SMRT Bus Service 184

SMRT Bus Service 184 is a trunk route from Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Park and looping at Clementi MRT, passing through Cashew, Upper Bukit Timah, Clementi Road, Clementi Avenue 2/5 and Clementi MRT.

184
Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk ↺ Clementi Stn (Loop)
48009 Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk Woodlands Rd
44049 Opp Junction 10 Woodlands Rd
44251 Bt Panjang Stn/Blk 604 DT1-BP6 Bt Panjang Rd
44241 Opp Lompang Rd Bt Panjang Rd
44231 Zhenghua Pr Sch Bt Panjang Rd
44229 Bef Pending Stn BP8 Pending Rd
43139 Opp Bt Panjang Pr Sch Cashew Rd
43129 Cashew Pk Condo Cashew Rd
43099 Assumption Pathway Sch Upp Bt Timah Rd
43089 Aft Assumption Eng Sch Upp Bt Timah Rd
43069 HILLVIEW STN EXIT A DT3 Upp Bt Timah Rd
43059 The Rail Mall Upp Bt Timah Rd
43049 Opp Hume Pk Condo Upp Bt Timah Rd
43029 Opp The Hillside Upp Bt Timah Rd
43019 Springdale Condo Upp Bt Timah Rd
42119 Southaven II Upp Bt Timah Rd
42109 Opp Beauty World Ctr DT5 Jln Anak Bt
42089 Opp Bt Timah Plaza Jln Anak Bt
42149 Aft Bt Timah Rd Clementi Rd
12109 Opp Ngee Ann Poly Clementi Rd
12099 Opp SIM HQ Clementi Rd
12089 Opp Maju Camp Clementi Rd
12079 Opp Blk 116 Clementi Rd
12069 Opp Blk 109A Clementi Rd
17229 Blk 335 Clementi Ave 5
17179 Clementi Stn Exit B EW23 C'wealth Ave West
17169 Blk 329 C'wealth Ave West
17241 Blk 334 Clementi Ave 2
17111 Blk 343 Clementi Rd
12061 Blk 109 Clementi Rd
12071 Blk 116 Clementi Rd
12081 Maju Camp Clementi Rd
12091 SIM HQ Clementi Rd
12101 Ngee Ann Poly Clementi Rd
42141 Bef Dunearn Rd Clementi Rd
42071 Pei Hwa Presby Pr Sch Upp Bt Timah Rd
42091 Beauty World Stn Exit B DT5 Upp Bt Timah Rd
42111 WOH HUP BLDG Upp Bt Timah Rd
43011 Bt Regency Upp Bt Timah Rd
43021 Aft Old Jurong Rd Upp Bt Timah Rd
43041 Hume Pk Condo Upp Bt Timah Rd
43051 Opp The Rail Mall Upp Bt Timah 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
43121 Aft Cashew Terr Cashew Rd
43131 Bt Panjang Pr Sch Cashew Rd
44221 Opp Pending Stn BP8 Pending Rd
44239 Opp Zhenghua Pr Sch Bt Panjang Rd
44249 Blk 174 Bt Panjang Rd
44259 Blk 183 Bt Panjang Rd
44041 Junction 10 Woodlands Rd
48009 Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk Woodlands Rd
Notes:

  • No boarding and alighting at Bt Panjang Temporary Bus Pk.

 

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px Bukit Panjang Temporary Bus Park ↺ Commonwealth Avenue West (Loop)
Passes Through Cashew Rd, Upp Bukit Timah, Clementi Rd, Clementi Ave 2/5, Clementi MRT
Route Length 22.2 km
Travelling Time 90 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Choa Chu Kang – Bukit Panjang Bus Package
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Kranji Bus Depot (KJDEP)
Majority of buses park at: Bulim Bus Depot (BUDEP)
Current Fleet 18-metre Articulated Bus:
MAN A24

