Transit Options on New Year’s Eve

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 — 12:27pm PST
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Translink is offering extended service on New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2011 to ensure that revelers can get home safely.

Bus Yard
Photo credit: Pisces Dreamer on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool

Cab companies will have their hands full and Operation Red Nose will be busy as well. As such, Translink will be providing the following Holiday Services:

  • Free transit from 5:00pm on December 31, 2011
  • Bus service will run usual Saturday schedules with some routes running additional evening/late-night trips after their normal schedules. Use the Trip Planner to check your route and bus times, or read our New Years Eve Additional Bus Service sheet for a list of bus routes that will run more evening/late night trips on December 31.
  • SkyTrain will run usual Saturday schedules with more frequent evening trains and will extend service by approximately one hour on all lines. The last Expo Line train to King George leaves waterfront at 2:16am; the last Canada Line trains leave Waterfront at 2:05am (to YVR) and 2:15am (to Richmond-Brighouse).
  • SeaBus will operate a normal Saturday schedule but will extend service by about one hour with the last sailing from Lonsdale Quay at 2:06am and Waterfront at 2:20am.

For up-to-date information you can follow the @Translink Twitter account, call (604) 953-3333, or check out the Translink Alerts page.

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One comment

  1. Leo says:

    Only extend One Hour is not enough for US.

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