Tower Transit Bus Service 98M

Tower Transit Bus Service 98M is a trunk route from Jurong East Temporary Bus Interchange and looping at Corporation Road, passing through Jurong East Avenue 1, Jurong West Avenue 1, Lakeside MRT and Corporation Drive.

The service is a route variant of Service 98, which operates a longer route and loops at Jurong Island Checkpoint. It operates during the off-peak hours, with departures staggered with Service 98.

98M
Jurong East Temp Int ↺ Corporation Rd (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
21029 Aft Corporation Pl Jln Ahmad Ibrahim
21779 Aft Yuan Ching Rd 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
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Jurong East Temporary Bus Interchange ↺ Corporation Road (Loop)
Passes Through Jurong East Avenue 1, Jurong West Avenue 1, Lakeside, Corporation Drive
Route Length 18.5 km
Travelling Time 61 – 84 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
0932 – 1630 & 2008 – 2345 (Weekdays)
0932 – 1155 & 1405 – 2331 (Saturdays)
0930 – 1545 & 2010 – 2345 (Sundays & Public Holidays)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: –
0831-1659: 14 – 18 mins
1700-1900: –
After 1900: 14 – 18 mins

 

Service 98M timings, retrieved from Tower Transit service guide (March 2017)
Service 98M timings, retrieved from Tower Transit service guide (March 2017)

Service 98M primarily serves the housing estates of Jurong East and Corporation Drive with connections to Lakeside MRT and Jurong East MRT. Operating during the off-peak hours, departures from Jurong East Temp Int are staggered with Service 98.

Owing to such arrangements, buses of Service 98M are prone to bunching with Service 98 while heading back to Jurong East.

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares.

MRT Stations Served
Parent Route
  • Service 98: Jurong East Temporary Interchange ↺ Jurong Pier Way

Gallery:

Operator History
  • 2008 – 25 Jun 2016: SBS Transit Ltd
  • 26 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.

 Route History
  • 1995 (Jan): Every alternate trip of Service 98 looped at Jln Ahmad Ibrahim during the off peak periods, subsequently re-numbered to 98A.
  • 2008 (28 Jan): Service 98A Renamed To Service 98M (No route amendment).
  • 2012 (25 Jun): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2016 (26 Jun): Operations transferred to Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd from SBS Transit Ltd

 

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