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Greyhound cuts back OK service

Greyhound is scaling back bus services in the Okanagan.

The BC Passenger Transportation Board approved reductions this week on 15 Greyhound routes including Kelowna to Penticton, Kelowna to Alberta and Kelowna to Vancouver.

The bus company has claimed it is losing millions on its passenger service in B.C. Among concerns are reduced ridership and higher costs for fuel.

The list of impacted routes includes:

  • Aberta- Vancouver (Highway 1)
  • Kelowna – Penticton
  • Vancouver to Rock Creek
  • Kelowna – Alberta (Highway 3)
  • Prince George – Vancouver
  • Alberta – Dawson Creek (Highway 2)
  • Dawson Creek – Fort Nelson
  • Dawson Creek – Prince George
  • Prince George – Ft. St. James
  • Prince Rupert – Prince George
  • Alberta – Vancouver (Highway 16)
  • Kelowna – Vancouver
  • Vancouver – Mt. Currie
  • Victoria – Nanaimo
  • Nanaimo – Campbell River
     

The route between Victoria and Mt. Washington Alpine Resort will be eliminated.



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