SINGAPORE: Three new City Direct bus services from the heartlands to the Central Business District (CBD) will begin operations from January 2014.
Service 652 from Ang Mo Kio to the CBD will begin on 6 January 2014.
On weekday mornings, it will ply Upper Thomson Road, Yio Chu Kang Road, Ang Mo Kio Avenues 3, 4, and 10 before taking the Central Expressway to the CBD, including Bras Basah Road and Shenton Way.
On weekday evenings, the service will run from Robinson Road back to Ang Mo Kio.
Service 653 will start its operation from Bukit Batok/Hillview from 13 January 2014.
It will ply Hume Avenue, Hillview Avenue, Bukit Batok East Avenue 2 and Bukit Batok East Avenue 3 before heading towards Robinson Road and Marina Boulevard via the Pan-Island Expressway and the Ayer Rajah Expressway.
In the evenings, the service will head back to Bukit Batok/Hillview.
Service 654 will start from 20 January 2014 from Sengkang.
It will ply Anchorvale Street, Compassvale Street and Rivervale Drive before heading towards Central Boulevard and Shenton Way via the Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway and East Coast Parkway.
In the evenings, the service will bring commuters back to Sengkang.
Three other services will begin operations in February 2014 and will cover West Coast, Sembawang and Jurong East.
Details will be announced closer to the implementation dates. - CNA/de
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