Tower Transit Bus Service 98

Tower Transit Bus Service 98 is a trunk route from Jurong East Temporary Bus Interchange and looping at Jurong Island Checkpoint, passing through Jurong East Avenue 1, Jurong West Avenue 1, Lakeside, Corporation Drive, Jurong Port Rd, Fishery Port Rd and Jurong Pier Rd.

The service operates in tandem with its route variant, Service 98M, which loops at Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim.

98
Jurong East Temp Int ↺ Jurong Pier Way (Loop)
28009 Jurong East Temp Int EW24NS1 Jurong Gateway Rd
28061 Jurong East Stn/Int EW24NS1 Boon Lay Way
28311 Blk 209 Jurong East Ctrl
28321 Blk 239 Jurong East Ave 1
28331 Blk 229 Jurong East Ave 1
28451 Parc Oasis Jurong East Ave 1
28461 Blk 347 Jurong East Ave 1
28491 Opp Jurong Polyclinic Jurong East Ave 1
28501 Blk 490 Jurong West Ave 1
28511 Blk 463 Jurong West Ave 1
28521 Blk 457 Jurong West Ave 1
28399 Blk 458 Jurong West St 51
28389 Opp Blk 515 Jurong West St 51
28091 Lakeside Stn EW26 Boon Lay Way
21229 Opp S'pore Aerospace Mfg Corporation Rd
21219 Lakepoint Condo Corporation Rd
21619 AFT CORP RD Corporation Dr
21609 Opp Blk 364 Corporation Dr
21599 Blk 117 Corporation Dr
21589 Opp Blk 65 Corporation Dr
21579 Jurong Sec Sch Corporation Dr
21569 Opp Blk 158 Corporation Dr
21559 CISCO Recall Yung Ho Rd
21179 Corporation Place Corporation Rd
21049 Bef Jln Terusan Jurong Port Rd
21159 Sin Soon Huat Jurong Port Rd
21149 Jurong Port Workshops Jurong Port Rd
21069 Bef Jln Tepong Jurong Port Rd
21109 Ctrl Fish Proc Fty Jln Tepong
21089 Bef Jln Buroh Fishery Port Rd
21079 Opp Jurong Abattoir Jln Buroh
21139 Aft Jurong Port Rd Jln Buroh
21129 Opp SPC Svc Stn Jln Buroh
21119 Bef Jurong Pier Rd Jln Buroh
21099 Jurong Island Checkpt Jurong Pier Way
21111 Aft Jurong Pier Rd Jln Buroh
21121 SPC Svc Stn Jln Buroh
21131 Bef Jurong Port Rd Jln Buroh
21069 Bef Jln Tepong Jurong Port Rd
21109 Ctrl Fish Proc Fty Jln Tepong
21089 Bef Jln Buroh Fishery Port Rd
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 Corporation Place Corporation Rd
21551 Blk 151 Yung Ho Rd
21561 Blk 158 Corporation Dr
21571 Opp Jurong Sec Sch Corporation Dr
21581 Blk 65 Corporation Dr
21591 Opp Blk 117 Corporation Dr
21601 Blk 357 Corporation Dr
21611 Blk 367 Corporation Dr
21211 Opp Lakepoint Condo Corporation Rd
28099 Opp Lakeside Stn EW26 Boon Lay Way
28381 Blk 515 Jurong West St 51
28391 Blk 501 Jurong West St 51
28529 Blk 441 Jurong West Ave 1
28519 Blk 425 Jurong West Ave 1
28509 Blk 422 Jurong West Ave 1
28499 Jurong Polyclinic Jurong East Ave 1
28469 Blk 316 Jurong East Ave 1
28459 Opp Parc Oasis Jurong East Ave 1
28339 Blk 252 Jurong East Ave 1
28329 Blk 246 Jurong East Ave 1
28319 Blk 207 Jurong East Ctrl
28449 Bef Seventh-Day Advent Ch Jurong East Ctrl
28009 Jurong East Temp Int EW24NS1 Jurong Gateway Rd

Note:

  • Service 98 towards both Jurong Island Checkpoint & Jurong East Temp Int duplicates along part of Jurong Port Rd, Jln Tepong, Fishery Port Rd & part of Jln Buroh. Check the bus destination before boarding.
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Jurong East Temporary Bus Interchange ↺ Jurong Pier Way (Loop)
Passes Through Jurong East/West Ave 1, Lakeside MRT, Corporation Dr, Jurong Port Rd, Fishery Port Rd, Jurong Pier Rd
Route Length 26.5 km
Travelling Time 97 – 120 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bulim Bus Package
Current Operator Tower Transit Singapore
Current Depot Bulim Bus Depot
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Alexander Dennis Enviro500
Volvo B9TL

Departure Times from Jurong East
0530 – 0000 (Daily)
Departure Times from Jurong Pier Way (Jurong Island Checkpoint)
0600 – 0047 (Weekdays & Saturdays)
0600 – 0045 (Sundays & Public Holidays)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 05 – 08 mins
0831-1659: 06 – 16 mins
1700-1900: 08 – 10 mins
After 1900: 10 – 20 mins

Service 98 is both an industrial and residential trunk service, operating between Jurong East and Jurong Pier Way. For its residential portions, it serves housing blocks around Jurong East Avenue 1, Jurong West Avenue 1 and Corporation Drive with connections to Jurong East and Lakeside MRT Stations. For its industrial portions, it serves factories and offices around Jurong Port Road, Jalan Buroh and Jurong Pier Road and connects them to Lakeside MRT.

Service 98 towards both Jurong Island Checkpoint & Jurong East Temp Int duplicates along part of Jurong Port Rd, Jln Tepong, Fishery Port Rd & part of Jln Buroh.

Service 98 was selected to undergo a Smart Bus Priority System trial from November 2018 to April 2019 for traffic signals along Jurong East Avenue 1 & Jurong West Avenue 1 between Jurong Town Hall Road and Jurong West Street 42 / 52.

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares.

MRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Jurong Pier Way (Jurong Island Checkpoint) Jurong East Temp Int
    Daily: 0600hrs
  • Jurong Port Rd (Aft Jln Buroh) Jurong East Temp Int
    Weekdays: 0602hrs
    Saturdays, Sundays / Public Holidays: 0600hrs
  • Yung Ho Rd (Blk 151) → Jurong East Temp Int
    Daily: 0600hrs
Short Trip Services
  • Service 98A: Boon Lay Way (Lakeside Stn) → Corporation Rd (Corp Pl)
    Weekdays, 1816hrs – 2011hrs | 06 – 20 minute frequency
  • Service 98B: Jurong West Ave 1 (Blk 490) → Jurong Pier Way (Jurong Island Checkpoint)
    Weekdays (except public holidays): 05:59, 06:11, 06:17, 06:29, 06:35, 06:47, 06:59, 07:17, 07:36, 08:29 & 08:45
Route Variants
  • Service 98M – Jurong East Temp Int ↺ Corporation Road (Loop)

Gallery (SBS Transit):

Gallery (Tower Transit):


Operator History
  • 1984 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – 25 Jun 2016: SBS Transit Ltd
  • 26 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
  • 1984: Introduced by SBS as Jurong East Ctrl – Jurong (Loop)
  • 1985 (30 Jun): Amended to Jurong East Int
  • 1988: Amended to ply Jurong West St 51 and Boon Lay Way instead of Jurong West Ave 1 and Corporation Road after the commencement of Lakeside MRT station
  • 1990 (01 Jul): Amended to loop at Jln Ahmad Ibrahim with the closure of Jurong Int
  • 1991 (20 Jan): Integrated with service 247, looped at Jurong Port Rd
  • 1995 (Jan): Every alternate trip looped at Jln Ahmad Ibrahim during the off peak periods and subsequently those trips were re-numbered to 98A.
  • 2008 (28 Jan): Service 98A renamed To Service 98M (No route amendment).
  • 2012 (16 Apr): Shortworking trip 98B introduced from Lakeside Stn to Jurong Pier Way during AM Peak hours
  • 2012 (25 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2016 (26 Jun): Operations transferred to Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd from SBS Transit Ltd.
Past Routings

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One thought on “Tower Transit Bus Service 98

  • 19 September 2019 at 8:22 AM
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    Hi,

    Could like to feedback on BUS 98 and 79.
    Buses were smelly and sometime got little flies , Seater dirty….

    Kindly keep clean of the Buses, let us have a pleasant trip with the Buses.

    Thanks.

    Reply

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