SBS Transit Bus Service 248

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 Ter
↺ Tuas Sth Ave 14 (Loop)
25009 Tuas Ter Tuas West Dr
25421 Opp Tuas Link Stn EW33 Tuas West Dr
25431 Super Continental Tuas West Dr
25441 Bef Pioneer Rd Tuas West Dr
25681 Bef Tuas West Ave Pioneer Rd
25691 Aft Tuas West Rd Stn EW32 Tuas Ave 20
26101 BASF Sth East Asia Tuas Ave 20
26091 Rotary Engrg Tuas Ave 20
26081 Bef Tuas Ave 18A Tuas Cres
26071 Unifine Star Petrochem Tuas Cres
25701 Glaxosmithkline Tuas Sth Ave 5
25711 Opp The Index Tuas Sth Ave 5
25741 Halliburton Tuas Sth Ave 12
25751 Bef Tuas Sth Ave 14 Tuas Sth Ave 5
25761 Opp REC S'pore Tuas Sth Ave 14
25771 Aft Tuas Sth St 7 Tuas Sth Ave 14
25781 Opp SLS Tuas Sth Ave 9
25791 Bef Tuas Sth Ave 10 Tuas Sth Ave 9
25801 Bef Tuas Sth Ave 7 Tuas Sth Ave 9
25729 Abbott Tuas Sth Ave 10
25719 The Index Tuas Sth Ave 5
25709 Edgen Murray Tuas Sth Ave 5
26079 Bef Tuas Loop Tuas Cres
26089 Bef Tuas Ave 20 Tuas Cres
26099 Bef Tuas Ave 13 Tuas Ave 20
26109 Bef Tuas Ave 11 Tuas Ave 20
24719 Tuas West Rd Stn Exit A EW32 Pioneer Rd
25689 Aft Tuas West Ave Pioneer Rd
25449 Aft Pioneer Rd Tuas West Dr
25439 Opp Super Continental Tuas West Dr
25429 Tuas Link Stn EW33 Tuas West Dr
25009 Tuas Ter Tuas West Dr
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px 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
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
– MAN A95
– Volvo B9TL
Operating Hours
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.
Operating Frequency
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 Information
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:
Special Departures:
  • 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
Route Variant:
  • Service 248M: Tuas ↺ Tuas South Way (Loop)
    Daily; 06:30 – 10:00 & 16:30 – 20:00
    Serves additional bus stop along Tuas South Way


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.

  • 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

Past Routings

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One thought on “SBS Transit Bus Service 248

  • 21 February 2022 at 10:43 PM

    Why its a suplimentry svc ?


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