Defunct Short-Trip Services

This article is dedicated to short-trip services that were discontinued by the public bus operators (prior to the Bus Contracting Model) and the Land Transport Authority (LTA).

For operational short-trip services, refer to our main article on short-trip services. For images of several short-trip services that were recently discontinued, refer to our short-trip service gallery for defunct short-trip services.


The tables below list the short-trip services that have been discontinued over the past 2 decades due to low demand or the introduction of route variants adapted from the defunct short-trip services. To provide better navigation, the defunct short-trip services are divided based on their period of withdrawal.


Bus Contracting Model (1 Sep 2016 – Present)

Service Route Operated between Remarks
2A Kampong Bahru Ter β†’ New Upp Changi Rd (Tanah Merah Stn Exit B) 12 Mar 2018 – 22 Sep 2023 Operated during weekdays AM peak.
3B Pasir Ris Dr 1 (Blk 738) β†’ Pasir Ris Int 19 Oct 2003 – 3 Sep 2016 Operated during weekdays PM peak. Replaced by extended special departures to Tampines Int under Go-Ahead.
33B Bedok Int β†’ Joo Chiat Rd (Aft Tembeling Rd) 9 Aug 2009 – 2016 Operated on the 1st and 15th days of the lunar calendar if they fall on a Sun/PH.
55A Bishan Int β†’ Marine Parade Rd (Victoria Sch) 16 Sep 2001 – 8 Apr 2017 Operated as terminating trips after the last bus of Service 55 daily. Discontinued when Service 55 was extended to Upp East Coast.
66A Bedok Int β†’ Bt Timah Rd (Little India Stn Exit A) 2000 – 26 May 2021 Operated on Sun/PH evenings.
66B Jurong East Int β†’ S’goon Rd (Tekka Ctr) 2000 – 26 May 2021 Operated on Sun/PH evenings.
66C Jurong East Int β†’ Jln Jurong Kechil (Opp Beauty World Stn) 31 May 2021 – 11 Dec 2021 Operated during weekdays AM/PM Peak. Discontinued when Service 66 was amended to loop at Upp Bt Timah Rd.
67A Choa Chu Kang Int β†’ Dunearn Rd (Opp Coronation Plaza) 2000 – 2017 Operated during weekdays AM peak.
67W Tampines Int β†’ Bt Timah Rd (Little India Stn Exit A) 2003 – 4 Apr 2021 Operated on Sun/PH evenings.
75A Gali Batu Ter β†’ Clementi Rd (Opp SIM HQ) 29 Jul 2013 – 9 Apr 2021 Operated during weekdays AM peak.
92A Ghim Moh Ter β†’ Science Pk Dr β†’ Ghim Moh Rd (Blk 13) 2000 – 24 Nov 2023 Operated during weekdays PM peak; Discontinued when peak hour frequencies of Service 92 were improved.
92B Ghim Moh Ter β†’ Science Pk Dr (Opp Normanton Pk/R’ford) 26 Nov 2007 – 25 Nov 2023 Operated during weekdays AM & PM Peak & after last bus of Service 92; Discontinued when peak hour frequencies of Service 92 were improved & Terminating Trip 92T was introduced.
117B Sembawang Int β†’ Yishun Ave 2 (Opp Yishun Stn) 11 Mar 2019 – 27 Mar 2020 Operated during weekdays AM peak.
130A Ang Mo Kio Int β†’ Sin Ming Rd (Blk 25) 2000 – 18 Apr 2021 Operated during Vesak Day, two weekends before & after the date of Ching Ming & on the day of Ching Ming itself. Officially discontinued in Apr 2023.
135A Ang Mo Kio Int β†’ Marine Parade Rd (Victoria Sch) 16 Sep 2001 – 27 Feb 2021 Operated as terminating trips after the last bus of Service 135 daily. Discontinued when Service 135 was extended to Jln Kembangan.
155A Toa Payoh Int β†’ Marine Parade Rd (Victoria Sch) 16 Sep 2001 – 8 Apr 2017 Operated as terminating trips after the last bus of Service 155 daily. Discontinued when Service 155 was extended to Bedok.
170A Queen St Ter β†’ W’lands Ctr Rd (W’lands Train Checkpt) 27 Dec 2015 – 18 May 2021 Operated daily along the local sectors of Service 170 towards Larkin. Suspended with the implementation of Phase 2 re-opening (Heightened Alert) in Singapore during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Queen St Ter ↔ W’lands Ctr Rd (W’lands Train Checkpt) 1 Apr 2022 – 30 Apr 2022 Operated daily along the local sectors of Service 170 in both directions, temporarily replacing full trips of Service 170. Discontinued when Service 170 resumed normal operations in Johor Bahru.
195B Marina Ctr Ter β†’ C’wealth Ave (C’wealth Stn Exit B/C) 20 Jun 2015 – 26 Oct 2018 Operated daily during the afternoon.
265A Ang Mo Kio Int β†Ί Ang Mo Kio Ave 10 6 Jan 2017 – 9 Mar 2018 Renumbered from PPSS 265P and operated during weekdays AM/PM peak. Discontinued upon the start of Seletar Bus Package.
856A Woodlands Int β†’ W’lands Ctr Rd (W’lands Train Checkpt) 8 Sep 2017 – 3 Sep 2021 Operated during weekdays PM peak. Discontinued upon transfer of operations to Tower Transit.
860A Yishun Temp Int β†’ Yishun Ring Rd (Opp Blk 798) 25 May 2015 – 13 Oct 2017 Operated during weekdays AM peak. Replaced by Short Trip 807A when Service 860 was extended to Yio Chu Kang.
883A Sembawang Int β†’ Canberra Way (Blk 129A) 1 Jun 2018 – 2 Oct 2021 Operated during eve of Public Holidays & days where train services are extended at Sembawang. Discontinued upon transfer of operations to Tower Transit.
975A Bt Panjang Int β†’ Lor Rusuk (Aft Old Lim Chu Kang Rd) 12 May 2014 – 26 Oct 2018 Operated during weekdays AM/PM peak. Replaced by additional weekdays AM peak trips on Short Trip 975B.

