Tower Transit Bus Service 96

Tower Transit Bus Service 96 is a trunk route from Clementi Int and looping at Kent Ridge Crescent, passing through Commonwealth Avenue West and Clementi Road.

Allocated to the Bus Contracting Model (Bulim Bus Package), Tower Transit Singapore took over operations of this bus service from SBS Transit since 26 June 2016.


96
Clementi Int ↺ Kent Ridge Cres (Loop)
17009
Clementi Int
Clementi Ave 3
17239
NTUC Fairprice
Clementi Ave 3
17159
Blk 365
C'wealth Ave West
17099
YALE-NUS COLLEGE
Clementi Rd
16159
NUS Fac Of Engrg
Clementi Rd
16149
NUS Fac Of Architecture
Clementi Rd
16199
NUS Fac Of Design & Env
Kent Ridge Cres
16189
Information Technology
Kent Ridge Cres
16179
Opp Yusof Ishak Hse
Kent Ridge Cres
16169
NUS Raffles Hall
Kent Ridge Cres
17091
Aft Clementi Ave 1
Clementi Rd
17151
Blk 410
C'wealth Ave West
17161
Opp Blk 329
C'wealth Ave West
17171
Clementi Stn
C'wealth Ave West
17009
Clementi Int
Clementi Ave 3
Route Details (Click to expand)
Bus Service 96: Clementi ↺ Kent Ridge Crescent (Loop)
From Clementi Looping at Kent Ridge Crescent
  • Clementi Ave 3
    – Clementi Int EW23
    – NTUC Fairprice
  • C’Wealth Ave West
    – Blk 365
  • Clementi Rd
    – Yale-NUS College
    – NUS Fac of Engrg
    – NUS Fac of Architecture
  • Kent Ridge Cres
    – NUS Fac of Design & Env
    – Computer Ctr
    – Opp Yusof Ishak Hse
    – NUS Raffles Hall
  • Clementi Rd
    – Aft Clementi Ave 1
  • C’Wealth Ave West
    – Blk 410
    – Opp Blk 329
    – Clementi Stn EW23
  • Clementi Ave 3
    – Clementi Int EW23
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Clementi Bus Interchange ↺ Kent Ridge Crescent (Loop)
Passes Through Commonwealth Avenue West, Clementi Road
Route Length 6.7 km
Travelling Time 35 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bulim Bus Package
Current Operator Tower Transit Singapore
(Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd)
Current Depot Bulim Bus Depot
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Alexander Dennis Enviro500
Volvo B9TL

12-metre Single Deck Bus
MAN A22
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro

Departure Times from Clementi
0645 – 2330 (Weekdays)
0700 – 2330 (Saturdays)
0700 – 2300 (Sundays/PHs)
Frequency Loop Service
0630 – 0830: 06 – 07 mins
0831 – 1659: 05 – 13 mins
1700 – 1900: 05 – 07 mins
After 1900: 05 – 10 mins

Service 96 primarily serves the National University of Singapore (NUS) Kent Ridge Campus and UTown with bus connections to Clementi MRT & Interchange. It runs parallel to Service 183 (between Clementi MRT and Clementi Road), which does not enter NUS, as well as serving residential blocks along Clementi Road. Double decker buses were deployed on this service since 2012.

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares. Calculate your bus fare using LTA’s fare calculator on MyTransport.sg here.

MRT Station Served
Special Departures
  • Kent Ridge Cres (Opp Yusof Ishak Hse) Clementi Int
    Weekdays PM Peak only, except NUS Vacation Period
Short Trip Services
  • Service 96A: Clementi Int → Kent Ridge Cres (NUS Raffles Hall)
    Weekdays AM Peak Only, except NUS Vacation Period
  • Service 96B: Clementi Int → Commonwealth Ave West (Clementi Stn)
    Weekdays PM Peak Only, except NUS Vacation Period

Although route details state that 96B starts from Clementi Int, trips also start from Kent Ridge Crescent (NUS Fac of Design & Env) as well as Kent Ridge Crescent (Opp Yusof Ishak Hse) during operating hours. 96B buses go off-service from Clementi Station to Kent Ridge Terminal (via Clementi Ave 6 and AYE) for a short layover before starting on another trip of 96B.

 


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Operator History:

  • 1982 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – 25 Jun 2016: SBS Transit Ltd
  • 26 Jun 2016 onwards: Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2021 under the Bulim Bus Package

History:

  • 1982: Original route from Clementi to Kent Ridge Cres (Loop)
  • 1988: Amended to serve Clementi Ave 3
  • 2006 (29 Oct): Amended to Clementi Temp Int
  • 2011 (26 Nov): Amended to air-conditioned Clementi Integrated Transport Hub (ITH)
  • 2012 (25 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2016 (26 Jun): Operations transferred to Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd from SBS Transit Ltd

Past Routings:


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2 thoughts on “Tower Transit Bus Service 96

  • 7 November 2016 at 3:11 PM
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    I think Tower Transit should extend this route to Kent Ridge Bus Terminal

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