And now, here’s the overview of transit service and fares during the New Year holiday!
For more details, please visit the TransLink website or call 604-953-3333 for more information. (I’m on holiday until Jan. 5, so I won’t be able to respond to your comments.)
New Year’s Eve – Wednesday, Dec. 31
Regular weekday fares until 5 pm, then free service.
Buses will operate on a regular weekday schedule, with extended late-night service on a number of routes.
SkyTrain and SeaBus will extend late-night service by one hour, with the last train and ferry leaving Waterfront Station at 2:20 a.m.
West Coast Express afternoon trains will depart from downtown at 1:00, 3:00, 4:50, 5:30 and 6:20 plus the regular TrainBus service.
New Year’s Day – Thursday, Jan. 1
Regular holiday fares in effect — only a single-zone fare is needed for travel in all zones all day. As well, on a Sunday or holiday, all passengers with an adult FareCard, West Coast Express 28-Day Pass, or Annual Employer Transit Pass can take either five children, or one adult and four children on transit with them for free.
Buses, SeaBus and SkyTrain will operate on regular Sunday/ holiday schedules.
There will be no West Coast Express service on New Year’s Day.