Tower Transit Bus Service 98

Tower Transit Bus Service 98 is a trunk route from Jurong East Int and looping at Jurong Island Checkpoint, passing through Jurong East Avenue 1, Jurong West Avenue 1, Lakeside, Corporation Drive, Jurong Port Rd, Fishery Port Rd and Jurong Pier Rd.

The service operates in tandem with its route variant, Service 98M, which loops at Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim.

Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd has taken over operations of this bus service from SBS Transit since 26 June 2016 under the Bulim Bus Package.


Route:

Bus Service 98: Jurong East – Jurong Pier Way (Loop)
  • Jurong Gateway Rd
    – Jurong East Temp Int
  • Boon Lay Way
    – Jurong East Stn/Int
  • Jurong East Central
    – Blk 209
  • Jurong East Ave 1
    – Blk 239
    – Blk 229
    – Parc Oasis
    – Blk 347
    – Opp Jurong Polyclinic
  • Jurong West Ave 1
    – Blk 490
    – Blk 463
    – Blk 457
  • Jurong West St 51
    – Blk 458
    – Opp Blk 515
  • Boon Lay Way
    – Lakeside Stn
  • Corporation Rd
    – Opp S’pore Aerospace Mfg
    – Lakepoint Condo
  • Corporation Dr
    – Aft Corporation Rd
    – Opp Blk 364
    – Blk 117
    – Blk 103
    – Jurong Sec Sch
    – Opp Blk 158
  • Yung Ho Rd
    – CISCO Recall
  • Corporation Rd
    – Corporation Pl
  • Jurong Port Rd
    – Bef Jln Terusan
    – Sin Soon Huat
    – Jurong Port Workshops
    – Bef Jln Tepong
  • Jln Tepong
    – Ctrl Fish Proc Fty
  • Fishery Port Rd
    – Bef Jln Buroh
  • Jln Buroh
    – Opp Jurong Abattoir
    – Aft Jurong Port Rd
    – Opp SPC Svc Stn
    – Bef Jurong Pier Rd
  • Jurong Pier Way
    – Jurong Island Checkpt
  • Jln Buroh
    – Aft Jurong Pier Rd
    – SPC Svc Stn
    – Bef Jurong Port Rd
  • Jurong Port Rd
    – Bef Jln Tepong
  • Jln Tepong
    – Ctrl Fish Proc Fty
  • Fishery Port Rd
    – Bef Jln Buroh
  • Jln Buroh
    – Opp Jurong Abattoir
  • Jurong Port Rd
    – Aft Jln Buroh
    – CWT Distripark
    – Aft Jln Terusan
  • Corporation Rd
    – Opp Corporation Pl
  • Yung Ho Rd
    – Blk 151
  • Corporation Dr
    – Blk 158
    – Opp Jurong Sec Sch
    – Blk 65
    – Opp Blk 117
    – Blk 357
    – Blk 367
  • Corporation Rd
    – Opp Lakepoint Condo
  • Boon Lay Way
    – Opp Lakeside Stn
  • Jurong West St 51
    – Blk 515
    – Blk 501
  • Jurong West Ave 1
    – Blk 441
    – Blk 425
    – Blk 422
  • Jurong East Ave 1
    – Jurong Polyclinic
    – Blk 316
    – Opp Parc Oasis
    – Blk 252
    – Blk 246
  • Jurong East Central
    – Blk 207
    – Bef Seventh-Day Advent Ch
  • Jurong Gateway Rd
    – Jurong East Temp Int

 

Route Information
Route Jurong East Bus Interchange ↺ Jurong Pier Way (Loop)  WAB_logo_20px
Passes Through Jurong East/West Ave 1, Lakeside, Corporation Dr, Jurong Port Rd, Fishery Port Rd, Jurong Pier Rd
Route Length 26.3km
Travelling Time 97 – 120 mins
Operator Information
GCM Route Package
Bulim Bus Package
Current Operator Tower Transit
Current Depot Bulim Bus Depot
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL

Departure Times from Jurong East
0530 – 0000 (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 07 – 10 mins
0831-1659: 04 – 26 mins*
1700-1930: 07 – 12 mins
After 1930: 10 – 32 mins*
Notes * During off-peak hours, departures from Jurong East are staggered with Service 98M

Route History

Service 98 is both an industrial and residential trunk service, operating between Jurong East and Jurong Pier Way. For its residential portions, it serves housing blocks around Jurong East Avenue 1, Jurong West Avenue 1 and Corporation Drive with connections to Jurong East and Lakeside MRT Stations. For its industrial portions, it serves factories and offices around Jurong Port Road, Jalan Buroh and Jurong Pier Road and connects them to Lakeside MRT.

During off-peak hours, departures from Jurong East Int are staggered with Service 98M.

Special Departures:

  • Jurong Pier Way (Jurong Island Checkpoint) Jurong East Int
    Daily: 0600hrs
  • Jurong Port Rd (Aft Jln Buroh) Jurong East Int
    Weekends early morning only
  • Yung Ho Rd (Blk 151) → Jurong East Int
    Weekdays: 0600hrs, 0608hrs, 0616hrs
    Sat,
    Sundays/PHs : 0600hrs, 0611hrs

Shortworking Trips:

  • Service 98A: Boon Lay Way (Lakeside Stn) → Corporation Rd (Corporation Place)
    Weekdays, 1815hrs – 2015hrs
  • Service 98B: Jurong West Ave 1 (Blk 490) → Jurong Pier Way (Jurong Island Checkpoint)
    Weekdays, 0555hrs – 0840hrs

Route Variants

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


Gallery (SBS Transit):

Gallery (Tower Transit):


Operator History:

  • 1984 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – 25 Jun 2016: SBS Transit Ltd
  • 26 Jun 2016 onwards: Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd

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

History:

  • 1984: Introduced by SBS as Jurong East Ctrl – Jurong (Loop)
  • 1985 (30 Jun): Amended to Jurong East Int
  • 1988: Amended to ply Jurong West St 51 and Boon Lay Way instead of Jurong West Ave 1 and Corporation Road after the commencement of Lakeside MRT station
  • 1990 (01 Jul): Amended to loop at Jln Ahmad Ibrahim with the closure of Jurong Int
  • 1991 (20 Jan): Integrated with service 247, looped at Jurong Port Rd
  • 1995 (Jan): Every alternate trip looped at Jln Ahmad Ibrahim during the off peak periods and subsequently those trips were re-numbered to 98A.
  • 2008 (28 Jan): Service 98A renamed To Service 98M (No route amendment).
  • 2012 (16 Apr): Shortworking trip 98B introduced from Lakeside Stn to Jurong Pier Way during AM Peak hours
  • 2012 (25 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2016 (26 Jun): Operations transferred to Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd from SBS Transit Ltd.

Past Routings:


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