28 Nov '11, 8am

SMRT introduces wheelchair accessible services on bus routes

SMRT introduces wheelchair accessible services on bus routes

Wheelchair bound passengers will soon find it easier to travel around on five new SMRT bus routes. -- ST PHOTO: TERRENCE LIM Wheelchair-bound passengers will soon find it easier to travel around on five new SMRT bus routes. In conjunction with International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Dec 3, SMRT buses will introduce trunk and feeder Wheelchair Accessible Bus (WAB) services on five new bus routes, 61, 855, 920, 922 and 950, bringing its total of WAB services to 13. The bus services will connect passengers to MRT and LRT stations including Botanic Gardens, Bukit Batok, Bugis, City Hall, HarbourFront and Yishun. Bus services 61 and 855 will also benefit passengers going for their medical appointments by calling at several medical facilities such as Bukit Batok Clinic, Raffles Hospital, Singapore General Hospital and Bukit Merah Polyclinic. Each bus can accommodate on...

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