DTL2 Bukit Panjang Bus Service Enhancements

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*** Please note that several bus stop names in the vicinity of Bukit Panjang MRT/LRT Station have been updated by LTA. Detailed service information in this article will include the updated names. To minimise confusion, we have highlighted the affected bus stops that are involved in any service amendment. ***

DTL2 Bukit Panjang Bus Service Enhancements

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With the Downtown Line 2 officially starting passenger service on 27 December 2015, there will be a slew of bus service enhancements introduced by LTA and SMRT to improve connectivity for Bukit Panjang and Choa Chu Kang residents, bringing them closer to the Bukit Panjang MRT/LRT Station. This article sums up the changes to 7 bus services (171, 920, 922, 970, 972, 975, 983), as well as the introduction of BSEP Bus Service 979.

Summary of Bus Stop Changes in Bukit Panjang for DTL2

Summary of Bus Stop Changes in Bukit Panjang for DTL2, click for larger view

Services 920, 922, 975 and 983 will be amended to serve Bukit Panjang MRT/LRT stations. Service 979 will be introduced to enhance connectivity to Bukit Panjang MRT/LRT Station for Yew Tee residents. Services 171, 970 and 972 will be calling at different bus stops in the vicinity of Bukit Panjang MRT/LRT Station.

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Service Current Route New Route
171 Stops at Bt Panjang Rd (Blk 183) towards the City. Moved to new bus stop at Bt Panjang Rd (Blk 184).
970
920 Starts and ends at Bt Panjang Rd (Blk 183 and Opp Blk 183 respectively). Starts at Petir Rd (Bt Panjang LRT) and serves Opp Bt Panjang Plaza along Jelebu Rd. Skips Opp Blk 183 along Bt Panjang Rd.

Ends at new bus stop at Upp Bt Timah Rd (Aft Bt Panjang Stn), one stop after current terminating stop at Bt Panjang Rd (Blk 183).

922
972 Starts at Bt Panjang Rd (Blk 604). First stop moved to Bt Panjang Rd (Opp Blk 183).
975 Starts at Jelebu Rd (Opp Blk 180). New first stop at Petir Rd (Bt Panjang LRT) and continues to Jelebu Rd (Opp Blk 180).
979 New Service Bt Panjang Temp Bus Park ↺ Choa Chu Kang Crescent
Loops at Choa Chu Kang Cres via Woodlands Rd, KJE, Choa Chu Kang Dr, Choa Chu Kang Nth 7 and Choa Chu Kang Drive.
983 Choa Chu Kang Int ↺ Choa Chu Kang Ave 5 Choa Chu Kang Int ↺ Jelebu Rd
Extended to loop at Jelebu Rd via Choa Chu Kang Ave 6/1/7, Choa Chu Kang Grove, Choa Chu Kang Rd and Upp Bt Timah Rd.
Route Changes Summary

Route Changes Summary

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Bus Stop Amendments

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[A1] Upper Bukit Timah Road (Southbound) – BS44029 Bukit Panjang Station (Formerly After Block 185A)
Before & After BPJ Amendments (27 Dec 2015)
Service Origin Destination
67 Choa Chu Kang Int Tampines Int
170 Larkin Terminal (JB) Queen Street Ter
171 Yishun Temp Int Marina Centre Ter
176 Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk Bukit Merah Int
178 Woodlands Reg Int Boon Lay Int
961 / 961C Woodlands Reg Int Geylang Lor 1 Ter
963 Woodlands Reg Int Harbourfront Int
970 Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk Shenton Way Ter

Notes:

  • Bus stop renaming, no changes to bus services calling.
  • Staggered bus stop to [A3]

 

 

[A2] Upper Bukit Timah Road (Northbound) – BS44021 Opp Bukit Panjang Station (Formerly Sri Murugan Hill Temple)
Before & After BPJ Amendments (27 Dec 2015)
Service Origin Destination
67 Tampines Int Choa Chu Kang Int
170 Queen Street Ter Larkin Ter (JB)
171 Marina Centre Ter Yishun Temp Int
176 Bt Merah Int Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk
177 Bt Batok Int ↺ Jelebu Road
178 Boon Lay Int Woodlands Reg Int
961 / 961C Geylang Lor 1 Ter Woodlands Reg Int
963 Harbourfront Int Woodlands Reg Int
970 Shenton Way Ter Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk

Notes:

  • Bus stop renaming, no changes to bus services calling.

