SBS Transit Feeder Service 298 is a Feeder service operating from Tampines Concourse Bus Interchange and looping at Tampines Street 86, passing through Tampines Avenue 7 and Avenue 4, Street 82 and Avenue 3. It is the seventy-ninth (79th) service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
In conjunction with the opening of Downtown Line 3, SBS Transit Feeder Bus Service 298 was launched on 21 October 2017. (See also: Downtown Line 3 – Bus Service Enhancements)
||Tampines Concourse Bus Interchange ↺ Tampines Street 86 (Loop)|
|Passes Through||Tampines Ave 7, Ave 4, St 82, Ave 3, Ave 8, Ave 5, Ave 10|
|Route Length||9.5 km|
|Travelling Time||45 mins|
|BCM Route Package||Tampines Bus Package
|Current Operator||SBS Transit Ltd|
|Current Depot||Bedok North Bus Depot (BNDEP)|
|Current Fleet||12-metre Single Deck Buses:
– Mercedes-Benz Citaro
– Scania K230UB
|Departure Times from Tampines Concourse
||0530hrs – 0045hrs (Daily)|
|0630 – 0830: 10 – 12 mins
0831 – 1659: 10 – 12 mins
1700 – 1900: 10 – 12 mins
After 1900: 10 – 14 mins
Bus Service 298 provides residents at Tampines Avenue 4, Street 82, Avenue 3 and Street 86 with greater connectivity to Tampines MRT Station and Tampines Concourse Bus Interchange, along with other amenities in the neighbourhood. The new route also benefits Tampines Polyclinic, Our Tampines Hub, St. Hilda’s Primary and Secondary School, Tampines West CC and Springfield Secondary School. This was the eleventh feeder service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
The route connects with the transport node of Tampines where further bus connections are also offered from the nearby Tampines Bus Interchange. The service continues the 29x series of route numbering used for Tampines feeder routes. It is the second feeder bus route at Tampines after Feeder 292, and the first feeder route to operate out of Tampines Concourse.
Looping at Tampines Street 86, the route serves new Build-To-Order (BTO) housing developments such as Tampines Greenforest, Tampines Greenbloom, Tampines Greenflora, Tampines Greenlace and Tampines Greenwood. It also serves The Santorini and Q Bay Residences, and Arc @ Tampines condominiums.
- Tampines Ave 5 (Blk 871C) → Tampines Concourse Int
MRT Stations Served:
- EW2DT32 Tampines
- 2017 (Oct 21) – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2024 under the Tampines Bus Package.
- 2017 (Oct 21): Launched under the BSEP. Wheelchair accessible at launch.