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.
→ W'Lands Train Checkpt
|Route||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|
|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
|Departure Times from Woodlands
||Weekdays (except Public Holidays)
|17:32 – 19:31|
|Fare||Charges regular distance fares
Service 856A will be 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
- From Woodlands Int:
Weekdays, except Public Holidays: 17:32 – 19:31
- 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.
- 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”
Lo and behold, it’s back.
This shortworking service might resume soon as causeway reopened.
25 jan 2023 resume