Coast Mountain Bus Company route 211 'Seymour / Phibbs Exchange / Burrard Station'
|Service Area||North Vancouver|
|Termini||Panorama Drive at Naughton Avenue*|
|Operations||Burnaby Transit Centre|
|Vehicles||Nova Bus LFS|
211 Phibbs Exchange
211 Burrard Station**
* Some trips terminate or start at Banbury Road & Gallant Avenue
211 Seymour/Phibbs Exchange/Burrard Station is a bus route operated by Coast Mountain Bus Company in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
This is an east-west route in North Vancouver connecting Deep Cove and Phibbs Exchange along Mount Seymour Parkway. Midday trips continue from Phibbs Exchange across the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge to Burrard Station.
Eastbound trips depart from Burrard Station heading west on Dunsmuir Street, north on Thurlow Street, east on W. Pender Street, north on Homer Street, east on W. Cordova Street becoming Powell Street and Dundas Street, then north on N. Nanaimo Street becoming McGill Street, merging onto Highway 1 and across the Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Bridge, taking the Main Street exit and into Phibbs Exchange. Continuing from Phibbs Exchange, the route heads west on Oxford Street, north on Mountain Highway, east on Keith Road becoming Mount Seymour Parkway, south on Fairway Drive, east on Dollar Road, north on N. Dollarton Highway becoming Deep Cove Road, and south on Panorama Drive to the Deep Cove terminus at Panorama & Naughton Avenue.
Westbound trips depart from Panorama & Naughton heading south on Panorama, east on Naughton Avenue, north on Banbury Road, west on Galiant Avenue becoming Deep Cove Road and N. Dollarton Highway, west on Dollar Road, north on Fairway Drive, west on Mount Seymour Parkway becoming Keith Road, south on Mountain Highway, east on Oxford Street to Phibbs Exchange. Continuing from Phibbs Exchange, the route takes access road onto Highway 1 heading south and across the Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Bridge, taking the McGill Street exit and heading west on McGill, south on N. Nanaimo Street, west on Dundas Street becoming Powell Street, south on Main Street, west on E. Pender Street, south on Howe Street, west on Dunsmuir Street to Burrard Station.
Most trips daily around mid-morning to mid-afternoon travel to Vancouver and trips around early morning and late afternoon to late evening daily terminate at Phibbs Exchange. Some eastbound trips terminate and westbound trips start at Banbury Road & Gallant Avenue. Eastbound trips route by continuing south on Panorama Drive, east on Naughton Avenue, then north on Banbury Road.
A School Special trip in the afternoon begins at Mount Seymour Parkway at Lytton Street and goes to Panorama Drive at Naughton Avenue, with no changes in routing.
|211 Stopping Procedures|
|Pick-up and drop-off service at all local stops. Pick-up and drop-off restrictions apply at stops in Vancouver. Drop-off only service at all 211 stops towards Burrard Station and pick-up only service at all 211 stops towards Deep Cove.|
Points of Interest
- Phibbs Exchange (Bay 4 – Burrard Station) (Bay 6 – Seymour)
- Ron Andrews Rec Centre
- Parkgate Shopping Centre
- Dollar Shopping Centre
- Deep Cove
To Burrard Station:
- Hastings Park
- Victoria Square
- Granville Station
- Pacific Centre
- Burrard Station (Bay 2)
- Bentall Centre
- Royal Centre
- Circa 1950 - Portion of the current route was introduced as Lynnmour–Seymour which operated from Ferry Wharf (now Lonsdale Quay) to Lynnmour.
- October 1953 - Prior route is modified as Keith–Seymour–Hastings. Service revised to go from Ferry Wharf to either Lynnmour or Kootenay Loop. This also makes up parts of the current routes 232 Grouse Mountain/Phibbs Exchange and 28 Joyce Station/Phibbs Exchange
- December 1955 - Route renamed Keith–Hastings.
- January 1964 - Route renamed 94 Seymour. Service went from Esplanade at Lonsdale to Seymour Terminal (Seymour Boulevard at Fern) via Keith Road.
- March 1967 - Service discontinued. Portions of the route along Keith Road are adapted to the new 89 Queens/92 Keith which operated from Cleveland Dam to Kootenay Loop along Lonsdale Avenue.
- October 1973 - Off-peak service introduced between Deep Cove (Banbury at Gallant) and Phibbs exchange as 211 Seymour. Another route, the 911 Seymour FastBUS, is introduced for peak-hour service between Deep Cove and Downtown Vancouver (Hornby at Smithe).
- May 1975 - Downtown terminus moved to Haro–Smithe Connector between Thurlow and Burrard Streets.
- February 1976 - From Mt. Seymour Parkway, buses now route via Fairway Drive to get to Dollarton Highway.
- April 1981 - Downtown routing revised to take Pender Street; service along Main Street and Hastings Street discontinued
- November 1986 - Downtown terminus extended to Burrard Station from Dunsmuir & Hornby
- September 1997 - Service rerouted to operate along the entire length of Mount Seymour Parkway instead of routing through the Windsor Park area, which is replaced by a reroute of the 215; select trips to interline with the 239 at Phibbs Exchange; morning peak service revised to operate as 290
- June 2013 - Powell Street Upgrades: Seymour routing detoured from Homer & Pender via Homer, Hastings, Clark, then regular routing; Vancouver-bound service from Powell & Clark via Clark, Hastings, Howe, then regular route to Burrard Station
- August 2014 - Completion of Powell Street Upgrades; regular routing restored
- September 2016 - North Vancouver Transit Centre closed down, operations moved to Burnaby Transit Centre
- April 2020 - Westbound trips going beyond Phibbs Exchange renamed from 211 Vancouver to 211 Burrard Station
- April 2021 - Introduction of additional summer seasonal service on weekend/holiday evenings between Phibbs Exchange and Deep Cove
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- The Buzzer October 20, 1953 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 10-12-2016
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- The Buzzer January 3, 1964 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 10-12-2016
- The Buzzer March 24, 1967 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 10-12-2016
- The Buzzer October 16, 1973 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 10-12-2016
- The Buzzer May 23, 1975 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 10-12-2016
- The Buzzer February 27, 1976 Issue, translink.ca, retrieved 10-12-2016
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