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Bus Route Buzz – Winter Service Changes 2017/18: South of the Fraser

Bus Route Buzz

Bus Route Buzz is our series that takes a deep dive into quarterly service changes. This edition takes a look at improvements South of the Fraser. 

Quarterly bus service changes take place each spring, summer, fall and winter, to reflect seasonal changes in demand and to bring more service to the areas customers need it most. This winter, bus service is improving to reduce overcrowding and wait times, expand service hours, and increase reliability.

This edition of Winter Service Changes brought more than 29,000 annual service hours of bus service which began on December 18, 2017 and January 1, 2018. Here’s what you need to know for transit South of the Fraser:

319 Scott Road Station/Newton Exchange

We’re increasing service for northbound trips to Scott Road Station on Saturday mornings to reduce overcrowding.

Saturdays:

  • Every 15 minutes between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m.

323 Surrey Central/Newton Exchange

We’re increasing service for southbound trips to Newton Exchange on weekday mornings to reduce overcrowding.

Weekdays:

  • Every 12 – 15 minutes between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m.

337 Fraser Heights/Guildford/Surrey Central Station

We’re increasing service on weekday evenings to reduce wait times.

Weekdays:

  • Every 15 minutes between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
  • Every 20 minutes between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m.

351 Bridgeport Station/Crescent Beach

We’re increasing service for northbound trips to Bridgeport Station on weekday mornings to reduce overcrowding. We’re also adjusting the schedule to make the frequency more consistent throughout the day.

Weekdays:

  • Every 7 minutes between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m.

372 Clayton Heights/Langley Centre

We’re increasing service on Sunday evenings to extend the schedule.

Sundays:

  • Every 30 minutes between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m.

555 Lougheed Station/Carvolth Exchange

We’re increasing service for westbound trips to Lougheed Station on weekday mornings to reduce overcrowding.

Weekdays:

  • Every 5 – 6 minutes between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m.
  • Every 5 minutes between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m.
  • Every 5 – 10 minutes between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m.

96 B-Line Guildford/Newton Exchange

all-door boarding

We’re piloting all-door boarding on the 96 B-Line, to improve performance and reliability.

Make sure to catch #DerrickThePlanner break down these service changes and more in an epic episode of TransLink Generic Game Show!

Find out what improvements TransLink is bringing to
your neighbourhood at translink.ca/servicechanges.

Author: Sarah Kertcher


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