The route operates from Hougang Central Bus Interchange and ends at New Bridge Road (Aft Duxton Plain Pk), operating only during the weekday morning peak hours.
|Route||Hougang Central Bus Interchange → New Bridge Road (Aft Duxton Plain Pk)|
|Passes Through||Hougang Ave 8, Yio Chu Kang Rd, Serangoon MRT, Potong Pasir, Little India, Bras Basah, Clarke Quay|
|Route Length||16.3 km|
|Journey Time||~ 75–80 mins|
|BCM Route Package||Clementi Bus Package|
|Current Operator||SBS Transit Ltd|
|Current Depot||Bukit Batok Bus Depot
Hougang Bus Depot
|Current Fleet||12-metre Double Deck Bus:
– Volvo B9TL
||Weekdays, except Public Holidays
From Hougang Central Interchange: 0711hrs, 0729hrs, 0747hrs, 0805hrs, 0831hrs, 0855hrs, 0947hrs & 1003hrs
Short Trip Service 147A is a trunk service operating from Hougang Central Bus Interchange and ends at New Bridge Road (Aft Duxton Plain Pk).
As a Short-Trip Service, the route operates during Weekday AM Peak hours and supplements the high demand for Service 147 from residential estates around Hougang Town, Yio Chu Kang Road and Upper Serangoon Road, connecting to Serangoon MRT station, as well as the City areas of Little India, Bras Basah, Clarke Quay and Chinatown.
- From Hougang Central Interchange:
Weekdays: 0711hrs, 0729hrs, 0747hrs, 0805hrs, 0831hrs, 0855hrs, 0947hrs & 1003hrs
Fare: Charges regular distance fares for trunk services. See Bus Fares.
MRT Stations Served
- NE14 Hougang
- NE12CC13 Serangoon
- NE11 Woodleigh
- NE10 Potong Pasir
- NE9 Boon Keng
- NE8 Farrer Park
- DT22 Jalan Besar
- DT21 Bencoolen
- CC2 Bras Basah
- NE5 Clarke Quay
- NE4DT19 Chinatown
- EW16NE3 Outram Park
- 2000/2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
- 2000/2001: Introduced from Hougang Central Bus Interchange to New Bridge Rd (Opp Pearl’s Ctr) — now New Bridge Rd (Aft Pearl’s Hill Terr)