Thomson-East Coast Line Bus Rationalisation

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Introduction[edit]

In conjunction with the opening of the Thomson-East Coast MRT Line, the existing bus service network in Sembawang, Woodlands, Upper Thomson and the city was rationalised to reduce route duplication and to complement the MRT system since January 2020.

Service changes[edit]

Implementation date Service Service changes
31 January 2020 856 Amended to serve Woodlands North Stn by plying Woodlands North Coast Rd.
13 November 2022 400 Amended to serve Shenton Way Stn by plying Straits View and Park St, skipping a part of Central Blvd.
29 May 2023 665 1 morning peak hour trip removed from each service.
951E
17 December 2023 75 Shortened to terminate at Bt Merah Int from Gali Batu Ter.
121 Amended to start from Shenton Way Ter, replacing deleted sectors of Services 75.
162 Shortened to loop at Sin Ming Dr from Yio Chu Kang Int and converted to full-day service.
162M Discontinued.
167 Operates at a reduced frequency of 30-minute intervals.
859 Amended to ply Canberra Link, skipping a part of Canberra Rd.
900 Extended to loop at Woodlands Avenue 1, serving Woodlands South Stn by plying Champions Way and Woodlands Dr 17.
900A Discontinued.
980 First bus from Sembawang Int brought forward to 0530 hrs on weekdays and Saturdays, and 0545 hrs on Sundays and Public Holidays. Last bus to Sembawang Int from the bus stop opposite Novena Church extended to 0030 hrs daily.