Peak Period Short Service 912P is a PPSS bus route from Woodlands Temporary Bus Interchange and looping at Woodlands Street 41, passing through Woodlands Avenue 5, 2 and 1. Operating during weekday peak hours, it runs alongside Intratown 912 and alleviates crowding on high-demand sectors during peak hours.
Peak Period Short Service 912P will be replaced by SMRT Shortworking Trip 912M and withdrawn from 01 Sep 2016.
|Route||Woodlands Temporary Bus Interchange ↺ Woodlands Street 41|
|Passes Through||Woodlands Ave 5, 2, 1|
|Current Operators||Commute Solutions & BT & Tan Transport|
|Current Fleet||Yutong ZK6107H
Total: About 3 buses
|Departure Times from T1||Weekdays:
AM Peak: 6:00am – 8:00am
PM Peak: 5:15pm – 7:15pm
|0630-0830: ~12 mins
1700-1930: ~12 mins
After 1930: —
Service 912P duplicates Intratown 912, serving between Woodlands Int/MRT and Woodlands St 32 during the weekday peak hours. It is a shorter version of 912’s West Loop, which actually loops at Woodlands Centre Road.
Operated using private coaches from Commute Solutions and BT&Tan Transport, the route helps to relieve frequent overcrowding on Service 912. It is the first PPSS service to be introduced. At time of introduction, 11 trips are operated by 3 buses for both morning and evening peak hours.
Peak Period Short Services operate at least five trips per hour during Weekday AM and PM peak periods. This initiative taps on the resources of Private Bus Operators to run shorter bus services to augment the resources of the Public Transport Operators (PTOs).
Fare: Basic fares capped at 3.2km. See Bus Fares.
Fleet: Service 912P′s fleet fully comprises of private coaches from Commute Solutions and BT&Tan Transport.
|Loop Service (via Woodlands St 41)|
MRT Stations Served by this service:
- 2013 (30 Sep): Tender for PPSS 912P opens
- 2014 (21 Jan): Tender for PPSS 912P awarded to Commute Solutions
- 2014 (14 Apr): Introduced as a PPSS route from Woodlands Int and looping at Woodlands St 41 under the BSEP.
- 2016 (12 Mar): Amended to Woodlands Temp Int
- 2016 (01 Sep): Service renumbered to 912M and operated by SMRT Buses
- Apr 2014 – 31 Aug 2016: Commute Solutions & BT & Tan Transport
The contract for Peak Period Short Services lasts for 2 years and was renewed from Apr 2016 to August 2016 .
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