SBS Transit Feeder Bus Service 298

SBS Transit Feeder Service 298 is a Feeder service operating from Tampines Concourse Bus Interchange and looping at Tampines Street 86, passing through Tampines Avenue 7 and Avenue 4, Street 82 and Avenue 3.  It is the seventy-ninth (79th) service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).

In conjunction with the opening of Downtown Line 3, SBS Transit Feeder Bus Service 298 was launched on 21 October 2017. (See also: Downtown Line 3 – Bus Service Enhancements)


 
 




Route Details (Click to expand)
Bus Service 298: Tampines Concourse ↺ Tampines Street 86 (Loop)
From Tampines Concourse Looping at Tampines St 86
  • Tampines Concourse
    – Tampines Concourse Int
    EW2DT32
  • Tampines Ctrl 1
    – Aft Tampines Stn Exit E EW2DT32
  • Tampines Ctrl 3 (Express)
  • Tampines Ave 7
    – Opp Tampines Reg Lib
  • Tampines Ave 4
    – Opp Tampines Stn/Int EW2DT32
    – Opp Century Sq
    – Blk 945
  • Tampines St 82
    – Blk 842C
  • Tampines Ave 3
    – Blk 827
    – Blk 888
  • Tampines Ave 8
    – Opp Blk 871A
  • Tampines Ave 5
    – Blk 871C
  • Tampines Ave 10
    – Aft Tampines Ave 5
  • Tampines St 85 (Express)
  • Tampines St 86
    – Blk 879B
  • Tampines Ave 1
    – Opp Tropica Condo
  • Tampines Ave 8
    – Opp Springfield Sec Sch
  • Tampines Ave 3
    – Blk 880
    – Blk 831
  • Tampines St 82
    – Opp Blk 842C
  • Tampines Ave 4
    – Opp Blk 945
    – UOB Tampines Ctr
    – Tampines Stn/Int EW2DT32
  • Tampines Ave 7
    – Bef Tampines Reg Lib
  • Tampines Ctrl 3 (Express)
  • Tampines Ctrl 1
    – Tampines Stn Exit D EW2DT32
  • Tampines Concourse
    – Tampines Concourse Int
    EW2DT32
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Tampines Concourse Bus Interchange ↺ Tampines Street 86 (Loop)
Passes Through Tampines Ave 7, Ave 4, St 82, Ave 3, Ave 8, Ave 5, Ave 10
Route Length 9.5 km
Travelling Time 45 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Tampines Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Bedok North Bus Depot (BNDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Buses:
Mercedes-Benz Citaro
Scania K230UB
Departure Times from Tampines Concourse
0530hrs – 0045hrs (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service
 
0630 – 0830: 10 – 12 mins
0831 – 1659: 10 – 12 mins
1700 – 1900: 10 – 12 mins
After 1900: 10 – 14 mins
 
Bus Service 298 Launch Poster
Bus Service 298 Launch Poster

Bus Service 298 provides residents at Tampines Avenue 4, Street 82, Avenue 3 and Street 86 with greater connectivity to Tampines MRT Station and Tampines Concourse Bus Interchange, along with other amenities in the neighbourhood. The new route also benefits Tampines Polyclinic, Our Tampines Hub, St. Hilda’s Primary and Secondary School, Tampines West CC and Springfield Secondary School. This was the eleventh feeder service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).

The route connects with the transport node of Tampines where further bus connections are also offered from the nearby Tampines Bus Interchange. The service continues the 29x series of route numbering used for Tampines feeder routes. It is the second feeder bus route at Tampines after Feeder 292, and the first feeder route to operate out of Tampines Concourse.

Looping at Tampines Street 86, the route serves new Build-To-Order (BTO) housing developments such as Tampines Greenforest, Tampines Greenbloom, Tampines Greenflora, Tampines Greenlace and Tampines Greenwood. It also serves The Santorini and Q Bay Residences, and Arc @ Tampines condominiums.

Special Departures:
  • Tampines Ave 5 (Blk 871C) Tampines Concourse Int
    Daily: 0530hrs
MRT Stations Served:

Fare: Fares for Feeder Services are capped at 3.2km. See Bus Fares. Calculate your bus fare using LTA’s fare calculator on MyTransport.sg here.


Gallery:


Operator History:
  • 2017 (Oct 21) – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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

Route History:
  • 2017 (Oct 21): Launched under the BSEP. Wheelchair accessible at launch.

External Links & References:

Back to Tampines Townlink and Feeder services
Back to Feeder, Townlink and Intratown routes
Back to Bus Services
Back to Bus Articles

3 thoughts on “SBS Transit Feeder Bus Service 298

  • 22 October 2017 at 8:26 PM
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    Who said svc 298 had a scania?all I see is green Mercedes Benz citaro.

    Reply
    • 27 October 2017 at 9:40 PM
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      A Scania there, with Tower Transit-style wrap

      Reply

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