New bus service 49 for Jurong West to be added this month

A new bus service will be launched on Dec 14 to improve Jurong West residents' connectivity to Lakeside MRT station. -- PHOTO: LAND TRANSPORT AUTHORITY
A new bus service will be launched on Dec 14 to improve Jurong West residents' connectivity to Lakeside MRT station. -- PHOTO: LAND TRANSPORT AUTHORITY

A new bus service will be launched on Dec 14 to improve Jurong West residents' connectivity to Lakeside MRT station.

The new loop service 49 will run from Taman Jurong bus terminal and ply area roads like Yuan Ching Road, Corporation Drive, Corporation Road, Boon Lay Way, Jurong West Street 51, Jurong West Avenue 1, Jurong West Street 42. It will run daily from 6am to 11.30pm.

It will also improve inter-town connectivity between Taman Jurong, on the south side of Boon Lay Way, and Jurong West Streets 41 and 42 to the north, and provide access to amenities like a market and food centre at Jurong West Street 52.

The new service 49 is the 16th bus service to be added under the government's $1.1 billion Bus Service Enhancement plan to beef up Singapore's bus network.