The route operates from Tampines Bus Interchange and ends at New Upp Changi Road (Tanah Merah Stn Exit A), operating only during the weekday morning peak hours during the ITE College East school term.
→ Tanah Merah Stn Exit A
|Route||Tampines Bus Interchange → New Upp Changi Road (Tanah Merah Stn Exit A)
|Passes Through||Tampines Ave 5, Simei Ave|
|Route Length||4.5 km|
|Travelling Time||20 mins|
|BCM Route Package||Tampines Bus Package|
|Current Operator||SBS Transit Ltd|
|Current Depot||Bedok North Bus Depot (BNDEP)|
|Current Fleet||12-metre Double Deck Bus:
– MAN A95
– Volvo B9TL
|Departure Times from Tampines||Weekdays (except Public Holidays)|
|06:44 – 11:20|
|Fare||Charges regular distance fares
Short Trip Service 31A is a trunk service operating from Tampines Bus Interchange and ends at New Upp Changi Road (Tanah Merah Stn Exit A) on Weekday mornings.
As a Short-Trip Service, the route operates during Weekday Morning Peak hours and supplements the high demand for Service 31 from Tampines Interchange/MRT to ITE College East. In addition, Service 31A buses will perform special departures of Service 31 from New Upp Changi Road (Tanah Merah Stn Exit B) to Tampines Bus Interchange to supplement high demand from Tanah Merah MRT to ITE College East.
On operating afternoons & evenings, special Service 31 departures from Tanah Merah to Tampines Interchange are operated in the reverse direction of 31A, supplementing high demand from ITE College East to Tampines Interchange/MRT.
- From Tampines Bus Interchange:
Weekdays, except Public Holidays: 06:44, 06:55, 07:04, 07:14, 07:23, 07:32, 07:42, 07:53, 08:01, 08:10, 08:18, 08:39, 08:49, 08:59, 09:09, 09:22, 09:41, 09:52, 10:14, 10:39, 10:51 & 11:20
MRT Stations Served
- 10 Jan 2005 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2024 under the Tampines Bus Package.
- 2005 (10 Jan): Introduced as a short-trip service from Tampines Int to New Upp Changi Rd (Tanah Merah Stn) during morning peak hours on weekdays