12-metre Double Deck Bus:
MAN A95
Volvo B9TL
12-metre Single Deck Bus:
MAN A22
Departure Times from Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk
0540 – 2300 (Weekdays)
0555 – 2300 (Saturdays & Sundays / Public Holidays)
Frequency Loop Service
0630 – 0830: 06 – 08 mins
0831 – 1659: 06 – 09 mins
1700 – 1900: 06 – 09 mins
After 1900: 07 – 11 mins

Service 184 serves between Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk and Clementi, via Upper Bukit Timah and Clementi Road. The route provides bus connections to many institutions along the Clementi Road academic belt, as well as serving residents of Clementi Avenue 5 and Cashew estates to nearby Clementi and Bukit Panjang Town Centres respectively.

This service is one of three bus routes providing the exceedingly high-demand sector between Clementi MRT and SIM/Ngee Ann Poly prior to the opening of King Albert Park MRT Station, alongside Service 52 and 154. Much of the demand on this route is from students commuting from Clementi/Bukit Panjang to Clementi Road. As such, demand is moderate to high during the day.

Formerly a Singapore Bus Service (SBS) route since 1993, the route was transferred to Trans-Island Bus Service (TIBS) in 1995 and has been operated by SMRT ever since. High capacity articulated buses are deployed on a regular basis owing to high demand.

As part of the Bus Service Amendments for Bukit Panjang ITH Opening, Bus Service 184 will still continue to operate from Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk with additional calling stops along Woodlands Rd despite the opening of Bukit Panjang Integrated Transport Hub on 04 Sep 2017. It will also likely be extended to Gali Batu Bus Terminal in the future.

MRT / LRT Stations Served:

 

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares.


Gallery:

 


Operator History:

  • 1993 – 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:

  • 1993: Introduced by SBS plying Bukit Panjang – Commonwealth Ave West (Clementi MRT) (Loop), via Upp Bukit Timah Rd & Clementi Rd.
  • 1995 (02 Jul): Handed to Trans-Island Bus Services (TIBS)
  • 2012 (16 Dec): Amended to start from Bukit Panjang Road with the closure of Bt Panjang Int, and buses terminate at Bukit Panjang Temporary Bus Park along Woodlands Road (north of Junction 10)
  • 2014 (03 Feb): Bus Service Reliability Framework (BSRF) implemented for a two-year trial
  • 2015 (05 Jun): BSRF trial extended to Aug 2016
  • 2017 (04 Sep): Calls at an additional pair of bus stops along Woodlands Road
  • 2017 (17 Dec): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2018 (12 Apr): Start of Double Decker Bus Deployments

Past Routings:

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5 thoughts on “SMRT Bus Service 184

  • 27 February 2018 at 10:22 AM
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    The time indicated for this service is almost always 3 minutes,which of course, is totally forgot erroneous . This problem has persisted for years and is a very bad reflection of your company’s attitude towards end users. I am referring to the bus stop by at Pengsua pond.

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  • 31 January 2018 at 9:40 AM
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    Problem is that this service is slow and often late (particularly so for the bendies), and the drivers are inattentive. It is pointless having the bendies if the drivers can’t keep to schedule, drive very slowly or keep missing stops .

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  • 18 January 2018 at 4:38 PM
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    Driver of SMB8024C couldn’t stop to look out for passengers along Clementi road because a truck was in the bus bay. Also, bendy bus had difficulty pulling into bus bay

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  • 7 December 2017 at 6:56 PM
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    Excuse me, could you explain why Service 184 no double decker buses?

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  • 22 October 2017 at 9:25 AM
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    Complain about one Bus 184 driver

    The Bus 184 should stop at 17241 at 9:10am on this Sunday morning where there were a lot of people waiting to aboard.

    While the bus just passed by without stop with a lot of vacant seats and 7-8 passengers even though the driver could see many passengers queuing and waving to the bus .My 2 sons and I were amongst the waiting passengers. We were so angry and got so tired after about 15 minutes waiting at the bus stop. It was very hot and we had to wait for another 15 minutes.

    Hope the bus driver can focus on driving and stop at the bus stop where he should stop.

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