Tower Transit Bus Service 78

Tower Transit Bus Service 78 is a trunk route running from Jurong Gateway Road and looping at Clementi Avenue 3, passing through Penjuru Road, Jalan Buroh, Pandan Road and West Coast Road, serving the industrial areas around Pandan Reservoir.

78
Jurong Gateway Rd
↺ Clementi Ave 3 (Loop)
28301 Blk 131 EW24NS1 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 Exit A EW23 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
28211 Bef Jurong East Stn EW24NS1 Jurong Gateway Rd
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Jurong Gateway Road ↺ Clementi Avenue 3 (Loop)
Passes Through Jurong Town Hall Rd, Penjuru Rd, Pandan Rd, West Coast Rd
Route Length 24.5 km
Travelling Time 76 – 113 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bulim Bus Package
Current Operator Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd
(Tower Transit Singapore)
Current Depot Bulim Bus Depot
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
– Alexander Dennis Enviro500

– Volvo B9TL
Operating Hours
Departure Times from Jurong Gateway Rd (Blk 131)
Daily
05:45 – 00:20
Departure Times from Clementi MRT Weekdays Saturdays Sundays / Public Holidays
06:04 – 00:51 06:03 – 00:51 06:22 – 00:51
Operating Frequency
6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
Loop Service 7 – 9 mins 7 – 15 mins 7 – 11 mins 16 – 17 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares

 

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.

With the relocation of Jurong East Bus Interchange on 6 December 2020, Service 78 was amended to start service at Bus Stop 28301 – Blk 131, Jurong Gateway Road and terminate at Bus Stop 28211 – Bef Jurong East Stn, Jurong Gateway Road. Buses layover at Ulu Pandan Bus Depot.

MRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Clementi Ave 2 (Blk 460) → Jurong Gateway Rd (Bef Jurong East Stn) via Clementi Ave 3
    Weekdays & Saturdays: 06:00, 06:08 & 06:16
  • West Coast Rd (Bet Blks 50/51) → Jurong Gateway Rd (Bef Jurong East Stn)
    Weekdays: 05:30, 05:47, 06:04 & 06:21
    Saturdays: 05:30, 05:50 & 06:10
    Sundays / Public Holidays: 06:00, 06:16 & 06:32
Short Trip Service
  • Service 78A: Jurong Gateway Road (Blk 131) → Tanjong Penjuru (Opp CLP Intl)
    Weekdays (except public holidays): 07:04 – 07:44

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


Gallery (Tower Transit):

 

Gallery (SBS Transit)

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

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2026 under the Bulim Bus Package.

History
  • 1988 (19 Jun): Introduced between Jurong East Int and Clementi Ave 3 (Loop)
  • 1990 (01 Jul): Integrated with Service 245 and amended to ply Pandan Rd with the opening of Boon Lay Int
  • 2001: Serves additional bus stop outside Blk 131 along Jurong East St 13
  • 2001: Amended to ply West Coast Rd with the partial closure of Teban Gardens Rd
  • 2002 (12 May): Amended to ply West Coast Rd towards Jurong East Int, skipping Teban Gardens Rd
  • 2004 (04 Sep): Amended to ply Pandan Ave towards Clementi Ave 3
  • 2005 (03 Apr): Amended to ply West Coast Rd towards Clementi Ave 3, skipping Teban Gardens Rd permanently
  • 2009 (05 Jul): Amended to ply Boon Lay Way and Jurong East Central with the closure of Jurong East St 12 to facilitate the Jurong East Modification Project (JEMP)
  • 2011 (17 Dec): Amended to Jurong East Temp Int
  • 2012 (25 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2016 (12 Jun): Operations transferred to Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd
  • 2020 (06 Dec): Amended to Jurong Gateway Rd – Clementi Ave 3 (loop) as part of the relocation of Jurong East Int

Past Routings

 

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2 thoughts on “Tower Transit Bus Service 78

  • 8 December 2020 at 11:39 PM
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    Seems like 78 buses still layover at the old interchange… Got 2 TTS DDs parked there yesterday and today

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  • 2 December 2020 at 4:15 AM
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    soon 78 will start & end at Jurong Gateway Rd. for me, let 78 start Clementi Int & loop at Jurong Gateway Rd while 96 will start at Kent Ridge Ter and loop at Clementi Ave 3. so Clementi Int bus park will have space for 78 rather than terminate anywhere at Jurong East area.

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