Pre-Bus Contracting Model (1 Jan 2010 – 31 Aug 2016)

Temporary short trip services introduced for events such as the National Day Parade Carnival, Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix and MRT closure for the Jurong East Modification Project (JEMP) are excluded from the list below.

Service Route Operated between Remarks
2A Changi Village Ter β†’ New Upp Changi Rd (Bedok Stn) 1999 – 20 Jul 2012 Operated during weekdays PM peak.
14B Bedok Int β†’ Upp East Coast Rd (Landville Condo) 2004 – 2011 Operated during weekdays AM peak.
16B Bt Merah Int β†’ Bras Basah Rd (Raffles Hotel) 17 Oct 2005 – 2010 Operated during weekdays AM peak.
23A Tampines Int β†’ Tampines Ave 1 (Temasek Poly West G) 28 Aug 2006 – 2010 Operated during weekdays AM peak.
30B Boon Lay Int β†’ Telok Blangah Rd (HarbourFront Stn) 29 Mar 2004 – 2011 Operated during weekdays AM peak.
43A Buangkok Green (Blk 565) β†’ S’goon Ctrl (S’goon Stn) 23 Jul 2012 – 14 Nov 2014 Operated during weekdays AM peak. Replaced by Service 43M.
53A Hougang Ave 1 (Opp Blk 232) β†’ S’goon Ctrl (Blk 261) 27 Feb 2012 – 14 Aug 2015 Operated during weekdays AM peak. Replaced by Service 53M.
53B S’goon Ctrl (Blk 206) β†’ Hougang Ave 1 (Blk 232) 27 Feb 2012 – 14 Aug 2015 Operated during weekdays PM peak. Replaced by Service 53M.
63A Eunos Int β†’ Aljunied Rd (Aljunied Stn) 25 Sep 2006 – 9 Mar 2012 Operated during weekdays AM peak and as terminating trips after the last bus of Service 63 daily. Replaced by Service 63M.
76A Yio Chu Kang Int β†’ Marine Terr (Opp CHIJ Katong Convent) 16 Sep 2001 – 19 Mar 2016 Operated as terminating trips after the last bus of Service 76 daily. Discontinued when Service 76 was amended to Eunos.
82A Serangoon Int β†’ Punggol Ctrl (Opp Blk 293) 7 Dec 2003 – 2 Sep 2011 Operated as terminating trips after the last bus of Service 82 daily. Discontinued when Service 82 was shortened to Punggol Temp Int.
83A Punggol Temp Int β†’ Sengkang Int 30 Nov 2003 – 2011 Operated as terminating trips after the last bus of Service 83 daily. Suffix for terminating trips dropped in 2009.
86A Ang Mo Kio Int β†’ Jln Kayu (Bef Seletar Camp G) 2002 – 2010 Operated during weekdays AM peak.
91A Buona Vista Ter β†’ Ayer Rajah Cres (Ayer Rajah Bus Pk) 2001 – 2012 Operated during weekdays AM peak.
95A Nth Buona Vista Rd (Opp Buona Vista Stn) β†’ Lower Kent Ridge Rd (NUH) 2001 – 2011 Operated during weekdays AM peak.
95C Nth Buona Vista Rd (Opp Buona Vista Stn) β†’ Lower Kent Ridge Rd (Kent Ridge Hall) 26 Sep 2005 – 2010 Operated during weekdays AM peak.
95D Kent Ridge Ter β†’ Holland Rd (Holland Village) 17 Dec 2006 – 2010 Operated during weekdays AM/PM peak and as terminating trips after the last bus of Service 95 daily. Terminating trips were replaced by full trips.
97A Jurong East Int β†’ Raffles Ave (The Esplanade) 2000 – 23 Apr 2010 Operated during weekdays AM peak and as terminating trips after the last bus of Service 97 daily. Discontinued when Service 97 was amended to Marina Ctr Ter.
97B Jurong East Int β†’ Telok Blangah Rd (HarbourFront Stn) 11 Sep 2006 – 23 Apr 2010 Operated during weekdays AM peak. Discontinued when Service 97 was amended to Marina Ctr Ter.
