Bus Service 973A commenced operations on 13 January 2019.
|Route||Bukit Panjang Bus Interchange → Pending Rd (Bef Pending Stn)|
|Passes Through||Bt Panjang Rd|
|Route Length||1.5 km|
|Travelling Time||5 mins|
|BCM Route Package||Choa Chu Kang – Bukit Panjang Bus Package|
|Current Operator||SMRT Buses Ltd|
|Current Depot||Kranji Bus Depot (KJDEP)|
|Current Fleet||12-metre Single Deck Bus
– MAN A22
|Departure Times from Bukit Panjang
||0030hrs, 0050hrs, 0110hrs (Daily)|
Short Trip Service Service 973A is a trunk service operating from Bukit Panjang Bus Interchange and ends at Pending Road (Bef Pending Stn).
As a Short-Trip Service, the route operates daily and supplements the Bukit Panjang sector of existing Bus Service 973, as train services on the Bukit Panjang LRT end earlier from 13 January 2019 to allow for accelerated rail renewal work.
Introduced on 13 January 2019, Service 973A is wheelchair-accessible at launch.
- From Bukit Panjang Int –
Daily: 0030hrs, 0050hrs & 0110hrs
Fare: Charges regular distance fares for trunk services. See Bus Fares.
MRT Stations Served
- 13 Jan 2019 onward: SMRT Buses Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2023 under the Choa Chu Kang – Bukit Panjang Bus Package.
- 2019 (13 Jan): New Short Trip Service 973A introduced in tandem with adjusted Bukit Panjang LRT operating hours