The route operates from Woodlands Bus Interchange and ends at Woodlands Road (Kranji Stn), operating only during the weekday morning peak hours.
→ Kranji Stn
|Route||Woodlands Integrated Transport Hub → Woodlands Road (Kranji Stn)
|Passes Through||Marsiling Rd, Marsiling Dr|
|Route Length||4.9 km|
|Travelling Time||15 mins|
|BCM Route Package||Woodlands Bus Package|
|Current Operator||SMRT Buses Ltd|
|Current Depot||Woodlands Bus Depot (WLDEP)|
|Current Fleet||12-metre Single Deck Bus:
– MAN A22
– Mercedes-Benz Citaro
|12-metre Double Deck Bus:
– Volvo B9TL
|Departure Times from Woodlands
||Weekdays, except Public Holidays|
|05:36 – 08:36|
|Fare||Charges regular distance fares
Short Trip Service 178A is a trunk service operating from Woodlands Bus Interchange and ends at Woodlands Road (Kranji Stn).
As a Short-Trip Service, the route operates during Weekday Morning Peak hours and supplements the high demand for Bus Service 178 from Woodlands MRT/Interchange to industries around Woodlands Road and Woodlands Industrial Park D, as well as linking residential estates around Marsiling to Kranji MRT station.
MRT Stations Served
- From Woodlands Int:
Weekdays: 05:36, 05:48, 06:00, 06:13, 06:26, 06:40, 07:08, 07:22, 07:51 & 08:36
- 15 Jul 2013 – Present: SMRT Buses Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2023 under the Woodlands Bus Package.
- 2013 (15 Jul): Introduced from Woodlands Reg Int to Woodlands Rd (Kranji Stn) during morning peak hours on weekdays
- 2016 (12 Mar): Amended to Woodlands Temp Int
- 2021 (13 Jun): Amended to Woodlands Integrated Transport Hub