Operator of North-East and Downtown lines, and two peoplemovers. See Singapore network map.

Public transport operator SBS has a 30-year franchise from Land Transport Authority to operate the automated driverless North-East line (16 stations, opened in 2003), and the Downtown line (also automated and driverless). This opened from Chinatown to Bugis (4·3 km, 6 stations) on December 22, 2013, with the line northwest from Bugis to Bukit Panjang (16·6 km, 12 stations) opened on December 27, 2015, and extended east from Chinatown to Expo (21 km, 16 stations) on October 21, 2017. The North-East line is being extended to Punggol Coast by 2025 (1·6 km, 1 station).

SBS also operates the Sengkang (11 km, opened 2003) and Punggol (10 km, opened 2005 - western loop opened June 2014) automated guideway peoplemovers, referred to as light rail transit.

See SMRT Corp for North-South, East-West, Circle and Thomson-East Coast metro lines, and Bukit Panjang LRT

Address
205 Braddell Road
Singapore 579701
Singapore
Website
www.sbstransit.com.sg
 

Traffic

Passenger journeys
356 million
Information year
2017
 

Company size

Employees
675
 

Network data

Metro - North-East line

Gauge
1435 mm
Length
19·2 km
Electrification
19·2 km - 1·5 kV DC overhead
Rolling stock
258 Metro cars (25 x 6- car C751A, 18 x 6 -car C751C Alstom Metropolis. Further 6 x 6-car sets on order)

Metro - Downtown line

Gauge
1435 mm
Length
42 km
Electrification
42 km - 750 V DC 3rd-rail
Rolling stock
276 Metro cars (92 x 3-car Bombardier Movia C951)

Peoplemovers (Sengkang LRT / Punggol LRT)

Gauge
dual concrete running strips and rubber tyres - nominally 1850 mm
Length
21·0 km
Electrification
21·0 km - 750 V DC (guideway)
Rolling stock
57 People mover cars

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