JB Free Bus Service JB1 is operated by Johor Bahru-based bus operator Handal Indah, plying from Larkin Bus Terminal and looping at Jalan Wong Ah Fook in the JB City Centre. It operates daily and offers free rides to all commuters.
|Route||Larkin Bus Terminal ↺ Jalan Wong Ah Fook|
|Passes Through||Jln Kolam Ayer, Hospital Sultanah Aminah, Jln Tun Abdul Razak|
|Current Operator||Handal Indah Sdn Bhd|
|Common Fleet||SKSbus SA12-300
|Departure Times from Larkin
||Daily: 0600hrs – 2350hrs|
|10 – 20mins (Daily)
20min frequencies between 11:00am – 2:00pm, 3.50pm – 4:50pm and 9:50pm-11:50pm. 10min frequencies at all other times.
Route JB1 is a local bus route plying between Larkin Bus Terminal and Jalan Wong Ah Fook, located in the heart of the Johor Bahru City Centre (also known as Bandaraya JB), passing through Jalan Kolam Ayer, Hospital Sultanah Aminah and Jalan Tun Abdul Razak. An initiative by the Johor Bahru City Council (MBJB), the route operates daily and offers commuters free rides.
The route provides bus connections between major bus and coach terminal of Larkin and the City Centre, home to many businesses, retail outlets and a gateway to Singapore via the Woodlands Checkpoint crossing. It also serves residential developments and small businesses along Jalan Kolam Ayer and Jalan Tun Abdul Razak.
The route is currently operated by Handal Indah (Causeway Link) using a fleet of special SKSbus SA12-300 buses painted in a dark blue themed livery. They are fitted with interior television screens, and Arcontia smart card readers which are compatible with Causeway Link’s existing Manjalink smart card.
Passengers boarding JB1 at Larkin should proceed to berth C33. From Jalan Wong Ah Fook, board at the bus stop opposite City Square.
|Scania K250UB (SKSBus Ci09) : Replacement bus||Yutong ZK6118HGA : Replacement Bus|
- 2013/4: Introduced between Larkin Bus Terminal and MBJB
- 2015 (25 May): Amended to Jalan Kolam Ayer and Jalan Abu Bakar, rejoining original route towards Larkin
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