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 Woodlands Temp Int NS9TE2 Woodlands Sq
46631 Woodlands Stn Exit 5 NS9TE2 Woodlands Ave 2
46641 Blk 894C NS9TE2 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 Bef Admiralty Stn/Blk 680 NS10 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 Stn NS11 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 NS9TE2 Woodlands Ave 5
46639 Woodlands Stn Exit 4 NS9TE2 Woodlands Ave 2
46009 Woodlands Temp Int NS9TE2 Woodlands Sq
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Woodlands Temporary Bus Interchange ↺ Admiralty Street (Loop)
Passes Through Woodlands Ave 5, 6, 7, Sembawang Cres, Sembawang Drive
Route Length 16.8 km
Travelling Time 65 – 70 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Woodlands Bus Package
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Woodlands Bus Depot
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
MAN A95
Volvo B9TL
12-metre Single Deck Bus:

– 
MAN A22
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
Short Trip Services
  • Service 962BSembawang Drive (Opp Sun Plaza) → Sembawang Drive (Sun Plaza/Sembawang Stn)
    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 (Admiralty Stn/Blk 680)
    Weekdays: 06:27 – 08:02

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares.


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:

 

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

      Reply

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