 

[A3] Upper Bukit Timah Road (Southbound) – BS44031 Aft Bukit Panjang Station (New Bus Stop)
After BPJ Amendments (27 Dec 2015)
Service Origin Destination
920  ↺ Bangkit Rd  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Park
922  ↺ Bangkit Rd  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Park
979  ↺ Choa Chu Kang Cres  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Park

Notes:

  • New Bus Stop
  • Alighting only for all bus services
  • Staggered bus stop to [A1]

 

[B1] Petir Road (Eastbound) – BS44851  Bukit Panjang Stn
Before BPJ Amendments (27 Dec 2015)  After BPJ Amendments (27 Dec 2015)
Service Origin Destination  Service  Origin  Destination
180  Looping Point  Boon Lay Int  180   Looping Point  Boon Lay Int
970  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Park  Shenton Way Ter  970   Bt Panjang Temp Bus Park  Shenton Way Ter
 920  ↺ Bangkit Rd  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Park
 922  ↺ Bangkit Rd  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Park
 975  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Park  ↺ Lim Chu Kang Rd
 979  ↺ Choa Chu Kang Cres  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Park
 983  Looping Point
 Choa Chu Kang Int

Notes:

  • First bus stop for Services 920, 922, 975 and 979

 

[B2] Petir Road (Westbound) – BS44859  Maysprings Condo
Before & After BPJ Amendments (27 Dec 2015)
Service Origin Destination
177  Looping Point  Bukit Batok Int
598  Petir Road
 Shenton Way

Notes:

  • First bus stop of Service 598 towards CBD
  • No change for all services.

 

[C1] Jelebu Road (Northbound) – BS44631  Opp Bukit Panjang Plaza
Before BPJ Amendments (27 Dec 2015)  After BPJ Amendments (27 Dec 2015)
Service Origin Destination  Service  Origin  Destination
75  Marina Centre Ter   Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk  75  Marina Centre Ter  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk
171  Yishun Temp Int  Marina Centre Ter  171  Yishun Temp Int  Marina Centre Ter
960  Marina Centre Ter   Woodlands Reg Int  960  Marina Centre Ter  Woodlands Reg Int
963  Woodlands Reg Int  Harbourfront Int  963  Woodlands Reg Int  Harbourfront Int
963E  Woodlands Reg Int  Harbourfront Int  963E  Woodlands Reg Int  Harbourfront Int
963R  Woodlands Reg Int  Resorts World Sentosa  963R  Woodlands Reg Int  Resorts World Sentosa
970  Shenton Way Ter  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk  970  Shenton Way Ter  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk
 920  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk  ↺ Bangkit Rd
 922  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk  ↺ Bangkit Rd
 979  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk  ↺ Choa Chu Kang Cres
 983  Looping Point
Choa Chu Kang Int

Notes:

  • Alighting only for Service 970
  • New boarding point for Services 920, 922 (Formerly at [D2] Opp Blk 183)
  • New calling bus stop for Services 920, 922, 979 & 983.
  • Staggered bus stop to [C3]

 

[C2] Jelebu Road (Southbound) – BS44639 Bukit Panjang Plaza
Before & After BPJ Amendments (27 Dec 2015)
Service Origin Destination
75  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk   Marina Centre Ter
171   Marina Centre Ter   Yishun Temp Int
177  Looping Point  Bukit Batok Int
960  Woodlands Reg Int  Marina Centre Ter
963  Harbourfront Int  Woodlands Reg Int
963E  Harbourfront Int  Woodlands Reg Int
963R  Resorts World Sentosa  Woodlands Reg Int

Notes:

  • No change for all services.
  • Staggered bus stop to [C4]

 

[C3] Jelebu Road (Northbound) – BS44731 Opp Block 180
Before & After BPJ Amendments (27 Dec 2015)
Service Origin Destination
176  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk   Bukit Merah Int
971E  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk   Shenton Way Ter
975  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk   ↺ Lim Chu Kang Rd

Notes:

  • No changes to all services
  • Staggered bus stop to [C1]

 

[C4] Jelebu Road (Southbound) – BS44739 Block 180
Before & After BPJ Amendments (27 Dec 2015)
Service Origin Destination
176  Bukit Merah Int   Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk
971E  Shenton Way Ter   Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk
975  ↺ Lim Chu Kang Rd   Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk

