Coast Mountain Bus Company route 148 'Ioco / Lougheed Station'
148 Ioco/Lougheed Station was a bus route operated by Coast Mountain Bus Company in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
This was a north-south route connecting Lougheed Station and the old Imperial Oil Company (Ioco) townsite in Port Moody with select trips extending to Anmore Village or Belcarra Village on select trips, with select summer trips to White Pine Beach. Service was provided Monday to Sunday every 30 minutes and every 60 minutes late at night. No trips departed or called at Belcarra Village on weekends.
To Ioco at 1st Avenue and Ioco Road
The route departs Lougheed heading east on Gatineau, north on North Road becoming Clarke, north on Glenayre becoming Hardvard and then Princeton which becomes Washington around the curve to College Park Way, south on Cecile, east on Clarke becoming St. Johns, north on Ioco Road, east on Guildford, north on Ungless becoming Ioco Road, south on Knowle, north on Ioco Road bending westward, north on 1st Ave., west on 1st St., south on 2nd Ave to layover point.
Return trip departs Ioco heading east along Ioco Road, west on Knowle, east on Ioco Road becoming Ungless, west on Guildford, south on Ioco Road, west on St. Johns becoming Clarke. north on Cecile becoming College Park Way, Washington, Princeton, Harvard, then Glenarye, south on Clarke becoming North Road, west on Gatineau to Lougheed Station.
To Anmore Village
The route departs Lougheed Station on the regular Ioco route until it reaches Ioco Road and 1st Ave., north on 1st Ave., bend right onto Sunnyside Road to Anmore. Select trips continued to Belcarra by turning around and heading south on Sunnyside Road to Bedwell Bay Road, west on Midden Road to layover point.
Return trip departed Anmore aheading south on Sunnyside Road, becoming 1st Ave., then regular route to Lougheed.
To White Pine Beach (May to September)
The route departs Lougheed Station on the regular Ioco route until it reaches Ioco Road and 1st Ave., north on 1st Ave., bend left onto Bedwell Bay Road, north on White Pine Beach Road to White Pine Beach.
Return trip departed White Pine Beach heading south on White Pine Beach Road, east on Bedwell Bay Road becoming 1st Ave., then regular route to Lougheed.
To Belcarra Village
The route departs Lougheed Station on the regular Ioco route until it reaches Ioco Road and 1st Ave., north on 1st Ave., bend left onto Bedwell Bay Road, west on Midden Road to layover point. Select trips continue to Anmore by continuing on Midden, south on Bedwell Bay Road becoming Sunnyside Road.
Return trip departed east on Midden, south on Bedwell Bay Road becoming 1st Ave., then regular route to Lougheed.
Points of Interest
- Lougheed Town Centre Station (Bay 8)
- Port Moody Station/West Coast Express
- Moody Middle School
- Courbeau Park
- Eagle Ridge Hospital
- Port Moody Arena
- Port Moody Recreation Complex
- Inlet Theatre
- White Pine Beach
- Sasamat Lake
- Belcarra Regional Park
- August 1978 - Service renumbered from 189 Ioco to 148 Ioco
- December 1980 - Service to Anmore introduced with three daily trips
- January 1986 - Service rerouted to New Westminster Station to provide better service to SkyTrain
- June 1989 - 148 Belcarra/New Westminster Station service extended to White Pine Beach as a trial seasonal service
- October 1990 - Accessible service introduced
- September 1999 - Service revised to connect with all West Coast Express trains and routing revised to go via Princeton Street and Washington Street in the COllege Park area to replace portions of the 147. Trips towards Ioco revised to be routed into Lougheed Mall
- September 2002 - Service between Lougheed Town Centre Station and New Westminster Station discontinued following the opening of the Millennium Line and extension of the 112
- September 2003 - Portion between Ioco and Port Moody Station replaced by C25 Port Moody Station/Ioco. Portion between Port Moody Station and Belcarra and Anmore replaced by C26 Port Moody Station/Belcarra. Service shortened to Port Moody Inlet Centre.
- Seasonal White Pine Beach service taken over by C20 White Pine Beach/Coquitlam Station, but was renumbered to C31 White Pine Beach/Coquitlam Station in May 2006
- December 2005 - Service discontinued following introduction of C24 Port Moody Station/Lougheed Station.
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