Bukit Merah Bus Interchange

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Coordinates: 1°16′55.29″N 103°49′0.51″E / 1.2820250°N 103.8168083°E / 1.2820250; 103.8168083

Bukit Merah Bus Interchange
Pusat Pertukaran Bas Bukit Merah
Public bus
Bukit Merah Bus Interchange.jpg
Interior of Bukit Merah Interchange
Location 3591 Bukit Merah Central
Singapore 159840
Owned by Land Transport Authority
Operated by SBS Transit
Bus routes 12 (SBS Transit)
3 (SMRT Buses)
Bus stands 6 (boarding)
3 (alighting)
Bus operators SBS Transit (except Services 167, 176 and 851)
SMRT Buses (Services 167, 176 and 851)
Structure type At-grade
Disabled access Accessible alighting/boarding points
Accessible public toilets
Graduated kerb edges
Tactile guidance system
Opened 14 February 1981
Key dates
14 February 1981 Commenced operations
5, 16, 57, 123, 131/M, 132, 139, 153, 167, 176, 198, 272, 273, 851

Bukit Merah Bus Interchange is located at the Bukit Merah Town Centre, along Bukit Merah Central in Bukit Merah, Singapore. The interchange serves the nearby residential estates of Telok Blangah and Bukit Purmei and also the commercial buildings in Bukit Merah Central. It is currently the only bus interchange in Singapore that does not have a direct link to an MRT Station. However, several services link commuters to nearby MRT stations from the interchange. Services 5, 16 and 851 link the interchange to Tiong Bahru, Service 132 links to Redhill, while Service 176 links to Telok Blangah.

Government Contracting Model[edit]

The SMRT services were split into 3 packages: 167 under Sembawang-Yishun, 176 under Choa Chu Kang-Bukit Panjang and 851 under Seletar. SBS services were split into 3 packages: 132 and 153 are under Sengkang-Hougang, 139 is under Bishan-Toa Payoh and the rest are under Bukit Merah.


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