SBS Transit Bus Service 248 is a Jurong Industrial Service running from Tuas Bus Terminal and looping at Tuas South Avenue 14, passing through Tuas Link & Tuas West Road MRT Stations, Tuas Avenue 20 / Tuas Crescent, and Tuas South Avenues 5/12/14/9/10, plying express along a sector of Tuas South Ave 5. This service is the seventy-fourth (74th) bus service launched under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
||Tuas Bus Terminal ↺ Tuas South Avenue 14 (Loop)|
|Passes Through||Tuas Link & Tuas West Rd MRT, Tuas Ave 20, Tuas Cres, Tuas Sth Ave 5/12/14/9/10|
|Route Length||22.3 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 Double Deck Bus:
– Volvo B9TL
12-metre Single Deck Bus:
– Scania K230UB
|Departure Times from Tuas
||0600 – 2315 (Daily)|
|0630-0830: 10 mins
0831-1659: 10 – 15 mins
1700-1900: 10 – 12 mins
After 1900: 12 – 15 mins
Bus Service 248 is a Jurong Industrial Service serving industrial areas around Tuas and Tuas South with connections to transport nodes at Tuas West Road and Tuas Link MRT stations, plying Tuas West Dr, Pioneer Rd, Tuas Ave 20, Tuas Cres, and Tuas South Avenues 5/12/14/9/10 before rejoining Tuas South Ave 5 and returning 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 II), 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.
The route plies an express sector along Tuas South Avenue 5 between Tuas Crescent and the junction of Tuas South Avenue 8 for faster connectivity and reduced overcrowding for passengers intending to head to Tuas South. Commuters along the express sector can take Bus Services 182/182M or 247 to MRT stations in Tuas.
MRT Stations Served:
- Tuas Crescent (Bef Tuas Loop) → Tuas Ter
Weekdays & Saturdays: 0620hrs, 0622hrs, 0634hrs, 0646hrs
Sundays & Public Holidays: 0610hrs, 0625hrs, 0640hrs
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 South Ave 14 (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 74th BSEP Bus Service.
- 2017 (07 Oct): Amended to relocated Tuas Bus Terminal.
- Refer to this article
- 2017: Introduced. No significant route changes since introduction.