Notes:

  • Alighting only for all services
  • No changes to all services
  • Staggered bus stop to [C2]

 

[D1] Bukit Panjang Road (Eastbound) – BS44251 Block 604
Before BPJ Amendments (27 Dec 2015)  After BPJ Amendments (27 Dec 2015)
Service Origin Destination  Service  Origin  Destination
75  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk  Marina Centre Ter  75  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk  Marina Centre Ter
171  Marina Centre Ter  Yishun Temp Int  171  Marina Centre Ter  Yishun Temp Int
176  Bukit Merah Int  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk  176  Bukit Merah Int  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk
177  Looping Point  Bukit Batok Int  177  Looping Point  Bukit Batok Int
184  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk  ↺ C’Wealth Ave West  184  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk  ↺ C’Wealth Ave West
187  Boon Lay Int  Woodlands Reg Int  187  Boon Lay Int  Woodlands Reg Int
190  Choa Chu Kang Int  New Bridge Rd Ter  190  Choa Chu Kang Int  New Bridge Rd Ter
700  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk  Shenton Way Ter  700  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk  Shenton Way Ter
700A  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk  ↺ Temasek Blvd  700A  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk  ↺ Temasek Blvd
960  Woodlands Reg Int  Marina Centre Ter  960  Woodlands Reg Int  Marina Centre Ter
963  Harbourfront Int  Woodlands Reg Int  963  Harbourfront Int  Woodlands Reg Int
963E  Harbourfront Int  Woodlands Reg Int  963E  Harbourfront Int  Woodlands Reg Int
963R  Resorts World Sentosa  Woodlands Reg Int  963R  Resorts World Sentosa  Woodlands Reg Int
970  Shenton Way Ter  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk  970  Shenton Way Ter  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk
972  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk  ↺ Bencoolen Street
975  ↺ Lim Chu Kang Rd  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk  975  ↺ Lim Chu Kang Rd  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk

Notes:

  • No changes to all services except Service 972
  • Service 972 boarding point moved to bus stop D2
  • Staggered bus stop to [D2]

 

 

[D2] Bukit Panjang Road (Eastbound) – BS44401 Opp Block 183
Before BPJ Amendments (27 Dec 2015)  After BPJ Amendments (27 Dec 2015)
Service Origin Destination  Service  Origin  Destination
920  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk ↺ Bangkit Rd
922 Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk ↺ Bangkit Rd
 972  Bukit Panjang Temp Bus Pk  ↺ Bencoolen Street

Notes:

  • New boarding point for Service 972 (shifted from D1)
  • Services 920 & 922 boarding point shifted to [C1]
  • Staggered bus stop to [D1]

 

[D3] Bukit Panjang Road (Westbound) – BS44259 Block 183
Before BPJ Amendments (27 Dec 2015)  After BPJ Amendments (27 Dec 2015)
Service Origin Destination  Service  Origin  Destination
75  Marina Centre Ter  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk  75  Marina Centre Ter  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk
171  Yishun Temp Int  Marina Centre Ter
176  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk  Bukit Merah Int  176  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk  Bukit Merah Int
180  Looping Point  Boon Lay Int  180  Looping Point  Boon Lay Int
184  ↺ C’Wealth Ave West  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk  184  ↺ C’Wealth Ave West  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk
187  Woodlands Reg Int  Boon Lay Int  187  Woodlands Reg Int  Boon Lay Int
190  New Bridge Rd Ter  Choa Chu Kang Int  190  New Bridge Rd Ter  Choa Chu Kang Int
555  Bt Panjang Ring Rd  Fullerton Road  555  Bt Panjang Ring Rd  Fullerton Road
700  Shenton Way Ter  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk  700  Shenton Way Ter  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk
700A  ↺ Temasek Blvd  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk  700A  ↺ Temasek Blvd  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk
920  ↺ Bangkit Rd  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk  920  ↺ Bangkit Rd  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk
922  ↺ Bangkit Rd  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk  922 ↺ Bangkit Rd  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk
960  Marina Centre Ter  Woodlands Reg Int  960  Marina Centre Ter  Woodlands Reg Int
963  Woodlands Reg Int  Harbourfront Int  963  Woodlands Reg Int  Harbourfront Int
963E  Woodlands Reg Int  Harbourfront Int  963E  Woodlands Reg Int  Harbourfront Int
963R  Woodlands Reg Int  Resorts World Sentosa  963R  Woodlands Reg Int  Resorts World Sentosa
970  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk  Shenton Way Ter
972  ↺ Bencoolen Street  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk  972  ↺ Bencoolen Street  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk
975  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk  ↺ Lim Chu Kang Rd  975  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk  ↺ Lim Chu Kang Rd
 979  ↺ Choa Chu Kang Cres  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk
 983  Looping Point
 Choa Chu Kang Int
NR3  South Bridge Rd  Choa Chu Kang Int  NR3  South Bridge Rd  Choa Chu Kang Int

