SMRT Bus Service 969A

SMRT Bus Service 969A is a Short-Trip Service variant of Bus Service 969.

The route operates from Tampines Bus Interchange and ends at Yishun Avenue 2 (Yishun Stn), operating only during the weekday morning and evening peak hours.

Tampines Int
→ Yishun Stn
75009 Tampines Int B4 EW2-DT32 Tampines Ctrl 1
76529 BLK 519A Tampines Concourse
76519 BET BLKS 524B/523D Tampines Concourse
76549 Opp Citylife@ Tampines Tampines Ave 9
65191 Bef Punggol Rd 1a TPE
55281 Aft SLE Lentor Ave
59011 Bef Sg Seletar Bridge Lentor Ave
59021 Bef Yishun Ave 1 Lentor Ave
59031 Opp Yishun Sports Hall Yishun Ave 2
59041 Bef Khatib Stn NS14 Yishun Ave 2
59051 Blk 790 Yishun Ave 2
59061 Blk 763 Yishun Ave 2
59079 Yishun Stn NS13 Yishun Ave 2
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Tampines Bus Interchange → Yishun Avenue 2 (Yishun Stn)
Passes Through Tampines Concourse, TPE, Lentor Ave
Route Length 20.5 km
Travelling Time ~ 50 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Sembawang–Yishun Bus Package
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Buses park at: Woodlands Bus Park (WLBP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus
– MAN A22
12-metre Double Deck Bus
– Alexander Dennis Enviro500
– MAN A95
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Tampines Weekdays (except Public Holidays)
07:05 & 19:11 – 19:39
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares


Short Trip Service 969A is a trunk service operating from Tampines Bus Interchange and ends at Yishun Avenue 2 (Yishun Stn).

As a Short-Trip Service, the route operates during Weekday Morning and Evening Peak hours and supplements the high demand for Bus Service 969 from Tampines to Yishun, via an express sector along the TPE.

MRT Stations Served
Departure Timings
  • From Tampines Interchange:
    Weekdays: 07:05, 19:11, 19:32 & 19:39


Operator History:
  • 29 Jul 2013 – Present: SMRT Buses Ltd
  • (~September 2021) onwards: Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd

Operations for this route would be transferred to Tower Transit in 2021 as part of the Sembawang–Yishun Bus Package.

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2026 under the Sembawang–Yishun Bus Package.

  • 2013 (29 Jul): Introduced from Tampines Int to Yishun Ave 2 (Yishun Stn) during peak hours on weekdays
  • 2014 (05 Oct): Serves additional bus stop before Punggol Rd along TPE
  • 2016 (18 Dec): Amended to ply Tampines Ave 9 and Tampines Concourse

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