Tower Transit Singapore

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Tower Transit Singapore is the third bus operator in Singapore, it was founded in May, 2015 with the new Government Contracting Model (GCM) under Land Transport Authority (LTA), LTA was awarded the first GCM package - Bulim Bus Package with 26 routes departing from Bukit Batok Interchange, Jurong East Interchange and Clementi Interchange to Tower Transit Singapore[1][2].

Tower Transit Singapore commenced their operations on May 29, 2016 with 9 bus services starting from Bukit Batok Interchange. These services used to be operated by SMRT Buses, the following routes were operated.

  • 77 Bukit Batok - Marina Centre
  • 106 Bukit Batok - Shenton Way
  • 173 Bukit Batok - Clementi Interchange (Loop)
  • 177 Bukit Batok - Bukit Panjang (Loop)
  • 189 Bukit Batok - Clementi Avenue 1 (Loop)
  • 941 Bukit Batok - Bukit Batok West Avenue 8 (Feeder Service)
  • 945 Bukit Batok - Bukit Batok Street 34 (Feeder Service)
  • 947 Bukit Batok - Bukit Batok Road (Feeder Service)
  • 990 Bukit Batok - Jurong Gateway Road (Loop)

These services commenced June 12, 2016. These services used to be operated by SBS Transit.

  • 66 Jurong East - Bedok
  • 78 Jurong East - Clementi Avenue 3 (Loop)
  • 79 Jurong East - Boon Lay
  • 97 Jurong East - Marina Centre
  • 97e Jurong East - Marina Centre (Fast Forward / Peak Hour Services)
  • 143 Jurong East - Toa Payoh
  • 143M Jurong East - Jurong Townhall Road (Short trip)

The following services were handed over from SBS Transit on June 26, 2016.

  • 41 Jurong East - Jalan Anak Bukit (Loop)
  • 49 Jurong East - Jurong West Street 41 (Loop)
  • 96 Clementi - National University of Singapore (Loop)
  • 98 Jurong East - Jurong Pier Way (Loop)
  • 98M Jurong East - Corporation Road (Loop)
  • 183 Jurong East - Science Park Drive (Loop)
  • 282 Clementi - Clementi West Street 2 (Feeder Service)
  • 284 Clementi - Clementi Avenue 4 (Feeder Service)
  • 285 Clementi - Pandan Loop (Feeder Service)
  • 333 Jurong East - Jurong East Street 32 (Feeder Service)
  • 334 Jurong East - Jurong West Street 42 (Feeder Service)
  • 335 Jurong East - Jurong West Avenue 1 (Feeder Service)

Active Vehicles

Single Deckers

Registration
number
Thumbnail Year Length Manufacturer Model
Number
Body Engine Transmission Air-Con Destination
signs
Notes
SBS6300X - SBS6333B &
SBS6335X - SBS6341C
2011-2012 12m Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro Mercedes-Benz Citaro Mercedes-Benz OM906hLA Euro 5 Voith D854.5ADR Koventra Lawo-Luminator Europa HighLED with Luminator ODK4 controller
  • These buses are completely built by Mercedes Benz and delivered in 2015.
  • These buses were originally operated by SBS Transit, however Land Transport Authority (LTA) took over these buses for the new bus operation from the Government Contracting Model (GCM).
SBS6342A - SBS6382J, SBS6386Z,
SBS6387X, SBS6389R, SBS6390K,
SBS6394A - SBS6397S, SBS6403H,
SBS6404E, SBS6416X, SBS6443S
& SBS6444P
Tower Transit Singapore SBS6366G 284-a.jpg 2012-2014 12m Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro Mercedes-Benz Citaro Mercedes-Benz OM906hLA Euro 5 Voith D854.5ADR Koventra Lawo-Luminator Europa HighLED with Luminator ODK4 controller
  • These buses weree completely build by Mercedes Benz and delivered in 2015.
  • These buses were originally ordered by SBS Transit, however Land Transport Authority (LTA) took over these buses for the new bus operation from the Government Contracting Model (GCM).
SG1001D - SG1010C &
SG1020Z - SG1029A
Tower Transit Singapore SG1006R 941-a.jpg 2015-2016 12m Mercedes-Benz O530 Citaro Mercedes-Benz Citaro Mercedes-Benz OM906hLA Euro 5 Voith D854.5ADR Koventra Lawo-Luminator Europa HighLED with Luminator ODK4 controller
  • These buses were completely built by Mercedes Benz and delivered in 2015
  • These buses were originally ordered by SBS Transit, however Land Transport Authority (LTA) took over these buses for the new bus operation from the Government Contracting Model (GCM).
SMB3001M - SMB3034T Tower Transit Singapore SMB3036M 189-a.jpg 2011-2012 12m MAN NL323F Gemilang MAN D2066LUH-32 Euro 5 ZF Ecolife 6AP1400B Mobitec MobiLED Denso Ex-SMRT Buses.
SMB3035R - SMB3051T, SMB3053M - SMB3074C
& SMB3084Z
Tower Transit Singapore SMB3036M 189-a.jpg 2013 12m MAN NL323F Gemilang MAN D2066LUH-32 Euro 5 ZF Ecolife 6AP1400B Mobitec MobiLED Denso Ex-SMRT Buses.