105A Serangoon Int β†’ Lor 2 Toa Payoh (Toa Payoh Stn) 2000 – 2011 Operated during weekdays AM peak.
123A Bt Purmei Ave (Opp Blk 109) β†’ Tiong Bahru Rd (Tiong Bahru Plaza) 2005 – 22 Aug 2014 Operated during weekdays AM peak. Replaced by extended Service 123M.
124A St. Michael’s Ter β†’ Telok Blangah Dr (Blk 50) 23 Nov 2003 – 20 Apr 2013 Operated as terminating trips after the last bus of Service 124 daily. Discontinued when Service 124 was extended to HarbourFront.
133A Ang Mo Kio Int β†’ Raffles Ave (The Esplanade) 2000 – 23 Apr 2010 Operated during weekdays AM peak. Discontinued when Service 133 was extended to Shenton Way.
139A Toa Payoh Int β†’ Kim Keat Rd (Opp Jumbo Ind Bldg) 27 Aug 2012 – 12 Sep 2014 Operated during weekdays PM peak. Replaced by Service 139M.
143A Jurong East Temp Int β†’ Teban Gdns Rd (Bef Hasanah Mque) 12 May 2002 – 17 May 2014 Operated as terminating trips after the last bus of Service 143 from Jurong East. Replaced by Service 143M.
151A Kent Ridge Ter β†’ Dunearn Rd (Aft Kheam Hock Rd) 2000 – 20 Jul 2012 Operated during weekdays PM peak.
154A Boon Lay Int β†’ Clementi Rd (Ngee Ann Poly) 2001 – 2010 Operated during weekdays AM peak. Re-introduced in 2014 as Short Trip 154B.
156A Sengkang Int β†’ Thomson Rd (Opp Old Police Academy) 2 Jan 2009 – 5 Apr 2013 Operated during weekdays AM peak.
158B Tg Rhu Rd (Dunman High Sch) β†’ Aljunied Rd (Opp Aljunied Stn) 2 Jan 2009 – 29 Jul 2011 Operated during weekdays PM peak. Replaced by extended Short Trip 158A.
177A Bt Batok Int β†’ Jelebu Rd (Bt Panjang Plaza) 17 Dec 2012 – 27 May 2016 Operated as terminating trips after the last bus of Service 177 on weekdays. Discontinued upon transfer of operations to Tower Transit.
183A Jurong East Temp Int β†’ Science Pk Rd β†’ C’wealth Ave West (Clementi Stn) 12 Dec 2005 – 2012 Operated during weekdays AM peak.
188A Choa Chu Kang Int β†’ Choa Chu Kang Gr (ITE College West) 5 Jul 2010 – 10 Sep 2010 Operated during weekdays AM peak.
962A Woodlands Reg Int β†’ Sembawang Dr (Opp Blk 484) 2007 – 2015 Operated during weekdays AM peak.

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2 thoughts on “Defunct Short-Trip Services

  • 10 June 2023 at 3:04 PM
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    Forgot to add in Short Trip 77A which ran from Bukit Batok Bus Interchange to Toh Tuck Road (Goodluck Garden) which operated from 2000 until its withdrawal on 2 January 2009, Short Trip 162A which ran from Yio Chu Kang Bus Interchange to Sin Ming Avenue (Ai Tong School) which operated from 5 April 2004 until its withdrawal on 25 February 2008 and Short Trip 15B which ran from Jalan Eunos (Eunos Station) to Kaki Bukit Avenue 1 (Opp Blk 150) which operated from 2000 until its withdrawal on 8 October 2007.

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  • 7 March 2021 at 10:38 AM
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    Service 156A which ran between Sengkang Interchange and Thomson Road was withdrawn on 8 April 2013.

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