Notes:

  • New boarding point for Service 171 & 970 at [D4]
  • Services 920 & 922 extended to [A3]
  • Alighting only for Services 75, 184, 700, 700A, 972 & 979
  • Staggered bus stop to [D4]

 

[D4] Bukit Panjang Road (Westbound) – BS44909 Block 184
Before BPJ Amendments (27 Dec 2015)  After BPJ Amendments (27 Dec 2015)
Service Origin Destination  Service  Origin  Destination
 171  Yishun Temp Int  Marina Centre Ter
 970  Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk  Shenton Way Ter

Notes:

  • New bus stop
  • New bus boarding/alighting point for Services 171 & 970 (previously at D3)
  • Staggered bus stop to [D3]

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Bus Route Amendments

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Service 171

  • Service 171, 970 & 972 BS Relocation Poster

    Service 171, 970 & 972 BS Relocation Poster

    Current stop along Bt Panjang Road (Blk 183) shifted to a new bus stop 100m forward.

Old Route New Route
  • Petir Rd
    – Opp Petir Stn
  • Jelebu Rd
    – Opp Bt Panjang Plaza
  • Bt Panjang Rd
    – Blk 174
    – Blk 183
  • Upp Bt Timah Rd
    – Aft Blk 185A
    – The Linear
  • Resume Original Routing towards Shenton Way Ter
  • Petir Rd
    – Opp Petir Stn
  • Jelebu Rd
    – Opp Bt Panjang Plaza
  • Bt Panjang Rd
    – Blk 174
    – Blk 184
  • Upp Bt Timah Rd
    – Bt Panjang LRT
    – The Linear
  • Resume Original Routing towards Shenton Way Ter

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Services 920 and 922

  • Service 920 & 922 Route Amendments

    Service 920 & 922 Route Amendments

    No longer starts at Opp Blk 183 along Bt Panjang Rd

  • Starts at Bt Panjang LRT along Petir Rd
  • Calls at an additional bus stop along Jelebu Rd (Opp Bt Panjang Plaza)
  • Terminating stop brought forward from Blk 183 along Bt Panjang Rd to Aft Bt Panjang Stn along Upp Bt Timah Rd
Old Route New Route
  • Bt Panjang Rd
    – Opp Blk 183
  • Bt Panjang Ring Rd
    – Blk 602
  • Resume Original Routing towards loop
  • Bt Panjang Ring Rd
    – Blk 541A CP
  • Bt Panjang Rd
    – Blk 183
  • Woodlands Rd
    – Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk
  • Petir Rd
    – Bt Panjang LRT
  • Jelebu Rd
    – Opp Bt Panjang Plaza
  • Bt Panjang Ring Rd
    – Blk 602
  • Resume Original Routing towards loop
  • Bt Panjang Ring Rd
    – Blk 541A CP
  • Bt Panjang Rd
    – Blk 183
  • Upp Bt Timah Rd
    – Aft Bt Panjang Stn
  • Woodlands Rd
    – Bt Panjang Temp Bus Pk

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Service 970

  • bpjbsrelocate

    Service 171, 970 & 972 Bus Stop Relocation

    Current stop along Bt Panjang Road (Blk 183) shifted to a new bus stop 100m forward.

