Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange

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Coordinates: 1°38′1″N 104°24′49″E / 1.63361°N 104.41361°E / 1.63361; 104.41361

Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange
杨厝港巴士终站
Pertukaran Bas Yio Chu Kang
Public bus
Yio Chu Kang Bus with Bus service 76.jpg
Bus Service 76 leaving the Bus Interchange
LocationAng Mo Kio Avenue 8, Yio Chu Kang Bus Terminal, Singapore 884011
Singapore
Owned byLand Transport Authority
Operated bySBS Transit
Bus routes8 (SBS Transit)
1 (SMRT Buses)
Bus stands3 (Boarding)
2 (Alighting)
Bus operatorsSBS Transit
SMRT Buses (service 825)
Connections NS15  Yio Chu Kang
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Disabled accessAccessible alighting/boarding points
Accessible public toilets
Graduated kerb edges
Tactile guidance system
History
Opened13 December 1987; 31 years ago (1987-12-13)
Key dates
13 December 1987Commenced operations

Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange is a bus interchange in the northern part of Ang Mo Kio. The interchange is located beneath Yio Chu Kang MRT Station. Boarding berths are located north of Yio Chu Kang MRT Station concourse while and alighting berths are located south. Formerly known as a bus terminal, it was renamed as a bus interchange on 1 August 2013. Expansion works started in December 2018.

Accidents[edit]

On 23 April 2018, three pedestrians were killed, after a lorry came and hit 3 pedestrians and involved a bus was stationary at the traffic junction near the exit of the bus interchange at around 9:30 am.[1]

Bus Contracting Model[edit]

Under the new bus contracting model, all the bus routes were split into 4 bus packages- 13 under Bedok, 825 under Sembawang-Yishun, 72 under Tampines with the rest under Seletar Bus Packages.

SBS Transit is still operating this interchange under the Bus Contracting Model. 860 will be joining on 18 March 2018. Service 860 was extended to Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange on 15 October 2017.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "3 pedestrians in Yio Chu Kang killed by lorry that 'came hurtling'". Channel NewsAsia. 23 April 2018. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  2. ^ New bus service 807 to serve Yishun
  3. ^ "Calling of Tender for Third Bus Package under the Bus Contracting Model". Land Transport Authority. 2016-06-07.

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