SINGAPORE - Transport company SMRT will be introducing wheelchair-accessible buses on six more service routes from Nov 15.
They are: Service 167, 859, 860, 966, 980 and 985, bringing the total number of such buses to 27.
The six new service routes will connect passengers to MRT and LRT stations including Bras Basah, City Hall, Dhoby Ghaut, Esplanade, Newton, Novena, Orchard, Pending, Raffles Place and Tanjong Pagar.
Services 167, 966, 980 and 985 will also call at medical facilities such as Assisi Hospice, Choa Chu Kang Polyclinic, KK Women’s and Children Hospital, Mount Alvernia Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, National Cancer Centre, National Dental Centre, National Eye Centre, National Heart Centre, Outram Polyclinic, Ren Ci Community Hospital, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Thomson Medical Centre and Woodlands Polyclinic.
Currently, 349 buses or about 30.9 per cent of SMRT’s bus fleet are wheelchair accessible.