SMRT Bus Service 975

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Operator History:
  • 1993 – 1999: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 1999 – 2004: Trans-Island Bus Services Ltd
  • 2004 – Present: 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.

Route History:
  • 1993 (18 Jul): Introduced as Service 175, Lim Chu Kang Road End – Upp Bt Timah Rd (Loop)
  • Later amended to Sungei Tengah Rd, Brickland Rd and Choa Chu Kang Ave 3
  • 1999 (26 Dec): Handed to TIBS
  • 2005 (27 Feb): Renumbered to Service 975, Bukit Panjang Int – Lim Chu Kang Rd End (Loop)
  • 2010 (28 Nov): Amended to Lor Rusuk & Lim Chu Kang Rd; the sector along Old Lim Chu Kang Rd had been permanently closed.
  • 2011 (23 Oct): Skips 2 bus stops along Old Choa Chu Kang Road which was removed due to road widening works
  • 2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2014 (12 May): Shortworking trip 975A introduced.
  • 2015 (Jun): Bus Service Reliability Framework (BSRF) implemented for trial till Aug 2016
  • 2015 (05 Oct): Start of double-decker bus special departures from Service 972 during weekdays AM peak hours.
  • 2015 (27 Dec): Calls at an additional bus stop along Petir Rd towards Lim Chu Kang as part of DTL2 Bukit Panjang Bus Service Enhancements
  • 2016 (24 Apr): Shortworking trip 975B introduced. Operates on Sundays & PHs, 1500hrs – 2322hrs
  • 2017 (13 Feb): Shortworking trip 975B converted to operate daily. Operating hours revised to 1913hrs—2016hrs on Weekdays, 1918hrs—2001hrs on Saturdays, and 1608hrs—2315hrs on Sundays & PHs.
  • 2017 (16 Jul): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2017 (04 Sep): Amended to Bukit Panjang ITH
  • 2018 (28 Oct): Enhancement of Short Trip Service 975B and withdrawal of Short Trip Service 975A.
  • 2019 (10 Mar): Start of full-route double decker deployments, on Weekends & Public Holidays
  • 2020 (28 Jan): Introduction of Short Trip Service 975A (2nd Gen)
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3 thoughts on “SMRT Bus Service 975

  • 4 June 2020 at 8:10 PM
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    DD deployment during weekdays is only 2-3 buses during peak hours while for weekends is majority.

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  • 14 August 2019 at 9:56 PM
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    Each time i took bus No 975 it is very crowded during 7 to 8 pm it is full of worker from foreign country. can authority help to provide more buses of no 975 ? i saw 922 bus is far more frequency then 975 it is just next to bus 975 queue line

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  • 5 September 2018 at 8:07 PM
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    Can one of the Service 975 roads to prun trees to serve double deckers from ease crowding.

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