SBS Transit Feeder Bus Service 298

SBS Transit Feeder Service 298 is a Feeder service operating from Tampines North Bus Interchange and looping at Tampines Avenue 5, passing through Tampines Concourse, Avenue 7, Avenue 4, Street 82, Avenue 3 and Street 86. It is the seventy-ninth (79th) service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP). Feeder 298 was launched on 21 October 2017, in conjunction with the opening of Downtown Line 3.

298
Tampines North Int
↺ Tampines Ave 5 (Loop)
74009 Tampines North Int B3 Tampines St 62
75541 Opp Blk 648A Tampines St 62
75551 Blk 641A Tampines St 62
75571 Blk 637B Tampines North Dr 2
76541 Citylife@ Tampines Tampines Ave 9
76511 The Tampines Trilliant Tampines Concourse
76521 Opp Blk 519A Tampines Concourse
76559 Aft Tampines Stn Exit E EW2-DT32 Tampines Ctrl 1
76191 Blk 401 Tampines Ave 7
76149 Opp Tampines Stn/Int EW2-DT32 Tampines Ave 4
76139 Opp Century Sq Tampines Ave 4
76111 Blk 945 Tampines Ave 4
76041 Blk 842C Tampines St 82
75089 Blk 827 Tampines Ave 3
75109 Blk 888 Tampines Ave 3
75151 Opp Blk 871A Tampines Ave 8
75179 Blk 871C Tampines Ave 5
75419 Aft Tampines Ave 5 Tampines Ave 10
75041 Blk 875B Tampines St 86
75021 Blk 879B Tampines Street 86
75251 Opp Tropica Condo Tampines Ave 1
75031 Opp Springfield Sec Sch Tampines Ave 8
75101 Blk 880 Tampines Ave 3
75081 Blk 831 Tampines Ave 3
76049 Opp Blk 842C Tampines St 82
76119 Opp Blk 945 Tampines Ave 4
76131 UOB Tampines Ctr Tampines Ave 4
76141 Tampines Stn/Int EW2-DT32 Tampines Ave 4
76199 Blk 503 Tampines Ave 7
76551 Tampines Stn Exit D EW2-DT32 Tampines Ctrl 1
76529 Blk 519A Tampines Concourse
76519 Bet Blks 524B/523D Tampines Concourse
76549 Opp Citylife@ Tampines Tampines Ave 9
75591 Bef Blk 631B Tampines Ave 12
75579 Blk 630B Tampines North Dr 2
75559 Blk 646B Tampines St 62
75549 Blk 648A Tampines St 62
74009 Tampines North Int Tampines St 62
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Tampines North Bus Interchange ↺ Tampines Avenue 5 (Loop)
Passes Through Tampines Concourse, Tampines Ctrl 1, Tampines Ave 4, Tampines Ave 3, Tampines Ave 8, Tampines St 86
Route Length 13.9 km
Travelling Time 60 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Tampines Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Current Depot Bedok North Bus Depot (BNDEP)
Current Fleet Single-deck buses
Includes hybrid buses (Volvo B5LH)
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Tampines North
Daily
05:15 – 00:30
Operating Frequency
Loop Service
6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
Weekdays 9 10 mins 10 12 mins 9 12 mins 9 16 mins
Saturdays 13 14 mins 11 14 mins 11 13 mins 10 16 mins
Sundays / Public Holidays 13 14 mins 11 14 mins 12 13 mins 11 15 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges distance fares capped at 3.2km for feeder services.

 

Bus Service 298 provides residents at Tampines North, Tampines Avenue 4, Street 82, Avenue 3 and Street 86 with greater connectivity to Tampines MRT Station, 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).

Originally introduced to start from Tampines Concourse Bus Interchange, 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.

The service was extended to Tampines North Bus Interchange in January 2023, serving new bus stops along Tampines Street 62.

Hybrid buses on this service are deployed from 27 May 2024.

MRT Station Served:
Special Departures:
  • Tampines Ave 5 (Blk 871C) Tampines North Int
    Weekdays: 05:30 & 05:38
    Saturdays & Sundays / Public Holidays: 05:30

Gallery:
Poster Gallery

Operator History:
  • 21 Oct 2017 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed under the Tampines Bus Package, in which the negotiated contract term was extended by an undisclosed number of years from 2024.

Route History:
  • 2017 (Oct 21): Introduced between Tampines Concourse Int and Tampines St 86 (Loop) under the LTA’s Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP). Wheelchair-accessible at launch
  • 2023 (08 Jan): Extended to Tampines North Int
  • 2023 (10 Sep): Serves new bus stop outside Blk 875B along Tampines St 86

Past Routings

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4 thoughts on “SBS Transit Feeder Bus Service 298

  • 22 October 2017 at 8:26 PM
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    Who said svc 298 had a scania?all I see is green Mercedes Benz citaro.

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    • 27 October 2017 at 9:40 PM
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      A Scania there, with Tower Transit-style wrap

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      • 27 October 2017 at 10:01 PM
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        Forgive me from making too much comments but it’s time to bring back full wraps and supersides. Partial wrap (apart from private-hire) is losing out in terms of attention and is annoying to see blank spaces.

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    • 4 February 2023 at 4:08 PM
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      Then why i see Scanias when at Tampines Nth Interchange?

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