BC Ferries arranges service to southern Gulf Islands
BC Ferries says that for the next 60 days, it will adjust service levels on routes to the Southern Gulf Islands to protect the health and safety of communities and ferry workers, and ensure the resilience of the coastal ferry service.
The Southern Gulf Islands Service will be amended to a simplified schedule that supports the movement of essential goods to the islands and provides inter-island travel options.
Services from Tsawwassen to Southern Gulf Island will be combined as one ship service using Salish Raven vessel. Traveling back and forth between Tsawwassen and Swartz Bay, the Salish Raven will.
The Queen of Cumberland traveling between Swartz Bay, Saturna, Mayne, Galiano and Pender will provide other services to the Southern Gulf Islands. Service to Long Harbor on Salt Spring Island will be suspended and its two other routes, Swartz Bay-Fulford Harbor and Crofton-Vesuvius, will serve Salt Spring Island.
BC Ferries is dedicated to offering its passengers and employees a safe and healthy travel experience. The company is advising customers at this time to avoid any non-essential journeys, including the upcoming long weekend of Easter. Additional measures have been put in place for those who need to travel, to keep customers and crew healthy and safe.
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