Tower Transit Bus Service 79

Tower Transit Bus Service 79 is a trunk route running from Jurong East Int and looping at Boon Lay Int, passing through Teban Gardens, Jln Buroh, Jurong Port Rd and Chin Bee Avenue. It serves largely industrial areas.

Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd has taken over operations of this bus service from SBS Transit since 12 June 2016 under the Bulim Bus Package.

Route information:

Route Information
Route Jurong East Bus Interchange  Boon Lay Bus Interchange (Loop)  WAB_logo_20px
Passes Through Teban Gardens, Jln Buroh, Jurong Port Rd, Chin Bee Ave
Route Length 24.3km
Travelling Time 80mins
Operator Information
GCM Route Package
Bulim Bus Package
Current Operator Tower Transit
Current Depot Bulim Bus Depot
Current Fleet Volvo B9TL

Departure Times from Jurong East
Daily:
0600 – 2235 (Full Loop)
2235 – 2300 (Terminates at Boon Lay Int)
Departure Times from Boon Lay
Daily: 0600 – 2300
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 07 – 11 mins
0831-1659: 08 – 18 mins
1700-1930: 08 – 17 mins
After 1930: 15 – 18 mins
Notes * From 2220hrs daily, buses leaving Jurong East Interchange will terminate at Jurong West Central 3 (Boon Lay Interchange)

Route History

Service 79 is an industrial route connecting the industries at Penjuru, Jurong Port Rd and Chin Bee to Boon Lay and Jurong East, encountering heavy demand during peak hours. It also links Teban Gardens with Jurong East, running parallel to Service 143 & 143M.

From 2220hrs, buses leaving Jurong East Int will be renumbered as 79A and terminate at Boon Lay Int.

Special Departures:

  • Boon Lay Interchange  Jurong East Int
    AM Peak hours

Shortworking Trip:

  • 79A: Jurong East Int → Boon Lay Interchange 
    Daily, after 2220hrs

Fare: Charges fares for regular trunk services. See Bus Fares for exact fares.

Route Information:

Loop Service
  • Jurong East Temp Int
  • Jurong Gateway Rd
  • Jurong East Central
  • Jurong Town Hall Rd
  • Teban Gardens Rd
  • West Coast Rd
  • Penjuru Rd
  • Jln Buroh
  • Jurong Port Rd
  • Corporation Rd
  • International Rd
  • Third Chin Bee Rd
  • Chin Bee Ave
  • Quality Rd
  • Chin Bee Dr
  • Jln Boon Lay
  • Boon Lay Int
  • Boon Lay Int
  • Jln Boon Lay
  • Chin Bee Dr
  • Quality Rd
  • Chin Bee Ave
  • Third Chin Bee Rd
  • International Rd
  • Corporation Rd
  • Jurong Port Rd
  • Jln Buroh
  • Penjuru Rd
  • West Coast Rd
  • Teban Gardens Rd
  • Jurong Town Hall Rd
  • Jurong East Central
  • Jurong East Temp Int

Gallery:


 

Service 79 at a glance. Click for larger image.
Service 79 at a glance. Click for larger image.

Operator History:

  • 1992 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – 11 Jun 2016: SBS Transit Ltd
  • 12 Jun 2016 onwards: Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2021. 

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History:

  • 1992: Introduced by SBS as Jurong East Int – Boon Lay Int (Loop)
  • 1995: Amended into Chin Bee Ave, Third Chin Bee Rd, International Rd and part of Quality Rd in both directions, with the amendment of service 246.
  • 2001: Amended to skip one pair of bus stops along Penjuru Rd and call at a new pair along West Coast Rd, when parts of Teban Gardens Rd were closed.
  • 2012 (25 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2016 (12 Jun): Operations transferred to Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd from SBS Transit Ltd. Shortworking Trip 79A introduced, terminating at Boon Lay Int aft 2220hrs daily.
  • 2016 (23 Oct): Calls at a new pair of bus stops Bef/Aft Penjuru Rd, along Jln Buroh.

Past Routings:

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