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 EW24NS1 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 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
28009 Jurong East Temp Int EW24NS1 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 (except public holidays): 0705hrs – 0824hrs

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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