Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange

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Coordinates: 1°23′8″N 103°44′37.5″E / 1.38556°N 103.743750°E / 1.38556; 103.743750

Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange
蔡厝港巴士转换站
Pertukaran Bas Choa Chu Kang
Public Bus Interchange
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An aerial view of Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange
Location Blk 301 Choa Chu Kang Avenue 3, Singapore 680000
Singapore
Owned by Land Transport Authority
Operated by SMRT Buses
Bus routes 15
Bus stands 5
Bus operators SMRT Buses
Connections  NS4  BP1  Choa Chu Kang
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Disabled access Accessible alighting/boarding points
Accessible public toilets
Graduated kerb edges
Tactile guidance system
Other information
Fare zone North-West/South-West
History
Opened 8 April 1990
Key dates
8 April 1990 Commenced operations
25 July 1999 Service 190 handed over to TIBS
29 August 1999 Service 185, 300, 302 and 307 handed over to TIBS
26 December 1999 Services 67, 175 and 188 handed over to TIBS due to the opening of Bukit Panjang LRT

Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange is an bus interchange which mainly serves the residential neighbourhood of Choa Chu Kang. It is located at Choa Chu Kang Loop and connected to Choa Chu Kang MRT/LRT Station and the Lot One Shoppers' Mall. Opened in 1990, this bus interchange is one of the oldest surviving bus interchanges in Singapore to remain intact from re-modification while still in service.

History[edit]

Choa Chu Kang used to have a roadside bus terminal along Choa Chu Kang Way. It was later replaced by a bus interchange built beside the MRT Station. Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange opened in 1990 and remains operational today with little modifications.

Previously operated by Singapore Bus Service (SBS), Choa Chu Kang was progressively handed over to Trans-Island Bus Service (TIBS) in late 1999 in exchange for services in Sengkang and Punggol. The handover took place in the following phases:

  • Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange operated by SMRT Buses in the 2000s
    25 Jul 1999: Service 190
  • 29 Aug 1999: Services 185, 300, 302 and 307
  • 26 Dec 1999: Services 67, 172, 175 and 188.

Service 175 is now Service 975. Service 185 was amended to the present-day 985. Feeders 300, 301, 302 and 303 used to serve the interchange. 301 and 303 were merged to form Townlink 307 (now Intratown 307). The present service 301 was introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).

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