College Rd along Outram Rd.
19 April Withdrawn.

Service 57 (1988 - 1992)[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS 1988 22 August Introduced between Bishan Ter and Sin Ming Dr (Loop), replacing Service 353.
20 November Amended to ply Sin Ming Rd, Sin Ming Dr, Sin Ming Ave and Upp Thomson Rd in both directions.
1989 30 April Amended to Bishan Int.
1990 21 February Skips abolished bus stop opposite Jasmine Rd along Upp Thomson Rd.
1992 3 May Withdrawn under TransitLink Network Integration Exercise Phase 7 with the introduction of Service 410.

Service 57 (since 2005) Handicapped/disabled access[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS Transit
(Current)
2005 31 July Introduced between Bishan Int and Bt Merah Int.
2 October Serves new bus stop outside New 7th Storey Hotel along Rochor Rd.
2006 29 October Serves new bus stop outside VivoCity along Telok Blangah Rd.
2007 21 January Amended to ply Thomson Rd, Kg Java Rd and Keng Lee Rd, skipping Whitley Rd/PIE and Dunearn Rd.
24 June Serves new bus stop outside Blk 114 along Depot Rd.
2008 7 December Skips abolished bus stop opposite Temenggong D Mque along Telok Blangah Rd.
2009 3 December Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB).

Service 58 (1987 - 1990)[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS 1987 18 January Introduced between Bishan Ter and Marina Ctr (Loop).
1989 30 April Amended to Bishan Int.
1990 2 September Integrated with Service 56 and withdrawn.

Service 58 (since 2005) Handicapped/disabled access[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS Transit
(Current)
2005 31 July Introduced between Bishan Int and Pasir Ris Int.
2011 28 August Amended to ply Jln Tenaga, Bedok Reservoir Rd and Jln Damai with the partial closure of Kaki Bt Ave 1 to facilitate the construction of Kaki Bt MRT station on the Downtown MRT Line.
2012 26 March Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB).
2013 22 September Serves new bus stop outside Wisma AUPE along Upp Paya Lebar Rd.
2016 24 April Amended to ply the reinstated Kaki Bt Ave 1, skipping Jln Tenaga, Bedok Reservoir Rd and Jln Damai.
2017 28 May Serves 2 new pairs of bus stops after Tampines Ave 5, before Tampines Fire Stn, outside The Santorini and after Tampines Ave 1 along Tampines Ave 10.
2022 27 November Serves new pair of bus stops outside and opposite HomeTeamNS Bedok along Bedok Nth Rd.

Short Trip 58A Handicapped/disabled access[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS Transit
(Current)
2017 10 April Introduced from Upp Serangoon Rd (Serangoon Stn Exit H) to Tampines Ave 10 (Bef TPE) during peak hours on weekdays. Wheelchair-accessible at launch.
2022 27 November Serves new bus stop opposite HomeTeamNS Bedok along Bedok Nth Rd.

Short Trip 58B Handicapped/disabled access[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS Transit
(Current)
2017 10 April Introduced from Pasir Ris Int to Upp Paya Lebar Rd (Aft Tai Seng Stn) during peak hours on weekdays. Wheelchair-accessible at launch.
2022 27 November Serves new bus stop outside HomeTeamNS Bedok along Bedok Nth Rd.

Service 59 (1988 - 1999)[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS 1988 10 July Introduced between Bishan Ter and Jln Kayu Ter.
1989 30 April Amended to Bishan Int.
1992 3 May Shortened to Ang Mo Kio Int and amended to loop at Jln Kayu under TransitLink Network Integration Exercise Phase 7.
Trans Island
1995 17 December Operations transferred to TIBS.
1998 TBC Skips a pair of temporarily abolished bus stops before and after Seletar West Farmway 1 along Jln Kayu.
1999 21 February Extended to Sengkang Ter and re-numbered Service 866.

Service 59 (since 2005) Handicapped/disabled access[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS Transit
(Current)
2005 23 October Introduced between Bishan Int and Changi Village Ter.
2010 28 June Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB).
2011 28 August Amended to ply Jln Tenaga, Bedok Reservoir Rd and Jln Damai with the partial closure of Kaki Bt Ave 1 to facilitate the construction of Kaki Bt MRT station on the Downtown MRT Line.
2016 24 April Amended to ply the reinstated Kaki Bt Ave 1, skipping Jln Tenaga, Bedok Reservoir Rd and Jln Damai.
2017 21 October Serves new pair of bus stops outside Tampines East Stn along Tampines Ave 2.
2023 26 February To be temporarily amended to ply the bus-only corridor along Loyang Ave and Loyang Way with the partial closure of Loyang Ave to facilitate the construction of Loyang Viaduct and Loyang MRT station on the Cross Island MRT Line, skipping 3 pairs of bus stops along Loyang Ave.

Service 60 (April - May 1971)[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
STC 1971 11 April Introduced between MacPherson Ter and Prince Edward Ter under 1971 Bus Reorganisation.
9 May Integrated with Service 60A and renumbered Service 60/60A.

Service 60 (1976 - 1991)[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS 1976 16 August Introduced between MacPherson Ter and Shenton Way (Loop) as a semi-express service, operating on weekdays and Saturdays only.
1979 11 February Amended to ply the extended Shenton Way, Keppel Rd and Anson Rd, skipping Parsi Rd.
1981 11 October Serves new staggered bus stop outside Tunas Bldg along Anson Rd, skipping the bus stop outside Intl Plaza.
1985 29 April Amended to ply Geylang East Ctrl and re-routed to start from Prince Edward Ter and loop at Circuit Rd, skipping Merpati Rd/Mattar Rd.
1987 5 January Skips the bus stop outside Clifford Ctr along Collyer Quay.
28 June Amended to Shenton Way Ter.
1991 26 May Withdrawn under TransitLink Network Integration Exercise Phase 5.

Service 60 (since 2002) Handicapped/disabled access[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS Transit
(Current)
2002 17 November Introduced between Eunos Int and Bedok Int (Loop) with the integration of Services 226 and 385.
2004 7 November Amended to ply the branch road of Bedok Reservoir Rd towards Bedok Int.
2011 7 March Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB).
19 November Amended to loop at Bedok Temp Int.
2013 TBC Last bus extended to 0030 hrs daily.
2014 30 November Amended to loop at Bedok Integrated Transport Hub.
2017 21 October Serves new bus stop outside Bedok Nth Stn along Bedok Nth Rd.
2019 5 October Last bus extended to 0035 hrs daily.

Service 60/60A (1971 - 1974)[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
STC 1971 9 May Re-numbered from Service 60 as a service between MacPherson Ter and Prince Edward Ter.
UBC 6 December Operations transferred to UBC.
SBS 1974 3 February Withdrawn under 1974 Bus Rationalisation.

Service 60A (April - May 1971)[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
STC 1971 11 April Introduced between MacPherson Ter and Stamford Rd (Loop) under 1971 Bus Reorganisation.
9 May Integrated with Service 60 and withdrawn.

Short Trip 60A Handicapped/disabled access[edit]

Operator Year Date Service changes
SBS Transit
(Current)
2002 17 November Introduced from Eunos Int to Bedok Reservoir Rd (Blk 608) during evening peak hours on weekdays.
2004 7 November Shortened to terminate at Bedok Reservoir Rd (Blk 608) without looping at Bedok Int.
2011 7 March Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB).