SMRT Intratown Service 812

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Route variant Peak Period Short Service 812P will be withdrawn on 20 Jan 2017.

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SMRT Intratown Service 812 is an Intratown service operating from Yishun Temp Interchange and looping at both Yishun Avenue 4 and Yishun Avenue 3, passing through Yishun Central, Yishun Street 61, Yishun Ring Road and Yishun Ave 3.

Service 812 will be Wheelchair Accessible from 20 Mar 2016.

Route Information
Route Yishun Temporary Bus Interchange ↺ Yishun Avenue 4 & Avenue 3 (Loop)
Passes Through Yishun Ctrl, St 61, Ring Rd, Ave 3
Route Length 12.1km
Travelling Time 55mins
Operator Information
Current Operator SMRT Buses
Current Depot Ang Mo Kio Bus Depot (AMDEP)
Current Fleet 18-metre Articulated bus:
– Mercedes-Benz O405G
– MAN NG363F (A24)
12-metre Single Deck Bus:
– MAN NL323F
Departure Times from T1 0530 – 0055 (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 09 – 10 mins
0831-1659: 08 – 12 mins
1700-1930: 09 – 10 mins
After 1930: 09 – 16 mins

Route History

Intratown Service 812 serves residential blocks, schools and public amenities along Yishun Central, Yishun St 61, Yishun Ave 4, Yishun Ave 2, Yishun Ring Rd and Yishun Ave 3, connecting them to transport nodes at Yishun Town Centre, namely Yishun MRT and Bus Interchange. Its primary area of service is Yishun Neighbourhood 6 on the East Loop, and Neighbourhoods 1 and 7 on the West Loop. High capacity articulated buses are deployed on a daily basis due to high demand from Yishun residents.

The route serves schools such as Northland Primary, Chung Cheng High School (Yishun), Rainbow Centre – Yishun Park School, Jiemin Primary, Yishun Junior College and Naval Base Secondary. Other public amenities served include Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Yishun Polyclinic, SAFRA Yishun Country Club and Chong Pang CC.

Service 812 operates in two loops, where buses will first ply the East Loop (via Yishun Ave 4) followed by the West Loop (via Yishun Ave 3), while calling at Yishun Interchange between loops. Terminating trips will operate as Service 812E on the West Loop, indicating that the bus will terminate at Yishun Int and no longer continue its journey on the East Loop.

Due to the opening of Yishun Temporary Bus Interchange, there will only be 1 berth allocated for Intratown 812, for the East Loop only.
Commuters taking 812 East Loop (via Yishun Ave 4) are to board at Yishun Temp Int Berth 5.Commuters taking 812 West Loop (via Yishun Ave 3) are to board at Bus Stop 59161 Opp Blk 201 Yishun Central near Yishun Temp Int Berth 7.

Terminating trips will operate as Service 812E on the West Loop, indicating that the bus will terminate at Yishun Temp Int and no longer continue its journey on the East Loop.

During Eves of Public Holidays, last bus timings are extended to complement the extension of train operating hours.

Peak Period Short Service Variant:

  • Peak Period Short Service 812P:
    Yishun Central (Opp Blk 201) → Yishun Temporary Bus Interchange via Yishun Avenue 3

    Introduced 20 Jan 2015 , duplicates west loop of Service 812

Fare: Fares for Intratown Services are capped at 3.2km. Refer to Fare Table.

Fleet: See Above.

Route Information:

Loop Service (via Yishun Central)
  • Yishun Temp Int
  • Yishun Central
    – Blk 322
    – Bef SAFRA Yishun
    – Opp Khoo Teck Puat Hosp
  • Yishun St 61
    – Blk 647
    – Opp Chung Cheng High Sch
  • Yishun Ring Rd
  • Yishun Ave 4
    – Blk 666
    – Blk 654
  • Yishun Central
    – Opp SAFRA Yishun
    – Opp Blk 322

    – Opp Blk 201
  • Yishun Central
    – Opp Blk 201
  • Yishun Ave 2
    – Blk 154
  • Yishun Ring Rd
    – Yishun Pri Sch
    – Blk 121
    – Blk 137
    – Blk 731
    – Blk 760
    – Blk 774
    – Blk 794
    – Blk 798
  • Yishun Ave 2
    – Blk 790
  • Yishun Ave 3
    – Blk 776
  • Yishun Ring Rd
    – Opp Blk 774
    – Yishun JC
    – Jiemin Pri Sch
    – Aft Chong Pang CC
    – Opp Blk 121
    – Opp Yishun Pri Sch
  • Yishun Ave 2
    – Blk 220
  • Yishun Central
    – Blk 203
  • Yishun Temp Int

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Operator History:

  • 1996 – 2004: Trans-Island Bus Services Ltd
  • 2004 – Present: SMRT Buses Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2016.

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History:

  • 1996: Introduced as Intratown 912, merged from services 802 and 803. Intra-town service between Yishun Int and Yishun Ave 3/St 61.
  • 2007 (06 May): Calls at the new pair of bus stops at Blk 774 & Opposite Blk 774 along Yishun Ring Road.
  • 2015 (14 Mar): Amended to Yishun Temp Int. West loop starting stop amended to Opp Blk 201 along Yishun Central.
  • 2015 (24 May): Calls at the new pair of bus stops at & Opp Yishun SAFRA along Yishun Central.
  • 2016 (20 Mar): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)

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External Links:

  • TransitLink E-Guide

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References:

Back to Yishun Intratown and Feeder services
Back to Feeder, Townlink and Intratown routes
Back to Bus Services
Back to Bus Articles

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