Tower Transit Bus Service 78

Tower Transit Bus Service 78 is a trunk route running from Jurong East Int and looping at Clementi Avenue 2, passing through Penjuru Road, Jalan Buroh, Pandan Road and West Coast Road, serving the industrial areas around Pandan Reservoir.


78
Jurong East Temp Int ↺ Clementi Ave 3 (Loop)
28009
Jurong East Temp Int
Jurong Gateway Rd
28301
Blk 131
Jurong Gateway Rd
28431
Blk 134
Jurong East Ctrl
28249
Jurong East Lib
Jurong Town Hall Rd
28239
Opp Jurong Town Hall
Jurong Town Hall Rd
28229
German Ctr
Jurong Town Hall Rd
20269
Bef Pandan Gdns
Jurong Town Hall Rd
20259
C'wealth Sec Sch
Jurong Town Hall Rd
20161
Opp Blks 34/35
West Coast Rd
20171
Opp Blk 47
West Coast Rd
20121
Opp Blk 51
West Coast Rd
29039
Bef Penjuru Wk
Penjuru Rd
29029
Bef Penjuru Cl
Penjuru Rd
29019
Sanmina-SCI
Penjuru Rd
29041
Ban Joo
Tg Penjuru
29121
Opp Clp Intl
Tg Penjuru
29051
Opp Caltex S'pore
Jln Buroh
29119
Comfortdelgro Engrg
Pandan Rd
29109
Opp PPL Shipyard
Pandan Rd
29099
Bef Sia Huat
Pandan Rd
29089
Swanson Plastics
Pandan Rd
29139
Opp Foh Foh Pte Ltd
Pandan Ave
29149
Senkee Logistics Hub
Pandan Ave
20299
Opp Tanglin Sec Sch
West Coast Rd
17079
Blk 512
West Coast Rd
17069
Opp Blk 701
West Coast Rd
17251
Blk 460
Clementi Ave 2
17161
Blk 455
C'wealth Ave West
17171
Clementi Stn
C'wealth Ave West
17239
NTUC Fairprice
Clementi Ave 3
17259
Opp Blk 460
Clementi Ave 2
17061
Blk 701
West Coast Rd
17071
Blk 513
West Coast Rd
20291
Tanglin Sec Sch
West Coast Rd
29071
Gas Svc Intl
Pandan Rd
29081
Franklin Offshore
Pandan Rd
29091
Opp Sia Huat
Pandan Rd
29101
PPL Shipyard
Pandan Rd
29111
Transerve
Pandan Rd
29069
Aft Pandan Rd
Jln Buroh
29059
Caltex S'pore
Jln Buroh
29129
Clp Intl
Tg Penjuru
29049
LTH Logistics
Tg Penjuru
29011
Opp Sanmina-SCI
Penjuru Rd
29021
Aft Jln Buroh
Penjuru Rd
29031
Aft Penjuru Pl
Penjuru Rd
20129
Bet Blks 50/51
West Coast Rd
20179
Aft Teban Gdns Rd
West Coast Rd
20169
Blk 35
West Coast Rd
20251
Bef Teban Gdns Rd
Jurong Town Hall Rd
20261
Aft Pandan Gdns
Jurong Town Hall Rd
20271
Opp German Ctr
Jurong Town Hall Rd
28221
Opp Intl Business Pk
Jurong Town Hall Rd
28231
Jurong Town Hall
Jurong Town Hall Rd
28241
Opp Jurong East Lib
Jurong Town Hall Rd
28439
Blk 124
Jurong East Ctrl
28009
Jurong East Temp Int
Jurong Gateway Rd

 

Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px Jurong East Temporary Bus Interchange ↺ Clementi Avenue 3 (Loop)
Passes Through Penjuru Road, Jalan Buroh, Pandan Road, West Coast Road
Route Length 24.8 km
Travelling Time 76 – 113 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bulim Bus Package
Current Operator Tower Transit
(Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd)
Current Depot Bulim Bus Depot
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Alexander Dennis Enviro500

Volvo B9TL
12-metre Single Deck Bus:
– Mercedes-Benz Citaro
Departure Times from Jurong East 0545 – 0020 (Daily)
Departure Times from Clementi MRT 0604 – 0056 (Weekdays)
0604 – 0100 (Saturdays)
0621 – 0058 (Sundays / Public Holiday)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 06 – 08 mins
0831-1659: 06 – 15 mins
1700-1900: 07 – 08 mins
After 1900: 11 – 15 mins

Service 78 is an industrial trunk route linking the factories and offices at Penjuru and Pandan with connections to Clementi and Jurong East MRT stations. It also supplements other residential bus services between Teban Gardens and Jurong East MRT/Int, as well as between West Coast and Clementi Town Centre.

MRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Clementi Ave 2 (Blk 460) Jurong East Temp Int (via Clementi Ave 3)
    Weekdays & Saturdays: 0600hrs & a few departures until the first bus from Jurong East
  • West Coast Rd (Bet Blks 50/51) Jurong East Temp Int
    Weekdays: 0530hrs, 0545hrs, 0601hrs & 0616hrs
    Saturdays: 0530hrs, 0550hrs & 0610hrs
    Sundays / Public Holidays: 0600hrs, 0616hrs & 0632hrs
SG5026G - Service 78A
Tower Transit Volvo B9TL (SG5026G) – Service 78A
Short Trip Service
  • Service 78A: Jurong East Temp Int → Tanjong Penjuru (Opp CLP Intl)
    Weekdays, 0716hrs – 0825hrs, 03 – 08 mins frequency

78A caters to workers heading from Jurong East Into to industries in Tanjong Penjuru during the morning peak hours.

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares.


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Operator History
  • 1988 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – 11 Jun 2016: SBS Transit Ltd
  • 12 Jun 2016 – onwards: Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2021 under the Bulim Bus Package.

History
  • 1988 (19 Jun): Introduced by SBS as Jurong East Int – Clementi Ave 3 (Loop)
  • 1990 (01 Jul): Amended to serve Pandan Rd, replacing Service 245.
  • 2001: Amended to skip one pair of stops along Penjuru Rd and call at a new pair along West Coast Rd
  • 2002 (May): Amended to skip Teban Gardens Rd towards Jurong East and ply West Coast Rd instead.
  • 2004 (04 Sep): Amended to ply Pandan Ave (towards Clementi) with 2 stops and skips 1 stop along Pandan Rd
  • 2005 (03 Apr): Amended to ply West Coast Rd in both directions, skipping Teban Gardens altogether.
  • 2011 (17 Dec): Amended to Jurong East Temp Int, serving bus stop at Blk 131 along Jurong Gateway Rd
  • 2012 (25 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2016 (12 Jun): Operations transferred to Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd from SBS Transit Ltd
Past Routings

 

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