SBS Transit Bus Service 249

SBS Transit Bus Service 249 is a Jurong Industrial Service running from Boon Lay Bus Interchange and looping at Jalan Samulun, passing through Jalan Boon Lay and Jalan Buroh. It is the only JIS to ply an offshore island (Pulau Samulun), and the first to receive a fully air-conditioned fleet.


Route
Bus Service 249: Boon Lay ↺ Jalan Samulun (Loop)
From Boon Lay Looping at Jalan Samulun
  • Jurong West Ctrl 3
    – Boon Lay Int EW27
  • Jln Boon Lay
    – Aft ST Kinetics
    – Beecham Pte Ltd
    – Premier Milk Pte Ltd
    – Opp BRC Weld Mesh Fty
    – Opp Tractor Rd
  • Jurong Pier Rd
    – Aft Jln Pesawat
    – Bef Jln Buroh
  • Jln Buroh
    – Aft Jurong Pier Rd
    – Opp CEVA Logistics
    – Aft Buroh St
    – Bef Tg Kling Rd
  • Tg Kling Rd
    – Aft Jln Buroh
    – Bef Shipyard Rd
    – Opp Natl Oxygen Pte Ltd
    – Natsteel
    – Jurong Shipyard
    – Opp Natsteel
    – Natl Oxygen Pte Ltd
  • Shipyard Rd
    – Bef Jln Samulun
  • Jln Samulun
    – Opp Tanoto Shipyard
    – Jurong Shipyard
    – Tanoto Shipyard
  • Shipyard Rd
    – Aft Jln Samulun
  • Tg Kling Rd
    – Aft Shipyard Rd
    – Bef Jln Buroh
  • Jln Buroh
    – Aft Tg Kling Rd
    – Opp Buroh St
    – CEVA Logistics
    – Bef Jurong Pier Rd
  • Jurong Pier Rd
    – Aft Jln Buroh
    – Opp Jln Pesawat
  • Jln Boon Lay
    – Bef Tractor Rd
    – BRC Weld Mesh Fty
    – Opp Premier Milk Pte Ltd
    – Opp Beecham Pte Ltd
    – Bef Boon Lay Way
  • Jurong West Ctrl 3
    – Boon Lay Int EW27

 

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Boon Lay Bus Interchange ↺ Jalan Samulun (Loop)
Passes Through Jln Boon Lay, Jln Buroh, Tg Kling Rd
Route Length 15.6 km
Travelling Time 60 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 Boon Lay
0545hrs – 2330hrs (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 05 – 07 mins
0831-1659: 07 – 17 mins
1700-1900: 07 – 10 mins
After 1900: 09 – 18 mins

Service 249 is an industrial route linking the industries around Jalan Boon Lay, Jalan Buroh, Tanjong Kling and Pulau Samulun to the Jurong West Town Centre. Its sectors along Tanjong Kling Road and Jln Samulun mainly serves workers at Jurong Shipyard.

As an industrial service, demand is high during the peak hours, and relatively low during off-peak hours.

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares. Calculate your bus fare using LTA’s fare calculator on MyTransport.sg here.

MRT Stations Served

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Operator History
  • 1978 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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

History
  • 1978 (01 Jun): Introduced as Jurong Int – Jalan Samulun (Loop)
  • 1990 (1 Jul): Amended to Boon Lay Int – Jalan Samulun (Loop) when Jurong Int closed, no longer serves Tanjong Kling Rd (Jurong Shipyard) on return direction
  • 2001 (11 Feb): Amended to serve all stops along Jln Boon Lay during the Jurong West Rationalisation
  • 2006 (04 Mar): Calls at a new pair of bus stops before and after Jln Buroh along Tg Kling Rd
  • 2006 (18 Jun): Amended to Boon Lay Temp Int
  • 2007: Air-conditioned buses deployed
  • 2009 (27 Dec): Amended to Boon Lay Integrated Transport Hub
  • 2016 (25 Jan): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)

Past Routings:

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