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SBS Transit Bus Service 160 is a cross-border service plying between Jurong East Interchange and JB Sentral in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. The route passes through Bukit Batok Rd, Phoenix, Woodlands Road, Woodlands CIQ and Sultan Iskandar CIQ.
Service 160 at JB Sentral Terminal
|Route||Jurong East Bus Interchange ↺ JB Sentral Bus Terminal (Loop)|
|Passes Through||Bukit Batok Rd, Phoenix, Woodlands Rd, Woodlands CIQ, Sultan Iskandar CIQ|
|Travelling Time||140+ mins for a full loop (Subject to traffic conditions)|
|Current Operator||SBS Transit|
|Current Depot||Bukit Batok Bus Depot (BBDEP)|
|Current Fleet||Scania K230UB
|Departure Times from
0530 – 2319 (Full Loop)
2320 – 0000 (Terminating at JB Sentral)
|Departure Times from
JB Sentral Ter
|0535 – 0038 (Weekdays)
0550 – 0035 (Saturdays)
0550 – 0035 (Sundays/PHs)
|0630-0830: 10 – 14 mins
0831-1659: 09 – 16 mins
1700-1930: 10 – 18 mins
After 1930: 15 – 19 mins
Service 160 is a cross-border route connecting Jurong East, Bukit Panjang and Kranji MRT to JB Sentral via Woodlands Checkpoint crossing. The route plies long stretches of Bukit Batok Road and Woodlands Road, providing fast connections between the residential towns of Jurong East, Bukit Panjang and Woodlands Centre.
At each checkpoint, rides will be suspended and passengers have to alight and clear customs before boarding the bus again. For re-boarding from Woodlands Checkpoint to Johore Bahru CIQ and vice versa, commuters may board any bus from 160, 170 or 170X. However, commuters must board back buses from Service 160 after the respective checkpoints if they wish to continue their journey and not pay for a new ride.
Due to varying traffic conditions at the Causeway, travel times and waiting times may increase significantly when jams occur. JB-registered buses may be pulled over from other bus services should there be a need to increase buses on this route.
From 2320hrs onwards, buses leaving Jurong East Temp Int will terminate at Jln Jim Quee – JB Sentral Bus Ter.
- Johor Bahru (Johor Bahru Checkpoint) → Jurong East
Weekdays: 0535hrs, 0550hrs, 0605hrs, 0620hrs
Saturdays: 0550hrs, 0602hrs, 0614hrs, 0625hrs
Sundays/PHs: 0550hrs, 0604hrs, 0618hrs
Fare: Charges fares for regular trunk services. See Bus Fares for exact fares.
Fleet: Service 160′s fleet comprises of a full fleet of JB-registered Scania K230UBs.
Route limitations: Only SPAD-registered single-deck buses are allowed on cross border routes. Currently, only some Scania K230UBs are SPAD-registered. In accordance with Malaysian regulations, buses must carry relevant documents, fitted with a third brake light at the rear, and attached with Malaysian stickers dictating legal speed limit.
|Direction 1||Direction 2|
|Note: Green denotes roads in Singapore, Red denotes roads in Johor Bahru, Malaysia|
- 2004 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd
The Bus Service Operating License (BSOL) for this route will be renewed in 2016.
- 2004 (05 Sep): Introduced by SBST to ply between Jurong East interchange and Kota Raya II terminal.
- 2014 (Apr): Full fleet renewal of Scania K230UBs replacing Volvo B10M MkIV DM3500s
- 2014 (01 Nov): Amended to loop at Jalan Tun Abdul Razak due to the permanent closure of Kotaraya II Terminal
- 2015 (01 Mar): Amended to loop at JB Sentral Terminal, skipping bus stop along Jalan Tun Abdul Razak.
- Refer to this article
- 2014: Amended to present routing. No significant route changes since 2014.
External Links & References:
- TransitLink E-Guide
- SGWiki – Buses
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