SMRT Bus Service 960

SMRT Bus Service 960 is a trunk route linking Woodlands Temporary Interchange and Marina Centre Terminal, passing through Woodlands Road, Bukit Panjang, Bukit Timah, Rochor Canal, Victoria Street and Bras Basah.

960
46009
W'Lands Temp Int
Woodlands Sq
46549
Blk 347
Woodlands Ave 3
46539
Blk 320
Woodlands Ave 3
46529
Opp Marsiling Stn
Woodlands Ave 3
46491
Blk 402
Woodlands Ave 3
46381
Opp W'Lands Ind Pk D St 1
Woodlands Ave 3
45139
Kranji Stn
Woodlands Rd
45129
S'pore Turf Club
Woodlands Rd
45119
Kranji War Memorial
Woodlands Rd
45109
Bef Jln Bumbong
Woodlands Rd
45099
Aft Jln Bumbong
Woodlands Rd
45079
Aft Mandai Rd
Woodlands Rd
45069
Aft Mandai Est
Woodlands Rd
45059
Opp Da Di Glass
Woodlands Rd
45049
Opp Yew Tee Ind Est Blk 1
Woodlands Rd
45039
Opp Yew Tee Ind Est
Woodlands Rd
45029
Opp Heavy Veh Pk
Woodlands Rd
44999
Bef Yew Tee Flyover
Woodlands Rd
45019
Aft Yew Tee Flyover
Woodlands Rd
44069
Aft KJE Slip Rd
Woodlands Rd
44059
Blk 632 CP
Woodlands Rd
44049
Opp Ten Mile Junction Stn
Woodlands Rd
44251
Blk 604
Bt Panjang Rd
44739
Blk 180
Jelebu Rd
44201
Aft Petir Stn
Petir Rd
44211
Blk 127
Petir Rd
44221
Opp Pending Stn
Pending Rd
44261
Blk 270
Bt Panjang Rd
40239
Aft Tanglin CC
Whitley Rd
40089
Opp Stevens Stn
Dunearn Rd
40079
Chinese Girls' Pr Sch
Dunearn Rd
40119
Bef Goldhill Ave
Dunearn Rd
40069
Anglo-Chinese Sch
Dunearn Rd
40059
Chancery Ct
Dunearn Rd
40049
Opp Newton Stn Exit C
Dunearn Rd
40039
Opp Newton FC
Bt Timah Rd
40029
Aft Makepeace Rd
Bt Timah Rd
40279
KK Women & Child Hosp
Bt Timah Rd
40019
Little India Stn
Bt Timah Rd
07539
Opp Rochor Stn
Sungei Rd
07589
Opp Rochor Ctr
Ophir Rd
01059
Bugis Stn Exit B
Victoria St
01119
Bugis Junction
Victoria St
01019
Bras Basah Cplx
Victoria St
02049
Raffles Hotel
Bras Basah Rd
02089
Pan Pacific Hotel
Raffles Blvd
02099
Marina Ctr Ter
Raffles Blvd
02099
Marina Ctr Ter
Raffles Blvd
02101
AFT S'PORE FLYER
Raffles Ave
02051
Seating Gallery
Raffles Ave
02061
The Esplanade
Raffles Ave
04151
Cath Of The Good Shepherd
Victoria St
01013
St. Joseph's Ch
Victoria St
01112
Opp Bugis Junction
Victoria St
07551
Fu Lu Shou Cplx
Rochor Rd
07531
Rochor Stn
Rochor Canal Rd
40011
LITTLE INDIA STN EXIT A
Bt Timah Rd
40271
Opp KK Women & Child Hosp
Bt Timah Rd
40021
BEF WINSTEDT RD
Bt Timah Rd
40031
Newton FC
Bt Timah Rd
40041
Newton Stn Exit C
Bt Timah Rd
40051
Balmoral Plaza
Bt Timah Rd
40111
City Twrs
Bt Timah Rd
40071
Leng Kwang Baptist Ch
Bt Timah Rd
40081
Stevens Stn
Bt Timah Rd
40231
Raffles Town Club
Whitley Rd
44269
Blk 223
Bt Panjang Rd
44229
Bef Pending Stn
Pending Rd
44219
Bet Blks 139/140
Petir Rd
44209
Opp Petir Stn
Petir Rd
44731
Opp Blk 180
Jelebu Rd
44259
Blk 183
Bt Panjang Rd
44041
Ten Mile Junction Stn
Woodlands Rd
44051
Opp Blk 632 CP
Woodlands Rd
43991
OPP BLK 635A
Woodlands Rd
44061
Bef Yew Tee Flyover
Woodlands Rd
45011
Aft Yew Tee Flyover
Woodlands Rd
45021
Heavy Veh Pk
Woodlands Rd
45031
Yew Tee Ind Est
Woodlands Rd
45041
Thong Huat Bros Pte Ltd
Woodlands Rd
45051
Da Di Glass
Woodlands Rd
45061
Opp Mandai Est
Woodlands Rd
45071
Bef Mandai Rd
Woodlands Rd
45091
Opp Jln Bumbong
Woodlands Rd
45101
Aft LP 234
Woodlands Rd
45111
Opp Kranji War Memorial
Woodlands Rd
45121
Opp S'pore Turf Club
Woodlands Rd
45131
Opp Kranji Stn
Woodlands Rd
46389
Aft W'Lands Ind Pk D St 2
Woodlands Ave 3
46499
Opp Blk 402
Woodlands Ave 3
46521
Marsiling Stn
Woodlands Ave 3
46531
Blk 173
Woodlands Ave 3
46541
Opp Blk 347
Woodlands Ave 3
46009
W'Lands Temp Int
Woodlands Sq
Note:

