Tower Transit Bus Service 96B

Tower Transit Bus Service 96B is a Short-Trip Service variant of Bus Service 96.

The route operates from Kent Ridge Cres (NUS Fac of Design & Env) and ends at Commonwealth Avenue West (Clementi Stn Exit A), operating only on weekdays evening peak hours during the National University of Singapore (NUS) school term.

Service 96B was shortened to start from Kent Ridge Cres (NUS Fac of Design & Env) instead of Clementi Int from 2 Aug 2021.

96B
NUS Fac Of Design & Env
→ Clementi Stn Exit A
16199 NUS Fac Of Design & Env Kent Ridge Cres
16189 Information Technology Kent Ridge Cres
16179 Opp Yusof Ishak Hse Kent Ridge Cres
16169 NUS Raffles Hall Kent Ridge Cres
17091 Aft Clementi Ave 1 Clementi Rd
17151 Blk 410 C'wealth Ave West
17161 Blk 455 C'wealth Ave West
17171 Clementi Stn Exit A EW23 C'wealth Ave West
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Kent Ridge Crescent (NUS Fac of Design & Env) → Commonwealth Avenue West (Clementi Stn Exit A)
Passes Through Clementi Rd
Route Length 3.3 km
Travelling Time 20 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bulim Bus Package
Current Operator Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd
(Tower Transit Singapore)
Current Depot Bulim Bus Depot
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus
MAN A22
Mercedes-Benz Citaro
12-metre Double Deck Bus
Alexander Dennis Enviro500
Volvo B9TL
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Kent Ridge Crescent (NUS Fac of Design & Env)
Weekdays (except Public Holidays & NUS Vacation Period)
17:02 – 18:57
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares

 

Short Trip Service 96B is a trunk service operating from Kent Ridge Crescent (NUS Fac of Design & Env) and ends at Commonwealth Avenue West (Clementi Stn Exit A).

As a Short-Trip Service, the route operates during the evening peak hours on weekdays. It mainly supplements the high demand for Service 96 from NUS to Clementi Interchange/MRT.

Several trips started from Clementi Int before the route was shortened to Kent Ridge Cres from 2 Aug 2021 (NUS Academic Year 2021/2022).

MRT Station Served:
Departure Timings
  • From Kent Ridge Cres (NUS Fac of Design & Env):
    Weekdays (Except Public Holidays & NUS Vacation Period): 17:02 – 18:57

Gallery:

Operator History:
  • 2007 – 25 Jun 2016: SBS Transit Ltd
  • 26 Jun 2016 – Present: Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd

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

Route History:
  • 2007: Introduced as a short-trip service from Clementi Temp Int to Commonwealth Ave West (Clementi Stn) during evening peak hours on weekdays
  • 2011 (26 Nov): Amended to Clementi Integrated Transport Hub
  • 2016 (26 Jun): Operations transferred to Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd
  • 2021 (02 Aug): Shortened to start from Kent Ridge Cres (NUS Fac of Design & Env)

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