SMRT Bus Service 962

SMRT Bus Service 962 is a trunk route from Woodlands Temporary Interchange and looping at Admiralty Street, passing through Woodands Avenue 5, 6, 7, Sembawang Cres and Sembawang Drive. The route serves housing estates around Woodlands, Admiralty and Sembawang, along with industries at Admiralty Street.


Route:

Route Details (Click to expand)
Bus Service 964: Woodlands  Admiralty St
  • Woodlands Square
    – Woodlands Temp Int   NS9 
  • Woodlands Ave 2
    • Blk 892C CP
  • Woodlands Ave 5
    • Blk 894C
    • Opp Blk 521
    • Blk 618
    • Blk 620
  • Woodlands Ave 6
    • Blk 630
    • Blk 639
    • Blk 680   NS10 
  • Woodlands Ave 7
    • Blk 793
    • Woodsvale Condo
    • Flextronics
  • Sembawang Way
    • Blk 469B
  • Sembawang Cres
    • Blk 335
    • Sembawang Sec Sch
    • Bet Blks 325/326
  • Sembawang Dr
    • Blk 328
    • Opp Sun Plaza   NS11 
    • Blk 357C
    • Blk 478
    • Opp Blk 484A CP
    • Bef Heavy Veh Pk
  • Admiralty St
    • Bef LP 8
    • Nth Link Bldg
  • Admiralty St
    • Nth Link Bldg
  • Sembawang Dr
    • Aft Heavy Veh Pk
    • Blk 483
    • Blk 405
    • Blk 354 CP
    • Sun Plaza   NS11 
    • Blk 317
  • Sembawang Cres
    • Opp Blk 325
    • Opp Sembawang Sec Sch
    • Opp Blk 336A CP
  • Sembawang Way
    • Opp Blk 469B
  • Woodlands Ave 7
    • Seagate
    • Opp Woodsvale Condo
    • Opp Blk 793
  • Woodlands Ave 6
    • Blk 683A   NS10 
    • Opp Blk 639
    • Opp Blk 630
  • Woodlands Ave 5
    • Opp Blk 620
    • Blk 556
    • Blk 519A CP
    • Blk 515
  • Woodlands Ave 2
    • Opp Blk 892C CP
  • Woodlands Square
    – Woodlands Temp Int   NS9 
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Woodlands Temporary Bus Interchange ↺ Admiralty Street (Loop)
Passes Through Woodands Ave 5, 6, 7, Sembawang Cres, Sembawang Drive
Route Length 16.9 km
Travelling Time 65 – 70 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Woodlands Bus Package
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Woodlands Bus Park (WPDEP)
Current Fleet 18-metre Articulated Bus:
– Mercedes-Benz O405G

12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL
12-metre Single Deck Bus:

– 
MAN NL323F
Departure Times from Woodlands 0530hrs – 2345hrs (Weekdays, Saturday)
0545hrs – 2345hrs (Sundays/PHs)
Frequency Loop Service
 
0630-0830: 04 – 10 mins
0831-1659: 08 – 13 mins
1700-1930: 08 – 10 mins
After 1930: 09 – 15 mins
 

Service 962 is a inter-town residential route running between Sembawang, Admiralty and Woodlands. The route serves Woodlands Ave 5, Woodlands Ave 6, Woodlands Ave 7, Sembawang Cres, Sembawang Dr and Admiralty St, with connections to Woodlands Regional Centre, Admiralty MRT, Sembawang Town Centre and other community amenities. Its primary area of service is Woodlands Neighbourhoods 5, 7 & 8, and Sembawang Neighbourhoods 3 & 4.

The route serves schools such as Spectra Seconary School, Sembawang Secondary School, Canberra Secondary School and Northoaks Primary School. Other public amenities served include Mandai Tekong Park, Woodlands Galaxy Community Centre (CC), Canberra CC and Sun Plaza.

The route encounters moderate to high demand throughout the day as it serves many residential areas, and high capacity articulated buses are deployed on a daily basis. In addition, the route also serves various industries along Admiralty Street. Double-deck buses made their debut on 10 September 2017.

MRT Stations Served:

Shortworking Trips:

  • Service 962BSembawang Drive (Opp Sun Plaza) → Sembawang Drive (Sun Plaza)
    Weekdays AM Peak: 0639hrs – 0939hrs | 29 – 31 mins frequency
    Weekdays PM Peak hours | 26 – 34 mins frequency
  • Service 962C: Woodlands Ave 5 (Blk 618) → Woodlands Ave 6 (Blk 680)
    Weekdays: 0635hrs – 0752hrs | 8 – 9 mins frequency

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares. Calculate your bus fare using LTA’s fare calculator on MyTransport.sg here.


Gallery:


Operator History:
  • 2001 – 2004: Trans-Island Bus Services Ltd
  • 2004 – Present: SMRT Buses Ltd

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

History:
  • 2001 (24 Jun): Introduced between Woodlands Regional Int and Sembawang Dr (Loop)
  • 2003 (Jun): Extended to loop at Admiralty St
  • 2005 (29 May): Amended to ply Sembawang Way and Sembawang Cres instead of Gambas Ave and Sembawang Ave.
  • 2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2014 (23 Jun): Bus Service Reliability Framework (BSRF) implemented for a two-year trial
  • 2015 (05 Jun): BSRF trial extended to Aug 2016
  • 2016 (12 Mar): Amended to Woodlands Temp Int
  • 2016 (03 Apr): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2016 (01 Sep): Shortworking trip 962C introduced
  • 2017 (10 Sep): Regular deployment of Double-Decker buses
Past Routings:

External Links & References:

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One thought on “SMRT Bus Service 962

  • 11 September 2017 at 7:44 PM
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    Woodlands should have take some SMB Citaro or the OCs to deploy together with B9TL for 962

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