SBS Transit Bus Service 248 is a supplementary 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). Service 248 does not operate when Service 248M is in operations.
↺ Tuas Sth Ave 14 (Loop)
|Route||Tuas Bus Terminal ↺ Tuas South Avenue 14 (Loop)|
|Passes Through||Tuas West Dr, Tuas Ave 20, Tuas South Ave 5, Tuas South Ave 12, Tuas South Ave 9|
|Route Length||22.3 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 Single Deck Bus
– Scania K230UB
|12-metre Double Deck Bus
– MAN A95
– Volvo B9TL
|Departure Times from Tuas
|06:00 – 06:20, 10:15 – 16:15 & 20:15 – 23:15|
|Service 248 does not operate when Service 248M is in operation.|
|Loop Service||6:30am–8.30am||8.31am–4.59pm||5.00pm–7.00pm||After 7.00pm|
|Weekdays||N.A.||10 – 16 mins||N.A.||16 – 24 mins|
|Saturdays||N.A.||11 – 16 mins||N.A.||16 – 24 mins|
|Sundays / Public Holidays||N.A.||15 mins||N.A.||15 – 24 mins|
|Fare||Charges regular distance fares
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 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 Cres (Bef Tuas Loop) → Tuas Ter
Weekdays & Saturdays: 06:20, 06:22, 06:34 & 06:46
Sundays / Public Holidays: 06:10, 06:25 & 06:40
- Service 248M: Tuas ↺ Tuas South Way (Loop)
Daily; 06:30 – 10:00 & 16:30 – 20:00
Serves additional bus stop along Tuas South Way
- 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 South Ave 14 (Loop) under the LTA’s Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
- 2017 (07 Oct): Amended to relocated Tuas Bus Terminal
- 2021 (26 Sep): Operating hours amended to not operate during Service 248M’s operating hours daily