The route operates from Sembawang Bus Interchange and ends at Canberra Way (Blk 129A), operating only on eve of Public Holidays and other special days when bus and train services are extended.
→ Blk 129A
|Route||Sembawang Bus Interchange → Canberra Way (Blk 129A)|
|Passes Through||Canberra Link, Sembawang Rd, Canberra Street|
|Route Length||3.0 km|
|Journey Time||~ 13 mins|
|BCM Route Package||Sembawang–Yishun Bus Package|
|Current Operator||SMRT Buses Ltd|
|Current Depot||Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Buses park at: Yishun Temporary Bus Interchange
|Current Fleet||12-metre Double Deck Bus:
– Alexander Dennis Enviro500
– MAN A95
12-metre Single-Deck Buses
– Mercedes-Benz Citaro
– Mercedes-Benz OC500LE
||During Extended Bus/Train Operating Hours on Eves of Public Holidays, from Sembawang Interchange:
From 0050hrs till stipulated last bus timing at 20 minutes frequency
Short Trip Service 883A is a trunk service operating from Sembawang Bus Interchange and ends at Canberra Way (Blk 129A).
The Short-Trip Service offers unidirectional trips from Sembawang and terminating at Yishun during the late night hours (after the last bus of Bus Service 883 has departed), without having to operate full-distance trips of Service 883. It serves estates around Sembawang and Canberra.
Service 883A operates only on eve of Public Holidays and other special days when bus and train services are extended. Buses depart at 20-minute frequencies, offering connections from Sembawang MRT Station until the last train. Exact last bus hours are announced by SMRT Buses closer to these dates.
In addition to eves of Public Holidays, this service will also operate during MRT Early Closure affecting Sembawang MRT Station.
- From Sembawang Interchange:
Eves of Public Holidays & Selected days of Extended Bus Operating Hours: From 0050hrs till stipulated last bus timing, 20 mins frequency
Fare: Charges regular distance fares for trunk services. See Bus Fares.
MRT Stations Served
- NS11 Sembawang
- 1 Jun 2018 – Present: SMRT Buses Ltd
- (~September 2021) onwards: Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd
Operations for this route would be transferred to Tower Transit in 2021 as part of the Sembawang – Yishun Bus Package.
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2026 under the Sembawang – Yishun Bus Package.
- 2018 (01 Jun): Introduced from Sembawang Int to Canberra Way (Blk 129A).