SBS Transit Bus Service 98

SBS Transit Bus Service 98 is a trunk route from Jurong East Int 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. It has a route variant, Service 98M.

SBST Volvo B9TL CDGE (SBS7318P) – Service 98

Route Information
Route Jurong East Bus Interchange ↺ Jurong Pier Way (Loop)  WAB_logo_20px
Passes Through Jurong East/West Ave 1, Lakeside, Corporation Dr, Jurong Port Rd, Fishery Port Rd, Jurong Pier Rd
Route Length 26.4km
Travelling Time 105mins
Operator Information
GCM Route Package
Bulim Bus Package
Current Operator SBS Transit
Current Depot Soon Lee Bus Park (SLBP)
Current Fleet 12-metre Double Deck Bus:
Volvo B9TL
– Volvo Olympian
Departure Times from T1 0530 – 0000 (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 07 – 10 mins
0831-1659: 04 – 26 mins*
1700-1930: 07 – 12 mins
After 1930: 10 – 32 mins*
Notes * During off-peak hours, departures from Jurong East are staggered with Service 98M

Route History

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.

During off-peak hours, departures from Jurong East Int are staggered with Service 98M.

Special Departures:

  • Jurong Pier Way (Jurong Island Checkpoint) Jurong East Int
    Daily: 0600hrs
  • Yung Ho Rd (Blk 151) → Jurong East Int
    Weekdays & Sat: 0600hrs, 0612hrs
    Sundays/PHs: 0600hrs, 0610hrs
SBST Volvo B9TL CDGE (SBS7402D) – Service 98A

SBST Volvo B9TL CDGE (SBS7402D) – Service 98A

SBST Volvo Olympian 3-axle (SBS9274T) – Service 98B

SBST Volvo Olympian (SBS9274T) – Service 98B

Shortworking Trips

  • Service 98A: Boon Lay Way (Lakeside Stn) → Corporation Rd (Corporation Place)
    Weekdays PM Peak Only
  • Service 98B: Boon Lay Way (Lakeside Stn) → Jurong Pier Way (Jurong Island Checkpoint)
    Weekdays AM Peak Only [0630 – 0800]

Route Variants

Fare: Charges fares for regular trunk services. See Bus Fares for exact fares.

Fleet: Service 98′s fleet comprises Volvo B9TL Wright and Volvo Olympian buses. Additional Volvo B9TL Wright buses were added under the BSEP scheme.

Route Information:

Loop Service
  • Jurong East Temp Int
  • Jurong East Central
  • Jurong East Ave 1
  • Jurong West Ave 1
  • Jurong West St 51
  • Boon Lay Way
  • Corporation Rd
  • Corporation Dr
  • Yung Ho Rd
  • Corporation Rd
  • Jurong Port Rd
  • Jln Tepong
  • Fishery Port Rd
  • Jln Buroh
  • Jurong Pier Way
  • Jurong Pier Way
  • Jln Buroh
  • Jurong Port Rd
  • Jln Tepong
  • Fishery Port Rd
  • Jln Buroh
  • Jurong Port Rd
  • Corporation Rd
  • Yung Ho Rd
  • Corporation Dr
  • Corporation Rd
  • Boon Lay Way
  • Jurong West St 51
  • Jurong West Ave 1
  • Jurong East Ave 1
  • Jurong East Central
  • Jurong East Temp Int
Service 98 at a glance. Click for larger image.

Service 98 at a glance. Click for larger image.

Operator History:

  • 1984 – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2016. 

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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)

Past Routings:

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External Links & References:

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