Tampines Bus Interchange

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Coordinates: 1°21′14″N 103°56′37″E / 1.35389°N 103.94361°E / 1.35389; 103.94361

Tampines Bus Interchange
淡滨尼巴士转换站
Pertukaran Bas Tampines
Public bus
Tampines Bus Interchange 3.JPG
Location Blk 512 Tampines Central 1
Singapore 520512
Singapore
Owned by Land Transport Authority
Operated by SBS Transit
Bus routes 27
Bus stands 11 (3 End-On, 8 Sawtooth)
Bus operators SBS Transit (All except 3, 18, 39, 67 & 969)
SMRT Buses (67 & 969)
Go-Ahead (Service 3)
Connections  EW2  DT32  Tampines
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Disabled access Accessible alighting/boarding points
Accessible public toilets
Graduated kerb edges
Tactile guidance system
History
Opened 20 December 1987
Key dates
20 December 1987 Commenced operations
4 September 2016 Service 3 handed over to Go-Ahead
Services
3, 4, 8, 10, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 28, 29, 31, 37, 38, 39, 46, 65, 67, 69, 72, 81, 127, 129, 291, 292, 293, 969

Tampines Bus Interchange (Chinese: 淡滨尼巴士转换站) is a bus interchange serving Tampines in Singapore. It is an open-air building located in the town centre near the Tampines MRT Station, with the allocated Block 512. There are 28 bus services operating from the bus interchange, making it the 4th busiest bus interchange in Singapore.

History[edit]

Prior to the opening of the interchange in 1987, buses at Tampines were served at Tampines Bus Terminal in Tampines Avenue 5 which was started in 1983. The bus interchange was refurbished in 2008 to make it wheelchair-accessible and allow the introduction of wheelchair accessible bus services.

Tampines Interchange Extension[edit]

An extension, named the Tampines Concourse Bus Interchange (淡滨尼总汇巴士转换站), officially opened 18 December 2016.[1][2]

Bus Contracting Model[edit]

Under the new bus contracting model, all the bus routes buses were split into 6 route packages-3 under Loyang, 8 under Bishan-Toa Payoh, 46 under Bedok, 67 under Choa Chu Kang-Bukit Panjang, 969 under Sembawang-Yishun Bus Packages and the rest are under Tampines Bus Packages.

Redevelopment[edit]

Redevelopment for Tampines Bus Interchange will only start after the completion of the Downtown Line stage 3 in 2017.[3]

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