TransLink's 96 B-Line to Launch on Monday, September 2

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TransLink will be launching the 96 B-Line along 104th Avenue and King George Boulevard on Monday, September 2 as part of its September transit service changes.

The new B-Line’s termini will be Newton and Guildford Exchange. It will make stops at 76th, 88th, and 96th Avenue on King George Boulevard, King George Station, Surrey Central Station, and Whalley Boulevard, 114th Street and 148th Street on 104th Avenue.

The service will operate seven days a week between 5 a.m. and 1 a.m. with a 7-8 minute frequency between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m.

Courtesy of TransLink

Along with the 96 B-Line, this edition of the changes will see bus service return to the Granville Mall, resumption of extra trips on post-secondary routes, and the implementation of service optimization. The highlights:

  • Routes 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 14, 16, 17, 20 and 50 will all return to its regular route.
  • Routes 9, 25, 284143448499125, 130, 143145, 239, and 480 have been adjusted to coincide with the start of the school year.
  • 10 Granville / Downtown will be converted into an articulated trolley route.
  • Every second weekday trip on 20 Victoria will terminate at 54th Avenue.
  • 101, 177314, 335N24, and C98 have been rerouted as part of service optimization.
  • 150 and C26 have been seasonally discontinued. C99 has been permanently discontinued.
  • 154 Braid Station / 22nd Street Station has been renumbered as 128 Braid Station / 22nd Street Station. Route 332 Guildford Exchange / Surrey Central Station has been renumbered as 335 Guildford Exchange / Surrey Central Station.
  • Service frequency on routes C1C2 have been reduced.  Frequency on route C36 in the AM peak will increase to every 10 minutes.
  • The bus bays at Braid Station, Burrard Station, Coquitlam Central Station, Guildford Exchange, Newton Exchange, and Surrey Central Station have been re-assigned.
  • SeaBus service will return to every 30 minutes on Sundays and holidays.

Changes are made four times a year in the months of April, June, September and December to reflect seasonal demand changes and maximize efficiency.

For full list and details of September service changes, visit TransLink.ca.

Image: Dennis Tsang/Flickr (Original)

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