Old Route New Route
  • Petir Rd
    – Bt Panjang Stn
  • Gangsa Rd
    – Blk 171
  • Bt Panjang Rd
    – Blk 174
    – Blk 183
  • Upp Bt Timah Rd
    – Aft Blk 185A
    – The Linear
  • Resume Original Routing towards Shenton Way Ter
  • Petir Rd
    – Bt Panjang LRT
  • Gangsa Rd
    – Blk 171
  • Bt Panjang Rd
    – Blk 174
    – Blk 184
  • Upp Bt Timah Rd
    – Bt Panjang LRT
    – The Linear
  • Resume Original Routing towards Shenton Way Ter

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Service 972

  • bpjbsrelocate

    Service 171, 970 & 972 Bus Stop Relocation

    Starts at Opp Blk 183 (Old Service 920 and 922 starting point) instead of Blk 604 along Bt Panjang Rd

Old Route New Route
  • Bt Panjang Rd
    – Blk 604
  • Bt Panjang Ring Rd
    – Blk 602
  • Senja Rd
    – West View Pri Sch
  • Resume Original Routing towards Bencoolen St
  • Bt Panjang Rd
    – Opp Blk 183
  • Bt Panjang Ring Rd
    – Blk 602
  • Senja Rd
    – West View Pri Sch
  • Resume Original Routing towards Bencoolen St

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Service 975

  • Service 975 Route Extension

    Service 975 Route Extension

    Starting point brought forward to Bt Panjang LRT along Petir Rd

  • Continues to call at Opp Blk 180 along Jelebu Rd
Old Route New Route
  • Jelebu Rd
    – Opp Blk 180
  • Bt Panjang Rd
    – Blk 183
  • Choa Chu Kang Rd
    – Opp Phoenix Stn
  • Resume Original Routing towards Lim Chu Kang
  • Petir Rd
    – Bt Panjang LRT
  • Jelebu Rd
    – Opp Blk 180
  • Bt Panjang Rd
    – Blk 183
  • Choa Chu Kang Rd
    – Opp Phoenix Stn
  • Resume Original Routing towards Lim Chu Kang

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Service 979

  • Service 979 Route Poster

    Service 979 Route Poster

    Introduced from 27 Dec 2015 as Bt Panjang – Choa Chu Kang Crescent (Loop) under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)

  • Connects Yew Tee residents to Bukit Panjang MRT/LRT

Details on main Service 979 article

 

 

 

 

 

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Service 983

  • Service 983 Route Extn Poster

    Service 983 Route Extn Poster

    Extended to loop at Jelebu Rd instead of Choa Chu Kang Ave 5

  • Serves Choa Chu Kang Ave 6/1/7, Choa Chu Kang Grove, Choa Chu Kang Rd, Upp Bt Timah Rd before looping
Old Route New Route
  • Original Routing from Choa Chu Kang Int
  • Choa Chu Kang Ave 5
    – Opp Blk 486
    – Blk 489A
  • Keat Hong Close
  • Choa Chu Kang Ave 5
    – Opp Blk 489A
    – Blk 483
  • Resume Original Routing to Choa Chu Kang Int
  • Original Routing from Choa Chu Kang Int
  • Choa Chu Kang Ave 5
    – Opp Blk 486
    – Blk 489A
  • Choa Chu Kang Ave 6
    – Blk 490B
  • Choa Chu Kang Ave 1
    – Bef Choa Chu Kang Mkt
  • Choa Chu Kang Ave 7
    – Opp Blk 810#
  • Choa Chu Kang Grove
    – Opp Delta Senior Sch#
    – Opp ITE College West#
  • Choa Chu Kang Rd
    – Blk 26
    – Phoenix Stn
  • Upp Bt Timah Rd
  • Petir Rd
    – Bt Panjang LRT
  • Jelebu Rd
    – Opp Bt Panjang Plaza
  • Bt Panjang Rd
    – Blk 183
  • Choa Chu Kang Rd
    – Opp Phoenix Stn
    – Opp Blk 26
  • Choa Chu Kang Grove
    – ITE College West#
    – Delta Senior Sch#
  • Choa Chu Kang Ave 7
    – Blk 810#
  • Choa Chu Kang Ave 1
    – Opp Choa Chu Kang Mkt
  • Choa Chu Kang Ave 6
    – Bet Blks 801B/801C
  • Choa Chu Kang Ave 5
    – Opp Blk 489A
    – Blk 483
  • Resume Original Routing to Choa Chu Kang Int

indicates New Bus Stops that will be operational at a later date

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Service 173 route amendment to Beauty World MRT
More details in its article

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Gallery:


Banner for Bt Panjang Rd – Blk 604 [D1]

Banner for Bt Panjang Rd – Opp Blk 183 [D2]

Banner for Bt Panjang Rd – Blk 183 [D3]

New Bus Stop: Bukit Panjang Rd – Blk 184 [D4]

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