SMRT Bus Service 991

SMRT Bus Service 991 is a trunk route operating from Bukit Batok Bus Interchange and Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange, serving new estates around Bukit Batok West Avenue 6, Bukit Gombak MRT Station, as well as residential estates around Keat Hong Link.

Service 991 serves the new Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange from 16 December 2018.

991
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
40361
Blk 438A
Bt Batok West Ave 8
40371
OPP BLK 465A
Bt Batok West Ave 5
43601
Opp Blk 532
Bt Batok West Ave 5
43571
Opp Bt Gombak Stn
Bt Batok West Ave 5
43581
Blk 347
Bt Batok West Ave 5
43521
Bt Batok Driving Ctr
Bt Batok West Ave 5
30129
OPP BLK 805D
Brickland Rd
30119
AFT CHOA CHU KANG AVE 6
Brickland Rd
44071
Blk 464
Choa Chu Kang Ave 3
45451
Blk 293
Choa Chu Kang Ave 1
44081
Blk 296A
Choa Chu Kang Ave 1
44091
Bef Choa Chu Kang Mkt
Choa Chu Kang Ave 1
44881
BLK 816B
Keat Hong Link
44129
Opp Blk 113
Choa Chu Kang Way
44119
Blk 204
Choa Chu Kang Ave 1
44391
Aft Blk 202
Choa Chu Kang Dr
44009
Choa Chu Kang Int
Choa Chu Kang Loop
44009
Choa Chu Kang Int
Choa Chu Kang Loop
44539
Lot 1 Shoppers' Mall
Choa Chu Kang Ave 4
44399
Opp Blk 210
Choa Chu Kang Dr
44111
Opp Blk 203
Choa Chu Kang Ave 1
44889
Opp Blk 816A
Keat Hong Link
44099
Opp Choa Chu Kang Mkt
Choa Chu Kang Ave 1
44089
Opp Blk 296A
Choa Chu Kang Ave 1
44689
Sunshine Pl
Choa Chu Kang Ave 3
44079
Opp Blk 464
Choa Chu Kang Ave 3
30111
BLK 804B
Brickland Rd
30121
BLK 805D
Brickland Rd
43529
Opp Bt Batok Driving Ctr
Bt Batok West Ave 5
43589
Opp Blk 347
Bt Batok West Ave 5
43579
Bt Gombak Stn
Bt Batok West Ave 5
43609
Blk 531
Bt Batok West Ave 5
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 ↔ Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange
Passes Through Bt Batok West Ave 6, Bt Batok St 11, Bt Batok West Ave 3, Ave 8, Ave 5, Brickland Rd, Choa Chu Kang Ave 1, Keat Hong Link
Route Length 11.9 km (D1) | 11.5 km (D2)
Travelling Time 41 – 50 min
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bulim Bus Package (Negotiated Contract)
Current Operator SMRT Buses Ltd
Current Depot Bulim Bus Depot
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
MAN A95 (Euro 6)
12-metre Single Deck Bus:
MAN A22
– 
MAN A22 (Euro 6)
Departure Times from Bt Batok 0530hrs – 0000hrs (Daily)
0015hrs – 0100hrs (Daily | Service 991A) – Terminates at Bt Batok West Ave 3 (Princess E Pr Sch)
Departure Times from Choa Chu Kang
0530hrs – 0000hrs (Weekdays)
0545hrs – 0000hrs (Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays)
0018hrs – 0055hrs (Daily | Service 991B) – Terminates at Choa Chu Kang Ave 1 (Opp Choa Chu Kang Mkt)
Frequency Direction 1
Direction 2
0630-0830: 10 – 12 mins
0831-1659: 11 – 13 mins
1700-1900: 10 – 12 mins
After 1900: 10 – 15 mins
0630-0830: 10 – 12 mins
0831-1659: 12 – 13 mins
1700-1900: 10 – 12 mins
After 1900: 10 – 19 mins

Bus Service 991 was launched as trunk service with an interim routing 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 within Bukit Batok 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, departures from Bukit Batok will operate as Service 991A and terminate at Bt Batok West Ave 3 (Princess E Pr Sch).

Extension to Choa Chu Kang:

Since 30 September 2018, the route has been extended to Choa Chu Kang via Bukit Gombak MRT, Bukit Batok West Avenue 5, Brickland Road, Choa Chu Kang Avenues 3 and 1, and Keat Hong Link, after which it will mirrors the former route of Feeder Service 308 to Choa Chu Kang Interchange via Choa Chu Kang Drive. Bus Service 308 was also withdrawn on the same day after the route integration with Service 991.

In addition, new short-trip service 991B was also introduced during the late night period.

Special Departures:
  • Bukit Batok West Ave 3 (Opp Princess E Pr Sch) Bukit Batok Int
    Weekdays: 0530hrs, 0538hrs, 0546hrs, 0554hrs
    Saturdays / Sundays / Public Holidays: 0530hrs, 0541hrs, 0553hrs, 060hrs
  • Choa Chu Kang Ave 1 (Bef Choa Chu Kang Mkt) → Choa Chu Kang Int
    Weekdays: 0530hrs, 0540hrs, 0550hrs
    Saturdays / Sundays / Public Holidays: 0545hrs
Short Trip Service:
  • Service 991A: Bukit Batok Int  Bukit Batok West Ave 3 (Princess E Pr Sch)
    Daily: 0015hrs, 0030hrs, 0045hrs & 0100hrs
  • Service 991B: Choa Chu Kang Int  Choa Chu Kang Ave 1 (Opp Choa Chu Kang Mkt)
    Daily: 0018hrs, 0036hrs & 0055hrs
MRT / LRT Stations Served

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares.


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.
  • 2018 (30 Sep): Extended to Choa Chu Kang, replacing sectors of Service 308
  • 2018 (01 Oct): Start of regular weekday double-decker deployments
  • 2018 (16 Dec): Calls at relocated Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange.

Past Routings:


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19 thoughts on “SMRT Bus Service 991

  • 1 October 2018 at 6:19 PM
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    This route is absolutely dumb 308 was more efficient and reliable and this 991 dont even stop or go to opp blk 810 carpark.

    Petition to remove this route

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