Eunos Bus Interchange

Coordinates: 1°32′34″N 104°30′18″E / 1.54278°N 104.50500°E / 1.54278; 104.50500

Eunos Bus Interchange is a bus interchange located in Geylang East, Singapore. It is located and built just outside Eunos MRT station. It is surrounded by Eunos Road 2, Eunos Crescent and Sims Avenue.

Eunos Bus Interchange
友诺士巴士转换站
Pertukaran Bas Eunos
Public bus
Eunos Bus Interchange.jpg
Location409 Eunos Road 2, Singapore 409388
Singapore
Owned byLand Transport Authority
Operated bySBS Transit Ltd (ComfortDelGro Corporation)
Bus routes8 (SBS Transit Ltd)
1 (SMRT Buses Ltd)
Bus stands29 (Boarding)
10 (Alighting)
Bus operatorsSBS Transit Ltd
SMRT Buses Ltd
Connections EW7  Eunos
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Disabled accessAccessible alighting/boarding points
Accessible public toilets
Graduated kerb edges
Tactile guidance system
History
Opened10 December 1989; 30 years ago (1989-12-10)
Key dates
10 December 1989Commenced operations

The interchange is designed with traditional Malay roof structure and shape, but using modern materials such as steel beams, similar to that of the Eunos MRT station. It gives a sense of identity to the area as the bus interchange lies close to Geylang and also to honour Eunos Abdullah whom secured 700-hectares of land for the Malay settlements in the early 1900s.

This bus interchange is the one of the few bus interchanges not located in the respective town centre.

HistoryEdit

The interchange was opened on 10 December 1989, along with the Pasir Ris Bus Interchange.[1]

Bus Contracting ModelEdit

Under the new bus contracting model, all the bus routes buses were split into 4 route packages:

  • 61 under Choa Chu Kang-Bukit Panjang
  • 76 under Seletar
  • 93 under Bukit Merah
  • The rest are under Serangoon-Eunos

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pasir Ris and Eunos interchanges to open on Sunday". The Straits Times. 7 December 1989. Retrieved 27 September 2017 – via NewspaperSG.

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