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
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Boon Lay Bus Interchange ↺ Jurong West Avenue 5 (Loop)
Passes Through Jurong West St 64, Jurong West St 75, Jurong West St 81
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 (SLBP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Single Deck Bus
– Mercedes-Benz Citaro
12-metre Double Deck Bus
– Volvo B9TL
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Boon Lay
Daily
05:55 – 00:40
Operating Frequency
Loop Service
6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
Weekdays 5 – 6 mins 3 – 6 mins 4 mins 4 – 8 mins
Saturdays 9 – 12 mins 5 – 9 mins 6 – 10 mins 8 – 10 mins
Sundays / Public Holidays 6 – 11 mins 5 – 9 mins 6 – 10 mins 8 – 10 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges distance fares capped at 3.2km for feeder services.

 

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.

MRT Station Served
Special Departures
  • Jurong West St 75 (Opp Blk 755) → Boon Lay Int via Jurong West Ave 5
    Weekdays: 05:20
    Saturdays & Sundays / Public Holidays: 05:30
  • Jurong West Ave 5 (Blk 710) → Boon Lay Int
    Weekdays: 05:20
Route Variant
  • Service 243W: Boon Lay Bus Interchange ↺ Jurong West Avenue 5 (Loop)
    Daily

Gallery

Operator History
  • 1999 – 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

Service 243

  • 1991 (19 May): Introduced between Boon Lay Int and Jurong West Ave 5 (Loop)
  • 1992 (29 Mar): Amended to ply Pioneer Rd North, skipping Jurong West St 71
  • 1994 (25 Dec): Amended to ply Jurong West St 75, Jurong West St 81 and Jurong West St 71, skipping Jurong West St 72
  • 1996 (28 Jul): Amended to ply Jurong West St 64, skipping Jln Boon Lay and Upp Jurong Rd
  • 1999: Amended to ply Jurong West St 61 and Jurong West St 62 and converted to a bi-directional feeder service with green and white plates

Service 243G

  • 1999: Re-numbered from Service 243 as a service between Boon Lay Int and Jurong West Ave 5 (Loop) via Jurong West St 64
  • 2006 (18 Jun): Amended to Boon Lay Temp Int
  • 2008 (15 Jun): Serves new bus stop outside Blk 670A along Jurong West St 64
  • 2009 (27 Dec): Amended to Boon Lay Integrated Transport Hub
  • 2012 (25 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus service (WAB)

Past Routings

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2 thoughts 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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    • 5 February 2021 at 6:02 PM
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      Cannot lah…… If renumbered as 243 and 244 but same routing, then later it will cause the confusion to passengers if they want to go like Point A to Point B then Point B to Point A.

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