SMRT Bus Service 973A

SMRT Bus Service 973A is a Short-Trip Service variant of Bus Service 973.

The route operates from Bukit Panjang Bus Interchange and ends at Pending Road (Bef Pending Stn), operating daily, after the last bus of Service 973 has departed. It commenced operations on 13 January 2019.

Bt Panjang Int
→ Bef Pending Stn
45009 Bt Panjang Int B1 DT1-BP6 Petir Rd
44241 Opp Lompang Rd Bt Panjang Rd
44231 Zhenghua Pr Sch Bt Panjang Rd
44229 Bef Pending Stn BP8 Pending Rd
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Bukit Panjang Bus Interchange → Pending Road (Bef Pending Stn)
Passes Through Bukit Panjang Rd
Route Length 1.5 km
Travelling Time 5 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Choa Chu Kang–Bukit Panjang Bus Package
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Kranji Bus Depot (KJDEP)
Buses park at: Woodlands Bus Park
Current Fleet Single Deck Bus
– MAN A22
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Bukit Panjang
00:30 – 01:10
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares

Short Trip Service 973A is a trunk service operating from Bukit Panjang Bus Interchange and ends at Pending Road (Bef Pending Stn). The Short-Trip Service operates daily and connects the transport node of Bukit Panjang to residential areas around Bukit Panjang Road and Pending after the last bus of Service 973 has departed, offering late-night bus connections within Bukit Panjang without having to operate full-distance trips via Hillview and Hume.

Commencing service on 13 January 2019, Service 973A was introduced as train services on the Bukit Panjang LRT end earlier from 13 January 2019 to allow for accelerated rail renewal work.

During Eves of Public Holidays, operating hours will be extended. Exact last bus hours are announced by SMRT Buses closer to these dates.

MRT / LRT Stations Served
Departure Timings
  • From Bukit Panjang Int:
    Daily: 00:30, 00:50 & 01:10


Operator History:
  • 13 Jan 2019 – Present: SMRT Buses Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2026 under the Choa Chu Kang–Bukit Panjang Bus Package.

Route History:
  • 2019 (13 Jan): Introduced from Bukit Panjang Integrated Transport Hub to Pending Rd (Bef Pending Stn), operating after the last bus of Service 973 daily in tandem with the adjusted Bukit Panjang LRT operating hours

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