Double Decker

Registration
Number
Thumbnail Year Length Manufacturer Model
Number
Body Engine Transmission Destination
Sign
Air-Con Notes
SMB3501L - SMB3518P, SMB3521D,
SMB3527M, SMB3528K, SMB3532Y,
SMB3534S, SMB3535P, SMB3543R,
SMB3546H, SMB3551S - SMB3553L,
SMB3557B, SMB3558Z, SMB3562K - SMB3566A,
SMB3569S, SMB3570L, SMB3577T
& SMB3582C
2014 12m Alexander Dennis Enviro 500MMC Enviro 500MMC Cummins ISL8.9e5-340 ZF Ecolife 6AP1700B Mobitec MobiLED Denso
  • Ex-SMRT Buses
  • Chassis built in Malaysia and bodywork assembled in Zhuhai.
  • These units purchased under BSEP (Bus Services Enhancement Program).
SBS3316X, SBS3319M &
SBS3323A - SBS3329J
2012 12m Volvo B9TL Olympian Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 Volvo D9B 310hp
Euro 5
ZF Ecolife 6AP1700 Carrier Lecip
  • These buses were originally ordered by SBS Transit, however Land Transport Authority (LTA) took over these buses for the new bus operation from the Government Contracting Model (GCM).
  • Assembly by ComfortDelgro Engineering.
  • Fully Low Floor design.
SBS3330D - SBS3416R, SBS3418K - SBS3423U,
SBS3425P - SBS3427J & SBS3430Z - SBS3432T
2013-2014 12m Volvo B9TL Olympian Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 Volvo D9B 310hp
Euro 5
ZF Ecolife 6AP1700 Carrier Lecip & Hanover
  • These buses were originally ordered by SBS Transit, however Land Transport Authority (LTA) took over these buses for the new bus operation from the Government Contracting Model (GCM).
  • Assembly by ComfortDelgro Engineering.
  • Fully Low Floor design.
SG5000E - SG5039U Tower Transit Singapore SG5007L-a.jpg 2015-2016 12m Volvo B9TL Olympian Wright Eclipse Gemini 2 Volvo D9B 310hp
Euro 5
ZF Ecolife 6AP1700 Carrier Lecip
  • These buses were originally ordered by SBS Transit, however Land Transport Authority (LTA) took over these buses for the new bus operation from the Government Contracting Model (GCM).
  • Assembly by ComfortDelgro Engineering.
  • Fully Low Floor design.

References

  1. LTA Awards First Tendered Bus Package to Tower Transit Group Limited LTA Singapore - 8 May 2015.
  2. London-based Tower Transit wins first Government bus contract to run services in Jurong Straits Times - 8 May 2015.

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