SMRT Bus Service 176

SMRT Bus Service 176 is a trunk route linking Bukit Panjang Interchange and Bukit Merah Interchange, passing through Upper Bukit Timah, Hillview, Bukit Batok, Jurong East Central, West Coast Highway and Henderson.

176
45009 Bt Panjang Int B3 DT1-BP6 Petir Rd
44259 Blk 183 Bt Panjang Rd
44029 Bt Panjang Stn Exit A/Lrt DT1-BP6 Upp Bt Timah Rd
44019 The Linear Upp Bt Timah Rd
43119 Bef Hazel Pk Terr Upp Bt Timah Rd
43109 Cashew Stn DT2 Upp Bt Timah Rd
43099 Assumption Pathway Sch Upp Bt Timah Rd
43089 Aft Assumption Eng Sch Upp Bt Timah Rd
43279 Aft Hillview Stn DT3 Hillview Rd
43268 Hillington Green Condo Hillview Ave
43259 Opp Hillbrooks Hillview Ave
43249 Hillview Apts Hillview Ave
43239 The Petals Condo Hillview Ave
43449 Blk 258 Bt Batok East Ave 2
43439 Blk 242 Bt Batok East Ave 2
43429 Blk 240 Bt Batok East Ave 2
43419 Aft Bt Batok Stn/Blk 628 NS2 Bt Batok Ctrl
43401 Bt Batok Polyclinic Bt Batok West Ave 3
43321 Opp Blk 144 Bt Batok West Ave 6
43371 Blk 109 Bt Batok West Ave 6
43699 Blk 298 Bt Batok Ave 1
28629 Blk 266 Jurong East Ctrl
28319 Blk 207 Jurong East Ctrl
28449 Bef Seventh-Day Advent Ch Jurong East Ctrl
28431 Blk 134 Jurong East Ctrl
28249 Jurong East Lib Jurong Town Hall Rd
28239 Opp Jurong Town Hall Jurong Town Hall Rd
28229 German Ctr Jurong Town Hall Rd
20269 Bef Pandan Gdns Jurong Town Hall Rd
20259 C'wealth Sec Sch Jurong Town Hall Rd
20159 Blk 411 West Coast Rd
20149 Blk 408 West Coast Rd
20139 Opp Angliss Bldg West Coast Rd
20289 The Japanese Sec Sch West Coast Highway
17339 Blk 518 West Coast Highway
17329 Blk 705 West Coast Highway
17319 Blk 716 West Coast Highway
17369 Aft West Coast Link West Coast Highway
17309 West Coast View West Coast Highway
17359 Bef Clementi Rd West Coast Highway
17299 Opp West Coast Pk West Coast Highway
16249 Bef Wholesale Ctr West Coast Highway
16239 Opp Wholesale Ctr West Coast Highway
16229 Haw Par Villa Stn CC25 West Coast Highway
16219 Opp Wharves Bldg West Coast Highway
15219 Pasir View Pk Pasir Panjang Rd
15209 Bef Pasir Panjang Stn CC26 Pasir Panjang Rd
15199 Opp Currency Hse CC26 Pasir Panjang Rd
15169 Harbourside Ind Bldg 2 Pasir Panjang Rd
15159 Mapletree Business City Pasir Panjang Rd
15149 Opp Labrador Pk Stn CC27 Pasir Panjang Rd
14189 Aft Alexandra Rd Telok Blangah Rd
14179 Yeo's Bldg Telok Blangah Rd
14169 Opp Telok Blangah Stn CC28 Telok Blangah Rd
14041 Blk 54 Henderson Rd
14051 Aft Telok Blangah Hts Henderson Rd
14241 Opp Blk 1 Henderson Rd
10331 Bef Bt Merah Ctrl Henderson Rd
10009 Bt Merah Int Bt Merah Ctrl
10009 Bt Merah Int B2 Bt Merah Ctrl
10339 Aft Bt Merah Ctrl Henderson Rd
14249 Blk 1 Henderson Rd
14059 Bef Telok Blangah Hts Henderson Rd
14049 Opp Blk 55 Henderson Rd
14161 Telok Blangah Stn CC28 Telok Blangah Rd
