SBS Transit Bus Service 248

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).

248
Tuas Ter ↺ Tuas Sth Ave 14 (Loop)
25009
Tuas Ter
Tuas West Dr
25421
OPP TUAS LINK STN
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
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
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
Tuas West Dr
25009
Tuas Ter
Tuas West Dr
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
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
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 Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL
Departure Times from Tuas
0600 – 2315 (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service  
0630-0830: 10 – 12 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:

Special Departures:

  • Tuas Crescent (Bef Tuas Loop) → Tuas Ter
    Weekdays: 0610, 0620, 0630, 0640, 0650
    Saturdays: 0610, 0622, 0634, 0646
    Sundays & Public Holidays: 0610, 0625, 0640

Fare: Charges Basic fares under the distanced-based fare (DBF) structure. See Bus Fares for exact fares.


Gallery:


Operator History:
  • 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.

History:
  • 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.
Past Routings:

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