SBS Transit Bus Service 255

SBS Transit Bus Service 255 is a Jurong Industrial Service running from Joo Koon Bus Interchange and looping at Gul Cres, passing through Pioneer MRT, Pioneer Road North and Benoi Sector.

^ SBST Volvo Olympian 3-axle (SBS9657Y) – Service 255

Route Information
Route Joo Koon Bus Interchange ↺ Gul Cres (Loop) WAB_logo_20px
Passes Through Gul Circle, Gul Ave
Route Length 8.8km
Traveling Time 25 – 30 mins
Operator Information
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 Joo Koon
0545 – 2315 (Daily)
Frequency Loop Service
0630-0830: 07 mins
0831-1659: 07 – 11 mins
1700-1930: 07 mins
After 1930: 10 – 14 mins

Route History

Service 255 serves the industrial areas around Gul, connecting them with Joo Koon MRT and Fairprice Hub.

As an industrial service, demand is high during the peak hours, and relatively low during off-peak hours.

Route Shortening to Joo Koon Bus Interchange

Route shortening poster to Joo Koon for Sv255

Route shortening poster to Joo Koon for Sv255

As part of Phase 3 of the Joo Koon Bus Interchange Opening Route Amendments, Service 255 will be shortened to Joo Koon Int via Benoi Rd from 12 December 2015.

The deleted route sector along Jurong West St 63 and Pioneer MRT Station will be replaced by the amendment of Service 192 while the deleted Benoi Sector sector will be replaced by new Service 253.

Operating hours are pushed back 15mins as the traveling time from Joo Koon to Gul Circle is faster as compared to from Boon Lay.

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

Fleet: See Above

Route Information:

Loop Service (via Gul Cres)
  • Joo Koon Circle
    – Joo Koon Int
  • Benoi Rd
    – Opp Fairprice Hub
  • Gul Circle
    – Aft Benoi Rd
    – Chong Trading Pte Ltd
    – Asiatic Agricultural Ind
    – Bef Gul St 1
    – Aft Gul St 3
    – Toyo Glass Machinery
  • Gul Cres
    – Aft Gul Lane
    – JB Ind Pte Ltd
    – Tai Sin Electric Cables
    – Opp Hong Hock Hardware
    – Bef Gul Circle
  • Gul Circle
    – Opp AMF Far East
  • Gul Ave
    – Opp Tuboscope Vetco
    – Metall-Treat Ind
  • Gul Way
    – Aft Gul Ave
  • Gul Circle
    – Aft Gul Way
    – Opp Keppel T & T
    – Cameron Iron Works
    – Sing Huat Hardware
    – Bef Benoi Rd
  • Benoi Road
    – Bef Joo Koon Int
  • Joo Koon Circle
    – Joo Koon Int
Service 255 at a glance

Service 255 at a glance, before route shortening

Operator History:

  • 1970s – 2001: Singapore Bus Services Ltd
  • 2001 – Present: SBS Transit Ltd

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



  • 1978: Introduced as Jurong Int – Gul Crescent (Loop)
  • 1990 (01 Jul): Amended to Boon Lay Int – Gul Crescent (Loop) when Jurong Int closed. Express sector along Jln Ahmad Ibrahim abolished.
  • 1995 (15 Jan): Amended to ply Benoi Rd towards Gul Cres, Gul Ave and Gul Way after Gul Cres, and express sector along Jln Ahmad Ibrahim between Jln Boon Lay and Pioneer Rd
  • 2001 (11 Feb): Under Jurong West Rationalisation, merged with Service 253 and amended to ply Benoi Sector and Pioneer Rd, and also to ply Jurong West St 63 towards Pioneer Rd North
  • 2006 (18 Jun): Amended to Boon Lay Temp Int along Jurong West St 64
  • 2007: Air-conditioned buses deployed
  • 2009 (27 Dec): Amended to air-conditioned Boon Lay Int
  • 2015 (12 Dec): Amended to Joo Koon Bus Interchange via Benoi Rd. Deleted sectors replaced by Service 192 and 253.
  • 2016 (04 Jan): First bus timing from Joo Koon Int brought forward to 5.45am instead of 6.00am
  • 2016 (25 Jan): Designated wheelchair-accessible bus route (WAB)

Past Routings:


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