14171 Opp Yeo's Bldg Telok Blangah Rd
15141 Labrador Pk Stn CC27 Pasir Panjang Rd
15151 Opp Mapletree Biz City Pasir Panjang Rd
15161 Pasir Panjang Ctr Pasir Panjang Rd
15191 Pasir Panjang Stn/Fc CC26 Pasir Panjang Rd
15201 Aft Pasir Panjang Stn CC26 Pasir Panjang Rd
15211 Opp Pasir View Pk Pasir Panjang Rd
16211 Wharves Bldg West Coast Highway
16221 Opp Haw Par Villa Stn CC25 West Coast Highway
16231 Wholesale Ctr West Coast Highway
16241 Bef West Coast Pk West Coast Highway
17291 West Coast Pk West Coast Highway
17351 Aft Clementi Rd West Coast Highway
17301 Opp West Coast View West Coast Highway
17361 Opp West Coast Link West Coast Highway
17311 Opp Blk 801C West Coast Highway
17321 Tien Wah Press Bldg West Coast Highway
17331 Opp Blk 518 West Coast Highway
20281 Opp The Japanese Sec Sch West Coast Highway
20131 S'pore Food Industries Bldg West Coast Rd
20141 Opp Blk 408 West Coast Rd
20151 Opp Blk 411 West Coast Rd
20251 Bef Teban Gdns Rd Jurong Town Hall Rd
20261 Aft Pandan Gdns Jurong Town Hall Rd
20271 Opp German Ctr Jurong Town Hall Rd
28221 Opp Intl Business Pk Jurong Town Hall Rd
28231 Jurong Town Hall Jurong Town Hall Rd
28241 Opp Jurong East Lib Jurong Town Hall Rd
28439 Blk 124 Jurong East Ctrl
28441 Seventh-Day Advent Ch Jurong East Ctrl
28311 Blk 209 Jurong East Ctrl
28621 Blk 241 Jurong East Ctrl
43691 Blk 190 Bt Batok Ave 1
43379 Blk 185 Bt Batok West Ave 6
43329 Blk 146 Bt Batok West Ave 6
43409 Opp Blk 127 Bt Batok West Ave 3
43411 Opp Blk 628 NS2 Bt Batok Ctrl
43421 Blk 503 Bt Batok East Ave 2
43431 Opp Blk 242 Bt Batok East Ave 2
43441 Opp Blk 258 Bt Batok East Ave 2
43231 Opp The Petals Condo Hillview Ave
43241 Opp Hillview Apts Hillview Ave
43251 Hillbrooks Hillview Ave
43261 Opp Hillview Hts Hillview Ave
43271 Glendale Pk Condo Hillview Rd
43061 Hillview Stn DT3 Upp Bt Timah Rd
43071 Opp Dairy Farm Rd Upp Bt Timah Rd
43081 Opp Assumption Eng Sch Upp Bt Timah Rd
43091 Bef Cashew Stn DT2 Upp Bt Timah Rd
43111 Min Of Defence Upp Bt Timah Rd
44011 Opp The Linear Upp Bt Timah Rd
44021 Bt Panjang Stn Exit B DT1-BP6 Upp Bt Timah Rd
44251 Bt Panjang Stn/Blk 604 DT1-BP6 Bt Panjang Rd
45009 Bt Panjang Int DT1-BP6 Petir Rd
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Bukit Panjang Bus Interchange ↔ Bukit Merah Bus Interchange
Passes Through Upp Bt Timah Rd, Hilliew Ave, Bt Batok East Ave 2, Jurong East Ctrl, Jurong Town Hall Rd, West Coast Highway, Pasir Panjang Rd, Henderson Rd
Route Length Towards Bukit Merah: 22.3 km
Towards Bukit Panjang: 22.9 km
Travelling Time 80 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Choa Chu Kang–Bukit Panjang Bus Package
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Kranji Bus Depot (KJDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
– Linkker LM312
– MAN A22

