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 Bus Terminal ↺ Tuas Bay Link (Loop)|
|Passes Through||Tuas Link MRT, Tuas Ave 7/8, Tuas Crescent MRT, Tuas Sth Ave 5/4/7/3/9/8/6|
|Route Length||21.3 km|
|Travelling 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 Double Deck Bus:
– Volvo B9TL
12-metre Single Deck Bus:
– Scania K230UB
|Departure Times from Tuas
||0550 – 2315 (Daily)|
|0630-0830: 10 mins
0831-1659: 10 – 15 mins
1700-1900: 09 – 13 mins
After 1900: 13 – 15 mins
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 new 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:
- Tuas Crescent (BS Development) → Tuas Ter
Weekdays & Saturdays: 0610hrs, 0618hrs, 0626hrs
Sundays & Public Holidays: 0610hrs, 0621hrs
Fare: Charges Basic fares under the distanced-based fare (DBF) structure. See Bus Fares for exact fares.
- 2017 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in Year 2024 under the Jurong West Bus Package.
- 2017 (18 Jun): Introduced from Tuas Terminal to Tuas Bay Link (Loop) in tandem with the opening of the East West Line’s Tuas West Extension. Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB) at launch. Launched as the 73rd BSEP Bus Service.
- 2017 (07 Oct): Amended to the relocated Tuas Bus Terminal.
- Refer to this article
- 2017: Introduced. No significant route changes since introduction.