Tower Transit Bus Service 974A is a Short-Trip Service variant of Bus Service 974, operating from Bukit Panjang MRT Station and ends at Choa Chu Kang Avenue 4 (Lot 1/Choa Chu Kang Stn) daily. Bus Service 974A commenced operations on 13 January 2019.
Bus Service 974A will be extended to start from Joo Koon Int and end at Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 (Lot 1/Choa Chu Kang Stn) via Bukit Panjang from 23 Jan 2021.
|Route||Upp Bt Timah Rd (Bt Panjang Stn Exit A/LRT) → Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 (Lot 1/Choa Chu Kang Stn)
[From 23 Jan 2021]
Joo Koon Bus Interchange → Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 (Lot 1/Choa Chu Kang Stn)
|Passes Through||Bukit Panjang Rd|
|Route Length||3.9 km|
|Traveling Time||15 mins|
|BCM Route Package||Choa Chu Kang – Bukit Panjang 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
– Yutong E12
|12-metre Double Deck Bus
– Alexander Dennis Enviro500
– Volvo B9TL
|Departure Times from Upp Bukit Timah Rd
|23:38 – 01:10|
|Fare||Charges regular distance fares
Short Trip Service Service 974A is a trunk service operating from Bukit Panjang MRT and ends at Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 (Lot 1/Choa Chu Kang Stn).
As a Short-Trip Service, the route operates daily and supplements the Bukit Panjang and Choa Chu Kang sectors of existing Bus Service 974 during the late night hours, as train services on the Bukit Panjang LRT end earlier from 13 January 2019 to allow for accelerated rail renewal work.
After terminating at Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 (Lot 1/Choa Chu Kang Stn), several Service 974A buses will turn around and perform return trips of Bus Service 974 towards Bukit Panjang MRT, starting from Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 (Opp Choa Chu Kang Stn).
During Eves of Public Holidays, operating hours will be extended. Exact last bus hours are announced by Tower Transit closer to these dates.
MRT / LRT Stations Served
- From Upp Bt Timah Rd (Bt Panjang Stn Exit A/LRT):
Daily: 23:38, 23:46, 23:54, 00:05, 00:15, 00:25, 00:40, 0055 & 01:10
- 13 Jan 2019 – Present: Tower Transit Singapore Pte 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): Introduced from Upp Bt Timah Rd (Bt Panjang Stn Exit A/LRT) to Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 (Lot 1 Shoppers’ Mall), operating after the last bus of Service 974 daily
- 2021 (23 Jan): Extended to start from Joo Koon Int and loop at Bukit Panjang MRT, terminating at Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 (Lot 1/Choa Chu Kang Stn)