SMRT Express Service 963E

SMRT Bus Service 963E is a Peak Hour express route between Woodlands Temporary Interchange and HarbourFront Interchange, passing through BKE, Petir Road, Hillview Ave, AYE and Telok Blangah Rd. Its parent route is 963 and has a weekend variant 963R. The service operates HarbourFront-bound trips in the morning and Woodlands-bound trips in the evening on weekdays only.

Bus Service 963E’s stopping point along Jelebu Rd will be changed from 04 Sep 2017.


 

Route:

Bus Service 963E: Woodlands ⇌ HarbourFront
Direction 1
AM Peak
Towards HarbourFront
Direction 2
PM Peak
Towards Woodlands
  • Woodlands Sq
    – Woodlands Temp Int NS9
  • Woodlands Ave 3
    – Blk 347
    – Blk 320
    – Opp Marsiling Stn NS8
    – Blk 402
  • BKE (Express)
  • Bt Panjang Rd
    – Blk 223
  • Pending Rd
    – Bef Pending Stn BP8
  • Petir Rd
    – Bet Blks 139/140
    – Opp Petir Stn BP7
  • Jelebu Rd
    – Opp Blk 180
  • Bt Panjang Rd
    – Blk 183 DT1BP6
  • Upp Bt Timah Rd (Express)
  • Hillview Rd (Express)
  • Hillview Ave
    – Hillington Green Condo
  • Bt Batok East Ave 2 (Express)
  • Bt Batok East Ave 4
    – Blk 272
  • Bt Batok East Ave 3
    – Blk 283
    – Blk 289E
  • PIE (Express)
  • Clementi Ave 6 (Express)
  • AYE
    – SIT Dover
  • Buona Vista Flyover
    – Opp NUH CC24
    – Opp PSB Science Pk Bldg
  • AYE
    – Opp Normanton Pk
  • Alexandra Rd
    – Opp Alexandra Pt
    – Bef PSA Bldg CC27
  • Telok Blangah Rd (Express)
  • Seah Im Rd
     – HarbourFront Int NE1CC29
  • Seah Im Rd
     – HarbourFront Int NE1CC29
  • Telok Blangah Rd (Express)
  • Alexandra Rd
    – Aft PSA Bldg CC27
    – Alexandra Pt
  • AYE
    – Science Pk
  • Buona Vista Flyover
    – PSB Science Pk Bldg
    – NUH CC24
  • AYE
    – Opp SIT Dover
  • Clementi Ave 6 (Express)
  • PIE (Express)
  • Bt Batok East Ave 3
    – Blk 290H
    – Keming Pr Sch
  • Bt Batok East Ave 4
    – Blk 254
  • Bt Batok East Ave 2 (Express)
  • Hillview Ave
    – Opp Hillview Hts
  • Hillview Rd (Express)
  • Upp Bt Timah Rd (Express)
  • Bt Panjang Rd
    – Blk 604 DT1BP6
  • Jelebu Rd
    – Blk 180
  • Petir Rd
    – Aft Petir Stn BP7
    – Blk 127
  • Pending Rd
    – Opp Pending Stn BP8
  • Bt Panjang Rd
    – Blk 270
  • BKE (Express)
  • Woodlands Ave 3
    – Opp Blk 402
    – Marsiling Stn NS8
    – Blk 173
    – Opp Blk 347
  • Woodlands Sq
    – Woodlands Temp Int NS9

 

 

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Woodlands Temporary Bus Interchange  HarbourFront Bus Interchange
Passes Through Woodlands Ave 3, BKE, Pending Rd, Petir Road, Hillview Ave, AYE, Alexandra Rd
Route Length 29.9km (D1) | 29.2km (D2)
Travelling Time 83 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Sembawang – Yishun Bus Package
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
MAN A95
Departure Times from Woodlands 0645hrs – 0705hrs (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)
Departure Times from HarbourFront
1800hrs – 1830hrs (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
20 mins 30 mins

 

Route History

Introduced on 20 February 2006, Service 963E provides passengers in Woodlands and Bukit Panjang towns with a faster link to various industries and offices at Toh Tuck, Pasir Panjang and HarbourFront. Operating during the morning and evening peak hours on weekdays, this service charges express fares. The service only calls at selected bus stops along the route of its parent Service 963 and ply very similar routes. Service 963E’s express sector will take it via PIE and Clementi Ave 6, skipping Toh Tuck Ave and Commonwealth Ave West.

Departure Timings:

  • From Woodlands Temp Int: 0645hrs, 0705hrs
  • From Harbourfront Int: 1800hrs, 1830hrs

Route Variants:

MRT/LRT Stations Served:

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

Fleet: See above


Gallery:

 


Operator History:

  • 2006 – Present: SMRT Buses Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2020 under the Sembawang – Yishun Package.

History:

  • 2006 (20 Feb): Introduced as a unidirectional peak hour service from Woodlands Int to HarbourFront Int. Departs Woodlands Interchange at 6:45am and 7:05am. Charges Express fares, concessionary travel is not applicable.
  • 2009 (11 May): Evening route introduced, departing HarbourFront at 6:00pm and 6:30pm
  • 2014 (28 Oct): Alexander Dennis Enviro 500 bus deployed
  • 2015 (14 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2016 (12 Mar): Amended to Woodlands Temp Int
  • 2017 (04 Sep): Amended stopping point along Jelebu Rd

Past Routings:

 

External Links & References:

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