Ferry releases proposed schedules, seeks comments

  • Feb. 12, 2014 8:00 a.m.

BC Ferries released details of its new proposed schedules on Wednesday, by posting them to its website, bcferries.com.?The Kwuna connecting Graham and Moresby Islands will operate on a 12 hour day, with departures from 7:30 am to 6:10 pm?The first sailing of the day will leave Alliford Bay at 7:30 am and the final sailing leave there at 5:30 pm.?Four round trips now being sailed will be eliminated, the first and the last three.?And sailing times will be aligned for airport connections; 4 pm from Alliford Bay instead of the current 3:40 pm.??BC Ferries is seeking comment on this plan-check out BC Ferries.com and click on ‘new schedule options, provide feedback’.??As well the ferry to Prince Rupert will be reduced to two per week for most of the year, leaving Skidegate Tuesdays at 10 am and Thursdays at 10 pm.?In the winter, there now is a third sailing.

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