SBS Transit Bus Service 246 is a Jurong Industrial Service running from Boon Lay Bus Interchange and looping at Boon Lay Drive, passing through Chin Bee and Corporation Road. Despite being classified as an industrial route, a large portion of the route plies through residential estates along Corporation Drive and Boon Lay Place.
|Route||Boon Lay Bus Interchange ↺ Boon Lay Drive (Loop)|
|Passes Through||Quality Rd, Jln Tukang, Corporation Dr, Yuan Ching Rd, Boon Lay Place|
|Route Length||16.9 km|
|Traveling Time||70 mins|
|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
– Scania K230UB
|12-metre Double Deck Bus
– Volvo B9TL
|Departure Times from Boon Lay
|05:45 – 23:30|
|Loop Service||6:30am–8.30am||8.31am–4.59pm||5.00pm–7.00pm||After 7.00pm|
|Weekdays||12 – 13 mins||11 – 16 mins||11 – 14 mins||15 – 19 mins|
|Saturdays||14 – 15 mins||10 – 18 mins||17 – 18 mins||16 – 18 mins|
|Sundays / Public Holidays||14 – 16 mins||13 – 19 mins||16 – 19 mins||15 – 16 mins|
|Fare||Charges regular distance fares
Service 246 primarily serves industrial estates around Chin Bee and Jalan Tukang with connections to Jurong West Town Centre. A large portion of this route also plies residential estates, supplementing existing bus connections between the residential estates of Taman Jurong and Boon Lay Gardens to Lakeside MRT Station.
The route compliments Service 240 between Boon Lay Gardens and Lakeside MRT, and also Services 49, 98, 154 and 240 between Lakeside MRT and Taman Jurong.
MRT Stations Served
- 1977 – 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.
- 1977 (16 May): Introduced as Introduced between Boon Lay Gardens Ter and Jln Tukang (Loop)
- 1978 (01 Jun): Amended to start from Jurong Int and loop at Boon Lay Dr
- 1990 (01 Jul): Amended to start from Boon Lay Int and loop at Third Chin Bee Rd
- 1995 (15 Jan): Amended to loop at Boon Lay Dr and amended to ply Jln Boon Lay, Chin Bee Dr and Quality Rd, skipping Chin Bee Ave, Third Chin Bee Rd and International Rd
- 2006 (11 Jun): Amended to ply Tah Ching Rd, skipping Kang Ching Rd
- 2006 (18 Jun): Amended to Boon Lay Temp Int
- 2009 (27 Dec): Amended to Boon Lay Integrated Transport Hub
- 2016 (25 Jan): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)