(Defunct) Peak Period Short Service 240P

Peak Period Short Service 240P was a Peak Period Short Service from Lakeside MRT Station and looping at Jurong West Street 64, passing through Corporation Road, Boon Lay Place and Boon Lay Drive. Operating during weekday peak hours, it ran alongside SBS Transit Feeder 240 and alleviates crowding on high-demand sectors during peak hours. Peak Period Short Service 240P was replaced by SBS Transit Service 240M and withdrawn on 01 Sep 2016.

Route Information
Route Lakeside MRT Station¬†‚Üļ¬†Jurong West Street 64
Passes Through Corporation Rd, Boon Lay Pl, Drive
Route Length 7.2km
Travelling Time ~35mins
Operator Information
Current Operators Tong Tar Transport Service
Current Fleet Isuzu LT134P
ZhongTong Sunny LCK6103G
Total: About 4 buses
Departure Times from Lakeside Weekdays:
AM Peak: 0600 – 0730
PM Peak: 1700 Р1830
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: ~12 mins
0831-1659: —
1700-1930: ~12 mins
After 1930: —

Service 240P duplicates Feeder 240, serving between Lakeside MRT Station and Boon Lay during the weekday peak hours. While Feeder 240 terminates at Boon Lay Bus Interchange, PPSS 240P loops around Boon Lay MRT Station, via Jurong West Central 2, 3 and Street 64.

Operated using private coaches from Tong Tar Transport, the route helps to relieve frequent overcrowding on Service 240. It is the second PPSS service to be introduced.

Peak Period Short Services operate at least five trips per hour during Weekday AM and PM peak periods. This initiative taps on the resources of Private Bus Operators to run shorter bus services to augment the resources of the Public Transport Operators (PTOs).

With the transition to the Bus Contracting Model (BCM), PPSS 240P was renumbered to 240M and operated by SBS Transit Ltd from 1 Sep 2016.

Fare: Basic fares capped at 3.2km. See Bus Fares.

Fleet: Service 240P′s fleet fully comprises of private coaches from Tong Tar Transport.

Route Information:

Loop Service (via Jurong West St 64)
  • Boon Lay Way
    – Lakeside Stn
  • Corporation Rd
    – Blk 203
  • Boon Lay Dr
    – Blk 206
  • Boon Lay Place
    – Boon Lay Shop Ctr
    – Boon Lay CC
  • Boon Lay Ave
    – Blk 185
  • Boon Lay Dr
    – Blk 188
  • Boon Lay Way (Express)
  • Jurong West Ctrl 2¬†(Express)
  • Jurong West Ctrl 3¬†(Express)
  • Jurong West St 64
    – Opp Blk 662C
  • Boon Lay Way (Express)
  • Boon Lay Dr
    – Opp Blk 188
  • Boon Lay Ave
    – Blk 176
  • Boon Lay Place
    – Blk 210
    – Blk 207
  • Boon Lay Rd
    – Blk 209
  • Corporation Rd
    – Opp Blk 203
  • Boon Lay Way
    – Opp Lakeside Stn

MRT Stations Served by this route:


 

Gallery:


 

Operator History

  • 22 Apr 2014 – 31 Aug 2016: Tong Tar Transport Service

History:

  • 2013 (30 Sep): Tender for PPSS 240P released.
  • 2014 (21 Jan): Tender for PPSS 240P awarded to Tong Tar Transport Service.
  • 2014 (22 Apr): Introduced as a PPSS route¬†from Lakeside¬†MRT Station and looping at Jurong West St 64¬†under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
  • 2016 (01 Sep): Service numbered to 240M and operated by SBS Transit Ltd.

 

References:

Back to Peak Period Short Services (PPSS)
Back to Bus Services

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