Tower Transit Bus Service 79

Tower Transit Bus Service 79 is a trunk route running from Boon Lay Interchange and looping at Jurong Gateway Road, passing through Chin Bee Avenue, Jurong Port Road, Jalan Buroh and Teban Gardens. It largely serves industrial areas around the Penjuru, Jurong Port Road and Chin Bee areas.

79
Boon Lay Int
↺ Jurong Gateway Rd (Loop)
22009 Boon Lay Int B14 EW27 Jurong West Ctrl 3
21359 Aft ST Kinetics Jln Boon Lay
21251 Sime Darby Chin Bee Dr
21269 Bef Chin Bee Ave Quality Rd
21511 Bef Chin Bee Rd Chin Bee Ave
21521 PB Packaging Systems Chin Bee Ave
21531 Clariant S'pore Third Chin Bee Rd
21541 Aft Fourth Chin Bee Rd International Rd
21189 Blk 161 Corporation Rd
21179 Corp Pl Corporation Rd
21049 Bef Jln Terusan Jurong Port Rd
21159 Sin Soon Huat Jurong Port Rd
21149 Jurong Port Workshops Jurong Port Rd
21071 Jurong Abattoir Jln Buroh
21051 Bef Penjuru Rd Jln Buroh
29021 Aft Jln Buroh Penjuru Rd
29031 Aft Penjuru Pl Penjuru Rd
20129 Bet Blks 50/51 West Coast Rd
20239 Aft Hasanah Mque Teban Gdns Rd
20219 Opp Blk 41 Teban Gdns Rd
20209 Bef Jurong Town Hall Rd Teban Gdns 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
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
20201 Teban Gdn PO Teban Gdns Rd
20211 Blk 41 Teban Gdns Rd
20231 Bef Hasanah Mque Teban Gdns Rd
20121 Opp Blk 51 West Coast Rd
29039 Bef Penjuru Wk Penjuru Rd
29029 Bef Penjuru Cl Penjuru Rd
21059 Aft Penjuru Rd Jln Buroh
21079 Opp Jurong Abattoir Jln Buroh
21141 Aft Jln Buroh Jurong Port Rd
21151 CWT Distripark Jurong Port Rd
21041 Aft Jln Terusan Jurong Port Rd
21171 Opp Corp pl Corporation Rd
21181 Opp Blk 161 Corporation Rd
21549 Automotive Technology International Rd
21539 Opp Kaily Packaging Third Chin Bee Rd
21529 Opp Grandluxe Chin Bee Ave
21519 Aft Chin Bee Rd Chin Bee Ave
21261 Aft Chin Bee Ave Quality Rd
21259 Opp Sime Darby Chin Bee Dr
21351 Bef Boon Lay Way Jln Boon Lay
22009 Boon Lay Int EW27 Jurong West Ctrl 3
Route Overview
Route WAB_logo_20px Boon Lay Bus Interchange ↺ Jurong Gateway Rd (Loop)
Passes Through Chin Bee Ave, Jurong Port Rd, Penjuru Rd, Teban Gardens Rd, Jurong Town Hall Rd
Route Length 22.9 km
Travelling Time 80 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 Boon Lay
Daily
06:00 – 23:00
After 22:30 till 23:00 daily, buses operate as Service 79A, terminating at Jurong Town Hall Rd (Jurong East Lib)
Operating Frequency
6:30am–8.30am 8.31am–4.59pm 5.00pm–7.00pm After 7.00pm
Loop Service 8 mins 7 16 mins 8 13 mins 14 15 mins
Fare Information
Fare Charges regular distance fares

Service 79 is an industrial route connecting the industries at Penjuru, Jurong Port Rd and Chin Bee to Boon Lay and Jurong East, encountering heavy demand during peak hours. It also links Teban Gardens with Jurong East.

MRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Jurong Gateway Rd (Blk 131) → Boon Lay Int
    Weekdays: 06:00, 06:09, 06:17, 06:25 & 06:33
    Saturdays: 06:00, 06:13 & 06:26
    Sundays / Public Holidays: 06:00 & 06:18
Short Trip Service
  • Service 79A: Boon Lay Int → Jurong Town Hall Rd (Jurong East Lib)
    Daily: 22:45 & 23:00

Gallery (Buses):
Gallery (Posters & Misc)

Operator History
  • 1992 – 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
  • 1992 (24 May): Introduced between Jurong East Int and Boon Lay Int (Loop)
  • 1995 (15 Jan): Amended to ply Jln Boon Lay, Chin Bee Dr, Quality Rd, Chin Bee Ave, Third Chin Bee Rd and International Rd with the route amendment of Service 246, skipping Boon Lay Way
  • 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
  • 2006 (18 Jun): Amended to loop at Boon Lay Temp Int
  • 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)
  • 2009 (27 Dec): Amended to loop at Boon Lay Integrated Transport Hub
  • 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 from SBS Transit Ltd
  • 2016 (23 Oct): Serves an additional pair of bus stops before and after Penjuru Rd along Jln Buroh
  • 2020 (06 Dec): Amended to Boon Lay Int – Jurong Gateway Rd (loop) as part of the relocation of Jurong East Int

Past Routings

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7 thoughts on “Tower Transit Bus Service 79

  • 7 December 2020 at 4:13 PM
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    Why not let 79 loop inside the new interchange, since there’s an unused queue line there

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