  • No boarding and alighting at Marina Centre Terminal.
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Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Woodlands Temporary Bus Interchange ↔ Marina Centre Bus Terminal
Passes Through Woodlands Rd, Bukit Panjang, Bukit Timah, Rochor Canal, Victoria St, Bras Basah
Route Length 27.3 km (D1) | 27.5 km (D2)
Travelling Time 85 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Woodlands Bus Package
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Woodlands Bus Depot (WLDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
MAN A95
– Volvo B9TL
12-metre Single Deck Bus:

– 
MAN NL323F
Departure Times from Woodlands 0530 – 2330 (Weekdays, Saturdays)
0545 – 2330 (Sundays/PHs)
Departure Times from Marina Centre
0630 – 2330 (Weekdays, Saturdays)
0645 – 2330 (Sundays/PHs)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
0630-0830: 08 – 09 mins
0831-1659: 08 – 12 mins
1700-1900: 10 – 12 mins
After 1900: 10 – 12 mins
0630-0830: 10 – 11 mins
0831-1659: 08 – 11 mins
1700-1900: 08 – 09 mins
After 1900: 08 – 09 mins

Service 960 is a inter-town route, serving between the housing estates of Woodlands and Bukit Panjang, and providing connections to the City areas of Newton, Rochor Canal, Bras Basah and Marina Centre. The route is frequented as a popular connection between Bukit Panjang and the City. During weekends, large numbers of foreign workers rely on the route between dormitories along Woodlands Road and Little India, in which the dormitories along Woodlands Road are not served by the Downtown Line.

The route incorporates an express sector between Bukit Panjang and Whitley Road along the Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE) and Pan-Island Expressway (PIE), sharing the popular connection with full-day Services 190, 700/A and 972, but is otherwise non-duplicative from Newton to Marina Centre. It also shares long duplicating sectors with Service 961/# between Woodlands Int and Bukit Panjang, connecting the many industries located along Woodlands Road to Kranji MRT, Marsling MRT and Woodlands MRT/Int.

No boarding and alighting is allowed at Marina Centre Ter. The last stop for Marina Centre-bound trips is 02089 Raffles Boulevard (Pan Pacific Hotel), while the first stop for Woodlands-bound trips is 02101 Raffles Avenue (Aft S’pore Flyer).

Introduced in 1996 by Trans-Island, the route has not undergone any amendments since.

With low branches along Bt Timah Rd pruned by NEA in January 2015, the single-deck fleet restriction was removed hence allowing double-deck buses to be deployed. High capacity Double deck buses were deployed since Feb 2015.

Special Departures
  • Bukit Panjang Rd (Blk 604)  Marina Centre Ter
    Weekdays & Sat: 0535hrs
MRT Stations Served
LRT Stations Served

 

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


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Operator History:

  • 1996 – 2004: Trans-Island Bus Services Ltd
  • 2004 – Present: SMRT Buses Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2023 under the Woodlands Bus Package.

History:

  • 1996 (12 Jul): Introduced between Woodlands Regional Int and Marina Centre Ter.
  • 1999 (26 Dec): Amended to Jelebu Rd, Petir Rd and Pending Rd, skipping part of Bt Panjang Rd
  • 2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2015 (16 Feb): Alexander Dennis Enviro 500 double-decker buses deployed.
  • 2016 (12 Mar): Amended to Woodlands Temp Int
  • 2016 (03 Apr): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2016 (11 Dec): Serves the new Bus Stop 43991 – Opp Blk 635A, Woodlands Road
  • 2017 (28 May): Calls at relocated bus stop 47071 Bef Mandai Rd and no longer calls at bus stop 45081 Opp Mandai Rd along Woodlands Rd.
  • 2017 (04 Sep): Change in stopping point along Jelebu Rd
  • 2018 (10 Jun): Calls at a new bus stop along Woodlands Road (44999 Bef Yew Tee Flyover)

Past Routings:


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