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Management
Operator SBS Transit
Depot Soon Lee Bus Park
Vehicles Volvo B9TL
Scania K230UB
Volvo B10BLE
Route Details
Start/End Boon Lay Bus Interchange
Via Jurong West Avenue 5
Operating Hours 5.55am to 12.30am (the next day) daily
Frequency (G)

7 – 8 minutes [6.30am to 8.30am]
5 – 9 minutes [8.31am to 4.59pm]
4 – 6 minutes [9pm to 7pm]
4 – 10 minutes [after 7pm]

Frequency (W)

8 – 9 minutes [6.30am to 8.30am]
4 – 8 minutes [8.31am to 4.59pm]
4 – 5 minutes [9pm to 7pm]
4 – 10 minutes [after 7pm]

WAB Availability Yes

A feeder bus in Jurong West Extension, Singapore, SBS Transit Service 243 is one of the few bi-directional bus services in Singapore(the others being 410, 231 and 225), plying a 5.1 km route that originates from Boon Lay Bus Interchange and runs through 13 bus stops along the way at both directions.

This service serves as the feeder link from Boon Lay MRT Station, to the various residential estates, schools, shopping centres and the Jurong West Sports and Recreational Complex, along the route as it encircles through the entire town of Jurong West Extension.

History

1991 [Original Route]: Jurong West Central 3 > Jalan Boon Lay > Jurong West Ave 4 > Jurong West St 72 > Ave 5 > St 71 > Ave 4 > Jalan Boon Lay > Boon Lay Way > Jurong West Central 2 > Central 3.

1992: Jurong West Central 3 > Jalan Boon Lay > Jurong West Ave 4 > Jurong West St 72 > Ave 5 > Pioneer Road North > Ave 4 > Jalan Boon Lay > Boon Lay Way > Jurong West Central 2 > Central 3.

1994: Jurong West Central 3 > Jalan Boon Lay > Jurong West Ave 4 > St 75 > St 82 > St 81 > Ave 5> Pioneer Road North > Jurong West Ave 4 > St 71 > St 81 > St 82> St75 > Ave 4 > Jalan Boon Lay > Boon Lay Way > Jurong West Central 2 > Central 3.

1996: Jurong West Central 3 > St 64 > St 75 > St 82 > St 81 > Ave 5> Pioneer Road North > Jurong West Ave 4 > St 71 > St 81 > St 82> St75 > St 64 > Central 3.

1999: Jurong West Central 3 > St 64 > St 75 > St 82 > St 81 > Ave 5> Pioneer Road North > Jurong West Ave 4 > St 61 > St 65 > St 64 > Central 3.[Became Bi-directional]

18 June 2006: Jurong West Central 3 > St 64 > St 75 > St 82 > St 81 > Ave 5> Pioneer Road North > Jurong West Ave 4 > St 61 > St 65 > St 64.

27 December 2009[Current Route]: Jurong West Central 3 > St 64 > St 75 > St 82 > St 81 > Ave 5> Pioneer Road North > Jurong West Ave 4 > St 61 > St 65 > St 64 > Central 3.

25 June 2012: Service 243 became a Wheelchair-Accessible Bus (WAB) service 20px.

Service details

Service 243G

Boon Lay Bus Interchange to Jurong West Avenue 5 (Loop)
  • First Bus
    • Weekdays: 0555HRS
    • Saturdays: 0555HRS
    • Sundays & Public Holidays: 0555HRS
  • Last Bus
    • Weekdays: 0030HRS
    • Saturdays: 0030HRS
    • Sundays & Public Holidays: 0030HRS

Service 243W

Boon Lay Bus Interchange to Jurong West Avenue 5 (Loop)
  • First Bus
    • Weekdays: 0555HRS
    • Saturdays: 0555HRS
    • Sundays & Public Holidays: 0555HRS
  • Last Bus
    • Weekdays: 0030HRS
    • Saturdays: 0030HRS
    • Sundays & Public Holidays: 0030HRS

Service 243 (12 - 18 Buses) [WAB]

Service 243G (6 - 7 Buses)

Buses:
SBS8444B SBS8769P SBS8929U SBS8941H SBS8942E
5 Scania K230UB (1 Batch 2 Euro IV / 4 Batch 1 Euro V)

SBS2989K SBS2990E
2 Volvo B10BLE (2 CNG)

Service 243W (6 - 11 Buses)

Buses:
SBS2997L
1 Volvo B10BLE (1 CNG)

SBS9319Z
1 Volvo Olympian 3-Axle (Batch 1)

SBS8943C SBS8945Y SBS8956R
3 Scania K230UB (3 Batch 1 Euro V)

SBS3098A SBS3113P SBS3114L SBS3115J SBS3120T SBS3129U
6 Volvo B9TL (6 WEG2 Batch 2B)

Operates on A/P shifts: SBS8444B SBS8769P SBS8772D SBS8929U SBS8941H SBS8942E SBS8943C SBS8945Y SBS8956R
Operates on S & E shifts: SBS2989K SBS2990E SBS2997L SBS3098A SBS3113P SBS3114L SBS3115J

Notes:

  • SBS2990E & SBS3115J crossover to Service 198 to do a down trip during Weekdays AM Peak.
  • SBS3113P, SBS3114L and SBS3120T crossover to Service 199 to do 2 trips each during Weekdays AM Peak except during NTU Academic Break.
  • SBS3113P crossovers to Service 199 to do 1 trip during Weekdays PM Peak except during NTU Academic Break.
  • SBS7402D & SBS8443D crossover to this service from Service 199 to do down trips during Weekdays early mornings.
  • Weekdays: Green 5AM-5PM / 2S; White 6AM-5PM / 5S (18 Buses)
  • Saturdays: Green 3AM-4PM / 1E / 1T; White 3AM-4PM / 2S / 2T (14 Buses)
  • Sundays & P.H: Green 4AM-4PM / 2T; White 4AM-4PM / 3T (13 Buses)
  • There would be buses that crossover from:
    • Weekdays: Service 199 to Service 243W

Route

This service passes through:

References

External links

This article uses material from the Wikipedia article SBS Transit Service 243, that was deleted or is being discussed for deletion, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
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