SBS Transit Bus Service 247 is a Jurong Industrial Service running from Tuas Bus Terminal and looping at Tuas Bay Link, passing through Tuas Link MRT Station, Tuas Avenue 7/8, Tuas Crescent MRT Station and, Tuas South Avenue 5/4/7/3/9/8/6. This service is the seventy-third (73rd) bus service launched under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
↺ Tuas Bay Link (Loop)
|Route||Tuas Bus Terminal ↺ Tuas Bay Link (Loop)|
|Passes Through||Tuas Ave 7, Tuas Cres, Tuas South Ave 7|
|Route Length||21.3 km|
|Traveling Time||69 – 85 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 Tuas
|05:50 – 23:15|
|Loop Service||6:30am–8.30am||8.31am–4.59pm||5.00pm–7.00pm||After 7.00pm|
|Weekdays||11 – 12 mins||12 – 17 mins||12 – 16 mins||14 – 16 mins|
|Saturdays||10 mins||10 – 15 mins||15 mins||15 mins|
|Sundays / Public Holidays||14 – 15 mins||15 mins||15 mins||15 mins|
|Fare||Charges regular distance fares
Bus Service 247 is a Jurong Industrial Service serving industrial areas around Tuas and Tuas South with connections to transport nodes at Tuas Crescent and Tuas Link MRT stations, plying Tuas Avenue 7/8, Pioneer Road, Tuas South Ave 5/4/7/3/9/8 and looping at Tuas Bay Link. Exiting via Tuas South Ave 8/9/6, it then rejoins Tuas South Ave 7 and returns towards Tuas Bus Terminal.
The route brings about greater connectivity to the Tuas South region, with a majority of bus stops served by this route being new bus stops. Industries around Tuas Crescent and Tuas South (including Tuas Biomedical Park), and workers living in dormitories around Tuas, stand to benefit from enhanced bus-rail connectivity offered in tandem with the opening of the East West Line‘s Tuas West Extension.
MRT Stations Served:
- EW31 Tuas Crescent
- EW33 Tuas Link
- Tuas Cres (BS Development) → Tuas Ter
Weekdays & Saturdays: 06:10, 06:18 & 06:26
Sundays / Public Holidays: 06:10 & 06:21
- 2017 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2024 under the Jurong West Bus Package.
- 2017 (18 Jun): Introduced between Tuas Ter and Tuas Bay Link (Loop) under the LTA’s Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
- 2017 (07 Oct): Amended to the relocated Tuas Bus Terminal
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2 thoughts on “SBS Transit Bus Service 247”
In the future, bus 247 might merge with bus 248 and bus 247 will be withdrawn.
Bus 247 & 248 routings are already more than 20km already, and if you combine 247 & 248, the route will be too lengthy. Splitting into 247 & 248 is a better option.