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Archive - June '05

SBS Transit Launches 3-In-1 Value-Added Promotion Package For Rides On Basic-Plus Bus Services During June Holiday

To bring added value to commuters using our basic-plus bus services, SBS Transit is launching a 3-in-1 promotion package for the period between 4 June and 30 June 2005. The June Holidays promotion package enable commuters to enjoy free rides on basic-plus bus services, as well as receive special discount and free gifts at participating merchants.

3-in-1 Promotion Package

1. CityBuzz Service – CityBuzz Services C1, C2 and C3

Commuters who buy 3 CityBuzzPass will get 1 pass free for same day travel. In other word, 4 users of the CityBuzzPass pay the price of three. CityBuzzPass, priced at $5, entitles the user for unlimited rides on all CityBuzz services for a day.

Besides, children up to 1.2 m in height travelling with a fare-paying adult on any of the CityBuzz Services will enjoy free ride.

2. Chinatown Direct Service – Services CT8, CT18 and CT28

Other than cash paying commuters, those who pay with the ez-link card will be issued with a token one-cent ticket by our bus captains during the promotion period. The ticket can be used for 1 free ride on any Chinatown Direct Services. Alternatively, the ticket can also be used to get 10% discount at Soup Restaurant (Chinatown outlet). Alternatively, exchanged 8 tickets for a free Jewellery box at Golden Watch Gold & Jewellery at People’s Park Complex (while stocks last).

3. Fast Forward Service – Services 97e and 174e

Commuters can collect 10 tickets issued by Fast Forward Services 97e or 174e and exchange them for a $10 Yum Cha Restaurant voucher at Jurong East or Boon Lay Bus Interchanges (while stocks last). A token one-cent ticket will be issued to them if they pay their fares with the ez-link card during the promotion period.

SBS Transit Executive Director, Mr Ong Boon Leong, said, “This promotion is aimed at rewarding commuters who use our basic plus services during the school holidays. They can choose from a variety of rewards. We hope that more families and tourists will use our CityBuzz and Chinatown Direct services as the promotional period also coincide with the Great Singapore Sale. As for our Fast Forward services, we hope to encourage more working adults to travel with us even during the school holidays.”

More information on this 3-in-1 promotion and the basic-plus bus services can be obtained from our website at

About Basic-plus bus services

CityBuzz Service

The CityBuzz services loop within the city area. There are three CityBuzz services namely C1 (Orchard Route), C2 (Chinatown Route) and C3 (Little India Route). Operate daily from 10am to 10pm.

Fares for CityBuzz are at $1 a trip by ez-link card or cash. A $5 CityBuzzPass is also available at all TransitLink Ticket Offices, Singapore Visitor’s Centre at Orchard Road, onboard buses and authorized agents.

Chinatown Direct Service

Chinatown Direct Services are convenient bus services that connect the Heartlands to the Heart of Chinatown. CT8 serves Ang Mo Kio, CT18 serves Bedok while CT28 serves Clementi. Three services operate from 10am to 5pm on weekdays, and from 10am to 10pm on weekends and public holidays.

Fares for Chinatown Direct are at $1.80 for adult and $1.00 for senior citizens and children by ez-link card or cash.

Fast Forward Service

Fast Forward provides a faster connection by calling only at stops where there are high passenger boarding and alighting activities.

Fast Forward 97e operates from Jurong East to Fullerton Square during the morning peak and from Collyer Quay to Jurong East during the evening peak.

Fast Forward 174e operates from Boon Lay to North Bridge Road during the morning peak and from North Bridge Road to Boon Lay during evening peak.

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