– Mercedes-Benz OC500LE
12-metre Double Deck Bus:
– Alexander Dennis Enviro500
– MAN A95
– Volvo B9TL
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Bukit Panjang
Weekdays & Saturdays Sundays / Public Holidays
05:30 – 23:35 05:45 – 23:35
Departure Times from Bukit Merah
Daily
05:45 – 23:30
Operating Frequency
6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
From Bukit Panjang
6 – 9 mins 6 – 11 mins 10 – 11 mins 9 – 15 mins
From Bukit Merah
8 – 9 mins 7 – 12 mins 7 – 8 mins 8 – 13 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares

 

Service 176 is an inter-town route connecting the housing estates of Bukit Panjang, Hillview, Bukit Batok, Jurong East and Bukit Merah. Part of its route travels along West Coast Highway for quick journeys between Pasir Panjang and Jurong East. Its sector between Telok Blangah MRT and Bukit Merah benefits residents at Telok Blangh and Bukit Merah Central with convenient access to Telok Blangah MRT Station along the Circle Line. Along with Service 175, this service serves the industries along West Coast Highway and Pasir Panjang Road.

Running with moderate to low demand during off-peak hours, the service encounters high demand during peak hours from increased commute to and from industries around West Coast and Pasir Panjang, as well as increased inter-town commute.

MRT Stations Served:
Special Departures:
  • Jurong Town Hall Rd (Aft Pandan Gdns) → Bt Panjang Int
    Daily: 05:50 & before 06:16

Gallery:

Operator History:
  • 1988 – 1995: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 1995 – 2004: Trans-Island Bus Services Ltd
  • 2004 – Present: SMRT Buses Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2023 under the Choa Chu Kang-Bukit Panjang Bus Package.

History:
  • 1988 (24 Jan): Introduced between Jurong East Int and Bt Panjang Ter (Loop)
  • 1989 (05 Mar): Amended to ply Bt Batok West Ave 6 and Bt Batok West Ave 3; Amended to ply Upp Bt Timah Rd and Bt Panjang Rd, skipping Cashew Rd
  • 1990 (01 Jul): Integrated with Service 184, amended to start from Bt Panjang Ter and extended to Bt Merah Int
  • 1995 (30 Apr): Amended to ply Bt Batok East Ave 2, skipping Bt Batok East Ave 4
  • 1995 (01 Oct): Operations transferred from SBS to TIBS
  • 1999 (26 Dec): Amended to Bt Panjang Int
  • 2002: Skips abolished bus stop opposite ITE Pasir Panjang along Telok Blangah Rd
  • 2005: Serves new bus stop outside Hillington Green Condo along Hillview Ave, skipping the bus stop outside Hillview Heights
  • 2010 (23 May): Skips temporarily abolished bus stop outside Assumption Voc Inst along Upp Bt Timah Rd to facilitate the construction of Cashew MRT station along the Downtown MRT Line
  • 2012 (16 Dec): Amended to start from and terminate at Jelebu Rd with the opening of Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk and the closure of Bt Panjang Int
  • 2015 (01 Mar): Serves reinstated bus stop outside Assumption Pathway Sch along Upp Bt Timah Rd
  • 2015 (22 Mar): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2015 (27 Dec): Serves additional bus stop outside Hillview Stn along Upp Bt Timah Rd
  • 2017 (04 Sep): Amended to Bukit Panjang Integrated Transport Hub

Past Routings

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2 thoughts on “SMRT Bus Service 176

  • 24 March 2021 at 9:17 AM
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    How do I’m able to read the distance between destinations ? Appreciate process for this activation of the distance. Thanks

    Reply
  • 14 November 2018 at 1:25 PM
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    Bus 176 (SMB 274L)
    Give this driver a pat on his back for good attitude.

    He waited for us as we ran towards the bus stop before Inchcape Bldg before 12 noon

    At bus stop before Pandan Loop, one passenger forgot to indicate his intention to alight and only pressed the bell after bus past the bus stop, the driver stopped his bus a distance from the bus stop for him to alight.

    Thirdly, at bus stop outside teban garden, one passenger wanted to board this bus but was busy looking at her things and did not see the bus arrived until the bus past the bus stop. The driver stopped the bus for her to board.

    This driver also sounded his horn when near the bus stop where there are lesser passengers to indicate his arrival. Good gesture.

    Thanks

    Reply

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