SBS Transit Bus Service 247

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).

247
Tuas Ter
↺ Tuas Bay Link (Loop)
25009 Tuas Ter Tuas West Dr
25421 Opp Tuas Link Stn EW33 Tuas West Dr
25491 Opp Super Continental Tuas Link 4
25471 Opp S'pore Epson Ind Tuas Link 4
25501 Kee Wee Hup Kee Tuas Ave 7
25531 ST Kinetics Tuas Ave 7
25541 PEC Tuas Ave 7
25551 GARMCO Tuas Ave 8
24701 Tuas Cres Stn Exit B EW31 Pioneer Rd
26011 Bef Tuas Ave 11 Tuas Cres
26021 Bef Tuas Ave 13 Tuas Cres
26031 Hiap Seng Engrg Ltd Tuas Cres
26049 Damen Shipyard Tuas Cres
26059 PAXOCEAN Tuas Cres
26069 Aft Tuas Ave 16 Tuas Cres
25561 Invista Tuas Sth Ave 5
25571 Opp West Star Tuas Sth Ave 5
25591 OPP WYETH PHARMACEUTICALS Tuas Sth Ave 4
25601 Pfizer Global Tuas Sth Ave 7
25611 OPP WESTLINK TWO Tuas Sth Ave 7
25621 STARBURST ENGRG Tuas Sth Ave 7
25631 CONTAINER CONNECTIONS Tuas Sth Ave 7
26419 Aft Tuas View Circuit Tuas Sth Ave 3
26429 Bef Tuas Sth Ave 9 Tuas Sth Ave 3
26211 Framo S'pore Pte Ltd Tuas Sth Ave 9
26221 Opp YLS Steel Tuas Sth Ave 9
25661 Bef Tuas Bay Link Tuas Sth Ave 8
25671 BEF OFFSHORE MARINE CTR Tuas Bay Link
25669 Aft Tuas Bay Link Tuas Sth Ave 8
25641 OPP ROCHE S'PORE TECH Tuas Sth Ave 9
25651 NOVARTIS Tuas Sth Ave 6
25609 MERCK SHARP & DOHME Tuas Sth Ave 7
25599 WYETH PHARMACEUTICALS Tuas Sth Ave 4
25579 West Star Tuas Sth Ave 5
25569 Opp Invista Tuas Sth Ave 5
26061 B S DEVELOPMENT Tuas Cres
26051 BLASTING ABRASIVES Tuas Cres
26041 HIAP SENG ENGRG LTD Tuas Cres
26039 ASIA POLYURETHANE Tuas Cres
26029 CHIA HOCK TRADING CO Tuas Cres
26019 PROGRESS GALVANIZING Tuas Cres
24709 Tuas Cres Stn Exit A EW31 Pioneer Rd
25559 LEE WELDED MESH Tuas Ave 8
25589 CROWN EQUIPMENT Tuas Ave 8
25549 Cast Laboratories Tuas Ave 7
25539 Fujifilm Tuas Ave 7
25509 Opp Kee Wee Hup Kee Tuas Ave 7
25479 S'pore Epson Ind Tuas Link 4
25499 Super Continental Tuas Link 4
25429 Tuas Link Stn EW33 Tuas West Dr
25009 Tuas Ter Tuas West Dr
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px 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
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
– Scania K230UB
12-metre Double Deck Bus
– Volvo B9TL
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Tuas
Daily
05:50 – 23:15
Operating Frequency
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 Information
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:
Special Departures:
  • Tuas Cres (BS Development) → Tuas Ter
    Weekdays & Saturdays: 06:10, 06:18 & 06:26
    Sundays / Public Holidays: 06:10 & 06:21

Gallery:

Operator History:
  • 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.

History:
  • 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

Past Routings

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2 thoughts on “SBS Transit Bus Service 247

  • 8 July 2019 at 2:52 PM
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    In the future, bus 247 might merge with bus 248 and bus 247 will be withdrawn.

    Reply
    • 10 February 2021 at 11:31 PM
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      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.

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