SBS Transit Feeder Bus Service 243G

SBS Transit Feeder Bus Service 243G is a Feeder service operating from Boon Lay Interchange and looping at Jurong West Avenue 5, passing through Jurong West Street 64, 75, 81 and 62 in an anti-clockwise loop fashion. Service 243W plies the same route in the clockwise direction.

Formerly denoted as Direction 1 of Service 243, bus stop poles for this service were updated to reflect Service 243G instead of 243 in October 2019.

243G
Boon Lay Int ↺ Jurong West Ave 5 (Loop)
22009 Boon Lay Int EW27 Jurong West Ctrl 3
22441 Blk 669 CP Jurong West St 64
22591 Blk 670A Jurong West St 64
27371 Opp Blk 755 Jurong West St 75
27381 Blk 749 Jurong West St 75
27391 Blk 857 Jurong West St 82
27409 Blk 821 Jurong West St 81
27419 Blk 827 Jurong West St 81
27361 Blk 710 Jurong West Ave 5
27309 Blk 705 Pioneer Rd Nth
22369 Blk 704 Jurong West Ave 4
22239 Blk 624 Jurong West St 61
22249 Blk 622 Jurong West St 62
22259 Blk 668D Jurong West St 62
22009 Boon Lay Int EW27 Jurong West Ctrl 3
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Boon Lay Bus Interchange ↺ Jurong West Ave 5 (Loop)
Passes Through Jurong West Street 64, 75, 81, 62
Route Length 5.1 km
Travelling Time 30 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Jurong West Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Soon Lee Bus Park
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL
12-metre Single Deck Bus
Mercedes-Benz Citaro
Departure Times from Boon Lay
0555hrs – 0040hrs (Daily)
Frequency 0630hrs – 0830hrs: 05 – 06 mins
0831hrs – 1659hrs: 03 – 06 mins
1700hrs – 1900hrs: 04 mins
After 1900hrs: 04 – 08 mins

Feeder Service 243G serves residents and schools around Jurong West Neighbourhoods 6, 7 and 8, connecting these estates to Gek Poh Shopping Centre and Jurong West Town Centre, where passengers can connect to other bus services at Boon Lay Bus Interchange or Boon Lay MRT Station.

During Eves of Public Holidays, as well as MRT Early Closure affecting Boon Lay MRT Station, operating hours will be extended. Exact last bus hours are announced by SBS Transit closer to these dates.

Special Departures
  • Jurong West St 75 (Opp Blk 755) → Boon Lay Int via Jurong West Ave 5
    Weekdays: 0520hrs
    Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays: 0530hrs
  • Jurong West Ave 5 (Blk 710) → Boon Lay Int
    Weekdays: 0520hrs
MRT Station Served
Route Variant
  • Service 243W: Boon Lay Bus Interchange ↺ Jurong West Avenue 5 (Loop)

Fare: Fares for Feeder Services are capped at 3.2km. See Bus Fares.


Gallery

Operator History
  • 1991 – 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
  • 1991: Introduced as Boon Lay – Jurong West St 71 (Loop)
  • 1992 : Amended to loop at Pioneer Road North instead of Jurong West Street 71
  • 1994: Amended to serve Jurong West St 75, 81 & 82 and loop at Pioneer Rd North via Jurong West Street 71
  • 1996: Amended to ply express sector along Jurong West St 64 before Jurong West St 75 instead of Jln Boon Lay and Upp Jurong Rd
  • 1999: Extended to serve Jurong West Ave 4, St 61, St 62 & converted to bi-directional feeder service. Began to call at bus stops along Jurong West St 64.
  • 2006 (18 Jun): Amended to Boon Lay Temp Int along Jurong West St 64
  • 2009 (27 Dec): Amended to air-conditioned Boon Lay Int
  • 2012 (25 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB)
  • 2013: Service improvement under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)

Past Routings

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One thought on “SBS Transit Feeder Bus Service 243G

  • 13 August 2019 at 3:21 PM
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    Bus 243G can be renumbered to bus 244, while the other one is bus 243

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