SMRT Bus Service 962

SMRT Bus Service 962 is a trunk route from Woodlands Temporary Interchange and looping at Admiralty Street, passing through Woodands Avenue 5, 6, 7, Sembawang Cres and Sembawang Drive. The route serves housing estates around Woodlands, Admiralty and Sembawang, along with industries at Admiralty Street.

962
W'Lands Temp Int ↺ Admiralty St (Loop)
46009
W'Lands Temp Int
Woodlands Sq
46631
Blk 892C CP
Woodlands Ave 2
46641
Blk 894C
Woodlands Ave 5
47581
Opp Blk 521
Woodlands Ave 5
47571
Blk 618
Woodlands Ave 5
47561
Blk 620
Woodlands Ave 5
47551
Blk 630
Woodlands Ave 6
47541
Blk 639
Woodlands Ave 6
47591
Blk 680
Woodlands Ave 6
47601
Blk 793
Woodlands Ave 7
47611
Woodsvale Condo
Woodlands Ave 7
47621
Aft Gambas Ave
Woodlands Ave 7
58381
Blk 469B
Sembawang Way
58271
Blk 335
Sembawang Cres
58281
Sembawang Sec Sch
Sembawang Cres
58371
Bet Blks 325/326
Sembawang Cres
58299
Blk 328
Sembawang Dr
58259
Opp Sun Plaza
Sembawang Dr
58319
Blk 357C
Sembawang Dr
58349
Blk 478
Sembawang Dr
58359
Opp Blk 484A CP
Sembawang Dr
58459
Bef Heavy Veh Pk
Sembawang Dr
58369
BEF ACACIA HME
Admiralty St
58361
Nth Link Bldg
Admiralty St
58451
Aft Heavy Veh Pk
Sembawang Dr
58351
Blk 483
Sembawang Dr
58341
Blk 405
Sembawang Dr
58311
Blk 354 CP
Sembawang Dr
58251
Sun Plaza
Sembawang Dr
58291
Blk 317
Sembawang Dr
58379
Opp Blk 325
Sembawang Cres
58289
Opp Sembawang Sec Sch
Sembawang Cres
58279
Opp Blk 336A CP
Sembawang Cres
58389
Opp Blk 469B
Sembawang Way
47629
Seagate
Woodlands Ave 7
47619
Opp Woodsvale Condo
Woodlands Ave 7
47609
Opp Blk 793
Woodlands Ave 7
47599
Blk 683A
Woodlands Ave 6
47549
Opp Blk 639
Woodlands Ave 6
47559
Opp Blk 630
Woodlands Ave 6
47569
Opp Blk 620
Woodlands Ave 5
47579
Blk 556
Woodlands Ave 5
47589
Blk 519A CP
Woodlands Ave 5
46649
Blk 515
Woodlands Ave 5
46639
Opp Blk 892C CP
Woodlands Ave 2
46009
W'Lands Temp Int
Woodlands Sq
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Woodlands Temporary Bus Interchange ↺ Admiralty Street (Loop)
Passes Through Woodands Ave 5, 6, 7, Sembawang Cres, Sembawang Drive
Route Length 16.9 km
Travelling Time 65 – 70 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Woodlands Bus Package
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Woodlands Bus Park (WPDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL
12-metre Single Deck Bus:

– 
MAN NL323F
Departure Times from Woodlands 0530hrs – 2345hrs (Weekdays, Saturday)
0545hrs – 2345hrs (Sundays/PHs)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 07 – 08 mins
0831-1659: 05 – 10 mins
1700-1900: 07 – 08 mins
After 1900: 09 – 10 mins

Service 962 is a inter-town residential route running between Sembawang, Admiralty and Woodlands. The route serves Woodlands Ave 5, Woodlands Ave 6, Woodlands Ave 7, Sembawang Cres, Sembawang Dr and Admiralty St, with connections to Woodlands Regional Centre, Admiralty MRT, Sembawang Town Centre and other community amenities. Its primary area of service is Woodlands Neighbourhoods 5, 7 & 8, and Sembawang Neighbourhoods 3 & 4.

The route serves schools such as Spectra Seconary School, Sembawang Secondary School, Canberra Secondary School and Northoaks Primary School. Other public amenities served include Mandai Tekong Park, Woodlands Galaxy Community Centre (CC), Canberra CC and Sun Plaza.

The route encounters moderate to high demand throughout the day as it serves many residential areas, and high capacity articulated buses are deployed on a daily basis. In addition, the route also serves various industries along Admiralty Street. Double-deck buses made their debut on 10 September 2017.

MRT Stations Served:

Shortworking Trips:

  • Service 962BSembawang Drive (Opp Sun Plaza) → Sembawang Drive (Sun Plaza)
    Weekdays AM Peak: 0639hrs – 0939hrs | 29 – 31 mins frequency
    Weekdays PM Peak hours | 26 – 34 mins frequency
  • Service 962C: Woodlands Ave 5 (Blk 618) → Woodlands Ave 6 (Blk 680)
    Weekdays: 0635hrs – 0752hrs | 8 – 9 mins frequency

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


Gallery

Operator History:
  • 2001 – 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:
  • 2001 (24 Jun): Introduced between Woodlands Regional Int and Sembawang Dr (Loop)
  • 2003 (Jun): Extended to loop at Admiralty St
  • 2005 (29 May): Amended to ply Sembawang Way and Sembawang Cres instead of Gambas Ave and Sembawang Ave.
  • 2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2014 (23 Jun): Bus Service Reliability Framework (BSRF) implemented for a two-year trial
  • 2015 (05 Jun): BSRF trial extended to Aug 2016
  • 2016 (12 Mar): Amended to Woodlands Temp Int
  • 2016 (03 Apr): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2016 (01 Sep): Shortworking trip 962C introduced
  • 2017 (10 Sep): Regular deployment of Double-Decker buses
Past Routings:

External Links & References:

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3 thoughts on “SMRT Bus Service 962

  • 11 September 2017 at 7:44 PM
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    Woodlands should have take some SMB Citaro or the OCs to deploy together with B9TL for 962

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    • 7 May 2018 at 9:39 PM
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      from the route, i also see woodlands ring secondary school

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