SBS Transit Feeder Bus Service 243G / 243W

SBST Feeder Bus Service 243 is a Feeder service operating from Boon Lay Interchange and looping at Jurong West Avenue 5, passing through Jurong West Street 62, 75 and 81.  It operates in a bidirectional loop with two directions, Green Plate and White Plate.

SBST Volvo B9TL Wright (SBS3200X) – Service 243G
SBST Volvo B9TL Wright WEG2 (SBS3221K) – Service 241
SBST Volvo B9TL Wright WEG2 (SBS3221K) – Service 243W
Route Information
Service SBS Transit Feeder 243G SBS Transit Feeder 243W
Route Boon Lay Bus Interchange ↺ Jurong West Ave 5 (Loop)  WAB_logo_20px Boon Lay Bus Interchange ↺ Jurong West Ave 5 (Loop)  WAB_logo_20px
Passes Through Jurong West St 75, 81, 62 Jurong West St 62, 81, 75
Route Length 5.1km 5.1km
Travelling Time 30mins 30mins
Operator Information
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Soon Lee Bus Park (SLBP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL
– Volvo Olympian
12-metre Single Deck Bus
– 
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
– 
Scania K230UB
– 
Volvo B10BLE
12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL
– Volvo Olympian
12-metre Single Deck Bus
– 
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
– 
Scania K230UB
– 
Volvo B10BLE
Departure Times from T1 0555 – 0040 (Daily) 0555 – 0040 (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service Loop Service
0630-0830: 07 – 08 mins
0831-1659: 04 – 08 mins
1700-1930: 04 – 06 mins
After 1930: 05 – 09 mins
0630-0830: 08 – 09 mins
0831-1659: 03 – 08 mins
1700-1930: 03 – 05 mins
After 1930: 04 – 10 mins

Route History

Feeder Service 243 serves residents and schools around Jurong West Neighbourhoods 6, 7 and 8, connecting with Gek Poh Shopping Centre and Jurong West Town Centre. It operates in two directions referred to as Green and White plate, with Green plate operating the counterclockwise loop and White plate operating the clockwise loop.

During Eves of Public Holidays, last bus timings for 243G are extended to 1:15am to complement the extension of train operating hours.

Fare: Fares for Feeder Services are capped at 3.2km. See Bus Fares for exact fares.

Fleet: Mixed variety, see above.

Route Information:

SBS Transit Feeder 243G SBS Transit Feeder 243W
  • Boon Lay Int
  • Jurong West Ctrl 3
  • Jurong West St 64
  • Jurong West St 75
  • Jurong West St 82
  • Jurong West St 81
  • Jurong West Ave 5
  • Pioneer Rd North
  • Jurong West Ave 4
  • Jurong West St 61
  • Jurong West St 62
  • Jurong West St 64
  • Jurong West Ctrl 3
  • Boon Lay Int
  • Boon Lay Int
  • Jurong West Ctrl 3
  • Jurong West St 64
  • Jurong West St 62
  • Jurong West St 61
  • Jurong West Ave 4
  • Pioneer Rd North
  • Jurong West Ave 5
  • Jurong West St 81
  • Jurong West St 82
  • Jurong West St 75
  • Jurong West St 64
  • Jurong West Ctrl 3
  • Boon Lay Int
Service 243G at a glance
Service 243G at a glance
Service 243W at a glance
Service 243W at a glance

Operator History:

  • 1991 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2016. 

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History:

  • 1991: Introduced as Boon Lay – Jurong West St 71 (Loop)
  • 1992 : Amended to loop at Pioneer Road North instead of Jurong West Street 71
  • 1994: Amended to serve Jurong West St 75, 81 & 82 and loop at Pioneer Rd North via Jurong West Street 71
  • 1996: Amended to ply express sector along Jurong West St 64 before Jurong West St 75 instead of Jln Boon Lay and Upp Jurong Rd
  • 1999: Extended to serve Jurong West Ave 4, St 61, St 62 & converted to bi-directional feeder service. Began to call at bus stops along Jurong West St 64.
  • 2006 (18 Jun): Amended to Boon Lay Temp Int along Jurong West St 64
  • 2009 (27 Dec): Amended to air-conditioned Boon Lay Int
  • 2012 (25 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB)
  • 2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)

Past Routings:

  • 1991: Boon Lay Int, Jurong West Ctrl 3, Jurong West Ctrl 2, Boon Lay Way, Jln Boon Lay, Upp Jurong Rd (now Jurong West Ave 4), Jurong West St 72, Jurong West Ave 5, Jurong West St 71, Upp Jurong Rd (now Jurong West Ave 4), Jln Boon Lay, Boon Lay Way, Jurong West Ctrl 2, Jurong West Ctrl 3, Boon Lay Int (note: same route as 242 in 1990)
  • 1992: Boon Lay Int, Jurong West Ctrl 3, Jurong West Ctrl 2, Boon Lay Way, Jln Boon Lay, Upp Jurong Rd (now Jurong West Ave 4), Jurong West St 72, Jurong West Ave 5, Pioneer Rd Nth, Upp Jurong Rd (now Jurong West Ave 4), Jln Boon Lay, Boon Lay Way, Jurong West Ctrl 2, Jurong West Ctrl 3, Boon Lay Int
  • 1994: Boon Lay Int, Jurong West Ctrl 3, Jurong West Ctrl 2, Boon Lay Way, Jln Boon Lay, Upp Jurong Rd (now Jurong West Ave 4), Jurong West St 75, Jurong West St 81, Jurong West Ave 5, Pioneer Rd Nth, Jurong West St 71, Jurong West St 81, Jurong West St 75, Upp Jurong Rd (now Jurong West Ave 4), Jln Boon Lay, Boon Lay Way, Jurong West Ctrl 2, Jurong West Ctrl 3, Boon Lay Int
  • 1996: Boon Lay Int, Jurong West Ctrl 3, Jurong West St 64 (express), Jurong West St 75, Jurong West St 81, Jurong West Ave 5, Pioneer Rd Nth, Jurong West St 71, Jurong West St 81, Jurong West St 75, Jurong West St 64 (express), Jurong West Ctrl 3, Boon Lay Int
  • 1999: Current routing. Last major amendment in 1999.

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Gallery:

SBST Scania K230UB (SBS8625X) - Service 243G
SBST Scania K230UB (SBS8625X) – Service 243G

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External Links & References:

Back to Boon Lay Bus Interchange
Back to Feeder, Townlink and Intratown routes
Back to Bus Services
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