Peak Period Short Service 903P will be withdrawn and replaced by SMRT Bus Service 903M from 13 Jan 2017.
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Peak Period Short Service 903P is a PPSS bus route from Woodlands Regional Interchange and looping at Marsling Lane, passing through Woodlands Avenue 2, Riverside Rd, Marsling Rd and Marsling Dr. Operating during weekday peak hours, it runs alongside Feeder Service 903 and alleviates crowding on high-demand sectors during peak hours.
^ Rui Feng Chartered Scania KIB (PC7799C) – PPSS 903P
|Route||Woodlands Regional Bus Interchange ↺ Marsling Lane (Loop)|
|Passes Through||Woodlands Ave 2, Riverside Rd, Marsling Rd, Marsling Dr|
|Route Length||6.0 km|
|Travelling Time||45 mins|
|Current Operator||Rui Feng Chartered Pte Ltd|
|Current Fleet||Private Buses|
|Departure Times from T1||Weekdays:
AM Peak: 0600hrs – 0800hrs
PM Peak: 1730hrs – 2000hrs
|0630-0830: ~12 mins
1700-1930: ~12 mins
After 1930: —
Service 903P duplicates the east loop of Service 903, serving between Woodlands MRT / Bus Interchange and Marsling Lane. Operated using private buses from Rui Feng Chartered Pte Ltd, the route helps to relieve frequent overcrowding on Service 903. It is the 12th PPSS service to be introduced, commencing operations on Tuesday, 13 January 2015.
Peak Period Short Services operate at least five trips per hour during Weekday AM and PM peak periods. This initiative taps on the resources of Private Bus Operators to run shorter bus services to augment the resources of the Public Transport Operators (PTOs).
Fare: Fares for Feeder Services are capped at 3.2km. Refer to Fare Table.
Fleet: Service 903P′s fleet fully comprises private buses from Rui Feng Chartered Pte Ltd.
- 2014 (25 Feb): Tender for PPSS 903P opens
- 2014 (14 Oct): Tender for PPSS 903P awarded to Rui Feng Chartered Pte Ltd
- 2015 (13 Jan): Introduced as a PPSS route from Woodlands Int and looping at Marsling Lane under the BSEP.
- Jan 2015 – Present: Rui Feng Chartered Pte Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for Peak Period Short Services lasts for 2 years and will be renewed when it expires.
External Links & References:
- Five More Peak Period Short Services to be Launched Progressively from End 2014 – Less Crowding, Shorter Waiting Times for Feeder Bus Services
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