North East Line Bus Rationalisation 2003

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In conjunction with the opening of the North East MRT Line, the existing bus service network in the North-East corridor was rationalised to reduce route duplication and to complement the MRT system within the period between June and December 2003.

Service changes

Phase Implementation date Service Service changes
1 21 June 2003 21 Amended to serve Farrer Park Stn via Jln Besar, Kitchener Rd and Serangoon Rd in the direction towards St Michael's Ter.
22 Amended to serve Serangoon Stn via Serangoon Ctrl and Upp Serangoon Rd in both directions.
72 Amended to serve Hougang Stn via Hougang Ctrl in both directions.
130 Amended to serve Boon Keng Stn via Serangoon Rd, Boon Keng Rd and Bendemeer Rd in the direction towards the city.
2 27 July 2003 81 Cutback to terminate at Serangoon Int from Tampines Int.
85 Withdrawn.
97 Cutback to loop at Temasek Blvd from Jurong East Int, and amended to ply Esplanade Dr skipping Fullerton Rd and St Andrew's Rd.
106 Cutback to terminate at Marina Centre Ter from Bukit Batok Int.
111 Cutback to loop at Temasek Blvd from Ghim Moh Ter.
501/501# Withdrawn.
502 Cutback to loop at Temasek Blvd from Boon Lay Int.
511 Withdrawn.
512 Withdrawn.
3 30 November 2003 107 Extended to Hougang Ctrl Int and shortened to terminate at Shenton Way Ter.
4 7 December 2003 62 Extended to start from Punggol Temp Int and re-routed to loop at Lor 1 Geylang.
82 Shortened to start from Serangoon Int and loop at Punggol Rd End.
103 Shortened to start from Serangoon Int and extended to loop at Piccadilly, replacing Feeder Service 378.
103W New service, replacing Feeder Service 379.
378 Withdrawn.
379 Withdrawn.