SBS Transit Bus Service 247

SBS Transit Bus Service 247 is a Jurong Industrial Service running from Tuas Bus Terminal and looping at Tuas Bay Link, passing through Tuas Link MRT Station, Tuas Avenue 7/8, Tuas Crescent MRT Station and, Tuas South Avenue 5/4/7/3/9/8/6. This service is the seventy-third (73rd) bus service launched under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).

Bus Service 247 will commence operations on Sunday, 18 June 2017, in tandem with the opening of the Tuas West Extension of the East West Line.


 
 




Route:

Bus Service 247: Tuas ↺ Tuas Bay Link (Loop)
From Tuas Looping at Tuas Bay Link
  • Tuas West Dr
    – Tuas Ter
    – Aft Tuas Ter
    – Opp Tuas Link Stn EW33
  • Tuas Link 4
    – Opp Super Continental
    – Opp S’pore Epson Ind
  • Tuas Ave 7
    – Kee Wee Hup Kee
    – ST Kinetics
    – PEC
  • Tuas Ave 8
    – Garmco
  • Pioneer Rd
    – Tuas Crescent Stn Exit B EW31
  • Tuas Cres
    – Bef Tuas Ave 11
    – Bef Tuas Ave 13
    – Hiap Seng Engrg Ltd
    – Damen Shipyard
    – Pan Ocean Shipyard
    – Aft Tuas Ave 15
  • Tuas Sth Ave 5
    – Invista
    – Opp West Star
  • Tuas Sth Ave 4
    – Opp Wyeth Pharmaceuticals
  • Tuas Sth Ave 7
    – Pfizer Global
    – Opp Westlink Two
    – Opp Abbott
    – Container Connections
  • Tuas Sth Ave 3
    – Aft Tuas View Circuit
    – Bef Tuas Sth Ave 9
  • Tuas Sth Ave 9
    – Framo S’pore Pte Ltd
    – Opp YLS Steel
  • Tuas Sth Ave 8
     – Bef Tuas Bay Link
  • Tuas Bay Link
    – Bef Offshore Marine Ctr
  • Tuas Sth Ave 8
    – Aft Tuas Bay Link
  • Tuas Sth Ave 9
    – Opp Roche S’pore Tech
  • Tuas Sth Ave 6
    – Novartis
  • Tuas Sth Ave 7
    – Merck Sharp & Dohme
  • Tuas Sth Ave 4
    – Wyeth Pharmaceuticals
  • Tuas Sth Ave 5
    – West Star
    – Opp Invista
  • Tuas Cres
    – BS Development
    – Blasting Abrasives
    – Hiap Seng Engrg Ltd
    – Asia Polyurethene
    – Chia Hock Trading Co
    – Progress Galvanising
  • Pioneer Rd
    – Tuas Crescent Exit A EW31
  • Tuas Ave 8
    – Lee Welded Mesh
    – Crown Equipment
  • Tuas Ave 7
    – Cast Laboratories
    – Fujifilm
    – Opp Kee Wee Hup Kee
  • Tuas Link 4
    – S’pore Epson Ind
    – Super Continental
  • Tuas West Dr
    – Tuas Link Stn EW33
    – Tuas Ter

 

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Tuas Bus Terminal ↺ Tuas Bay Link (Loop)
Passes Through Tuas Link MRT, Tuas Ave 7/8, Tuas Crescent MRT, Tuas Sth Ave 5/4/7/3/9/8/6
Route Length 21.3 km
Travelling Time 69 – 85 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Jurong West Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Soon Lee Bus Park (SLBP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL
Departure Times from Tuas
0550 – 2315 (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service  
0630-0830: 10 mins
0831-1659: 10 – 15 mins
1700-1900: 10 – 13 mins
After 1900: 12 – 15 mins
 

Bus Service 247 is a Jurong Industrial Service serving industrial areas around Tuas and Tuas South with connections to transport nodes at Tuas Crescent and Tuas Link MRT stations, plying Tuas Avenue 7/8, Pioneer Road, Tuas South Ave 5/4/7/3/9/8 and looping at Tuas Bay Link. Exiting via Tuas South Ave 8/9/6, it then rejoins Tuas South Ave 7 and returns towards Tuas Bus Terminal.

The new route brings about greater connectivity to the Tuas South region, with a majority of bus stops served by this route being new bus stops. Industries around Tuas Crescent and Tuas South (including Tuas Biomedical Park), and workers living in dormitories around Tuas, stand to benefit from enhanced bus-rail connectivity offered in tandem with the opening of the East West Line‘s Tuas West Extension.

MRT Stations Served:

Special Departures:

  • Tuas Crescent (BS Development) → Tuas Ter
    Weekdays: 0610, 0622, 0634, 0646
    Saturdays: 0610, 0622, 0634
    Sundays & Public Holidays: 0610, 0625

Fare: Charges Basic fares under the distanced-based fare (DBF) structure. See Bus Fares for exact fares.


Gallery:


Operator History:
  • 2017 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in Year 2024 under the Jurong West Bus Package.

History:
  • 2017 (18 Jun): Introduced from Tuas Terminal to Tuas Bay Link (Loop) in tandem with the opening of the East West Line’s Tuas West Extension. Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB) at launch. Launched as the 73rd BSEP Bus Service.
Past Routings:

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