Tower Transit Bus Service 856A

Tower Transit Bus Service 856A is a Short-Trip Service variant of Bus Service 856.

The route plies from Woodlands Integrated Transport Hub and ends at Woodlands Centre Road (W’lands Train Checkpt). It only operates on weekday evening peak hours, excluding Public Holidays.

Woodlands Int
→ W'Lands Train Checkpt
46009 Woodlands Int B11 NS9TE2 Woodlands Sq
46549 Blk 347 Woodlands Ave 3
46539 Blk 320 Woodlands Ave 3
46529 Opp Marsiling Stn NS8 Woodlands Ave 3
46519 Opp Blk 144 Woodlands Ctr Rd
46509 Marsiling Pk Woodlands Ctr Rd
46069 W'Lands Train Checkpt Woodlands Ctr Rd
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Woodlands Integrated Transport Hub → Woodlands Centre Road (W’lands Train Checkpt)
Passes Through Woodlands Ave 3
Route Length 3.4 km
Travelling Time 15 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Sembawang–Yishun Bus Package
Current Operator Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd
(Tower Transit Singapore)
Current Depot Mandai Bus Depot
Current Fleet Double Deck Bus
– Alexander Dennis Enviro500 (3-Door)
– Alexander Dennis Enviro500
– MAN A95
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Woodlands
Weekdays (except Public Holidays)
17:08 – 19:14
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares

Service 856A was launched on 25 January 2023 to supplement weekday evening peak demand from Woodlands and Marsiling MRT Stations to Woodlands Checkpoint & Woodlands Train Checkpoint.

MRT Stations Served
Departure Timings
  • From Woodlands Int:
    Weekdays, except Public Holidays: 17:08 – 19:14


Operator History:
  • 25 Jan 2023 – Present: Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd

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

Route History:
  • 2023 (25 Jan): Introduced from Woodlands Integrated Transport Hub to Woodlands Centre Rd (Woodlands Train Checkpt) during weekday evening peak hours, except public holidays

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Refer to Page 2 for the former variant of Short Trip Service 856A, operated by SMRT Buses between September 2017 to September 2021.

3 thoughts on “Tower Transit Bus Service 856A

  • 11 January 2023 at 8:50 PM

    Lo and behold, it’s back.

  • 1 April 2022 at 2:31 PM

    This shortworking service might resume soon as causeway reopened.


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