Tower Transit Feeder Bus Service 947

Tower Transit Feeder Service 947 is a Feeder service operating from Bukit Batok Bus Interchange, passing through Bukit Batok West Avenue 2, Bukit Batok West Avenue 4, and looping at Bukit Batok Road.

Allocated to the Government Contracting Model (Bulim Bus Package), Tower Transit Singapore took over operations of this bus service from SMRT Buses since 29 May 2016.

Loop Service (via Bukit Batok Avenue 4)
  • Bukit Batok Int
  • Bukit Batok Central
    – Blk 628
  • Bukit Batok West Ave 2
    – Bef Bt Batok West Ave 5
    – Opp Blk 305
    – Opp Blk 315
  • Bukit Batok West Ave 4
    – Blk 419
  • Bukit Batok West Ave 7
    – Blk 406
  • Bukit Batok Rd
    – Blk 402
  • Bukit Batok West Ave 2
    – Bt Batok Home for The Aged
    – Blk 315
    – Blk 306
    – Aft Bt Batok West Ave 5
  • Bukit Batok Central
    – Opp Blk 628
  • Bukit Batok Int
Technical Information
Route Bukit Batok Bus Interchange ↺ Bukit Batok Road (Loop)  WAB_logo_20px
Passes Through Bukit Batok West Avenue 2, West Avenue 4
Route Length 5.0 km
Travelling Time 20 mins
Operator Information
GCM Route Package Bulim Bus Package
Current Operator Tower Transit
Current Depot Bulim Bus Depot (BUDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Buses:
– Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
– 
MAN NL323F
Departure Times from T1 0530hrs – 0100hrs (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 05 – 07 mins
0831-1659: 06 – 07 mins
1700-1930: 06 – 07 mins
After 1930: 06 – 07 mins
Notes

Route History

Feeder Service 947 serves residential blocks, schools and public amenities along Bukit Batok West Ave 2, Bukit Batok West Ave 5 and Bukit Batok Rd, connecting them to transport nodes at Bukit Batok Central, namely Bukit Batok Bus Interchange & Bukit Batok MRT Station. Its primary area of service is Bukit Batok Neighbourhood 3 and 4.

The route serves schools such as Dazhong Primary School, Dunearn Secondary School, and Hong Kah Primary School. It also serves community amenities such as Bukit Batok Home for The Aged, Bukit Batok Hillside Park and Club CSC @ Bukit Batok. For residents along Bukit Batok West Ave 4, this route offers a faster trave option to Bukit Batok Central as compared to Feeder 945.

Formerly a Singapore Bus Service (SBS) route known as Service 367, it was transferred to Trans-Island Bus Service (TIBS) in 2000 when areas of responsibility were exchanged between SBS and TIBS, which has since been re-branded to SMRT. The route was later renumbered to Service 947. High capacity double-deck / articulated buses are not deployed on a daily basis due to moderate daily demand from residents.

During Eves of Public Holidays, last bus timings are extended to complement the extension of train operating hours.

Fare: Fares for Feeder Services are capped at 3.2km. Refer to Fare Table.

Service 947 at a glance. Click for larger image.
Service 947 at a glance. Click for larger image.

Operator History:

  • 1985 – 2000: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2000 – 2004: Trans-Island Bus Services Ltd
  • 2004 – 28 May 2016: SMRT Buses Ltd
  • 29 May 2016 – Present: Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2021.

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Gallery:

SMRT MAN A22 (SMB3022C)
SMRT MAN A22 (SMB3022C)

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History:

  • 1985: Introduced by SBS as Service 367, Bukit Batok – Bukit Batok Rd (Loop)
  • 2000 (18 Jun): Handed to Trans-Island Bus Service (TIBS)
  • 2003 (04 May): Re-numbered to Service 947
  • 2013 (29 Sep): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2016 (29 May): Operations handed over to Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd

Past Routing:

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External Links & References:

Back to Bulim Bus Package
Back to Feeder, Townlink and Intratown routes
Back to Bus Services
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