Tower Transit Bus Service 189A

Tower Transit Bus Service 189A is a Short-Trip Service variant of Bus Service 189.

The route operates from Bukit Batok Bus Interchange and ends at Bukit Batok Street 23 (Opp Midview Bldg), operating during the Weekday Morning Peak hours, as well as daily, after the last bus of Service 189 has departed. During Eves of Public Holidays, last bus timings of Service 189A will be extended to complement the extension of train operating hours.

189A
Bt Batok Int → Opp Midview Bldg
43009 Bt Batok Int NS2 Bt Batok Ctrl
43701 Blk 225 Bt Batok Ctrl
43389 Opp Blk 102 Bt Batok Ave 1
43519 Opp Bt Batok Swim Cplx Bt Batok East Ave 6
43599 Bt View Sec Sch Bt Batok East Ave 6
43509 Blk 291E Bt Batok St 23
43219 Opp Sbst Bt Batok Depot Bt Batok St 23
43319 Opp Midview Bldg Bt Batok St 23
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Bukit Batok Bus InterchangeBukit Batok Street 23 (Opp Midview Bldg)
Passes Through Bukit Batok East Ave 6
Route Length 2.9 km
Traveling Time 13 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bulim Bus Package
Current Operator Tower Transit Singapore
(Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd)
Current Depot Bulim Bus Depot
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
MAN A22
– Mercedes-Benz Citaro
Yutong E12
12-metre Double Deck Bus:
– Alexander Dennis Enviro500
– Volvo B9TL
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Bukit Batok
Weekdays Saturdays & Sundays / Public Holidays
07:03 – 08:59 & 23:30 – 01:10 23:30 – 01:10
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares

 

Short Trip Service 189A is a trunk service operating from Bukit Batok Bus Interchange and ends at Bukit Batok Street 23 (Opp Midview Bldg). The Short-Trip Service offers unidirectional trips from Bukit Batok to industrial areas around Bukit Batok Street 23 during the morning peak hours, as well as to residential estates within Bukit Batok town during the late night hours (after the last bus of Service 189 has departed), without having to operate full-distance trips of Service 189.

During Eves of Public Holidays, as well as MRT Early Closure affecting Bukit Batok MRT Station, operating hours will be extended. Exact last bus hours are announced by Tower Transit closer to these dates.

Departure Timings
  • From Bukit Batok Interchange:
    Weekdays: 07:03, 07:16, 07:23, 07:29, 07:44, 07:51, 07:58, 08:12, 08:19, 08:26, 08:39, 08:46, 08:59
    Daily: 23:30, 23:50, 00:10, 00:30, 00:50, 01:10
MRT Station Served:

Gallery:

Operator History:
  • 5 Jan 2009 – 28 May 2016: SMRT Buses Ltd
  • 29 May 2016 – Present: Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2026 under the Bulim Bus Package.

Route History:
  • 2009 (05 Jan): Introduced as a short-trip service from Bt Batok Int to Bt Batok St 23 (Opp Midview Bldg) during morning peak hours on weekdays
  • 2011 (12 Jun): Extended to operate after the last bus of Service 189 daily
  • 2016 (29 May): Operations transferred to Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd
  • 2019 (05 Oct): Last bus timing from Bukit Batok amended from 0100hrs to 0110hrs.

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