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Joint News Release: Introduction of Bus Service 979M from Sunday, 24 April 2016

A new Service 979M will be introduced from Sunday, 24 April, to ply between Bukit Panjang LRT station and Choa Chu Kang North 5 (loop). It aims to provide residents of Choa Chu Kang North 5 with a direct connection to key transport node at Bukit Panjang MRT Station. 

Service 979M operates daily (including Public Holidays) from 6.00am to 11.30pm at an interval of 30 minutes. The Service is a temporary route which will be integrated into Service 979 when modification and widening of the junction between Stagmont Ring and Woodlands Road by the Land Transport Authority are completed.

Please refer to the attached poster for details.

Passengers may contact the SMRT Customer Hotline at 1800-336-8900 from 7.30am to 6.30pm on weekdays (excluding public holidays) or visit for more information.