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Remembrance Day holiday service and parade reroutes

A reminder that on Remembrance Day tomorrow, all transit services will run on a Sunday/holiday schedule. AirCare facilities will also be closed on the holiday.

Parade reroutes

There are several Remembrance Day parades around the Lower Mainland, which will mean some bus reroutes on Wednesday. Here’s a handy list of the parades and the routes they will affect.

Remembrance Day Parade in Victory Square, Vancouver
3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 10, 20, 50, 135, 160, 210, 211, 240

New Westminster Remembrance Day Parade
106

North Burnaby Remembrance Day Parade
C1, C2, 129, 130, 135

Langley Remembrance Day Parade
502

North Vancouver Remembrance Day Parade
229, 230, 232, 240

For specific info on these reroutes, check out the Alerts page on the main TransLink site.

Veterans ride free on Nov. 11

Veterans also ride free on all TransLink services on Nov. 11, in recognition of Remembrance Day.

The concession applies to Ordinary and Life Members of the Royal Canadian Legion, the Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans and the Korean Veterans Association. Veterans just have to show their membership card to receive free transportation (and sorry, associate members aren’t eligible).

A moment of silence at 11 a.m.

All TransLink services—meaning Coast Mountain buses, West Vancouver Blue Bus, SkyTrain, SeaBus, and Community Shuttles—will also observe a period of silence at the stop they reach closest to 11 a.m. on Remembrance Day.

Don’t forget our group ride offer

And remember, on a holiday, you only need a single-zone fare to travel in all zones all day. As well, on a Sunday or holiday, those 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.


6 Comments

  • By Not Quite, November 10, 2009 @ 12:23 pm

    I suspect that there will be several reroutes around the Richmond Centre area due to the Richmond Remembrance Day Parade. However there is nothing on the Alerts Page.

  • By CJ Stebbing, November 10, 2009 @ 5:44 pm

    Wow….jhen..I don’t think you proofread. Remember the albion ferry is out of service. There’s this new bridge I heard that makes crossing much quicker….lol.

    Just wanted to point out the mistake….for next year. Lol

  • By lala, November 11, 2009 @ 11:36 am

    as well the 160 is on a re-route through north burnaby. same re-route as 135

  • By Jhenifer Pabillano, November 16, 2009 @ 10:43 am

    Whoops about the Albion Ferry! Will fix :)

  • By CJ Stebbing, November 16, 2009 @ 10:43 am

    lol….its ok…ur were on vacation. its the computers fault! thats what i do…i blame it on the computer…

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