Coast Mountain Bus Company route 129 'Metrotown Stn / Edmonds Stn'
129 Metrotown Station/Edmonds Station is a bus route operated by Coast Mountain Bus Company in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
This is an east-west route servicing the City of Burnaby. It is a feeder route to the Expo and Millenium SkyTrain lines for residential and industrial neighbourhoods.
The route departs Edmonds SkyTrain Station by 18th Avenue onto Griffiths Drive, Edmonds Street to Kingsway westbound and then north along Salisbury Avenue. From Salisbury the route takes Imperial Street onto Walker Avenue, Stanley Street onto Sperling northbound, Oakland Street becoming Burris onto Canada Way and then continuing to Douglas road northbound. The route enters Holdom SkyTrain Station via Douglas. Goring Street and then Holdom Avenue. It continues along Holdom northbound, west along Hastings Street, south along Gilmore Street to Gilmore SkyTrain Station and then continuing onto Gilmore Diversion, Gilmore Way to Kincaid Street, Smith Avenue south, Moscrop Street to Patterson Avenue. From Patterson the route turns onto Wilson Avenue, Kemp Street, Willingdon to access Central Boulevard east to Metrotown Station.
Trips eastbound leave Metrotown Station by Central Boulevard to Beresford Street to Patterson SkyTrain Station and then northbound along Patterson to Grange, Barker Avenue and then Sardis Street back onto Patterson.
Select evening trips provide service to Burnaby City Hall via Canada Way, Deer Lake Place and then back onto Canada Way.
Points of Interest
- Edmonds SkyTrain Station (Bay 3)
- Powerhouse Park
- Middle Gate Shopping Centre
- Brantford School Park
- Burnaby Village Museum
- Burnaby City Hall
- Holdom SkyTrain Station
- Kensington Park
- Willingdon Heights Park
- Gilmore SkyTrain Station
- Carlton Private Hospital
- Electronic Arts Complex
- Burnaby General Hospital
- Central Park
- Patterson SkyTrain Station (Bay 1 - Eastbound) (Bay 2 - Westbound)
- Burnaby Public Library
- Metrotown SkyTrain Station (Bay 5)
- Metrotown Shopping Centre
- April 1997 - Route introduced with service by Patterson Station and Burnaby General Hospital
- BC Transit Era - Formerly named route 129 Brentwood Mall/Metrotown Station; replaced part of route 110
- (Westbound to Metrotown Station) via: Willingdon, Dawson, Gilmore, Kincaid, Smith, Moscrop, Patterson, Grange, Patterson, Central Blvd (Patterson Station), Wilson, Kemp, Willingdon, Central Blvd to Metrotown Station
- (Eastbound to Edmonds Station) via: Central Blvd, Willingdon, Beresford (Patterson Station), Patterson, Grange, Barker, Sardis, Patterson, Moscrop, Smith, Kincaid, Gilmore, Dawson, Willingdon to Brentwood Mall
- October 2001 - Formerly route 129 Brentwood Mall/Metrotown Station; Service discontinued after 10:00 PM all days, before 8:00 AM Saturdays and before 9:00 AM Sundays due to funding shortfall
- September 2002 - Millenium Line transit rationalisation, route revised as "129 Metrotown Stn / Edmonds Stn" after merged with 131 Kootenay Loop / Edmonds Station and the sector of Hastings St and Holdom Ave used to served by route 136
- (Westbound to Metrotown Station) via: 18th Ave, Griffiths, Edmonds, Kingsway, Salisbury, Imperial, Walker, Stanley, Sperling, Burris, Canada Way,Deer Lake Parkway, Burnaby City Hall, Deer Lake Parkway, Canada Way, Douglas, Goring, Holdom (Holdom Station), Hastings, Gilmore (Gilmore Station), Kincaid, Smith, Moscrop, Patterson, Grange, Patterson, Central Blvd (Patterson Station), Wilson, Kemp, Willingdon, Central Blvd to Metrotown Station
- (Eastbound to Edmonds Station) via: Central Blvd, Willingdon, Beresford (Patterson Station), Patterson, Grange, Barker, Sardis, Patterson, Moscrop, Smith, Kincaid, Gilmore (Gilmore Station), Hastings, Holdom (Holdom Station), Goring, Douglas, Canada Way,Deer Lake Parkway, Burnaby City Hall, Deer Lake Parkway, Canada Way, Burris, Sperling, Stanley, Walker, Imperial, Salisbury, Kingsway, Griffiths, 18th Ave to Edmonds Station
- The route runs out of Burnaby Transit Centre. Buses normally servicing the route include Nova Bus LFS and Nova Bus LFS HEV models.
- ↑ The Buzzer April 4, 1997 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 25-03-2010
- ↑ BC Transit System Routes and Destinations, bctransit.ca, retrieved 17-10-2009
- ↑ Backgrounder: Transit Service Reductions, translink.ca, retrieved 17-10-2009