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Toa Payoh Bus Interchange

Toa Payoh Bus Interchange bus terminal

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Singapore’s Toa Payoh neighbourhood is home to the Toa Payoh Bus Interchange. It is the first air-conditioned bus interchange in the nation. It was finished in 2002 and formally opened on May 19 of the same year by Yeo Cheow Tong, the transport minister at the time. The Toa Payoh MRT station on the North South line is directly accessible from the Toa Payoh Bus Interchange.

History

The initial Toa Payoh Bus Interchange was constructed for S$2.17 million and inaugurated on December 26, 1983. It took the place of a bus station that had been in since 1971. The operator of the interchange, SBS Transit Ltd, relocated its bus operations to a temporary location opposite its original site at Toa Payoh Town Park was upgraded after the commerce demolished on May 31, 1998. To make room for the construction of HDB Hub, the new and current headquarters of the Housing and Development Board (HDB) of Singapore. It was built over the old location and included several modern amenities like coin-operated coin counters and information counters.

The Toa Payoh Bus Plan rearranged the bus routes within Toa Payoh and brought six new Feeders started on the same day. To make room for the development of HDB Hub, which would serve as the new headquarters of the Housing and Development Board interchange destroyed in 1999. (HDB). Bus operator SBS relocated its bus operations to a temporary location next to Lorong 6 Toa Payoh, where the current location of Toa Payoh Town Park is.

Toa Payoh Bus Interchange Hallway

HDB Hub is home to a bus interchange.

On May 19, 2002, SBS Transit Ltd stopped operating buses to the temporary bus interchange and returned to the old location of the bus interchange, which has a direct underground link to the Toa Payoh MRT station. It is notable for being Singapore’s first bus interchange with air conditioning and being placed inside HDB Hub.

Toa Payoh Bus Interchange Parking 2

The Interchange:

The residential community of Toa Payoh is home to the bus interchange known as Toa Payoh. The business is a transportation hub for commuters travelling into and out of the city, connecting with Toa Payoh MRT Station along the North-South Line. It enables easy connections between the train network and the many bus routes at the junction. Toa Payoh Bus Interchange was Singapore’s first air-conditioned bus interchange and Integrated Transport Hub when it opened in May 2002. (ITH). It the incorporated inside the Toa Payoh HDB Hub’s retail area, which also houses offices for businesses and housing complexes. Transferring between buses and trains is made by the facility’s location atop the Toa Payoh MRT Station, which is underground. 

Toa Payoh Bus Interchange Parking 3

Bus feeder services:

 Feeder services have housed at Toa Payoh Interchange:

  • Service 230: Looped at Toa Payoh’s Lorong 8. Withdrawn.
  • Service 231 looped via Lorong 1, 4, and 6 at Braddel. Clockwise and anticlockwise loops were designated by the colours green and white on the plate, respectively.
  • It modified in 2012 to loop at Toa Payoh Lorong 5 combined into a single Service 231.
  • Service 235: Looped at Toa Payoh’s Lorong 3. extended via Lorong 3, 2, and 1 to Toa Payoh Rise (Caldecott MRT) in 2012 after being amended to include Toa Payoh East in 2010.
  • Toa Payoh Bus Interchange Parking

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