SMRT Express Bus Service 963e

SMRT Express Bus Service 963e is a Peak Hour express route between Woodlands Temporary Interchange and HarbourFront Interchange, passing through BKE, Petir Road, Hillview Ave, AYE and Telok Blangah Rd. Its parent route is 963 and has a weekend variant 963R. The service operates HarbourFront-bound trips in the morning and Woodlands-bound trips in the evening on weekdays only.

Express 963E will be changed to Express 963e from 13 Aug 2018.

963e
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
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
43268
Hillington Green Condo
Hillview Ave
43161
Blk 272
Bt Batok East Ave 4
43189
Blk 283
Bt Batok East Ave 3
43619
Blk 289E
Bt Batok East Ave 3
16099
SIT Dover
AYE
18079
Opp NUH
Buona Vista Flyover
18109
Opp PSB Science Pk Bldg
Buona Vista Flyover
18049
Opp Normanton Pk
AYE
15059
Opp Alexandra Pt
Alexandra Rd
15049
Bef PSA Bldg
Alexandra Rd
14009
HarbourFront Int
Seah Im Rd
14009
HarbourFront Int
Seah Im Rd
15041
Aft PSA Bldg
Alexandra Rd
15051
Alexandra Pt
Alexandra Rd
18131
Science Pk
AYE
18101
PSB Science Pk Bldg
Buona Vista Flyover
18071
NUH
Buona Vista Flyover
16091
Opp SIT Dover
AYE
43611
Blk 290H
Bt Batok East Ave 3
43181
Keming Pr Sch
Bt Batok East Ave 3
43169
Blk 254
Bt Batok East Ave 4
43261
Opp Hillview Hts
Hillview Ave
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
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
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Woodlands Temporary Bus Interchange  HarbourFront Bus Interchange
Passes Through Woodlands Ave 3, BKE, Pending Rd, Petir Road, Hillview Ave, AYE, Alexandra Rd
Route Length 29.9km (D1) | 29.2km (D2)
Travelling Time 83 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Sembawang – Yishun Bus Package
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
MAN A95
Departure Times from Woodlands 0645hrs – 0705hrs (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)
Departure Times from HarbourFront
1800hrs – 1830hrs (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)
Frequency Direction 1 Direction 2
20 mins 30 mins

 

Route History

Introduced on 20 February 2006, Service 963e provides passengers in Woodlands and Bukit Panjang towns with a faster link to various industries and offices at Toh Tuck, Pasir Panjang and HarbourFront. Operating during the morning and evening peak hours on weekdays, this service charges express fares. The service only calls at selected bus stops along the route of its parent Service 963 and ply very similar routes. The express sector will be via PIE and Clementi Ave 6, skipping Toh Tuck Ave and Commonwealth Ave West.

Departure Timings:

  • From Woodlands Temp Int: 0645hrs, 0705hrs
  • From Harbourfront Int: 1800hrs, 1830hrs

Route Variants:

MRT/LRT Stations Served:

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

Fleet: See above


Gallery:

 


Operator History:

  • 2006 – Present: SMRT Buses Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2020 under the Sembawang – Yishun Package.

History:

  • 2006 (20 Feb): Introduced as a unidirectional peak hour service from Woodlands Int to HarbourFront Int. Departs Woodlands Interchange at 6:45am and 7:05am. Charges Express fares, concessionary travel is not applicable.
  • 2009 (11 May): Evening route introduced, departing HarbourFront at 6:00pm and 6:30pm
  • 2014 (28 Oct): Alexander Dennis Enviro 500 bus deployed
  • 2015 (14 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2016 (12 Mar): Amended to Woodlands Temp Int
  • 2017 (04 Sep): Amended stopping point along Jelebu Rd
  • 2018 (13 Aug): Renumbered to Express 963e from Express 963E

Past Routings:

 

External Links & References:

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