Five articulated buses operating out of Richmond Transit Centre are now equipped with luggage racks, improving the onboard experience for our 620 Tsawwassen Ferry / Bridgeport Station customers.
This means a more comfortable ride for our customers! The three-level luggage rack is located across from the middle doors on coaches 8060, 8063, 8064, 8065 and 8066.
The 620 service is unique compared to other service in the region as it’s designed to align with the Victoria ferry schedules.
How it began
Coast Mountain Bus Company first piloted a luggage rack-equipped bus back in April 2017. During the pilot, the luggage rack was installed near the rear doors of the bus.
Our transit operators and customers provided valuable feedback, letting us know that they really liked the idea, but the rack’s height and location were not ideal. Passengers were having trouble lifting their luggage onto the top shelf because they had to lift it over their shoulders. So, our maintenance team adjusted the rack’s height to ensure more customers could easily use the rack.
The luggage rack’s final design is lower and is installed across from the middle doors on all five buses, allowing for easier access.
Have you tried them yet? If so, let us know what you think!
Author: Allen Tung