Other bus companies step in as Greyhound ends western Canada service About a year ago Pacific Western was hired by the province of. Alberta bus company one step closer to replacing Greyhound in BC.
The announcement came just in time as Greyhound will cease their operations in Northern BC as of June 1st 2018.
Bc bus service to replace greyhound. Greyhound replacement ready to roll between Kelowna and Vancouver Ebus will run two buses a day between Kelowna and several Lower Mainland locations Oct. An Alberta-based bus company has announced plans to begin servicing major BC. The province announced on Monday.
Local Business New bus operators step in to replace 83 per cent of Greyhounds lost routes in BC. Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Claire Trevena announced today that the provincial government is launching an interim. More good news is coming from Ebus who has expanded its coverage in the wake of Greyhounds decision and is now serving routes in British Columbia.
The Province of BC and BC Transit have partnered together to announce that BC Bus North will replace Greyhound bussing services in Northern BC. Were here to make travelling around beautiful British Columbia much easier for the residents and visitors to Northern BC. Ebus was approved this week by the Passenger Transportation Board to operate.
After announcing earlier this year that it had applied to take over operation of BC bus routes that will soon be left without Greyhound service Ebus has received the first phase of application approval from the Passenger Transportation Board PTB to do so. About a year ago Pacific Western was hired by the province of British Columbia to operate its BC Bus North service after Greyhound cancelled routes to communities including Prince Rupert and. BC Bus North is your intercity bus service between Prince Rupert Prince George Dawson Creek Fort St John Fort Nelson Valemount and many communities in between.
When this happened. Far corners of the province including Fort Nelson to Yukon border Valemount to Alberta remain. Routes the day after Greyhound departs.
Although the bulk of its routes are located in Alberta Ebus has added Vancouver Kamloops Kelowna Abbotsford Chilliwack Hope Merritt Vernon Surrey and Coquitlam as notable destinations. While it bears no BC Transit markings and it receives a large subsidy for operation and its scheduling routing and organization is guided by BC Transit. In July Greyhound announced it would be discontinuing all routes in BC leaving many to wonder if any service would replace the long-standing bus company.
Companies will run buses between Vancouver Kelowna Kamloops and the Alberta border serving communities left. Transportation Minister Claire Trevena says a majority of the province will be covered by bus service after Greyhound abandons the province on October 31. 30 2018 1200 am.
Bus company wants to modify its service for the post-Greyhound world running from Nelson to Kelowna and back six days a week with stops along the way for. Local Business Three new inter-city bus routes approved to replace Greyhound in BC. The approval of Ebus will now provide.
BC Transit operates a limited intercity service with a hub in Prince George serving as a replacement to connections lost when Greyhound left Western Canada. Albertas transportation minister called on Ottawa to come up with a way to fill the bus service gap that Greyhounds departure will leave. Silver City Stagelines has replaced Greyhound services for the West Kootenay but they dont service areas east of Nelson because the population density.