Bukit Panjang LRT Rail Bridging Service

The Bukit Panjang LRT (BPLRT) Rail Bridging Service (or BPLRT free shuttle bus service / BPLRT Free Bridging Bus Service) is an replacement bus service which is provided in the event of a Train Service Disruption or a planned closure involving the Bukit Panjang LRT, which is operated by SMRT Light Rail.

When a section of the Bukit Panjang LRT is suspended, this service may be activated to ferry affected commuters between affected stations, hence minimizing the impact of rail disruptions on commuters. This service may also be activated should there be a significant addition of expected travelling time along the BPLRT.

BPLRT Replacement Service (Nov-Dec 2017)
BPLRT Replacement Service (Nov-Dec 2017)


When the BPLRT bridging bus service is activated along a specific stretch of the BPLRT, information will be disseminated through SMRT and the Land Transport Authority (LTA)’s media platforms. The service will only stop at specific bus boarding points (either at bus stops or bus interchanges) which are marked out in the ticket concourse of every station.

This service is offered for free, in addition to free bus boarding of regular bus services during a disruption.

Planned Activation:

On Sundays from 12 November 2017 to 31 December 2017, train services along the Bukit Panjang LRT will begin at 7:00am instead of at the usual 5.30am to facilitate track maintenance and renewal work. The BPLRT Bridging Bus Service will thus be offered during the downtime.

Main Article: Bukit Panjang LRT Shuttle Bus Service (Nov – Dec 2017)

Route (Service A):

Route Map:

Route (Service B):

Route Map:

Bus Bridging for Service C is not offered.

Technical Information
Route  WAB_logo_20px
Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 (Choa Chu Kang LRT) ↔ Fajar Road (Fajar LRT)
Duplicates entire LRT Service A and LRT Service B
Passes Through Specific Bukit Panjang LRT Stations
(Disseminated at onset of activation)
Operator Information
BCM Route Package N.A.
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Any SMRT Buses Depot
Current Fleet Any SMRT Bus
Departure Times 
Activated and withdrawn only when disseminated
Frequency Direction 1
Direction 2
Not Applicable Not Applicable

Routes are compiled based on observations during a rail disruption.

LRT Stations served:
LRT Service A LRT Service B

Fare: No fares charged


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