Tower Transit Bus Service 990

Tower Transit Bus Service 990 is a trunk route running between Bukit Batok Bus Interchange and Jurong Gateway Road, serving Bukit Batok East Avenue 3, 6, Jurong East Central and Toh Guan Road. This is the 32nd service to be rolled out under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP), launched on Saturday, 15 November 2014.

990
Bt Batok Int ↺ Jurong Gateway Rd (Loop)
43009 Bt Batok Int NS2 Bt Batok Ctrl
43179 Blk 231 Bt Batok East Ave 3
43189 Blk 283 Bt Batok East Ave 3
43149 Blk 291A Bt Batok East Ave 6
43591 Opp Bt View Sec Sch Bt Batok East Ave 6
43511 Bt Batok Swim Cplx Bt Batok East Ave 6
43699 Blk 298 Bt Batok Ave 1
28629 Blk 266 Jurong East Ctrl
28631 Opp Blk 288D Toh Guan Rd
28641 Blk 284 Toh Guan Rd
28651 Opp IMM Bldg Toh Guan Rd
28051 Opp Ng Teng Fong General Hospital Boon Lay Way
28061 Jurong East Stn/Int EW24NS1 Boon Lay Way
28449 Bef Seventh-Day Advent Ch Jurong East Ctrl
28211 Bef Jurong East Stn EW24NS1 Jurong Gateway Rd
28201 Opp The JTC Summit EW24NS1 Jurong Gateway Rd
28059 Ng Teng Fong General Hosp Boon Lay Way
28659 IMM Bldg Toh Guan Rd
28649 Blk 286A Toh Guan Rd
28639 Blk 288E Toh Guan Rd
28621 Blk 241 Jurong East Ctrl
43691 Blk 190 Bt Batok Ave 1
43519 Opp Bt Batok Swim Cplx Bt Batok East Ave 6
43599 Bt View Sec Sch Bt Batok East Ave 6
43141 Opp Blk 291A Bt Batok East Ave 6
43181 Keming Pr Sch Bt Batok East Ave 3
43171 Blk 229 Bt Batok East Ave 3
43009 Bt Batok Int NS2 Bt Batok Ctrl
Technical Information
Route WAB_logo_20px
Bukit Batok Bus Interchange ↺ Jurong Gateway Road (Loop)
Passes Through Bukit Batok East Ave 3, Bukit Batok East Ave 6, Jurong East Ctrl, Toh Guan Rd
Route Length 11.5 km
Travelling Time 40 – 51 mins
Operator Information
BCM Route Package Bulim Bus Package
Current Operator Tower Transit Singapore Pte Ltd
(Tower Transit Singapore)
Current Depot Bulim Bus Depot (BUDEP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Buses:
Alexander Dennis Enviro500
12-metre Single Deck Buses:
– 
MAN A22
Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro
Departure Times from Bukit Batok
0545hrs – 0000hrs (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 12 mins
0831-1659: 12 mins
1700-1900: 12 mins
After 1900: 12 – 13 mins

Service 990 provides residents around Bukit Batok East Avenue 3, Avenue 6 and Toh Guan Road with greater connectivity to Bukit Batok MRT Station/Bus Interchange, Jurong Regional Centre, Jurong East MRT Station and Bus Interchange. The route was launched on Saturday, 15 November 2014, and offered free rides on 15th and 16th November 2014.

The route serves the many amenities around Jurong Regional Centre (such as shopping malls), Bukit Batok Swimming Complex, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, and schools such as Keming Primary School and Bukit View Secondary School. This is the thirty-second bus service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).

Service 990’s launch was held in tandem with SMRT’s Community Engagement & Career Fair (known as Journey With Us@Bukit Batok Interchange). Free rides were offered to all commuters on the first two days of service (15 & 16 November 2014). SMRT operated the route since its introduction until its it was re-allocated to the Bus Contracting Model (Bulim Bus Package) in May 2016.

MRT Stations Served
Special Departures
  • Bukit Batok East Ave 6 (Opp Bt Batok Swim Cplx) Bukit Batok Int
    Weekdays: 0530hrs, 0542hrs, 0554hrs, 0606hrs
    Saturdays from 0530hrs till about 0610hrs
    Sundays & Public Holidays from 0545hrs till about 0610hrs

Fare: Charges basic distance fares. See Bus Fares.


Gallery

Operator History:

  • 2014 – 29 May 2016: SMRT Buses Ltd
  • 29 May 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:

  • 2014 (15 Nov): Introduced as a loop service from Bukit Batok Int to Jurong Gateway Rd (Loop) under LTA’s Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP)
  • 2015 (14 Mar): Calls at an additional bus stop along Jurong Gateway Rd – Opp The JTC Summit
  • 2015 (22 Mar): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)
  • 2016 (29 May): Operations transferred to Tower Transit Singapore under the Bulim Bus Package
  • 2018 (09 Jul): Start of regular double decker bus deployment during PM Peak Hours only.
  • 2019 (23 Sep): Service Enhancement – Adjustment to First Bus timings on Weekdays & Saturdays from Bukit Batok East Ave 6 (Opp Bt Batok Swim Cplx)

Past Routings:

 

3 thoughts on “Tower Transit Bus Service 990

  • 10 September 2020 at 11:40 PM
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    SV990 should extend to Venture Drive Bus Int when it opens on 2023

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  • 4 December 2016 at 10:00 PM
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    I think Mercedes-Benz Citaros are also in the fleet as there are lots of them during the peak hours.

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    • 12 June 2018 at 9:37 PM
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      SBS 3441S
      4 DECEEMBER 2016 AT 10:00PM

      PERMALINK

      Reply

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