SMRT Bus Service 991

SMRT Bus Service 991 is a trunk route operating from Bukit Batok Bus Interchange and looping at Bukit Batok West Avenue 5, serving new estates around Bukit Batok West Avenue 6.

The route commenced operations on Sunday, 8 July 2018. It is the seventh (7th) service to be introduced under the Bus Contracting Model (BCM). In Q4 2018, the route will be extended to Choa Chu Kang and will incorporate the route of SMRT Service 308, which is set to be withdrawn.


Route
991
Bt Batok Int ↺ Bt Batok West Ave 5 (Loop)
43009
Bt Batok Int
Bt Batok Ctrl
43419
Blk 628
Bt Batok Ctrl
43401
Bt Batok Polyclinic
Bt Batok West Ave 3
43321
Opp Blk 144
Bt Batok West Ave 6
43331
Opp Bt Batok Presby Ch
Bt Batok St 11
43341
Princess E Pr Sch
Bt Batok West Ave 3
40321
Dulwich College
Bt Batok West Ave 8
40341
Bef Blk 440A
Bt Batok West Ave 8
40379
Blk 467 Cp
Bt Batok West Ave 5
40369
Opp Blk 438A
Bt Batok West Ave 8
40349
Blk 461
Bt Batok West Ave 8
40329
Millennia Institute
Bt Batok West Ave 8
43349
Opp Princess E Pr Sch
Bt Batok West Ave 3
43339
Blk 148
Bt Batok St 11
43329
Blk 146
Bt Batok West Ave 6
43409
Opp Blk 127
Bt Batok West Ave 3
43411
Opp Blk 628
Bt Batok Ctrl
43009
Bt Batok Int
Bt Batok Ctrl

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Bukit Batok Bus Interchange ↺ Bukit Batok West Ave 5 (Loop)
Passes Through Bt Batok West Ave 6, Bt Batok St 11, Bt Batok West Ave 3 & Ave 8
Route Length 6.7 km
Travelling Time 31 – 40 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bulim Bus Package (Negotiated Contract)
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Bulim Bus Depot
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus:
– 
MAN NL323F
Departure Times from Bt Batok 0530hrs – 0000hrs (Daily)
0015hrs – 0100hrs (Daily | Service 991A) – Terminates at Bt Batok West Ave 3 (Princess E Pr Sch)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 10 – 12 mins
0831-1659: 12 mins
1700-1900: 10 – 12 mins
After 1900: 10 – 15 mins

Bus Service 991 is a trunk service from Bukit Batok Bus Interchange to Bukit Batok West Ave 5, mainly serving new residential estates northwest of Bukit Batok with direct links to NS2 Bukit Batok MRT Station, as well as other amenities along the route. Commencing operations on Sunday, 8 July 2018, the route complements Service 941 and 944 in serving the new estates, and is also the seventh (7th) service to be introduced under the Bus Contracting Model (BCM).

Service 991 - Launch Poster
Service 991 – Launch Poster

Within Bukit Batok, Service 991 serves new Build-To-Order (BTO) flat estates such as:

  • Sky Vista @ Bukit Batok
  • West Quarry @ Bukit Batok
  • West Plains @ Bukit Batok
  • West Edge @ Bukit Batok
  • West Rock @ Bukit Batok
  • West Valley @ Bukit Batok
  • West Ridges @ Bukit Batok

Schools and community amenities served include:

  • Club CSC @ Bukit Batok
  • Bukit Batok Polyclinic
  • Bukit Batok Wet Market & Hawker Centre
  • Bukit Batok Presbyterian Church
  • St. Lukes Hospital
  • Princess Elizabeth Primary School
  • Millennia Institute
  • Dulwich College

Between 0015hrs and 0100hrs daily, this route will operate as Service 991A and terminate at Bt Batok West Ave 3 (Princess E Pr Sch).

Future Plans:
Keat Hong Link Bus Network from Q4 2018 (Map: OpenStreetMap)
Keat Hong Link Bus Network from Q4 2018 (Map: OpenStreetMap)

Service 991 presently follows an interim routing between within the Bukit Batok estate. In Q4 2018, the route will be extended to Choa Chu Kang via Bukit Gombak MRT, Bukit Batok West Avenue 5, Choa Chu Kang Avenues 3 and 1, and Keat Hong Link, after which it will mirror the route of Feeder Service 308 to Choa Chu Kang Interchange via Choa Chu Kang Drive.

The route amendment is expected to come in tandem with the opening of the new Choa Chu Kang Interchange as well as the completion of Bukit Batok West Avenue 5 between Bukit Batok West Avenue 2 and Avenue 9 (presently under construction). When extended, Feeder Service 308 will be withdrawn.

Special Departure:
  • Bukit Batok West Ave 3 (Opp Princess E Pr Sch) Bukit Batok Int
    Daily: 0530hrs, 0540hrs
Short Trip Service:
  • Service 991A: Bukit Batok Int  Bukit Batok West Ave 3 (Princess E Pr Sch)
    Daily: 0015hrs, 0030hrs, 0045hrs & 0100hrs
MRT Stations Served

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares. Calculate your bus fare using LTA’s fare calculator on MyTransport.sg here.


Gallery:

Operator History:

  • 2018 – Present: SMRT Buses Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2021 under the Bulim Bus Package.

History:

  • 2018 (08 Jul): Introduced between Bukit Batok and Bukit Batok West Ave 5. Wheelchair-accessible at launch.
  • Q4 2018: Extended to Choa Chu Kang, replacing sectors of Service 308

Past Routings:


External Links & References:

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17 thoughts on “SMRT Bus Service 991

  • 11 July 2018 at 12:02 PM
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    Will it stop at Brickland area? There are very few bus passing through Keat Hong Pride

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  • 10 July 2018 at 5:00 PM
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    Maybe after Choa Chu Kang extend to Gali Batu via Yew Tee and Sungei Kadut. Supplement 925 lost connections on Weekends/PH.

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  • 3 July 2018 at 8:31 PM
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    991 should not route to cck. It should route to bukit gombak and beauty world.

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