Tower Transit Bus Service 883

Tower Transit Bus Service 883 is a trunk service plying between Sembawang and Yishun Central 2, passing through Canberra Link, Canberra Street, Canberra Way and Yishun Avenue 2. It is the sixty-seventh (67th) Bus Service launched under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).

Service 883 serves a new bus stop (Blk 126 CP) along Canberra Street from 28 Nov 2021 in both directions (towards Yishun Ctrl 2 & Sembawang). The first bus timing from Sembawang Int on Weekdays (except Public Holidays) was also brought forward from 05:30 to 05:15.

883
Sembawang Int
↺ Yishun Ctrl 2 (Loop)
58009 Sembawang Int B3 NS11 Sembawang Vista
58259 Opp Sun Plaza Sembawang Dr
58219 Opp Sembawang Stn NS11 Sembawang Way
58331 Blk 589D Canberra Link
58041 Blk 590C Sembawang Rd
58051 Blk 592C Sembawang Rd
58511 Blk 104C Canberra St
58521 Blk 106A Canberra St
58621 Blk 126 CP NEW Canberra St
58531 Blk 129A Canberra Way
58541 Opp Canberra Stn NS12 Canberra Link
59529 Opp Yishun Emerald Yishun Ave 2
59259 Darul Makmur Mque Yishun Ave 2
59099 Blk 220 Yishun Ave 2
59072 Yishun Stn Exit E NS13 Yishun Ave 2
59069 Opp Blk 757 Yishun Ave 2
59619 Yishun Community Hosp Yishun Ctrl 2
59061 Blk 763 Yishun Ave 2
59079 Yishun Stn NS13 Yishun Ave 2
59091 Blk 154 Yishun Ave 2
59251 Opp Darul Makmur Mque Yishun Ave 2
59521 Yishun Emerald Yishun Ave 2
58549 Canberra Stn NS12 Canberra Link
58539 Blk 120A Canberra Way
58621 Blk 126 CP NEW Canberra St
58529 Blk 108 CP Canberra St
58519 Opp Blk 104B Canberra St
58059 Opp Blk 592C Sembawang Rd
58049 Opp Blk 590C Sembawang Rd
58339 Opp Blk 589D Canberra Link
58211 Sembawang Stn NS11 Sembawang Way
58251 Sun Plaza/Sembawang Stn NS11 Sembawang Dr
58009 Sembawang Int NS11 Sembawang Vista

Note:

  • Service 883 towards both Yishun Central 2 and Sembawang duplicates at Bus Stop 58621 – Blk 126 CP, Canberra Street.
    Check the bus destination before boarding.
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Sembawang Bus Interchange ↺ Yishun Central 2 (Loop)
Passes Through Canberra St, Canberra Way, Yishun Ave 2
Route Length
12.7 km
Travelling Time 48 – 55 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 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
– Alexander Dennis Enviro500
– MAN A95
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Sembawang
Weekdays Saturdays Sundays / Public Holidays
05:15 – 00:30 05:30 – 00:30 05:45 – 00:30
Operating Frequency
6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
Loop Service
5 – 9 mins 9 – 13 mins 7 – 13 mins 8 – 15 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares

 

Bus Service 883 is a short trunk service from Sembawang to Yishun Central 2, mainly serving residents in the new Canberra Estate with direct links to both Sembawang and Yishun MRT Stations, while Canberra MRT Station was then under construction.

The route heavily duplicates Bus Service 117 from Sembawang Bus Interchange all the way to Yishun Avenue 2, with the exception of the Canberra Estate and Yishun Central 2 looping sector.

On Sunday 2 October 2016, a promotional event for Bus Service 883 was held at Sembawang Bus Interchange.

In Canberra, Service 883 serves the following new and upcoming Build-To-Order flat estates:

  • EastCreek @ Canberra
  • EastBrook @ Canberra
  • EastLawn @ Canberra
  • EastBank @ Canberra
  • EastDelta @ Canberra
  • EastWave @ Canberra
  • EastCrown @ Canberra
  • EastLink I @ Canberra
  • EastLink II @ Canberra

Bus Service 883 also serves the following amenities along its route:

  • Schools:
    • Ahmad Ibrahim Primary School
    • Yishun Primary School
  • Shopping Centres:
    • Sun Plaza
    • Northpoint Shopping Centre
  • Montreal Green Park
  • Yishun Neighbourhood Park
  • Yishun Town Garden
  • Yishun Community Hospital
  • Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
  • Yishun Swimming Complex
MRT Stations Served
Special Departures:
  • Canberra Way (Blk 120A) → Sembawang Int
    Weekdays: 05:30, 05:40, 06:25, 06:51, 06:58, 07:09 & 07:19
    Saturdays: 05:30, 05:42 & 05:54
    Sundays / Public Holidays: 05:30, 05:43, 05:56 & 06:09
Short Trip Service
  • Service 883B: Yishun Ave 2 (Yishun Stn) → Sembawang Rd (Opp Blk 590C)
    Weekdays (except Public Holidays): 18:42 – 21:51
Route Variant
  • Service 883M: Sembawang Int ↺ Yishun Avenue 5
    Sundays & Public Holidays only: 07:00 – 13:00

Gallery (Tower Transit):

Gallery (SMRT Buses) at Page 2.

Poster Gallery:

Operator History:
  • 23 Oct 2016 – 02 Oct 2021: SMRT Buses Ltd
  • 03 Oct 2021 – 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.

History:
  • 2016 (23 Oct): Introduced between Sembawang Int and Yishun Central 2 (Loop) under the LTA’s Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP). Wheelchair accessible at launch
  • 2019 (02 Nov): Serves a new pair of bus stops outside and opposite Canberra Stn along Canberra Link
  • 2021 (03 Oct): Operations transferred to Tower Transit under the Sembawang-Yishun Bus Package
  • 2021 (28 Nov): Serves a new bus stop outside Blk 126 CP along Canberra Street in both directions; First bus timing from Sembawang Int brought forward from 05:30 to 05:15 on Weekdays (except Public Holidays)

Past Routings


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